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Sri Ratih Cottages Review, Ubud, Bali.

The serene Sri Ratih cottages in Bali are an excellent and luxurious mid point accommodation option for flashpackers in Ubud. I only had a short stay but the time I spent there made me appreciate Bali so much more than I had up till this point. 

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Top 10 Bucket List Destinations In Indonesia.

Indonesia is a vast and diverse country with a range of extraordinary sites and places that are worthy of anyone’s bucket list, and in no particular order here are 10 of the absolute best.

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An Unconscionable Coffee Delicacy. Should Travellers Be Drinking Kopi Luwak?

Kopi Luwak is a gourmet coffee, a delicacy around the world that is made from the fermented coffee beans excreted by an Asian palm civet. Essentially it is poo coffee. But as much as that divides coffee lovers into those who want the ultimate delicacy or those who are too squeamish to drink it, is that the thing coffee lovers should be most disgusted about? Is the fact that Kopi Luwak is unethical, irresponsible and harmful to the animals not more to the point?

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Posted in Responsible Travel

A Day With BAWA’s Street Feeding Team In Bali.

The Bali Animal Welfare Association’s street feeding team does some amazing and under appreciated work helping the stray dogs of Bali. Find out what happened when I spent a day with them.

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Why All Travellers To Bali Should Get The Rabies Vaccine.

Rabies has been an ongoing problem in Bali for many years now, but a recent outbreak is making it even more essential that travellers are prepared and protected from this potentially fatal disease.

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Posted in Travel Advice, Travel Health

Bali, It’s Not You, It’s Me.

Bali did not overly impress me as a destination, it was way too overtouristy. is Bali really worth travelling to now?

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Spotlight On BAWA, Volunteering In Bali.

BAWA in Bali is a non profit organisation dedicated to helping the dogs of cats in Bali, and volunteering your time and resources to help is a great way to give back on your gap year.

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