What it’s Like to Stay at Cempedak Private Island

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It is no secret that I love a good island escape. Over the years I have been lucky enough to stay at amazing hotels and resorts all over Asia, but this year I found a new favourite. Cempedak Private Island is an idyllic, eco-friendly and innovative adults-only retreat which exudes a laidback and effortless form […]

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Eco-Friendly Island Luxe: Arriving to Cempedak Island

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There’s just something about arriving in a new place. Feelings of anticipation, curiosity and excitement all meld together to create a feeling that simply can’t be described. I’d call it the travel equivalent of getting the warm fuzzies, but that really does sound a little silly! I get these feelings any time I arrive in […]

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A Top End Staycation at Hideaway Litchfield

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Living in Darwin has many perks. We get cheap and abundant mangoes, hilarious headlines courtesy of the NT news and the most amazing monsoons. We also enjoy being just a short drive from Litchfield – an epic national park which I have visited many times before. Litchfield (or Litchy as it is affectionately dubbed by […]

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A (Pretty Much Perfect) 10 Day Ring Road Itinerary + Guide to Travel in Iceland

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Over the past few years, Iceland has absolutely exploded – and I’m not talking about their (many) volcanoes! In the blink of an eye, Iceland has gone from an off the beaten track travel destination to one of the most coveted tourist hotspots on the planet. For this reason, many intrepid adventurers may be discouraged […]

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9 Travel Experiences That Are Worth Waking Up at The Ass-Crack of Dawn For

Ever since I can remember, I have been a night owl. I’d choose staying up until 6am instead of waking up at 6am any day of the week, however, some travel experiences mandate a painfully early wake up call. Not all such experiences are worth the missed hours of precious slumber, but some are so […]

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Travelling at 19 and Travelling at 26: What’s Changed (and what hasn’t)

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My travelling journey started in 2012, when I was barely 19 years old. Seven years later, I find myself closer to thirty than twenty (mildly terrifying) and even though seven years may not sound like a lot, in that time, I have achieved so much. I’ve travelled to all seven continents, explored over 60 countries […]

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Road Tripping Scotland: Skye to Edinburgh

After exploring the magic of Skye, it was time for us to return to Edinburgh. Of course, Scotland being Scotland, there were a bunch of beautiful pit stops for us to make along the way. Back on the mainland Pretty much as soon as we arrived back on the mainland we had said farewell to […]

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Road Tripping Scotland: Exploring The Magical Isle of Skye

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The Isle of Skye is one of the most sought after travel destinations in all of the United Kingdom. The largest and northernmost isle in the outer hebrides, Skye is famous for its rugged landscapes, picturesque towns and undeniable natural beauty. I first visited Skye in 2012 and fell head over heels in love. For […]

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Road Tripping Scotland: Inverness to Skye

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I absolutely adored my time in Inverness, and as a result, I have literally zero photos of the city itself! Dan and I didn’t feel much like city sightseeing, so instead we ate a lot of delicious food, drank a lot of delicious coffee, enjoyed our absolutely phenomenal AirBnB and when we felt like exploring, […]

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