The market days of Bali

The market days of Bali

I was brought up on a farm, spending my spring days assisting in the calving and lambing that consumed the lives of the farmers. From the rich soils would come our vegetables – turnips, cabbages, potatoes and carrots – so I feel very much at home in the...
Jogyakarta – So much more than a pretty face…

Jogyakarta – So much more than a pretty face…

Jogyakarta is close enough to Bali that you can afford to take a few days from your island schedule to explore this intriguingĀ  part of Java, which while well known is often neglected by the Bali bound. To describe the place as rich in arts and culture is just...
East Java  – Surabaya to Malang

East Java – Surabaya to Malang

I love to travel to East Java, I am surprised so few people take the trip from Bali to be honest, I mean, it is easy to get to, there are trains, buses and planes, you can hire a car with or without a driver and in five days see vast changes of character and climate....