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Luxury Lodging with Taste at Slow Private Pool Villas, Gili Air, Lombok Get some fresh air in Munduk Moding plantation’s hill station, Munduk, Bali  Lodge in great thematic villas with style, above water in Ubud, Bali     The Gili Islands are three small islands, just 1h30 boat ride from Bali, off Lombok. There are no motorized vehicles on the islands. The only way to get around is by Gili Taxi (horse- carts), by… Read More

In less then 2 weeks time I had to re- orient my life. A job I took didn’t work out and I was given 14 days to leave Gili Air. Gili Air has been my Home away from Home for the past year and a half, a tiny little island that lies between Lombok and Bali, in Indonesia. Luckily 6 months ago I’d already applied for an Australian Working Holiday Visa, a… Read More

Which site in Indonesia is part of the New7Wonders of Nature from across the world and has earned the title of UNESCO World heritage? Ever heard of Komodo National park or its famous protected predators, the Komodo Dragons? Ring a bell? The National Park is located in Indonesia, half way between Bali and Papua. It is the home of the world’s biggest lizard, the Komodo dragon. For the one’s who have no idea what I’m talking about,… Read More

After being on the road for almost 4 years, I finally decided to give myself a break from dragging all these Big Bags around! I’ve decided to spend a whole year on Gili Air. A tiny magical island where there are no motorized vehicles and no police! The only way to get around is by horse cart, bicycle and off course, by foot. For my friend Byll, Gili Air is his safe… Read More

I am on the road again! Just by writing these words,  I can feel my body filling up with Excitement, Heat and Freedom. I asked my Travel -buddy, Nathalie, my former University buddy: “Nathalie, Do we have the guts to drive around Bali, on a motorbike, on the left side of the road?” Her response was: “Julie, we dare Everything!” Which created in me, an explOsion of excitement!