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The Haven Bali Berawa Canggu Canggu is becoming in my opinion the best place to visit South Bali, or just for a quick one night, after flying back in or before you fly back out.  The welcome at The Haven Berawa was excellent. I arrived in the night, the staff welcomed me on the parking, carried my luggage to the room, I recieved a fresh welcome drink, I think it was ginger… Read More

The chillhouse is a surf and yoga retreat. As they say they are different, and I have to say they are. They’ve managed to create a little garden of eden with surf & yoga retreats year round.      The eco- save the planet spirit is announced as soon as you arrive. The walls facing the street are sending eco- responsible messages out to the world, they have an organic café, an… Read More

Rock-N-Reef Uluwatu  After an exciting ride through Bali’s most busy parts. The driver Wayan droped us in front of a massive wooden sliding portal, my friend straight away took the handle and slided the door open. The Balinese driver gently suggested to observe the signs. Haha, next to the portal was a tiny path, which indicated the location of rock-n-reef, our actual accommodation :), was down the hill.    We decended about… Read More

Tips and tricks to pick up your kitas in Bangkok, for an Indonesian working permit.

The last person to pick me up hitch- hiking to Airlie Beach was Scott. He had three big dogs in the back of his truck… Turned out he’d just been Wild Pig Hunting in the Sugar Cane Fields… I asked Scott, if next time I could join him. Scott was true to his word  and took me Wild Pig Hunting between Makay and Proserpine, on Australia’s East Coast. In the Pitch Black Night…… Read More

Four years ago, when I started the “Big Travel” in Rio de Janeiro: I’d read the whole Brazilian Lonely Planet and had already found a friends’ apartment to rent 6 months later, in the North of Bahia, for when we had to find work… Bla Bla Bla. In the end I spend 2 weeks in Brazil, crossed South- and Central America and ended up working in Mexiiiiico! So yeah, this time… Sama… 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

“Australian author & Bali resident (Kuta) Malcolm Scott exposes the brutal reality of gangs, drugs, violence and prostitution in Australia’s #1 holiday destination.” “An exposé of the underbelly of Bali, Indonesia…” Right… Honestly, I wasn’t impressed or excited by the book. The book clearly describes the underbelly of Kuta. A town I don’t really fancy. A bit of a nightmare town really… The town is full of negative energy, loud bad music… 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

I’ ve been living on Gili Air island for a year now, its in Lombok Indonesia. I run around the island in 30min, which can give you an idea of the size of the island, sometimes I paddle board out at sea and look back at this tiny little island and wonder how I manage to live on such a small island… The reason used to be: Space Bar… Space Bar is… Read More

Thank God in life , we are not all the same, how boring would that be? The perception we have on things, differ from one person to another. In my opinion, Psy- trance party are THE best festivals in the world! They blow my mind! Have you been? Don’t you love the mysterious and exciting treasure hunt that arises, on your way to a Psychedelic Trance festival? No matter in which country… 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