Swimming in Kakaban island’s stingless jellyfish lake!

We weren’t only excited to go to Kakaban for the incredible diving; this island also boasts one of the world’s most unique safety stops; the stingless jellyfish lake. After battling through the rain for an hour we made it to the magnificent Kakaban island. Despite the choppy seas, our first dive here was absolutely incredible

Skiing the milky way (including GoPro video with Drone footage!)

The milky way is a massive ski resort, spanning 400km of pistes over Italy and France. We skied here in February half term and fell in love. The milky way is very picturesque especially when there is still snow on the trees and really quiet, even in the school holidays. The milky way initially attracted us

Skiing in Montgenèvre (including GoPro video!)

Montgenèvre is a beautiful, quiet French resort included on the Italian milkyway lift pass. It is possible to ski all the way from Sauze D’oulx to Montgenèvre (and back), but due to the distance and amount of links involved it takes around 2hours! As there is plenty of great skiing to be done over in

10 tips to make skiing cheaper in school holidays

Getting a good price for a ski trip in the school holidays sometimes feels practically impossible… but it can be done! Rob and I recently travelled to the Italian resort of Sauze D’Oulx for a bargain price and picked up some tips that will help to save money on our future ski trips! 1. If possible wait until

Ko Ko Mo Resort Gili Gede

We were very excited to be heading to the Southern “secret gili islands” near South West Lombok. I absolutely loved my previous visits to the popular Gili Air and Gili Trawangan, but was keen to explore a less-travelled island. Gili Gede certainly provided this. It is the biggest of the southern Gili islands and is

Gili Gede and Gili Layar: the secret Gili islands.

Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air are all very popular destinations for visitors to Bali. However, there are more Gili islands off the coast of South West Lombok. These are currently known as the secret gili islands as they are pretty unexplored with far less accommodation available. Although the scuba diving scene is less

Sempiak Villas, Selong Belanak, Lombok

Anyone visiting Bali should definitely make the half an hour flight over to the beautiful island of Lombok. Praya (Lombok) airport is an international airport so it can easily be included at the end or start of a holiday itinerary. Selong Belanak (SW Lombok) is a beautiful beach location with the most amazing accommodation; Sempiak

Selong Belanak Beach and South Lombok

Selong Belanak beach In 2014, we fell in love with Sempiak Villas and couldn’t help but return again this summer. We’ve stayed here 3 times now and although the Selong Belanak beach is gradually getting busier, it is still unbeatable with perfect sand, good beginner surfer waves and THAT view! One of the good things about staying