• Weekly Treats
  • This week’s sweet treats : 13/11/2015

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    What better way to start your Friday than with our weekly round-up of some of the many sweet treats we’ve eaten this week, at home and abroad.  Here’s five of our favourites! Clockwise from L-R 1. This dish is Okonomyaki  from Japan. The name is derived from the word okonomi, meaning “what you like” or “what you want”, and yaki meaning […]

  • South East Asia
  • Return to Mowie’s: Gili Air, Indonesia

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    As much as I love trying new things, sometimes it’s nice to return to old digs for your favourite dish or in this case, multiple favourites. I’ve returned to paradise island Gili Air to visit friends at Mowie’s who I met last year when I was backpacking through South East Asia. In 2014 I got “stuck” on […]

  • Travel
  • From paradise to hospital: Perth, Australia

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    After successfully opening Gili Meno Eco Hostel  and working there for a week after the official opening, it was time to move on. The lack of volunteers and staff meant I was working 16 hour days and I was super burned out. I decided to spend the last two week’s I had in Indonesia before […]

  • South East Asia
  • Mowies: Gili Air, Indonesia

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    Out of every place I’ve travelled to across Europe, Asia, America and Australia, Mowies is the one place which has wowed me the most, and here’s why. I’ve heard of many backpackers getting stopped in their tracks and stuck somewhere for a while, but after six months on the move, stopping for no longer than a week in each […]