Asia

Travel Diary of the Island Java

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In my previous post I marveled about Indonesia’s beautiful island, Bali. But, Indonesia is more then just Bali. So today I want to share my experiences about traveling thru the island Java. Java is an island three times the size of the Netherlands. Its capitol is Jakarta and my boyfriend and I also entered Indonesia by Jakarta’s airport. Jakarta To give yo[...]

Beautiful Bali

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The most famous, traveled and bejeweled island of Indonesia is Bali. It is known for the beautiful beaches, temples, nature and surfspots. It is a lovely island and definitely worth a visit. I have been to Bali a while ago and would love to go back sometime. I did not have enough time to explore the entire island so my next visit I would love to be there a b[...]

Bagus, Bagus! Indonesia!

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When we are traveling to different countries and looking to fill up our backpacks with exotic cultures we actually never really know what to expect of our trips. Indonesia is one of these places. Even if you try to imagine a place like this it would be hard to get close of what it really is. This incredible beautiful country located in southwest Asia is uni[...]

How the moral compass gets twisted in Asia

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Ask yourself; if you would get away with murder, would you consider killing someone? I’m willing to bet that everyone has entertained the thought of taking someone’s life at least once in their lifetime. I’m not saying these are serious thoughts put into action - only few people actually murder someone- but our minds can dwell into dark places sometimes and [...]

The Social Traveller

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“Tourists come to vacation, whereas travellers come to experience, and ultimately, to grow” Gomio.com Back in Ho Chi Minh City, one of my favourite hobbies was watching tourists trying to cross the street. Six million motorbikes on the narrow streets flooding every inch of pavement, like an army of ants marching through the jungle. The tourists would wait f[...]