We stayed the maximum amount of time on our Indonesian visa, and there is still so much left for us to explore. We can’t wait to return and explore more. Accommodation: We stayed in a few places during our month in Indonesia, here is our review on each of the guesthouses and bungalows. Each one […]
RTW Budget Update: Indonesia
We stayed 29 days and budgeted $40 per day for two people, which ended up being too low, even though our final average was pretty close. We were able to keep it low mainly by picking our accommodations carefully and eating very cheap. We found one warung in Indonesia that we loved and she served Nasi […]
Oceans 5 Dive Resort [Bungalow Review]
Name: Oceans 5 Where: Gili Air, Lombok, Indonesia When: March 2012 Price: 450,000 – 600,000 IDR / night (Low Season) Who helped us? [Service] We have stayed at guesthouses were everyone is actually family, and here at Oceans 5 you get the same feeling. Everyone that works here becomes family by the end of your […]
One Hour. One Dive. Piles of Garbage.
In one hour, ten divers were able to fill 10+ bags with garbage that was entangled in the beautiful reef down below. Gili Air is a small island of only 1,800 residents and with the increase in tourism each year the trash has piled up and is finally starting to be addressed by the locals […]
Eat Local: Warung Muslim
When you arrive in Gili Air and take a walk around the island, it will take you no more than an hour unless you are like me and stop every few feet in awe of the blue water and the peacefulness of the waves. You notice plenty of restaurants on the beach with bungalows you can […]
Dear Gili Air,
Dear Gili Air,
It was love at first sight.