Want to know how to visit Kawah Ijen on a budget? This guide will explain how to see the blue fire using public transport and without paying for a tour.
Ubud Monkey Forest: My only highlight in Ubud
Ubud Monkey Forest was my only highlight in disappointing Ubud. Forget the rice terraces — come to Ubud Monkey Forest for an unmissable simian experience.
Indonesian food guide: What to eat in Bali
Welcome to my Indonesian food guide for Bali. Inside you will find 10 delicious local dishes including babi guling, gado-gado and nasi goreng. Find out why you should get off Legian street and into a humble warung.
Bukit Peninsula day trip: Sunset and surf in Bali
I'd made a huge mistake. I'd stayed in Kuta too long, and barely explored the rest of Bali. To fix this, I organised a trip to Bukit Peninsula — the home of spectacular temples and legendary surf breaks. But would it be worth it?
Gili Islands: An imperfect island retreat
The Gili Islands are the jewel in Lombok's crown. This trio of islands has golden beaches, crystal-clear water and colourful sealife. It's an idyllic paradise, but not a perfect one. Read more to find out why.
Kuta Lombok: An alien paradise
Kuta Lombok has a landscape unlike any other. Unique scenery and spectacular beaches await at every turn. And some parts are just plain bizarre.