Monthly archives: August, 2014

Lombok – ‘Be A Light Against Darkness’

Extremists spread violence throughout the Middle-East, US launch destructive air attacks in Iraq and a deadly disease, Ebola breaks out in West Africa. These are the stories dominating media channels throughout the world and through being receptive to these stories; one can only conclude what a dark, brutal and terrifying planet we have become. In…



Bingin

Uluwatu – ‘Surfer’s Dream’

Sitting in the wooden shack that had been built amongst the cliffs, we all ordered some food and fruit shakes. The thatched roof provided some well needed shade from the midday sun. Looking out onto the beach you could see the ocean in the background; it was a giant playground for surfers. We were in…



jamming

Bali – ‘Experience is Everything!’

The first time I ever visited South East Asia, I was given a short travel guide book about the region. I remember glancing at it once or twice before I left but that was mainly to locate where Koh Phangan was and more importantly how quickly I could get there (partying was extremely high on…



Gili Meno Eco Hostel

Gili Meno – ‘Life’s a Beach!’

The flames from the beach fire drew in all my attention and warmed my face, which made my cold beer taste even better. A few local Indonesians jammed on the guitar improvising with their made up lyrics over a Bob Marley tune. I could still hear the waves crashing on the shore and before long…



Mount Rinjani

Lombok – ‘Conquering Mount Rinjani (and yourself!)’

I was stood at 3726 metres on the summit of Mount Rinjani, the sun had just started to rise emerging like a sea of orange above the cloud line. At this height the clouds were below me creating a mysterious yet astonishing view of the volcano. This was the second highest volcanic peak in Indonesia,…



sunset

Anywhere In The World – ‘Follow Your Heart’

Writing is an art and like most arts, the more you practice, the better you get. However, for art to exist you need inspiration and the core of inspiration lies within your heart. When you become inspired, it’s because something is appealing to your heart, your heart knows no boundaries and therefore inspiration runs like…