Category: Personal Experience

Kennedy

The Lanterns of Hoi An

Lanterns. They light up Hoi An at night, make it picturesque and is a large part of the city’s history. When wandering around the little streets of the Old Town you’ll never be short of a view of hanging lanterns above. Bright, beautiful colours and hand painted patterns beam out light to the streets. I was …

Kennedy

Hoi An Photography Tour

Whilst in Hoi An, we were fortunate enough to be part of a photography tour which took us inside the houses of local Vietnamese people, through their ancient fish markets and through their community again, this is another experience I’ll never forget. I took some amazing photos (for the amateur photographer that I am) and …

Kennedy

Diving in Bali

The North part of Bali is famous for snorkelling and scuba diving so this was added to my ‘must-do’ list and we made it happen. I went with the other volunteers, five of us in total but only three of us scuba dived. The travel to the North of the Island took four hours by …

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Highland Cows

Highland cows, how could anyone go to the Highlands and now see Highland cows? They are beautiful!  

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, …

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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 …

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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

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 …