Turquoise water, white sand, palm trees and stunning sunsets. This is what made us put Gili Air on our Bali itinerary (Gili islands are actually part of Lombok) and it turned out to be a perfect tropical paradise for relaxed vacations, that we were looking for. We spend 4 days on the island not doing … Continue reading Gili Air: Tropical Paradise
Millet porridge or rice pudding were my favourite breakfast foods to eat when I was a kid. My grandma and great grandma made them for me and then I sprinkled lots of sweet cocoa on it and enjoyed it. I still love to eat it and since I usually don't have sweet cocoa I like … Continue reading Creamy Millet Porridge with Cinnamon Apples
If you are looking for a laid back vibe, chilling on the beach, drinking cocktails and having the most relaxed vacations then Gili Air is perfect for you. This tiny island, that has no motorized traffic, but lots of cute cats also has a great food scene. Here is my mini food guide to Gili … Continue reading Mini Gili Air Food Guide
Staying at Aji Lodge Bungalow in Ubud was such a great decision. Infinity pool with jungle view was just one of 5 reasons why we choose this place and why we also recommend it you.
As you probably already noticed if you read some of my previous travel posts, I love food and can't imagine traveling without having a taste of local cuisine. Ubud was our first stop on our trip and we thoroughly enjoyed the food scene in this pretty town in the middle of Bali, full of culture … Continue reading Mini Ubud Food Guide
Having a longer layover can be a great thing, especially if you can spend it in a city as magical as Istanbul. Last year, despite the terrible November weather, Istanbul amazed us and we knew we were coming back soon. So when we found affordable plane tickets to Bali with Turkish Airlines we were actually … Continue reading How to spend a 12 hour layover in Istanbul?
"And all the lives we ever lived and all the lives to be are full of trees and changing leaves..." - Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse As December starts autumn slowly fades into winter and even though I escaped it for a while to warmer, tropical place I love the autumn months. I love sunny … Continue reading My autumn favourites
As you are reading this I am already on my way to my next SE Asian destination: Bali. Planning for this trip made me think about my last big trip and what were some of the things that fascinated me about Taiwan and I didn't know before going there. You can plan as much as … Continue reading 10 things that surprised me in Taiwan
The second part of our 15 day Taiwan itinerary focuses mostly on Kaohsiung and Taipei. We visited some very popular sights and also some not so popular ones, but definitely worth a stop, if you are there. I also added few extra things you can include in your itinerary, if you have enough time.
I finally put together our Taiwan itinerary. We spend wonderful 15 days in this beautiful country, with stunning nature and vibrant cities. Here is the first part of the perfect Taiwan itinerary.