Category: Locations

Kennedy

Ubud

Oh Ubud! This cool, arty and cultured town about an hour north drive from the airport is a definite go-to location if you’re in Bali. Backpackers galore, scouts everywhere and restaurants and alternative cafes on every corner. I knew I was going to like it there. Although busier and more crowded than say Barcelona Las Ramblas, …

Kennedy

Bali’s Mount Batur

On one of my free weekends in Bali, my fellow volunteers and I decided to go on a proper adventure and push ourselves out of our comfort zones. We decided to hike Mount Batur. This is the now active volcano in the north of Bali. Not only did we decide to hike the volcano, we …

Kennedy

My Healer

When I first arrived in Bali, I wasn’t very well. I was jet-lagged and completely lost my appetite for 5 days after landing so I was taken to a Healer. My host, Ketut, took me to her Healer. If any if you have seen the film Eat, Love, Pray with Julia Roberts then you’ll understand …

Kennedy

Weekends in Bali

Volunteering 4 days a week, we got 3 days off a week to explore the wonderful Island of Bali. In the four weekends I was there I managed to fit a lot in. I must admit that I didn’t do any of this alone as I always went with the other volunteers. Having those people with …

Kennedy

5 Days in Hoi An – Vietnam

Hoi An is a small, well preserved ancient city on the central coast of Vietnam. I felt like I was stepping back in time when I walked through the town, lanterns everywhere, small shops, and lovely locals. This little city is my favourite place in Vietnam. As there are so many different reasons for falling in …

Kennedy

Backpack or Suitcase?

This is a question almost every traveller asks themselves? There are a few different factors to consider: The length of time you’re going to be away. If it’s a couple days or a week, you’re not going to need a giant suitcase. What you plan on packing. My choice was to pack light- You will …

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Choosing to Volunteer

As I was travelling solo for the first time I began with volunteer work to ease myself into it. I am so glad that I did! Deciding to travel alone, especially as a female can be very daunting. Volunteering is an awesome way to meet new people, bond with them and start to get a …