After days at sea on our Komodo Island boat trip, we finally arrived in the Komodo dragon heartland of Komodo Island. We awoke to find ourselves surrounded by beautiful humpback islands that reminded me of the hills of New Zealand’s North Island. Continue Reading
Norway’s Oslo is such a great city, especially for a winter weekend away. If you are planning a trip to Oslo, or Norway in general, then here are a few things you may not know that can help you make the most of your trip, particularly if you are on a budget. Continue Reading
After a day spent snorkelling in the most fascinating coral and a visit to the island of Satonda, we had an early dinner of chicken and rice and sat around the sides of the boat watching dark clouds roll in as the light began to fade. Little did we know that a massive storm was heading our way, one which would almost capsize our boat before we had even reached Komodo Island. Continue Reading
Day 2 of Komodo Boat Trip
The brain-jangling vibrations and the smell of coffee started day two of our boat trip to Komodo Island. We emerged from our sleeping quarters via the steep white steps and were greeted with banana pancakes and papaya.
If you want to visit China but didn’t get a visa in your home country, there’s a way to gain entry to China whilst on the road.
You can go to Hong Kong, where you can gain entry without a visa in most cases, which allows you to stay in Hong Kong from 7 to 90 days, depending on your home county. In that time, you can secure a visa to China. Continue Reading
Visiting Indonesia’s Komodo Island and seeing Komodo dragons in their natural habitat is on many a traveller’s bucket list. However, getting there on a budget isn’t exactly a quick and easy trip. We took a four day boat journey from Lombok to Flores, which resulted in an almost shipwreck and a few disasters before we finally made it to Komodo Island.