The TTWS Best Photos of 2016 + A Big Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas! Wherever you are in the world, I hope your Christmas is absolutely wonderful. I am spendingΒ my Christmas working back to back night shifts, and though that might sound horrible, in fact, it’s actually not a terrible way to celebrate –Β I would love to deliver a Christmas baby! 2016 has been a good year […]

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A Few FREE Things You Can Do in Tokyo

Japan is an amazingly easy country to backpack through, but such ease does come at a bit of a cost. Japan can be a pretty exxy country for backpackers on a budget. Sure, alcohol is fairly cheap, but food, transport and accommodation are all on the pricier side, and even a short visit can dig […]

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Exploring The Silver Pavillion and Gion District

After a wonderful morning exploring the thousands of red gates at Fushimi Inari Shrine, it was time to head to Gion District to down some Japanese tucker, spot some Geisha impersonators and wander the streets. Gion is known for being the one of the last Geisha districts remaining in Japan. In this area, several hundred […]

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Review: Javana Royal Villas, Bali

After saying goodbye to my beloved Dusun I had high hopes for another nearby villa – Javana Royal Villas. The online reviews had been pretty decent and on paper the place sounded amazing, but in actual fact, these “royal” villas ended up being nothing more than a royal letdown. Yes, at a glance, this villa […]

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Spectacular Sunsets at Tanah Lot

Ever since my first visit to Bali, seeing a sunset at Tanah Lot seaside temple has been something I have been itching to do. However, up until recently, the guarantee of enormous crowds of other tourists has kept me away – who really likes enormous mobs of other people? But I had been wanting to […]

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Pura Lempuyang | The Gateway to Heaven

As much as I do adore Bali, even I have to admit that the constant heavy streams of other travellers can prove a bit tiresome. Places in the region that were once ‘off the beaten track’ are quickly added onto every travellers itinerary and are quickly overrun. Finding quiet places with few other travellers is […]

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Water Temples and Waterfalls in Ubud

Before I get started with this post, I would just like to say a big ‘hello and welcome’ to all the new readers! I was featured on the WordPress ‘Discover‘ page yesterday, and as such have had a massive influx of new readers. To all of you, thank you for joining along on this journey; […]

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Hotel Review: Dusun Villas, Bali

Yep, you are reading it right. This chica went back to Bali for the third time this year! After having a wonderful stay at the Kunja Villas in Seminyak I was pretty excited to get offered a stay at Kunja’s sister property – Dusun Villas – for a three night visit. So how did the […]

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Sunsets and Sundowners at Maalifushi

I arrived back at my gorgeous over water villa just as the sun began to set. I have seen many beautiful sunsets in my life – but this one in particular was pretty damn spectacular. I loved the way the rays seemed to be erupting from behind the darkness of the clouds. Sunsets are wonderful […]

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Maalifushi by COMO: Ultimate Luxury in the Maldives

I arrived at Maalifushi by COMO knowing that I was about to experience an amazing Maldivian resort – but truly had no idea of just how incredibly luxurious it would be. After travelling via seaplane and short boat ride from the international airport in Male, my Maldives travel buddy Kate and I were immediately greeted […]

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