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Lamu Island, Kenya: A Journey Back In Time

Lamu Island, Kenya: A Journey Back In Time

It is advised to fly from the Kenyan city of Malindi when travelling to Lamu Island but with the Land Cruiser we had borrowed from a friend for our cross-country journey it seemed that driving was inevitable. Researching possible safe places to park before flying proved to be futile and we were not comfortable entrusting […]

Intro to Pulau Weh, Indonesia

Intro to Pulau Weh, Indonesia

I read somewhere that a visit to the luscious green island of Pulau Weh, Indonesia can throw a wrench into the best of plans, however, I imagined our proposed ten-day stay would sufficiently fill our memory bank; visions of laid back island life, diving, touring on a scooter and socializing with locals. We’re now four […]

Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival – Erykah Badu, The Roots, Usher

Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival – Erykah Badu, The Roots, Usher

When I think of Curaçao I must admit that my mind immediately jumps to world-class scuba diving. But I also envision the brightly coloured buildings along the waterfront, the long golden sandy beaches and the vivacious smiling residents of this Dutch gem in the Southern Caribbean. Curaçao is situated closest to Venezuela and is part […]

Funzi Keys: A Kenyan Oasis

Funzi Keys: A Kenyan Oasis

  Press here for Information and Booking Details on the Masai Mara, Funzi Keys and Lamu Island   To say that the Torriani family of Funzi Keys Resort got it right is an understatement. They are an example of living the dream, together, as a family. Enter Allesandro, of Swiss Italian descent born in Africa […]

Machu Picchu, Peru – Photo Of The Week

Machu Picchu, Peru – Photo Of The Week

The picture of the week is dedicated to my boyfriend’s mother who is off to Machu Picchu with G Adventures in mid-April. She is courageously trekking for four (4) days and it will undoubtedly be the experience of  a lifetime. Due to time constraints when I was in Peru I was unable to do the […]

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Pulau Weh Booking Information – Dirty Details

Read here for our account of Pulau Weh diving Read here for our experience in Pulau Weh NOTE: The PDF guide to Pulau Weh (at the end of this document) is the most recent one we could find on the island, from 2008. Times and prices will have likely changed.   Indonesian Travel Visa – […]

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