“Welcome to mini Bali!” called our driver with a knowing smile. Looking around, I could see what he meant.
Author: Independent Dependent
Gili Air: sunshine, Bintang and turtles
I’m a ridiculously lucky girl, I know this, there’s no denying it. In the space of just three months this year, I had two sun-tastic stays on Gili Air, a small Indonesian island between Bali and Lombok. Keep on reading
My 5 favourites from the Cameron Highlands
Earlier this year, my parents travelled from the UK to visit me in Singapore. Unaccustomed to the tropical heat, I planned a road trip into the cooler climes of Malaysia’s Cameron Highlands. Keep on reading
I’m 11,000 km from home and feeling homesick
My first three months as an expat have passed in a blur of new experiences, places and faces. I honestly haven’t really stopped to think about missing home. There has, of course, been regular facetime’s with family and friends, and whilst I’ve loved catching up on their news, things have been exciting enough in Singapore to stop me missing home too much.
But last night marked the end of a three week visit from my parents and sister. And it hit me suprisingly hard, I’m a long way from home! Keep on reading
A cooking lesson in Peranakan food: hello Nonya
When we left the UK, two good friends bought us an extremely generous and thoughtful leaving (good riddance?) gift; a cooking lesson in Singapore. There’s no denying that we both love our food, so this was the perfect present. Keep on reading