I have been fascinated with North Korea (also known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea) for as long as I can remember. Now relations with the West have slightly warmed I thought it was the ideal time to visit the Hermit Kingdom. The Train I entered North Korea through the Chinese town of Dandong.… Continue reading North Korea – Part 1
Labuan Bajo is a dusty town in Flores and tourism has exploded there due to its proximity to Komodo National Park. Having done no research on the town before I went, I assumed there would be no little / no western food and that it would be fairly underdeveloped - how wrong I was. It… Continue reading Where to eat in Labuan Bajo
After ten years in the corporate world, I have finally accepted that it isn’t the environment for me and have resigned so that I can explore the world, restore my health and contemplate my career options. I knew I didn’t belong in the corporate world as soon as I started working, sitting at my desk… Continue reading A fresh start
Ubud is in the midst of a tourism boom as increasing amounts of tourist visit from around the globe. This obviously has positive aspects and negative aspects to it (I will save that for another blog post) however it does mean there is a broad array of restaurants and cafes to suit all budgets and… Continue reading Where to eat in Ubud
Breakfast at Luxe Villas They provided a wonderful spread - you could pick anything off the menu and there didn't appear to be a limit to what you could order! I went for eggs royale, which was perfectly executed. The Hollandaise sauce was spot on and the eggs were still runny - just how I… Continue reading Day 2 – Ubud – Food review
Today at 2.34pm, I was white water rafting with a company called Masons Adventures. It was so much fun!
Due to travelling and an early start, all I had for breakfast was a roti bun (coffee bun) so by 3pm I was starving! I then went on an eating and drinking rampage. Bali Beverages I tried a craft pilsner, a rose and a Riesling. The beer was drinkable, nothing outstanding but it was refreshing.… Continue reading Day 1 – Ubud – Food Review