INDONESIA

Bali Rural Commune

Who remembers those cheesy photographs of Mark and me in a rice field that we shared a few months ago? Well, now it’s time to reveal the story behind them … Rewind a few months to our time in Bali where we were asked to help out on a promotional video for Bali Rural...

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A guide to Yogyakarta’s best temples | Java

Jogja (or Yogyakarta to give it its full name) is often dubbed the ‘cultural heartland’ of Indonesia. Personally, I don't rate the city. It’s very crowded, always busy with tourists (and annoying touts) and, in my opinion, city-centre attractions such as the Sultan’s...

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Cycle Rickshaws: An Asian Icon

Cycle rickshaws: An Asian institution Historically not as old as I was expecting, the cycle rickshaw was first developed in Asia in the 1880s but was not used with any regularity until the late 1920s starting in Singapore. Coming in all shapes and sizes, cycle...

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Twelve Doors and Doorways Around the World

A Photo Essay featuring Doors and Doorways from Around the World We like doors and doorways, they are easy to photograph, they don’t move out of your shot unexpectedly, they are happy to pose for as long as it takes and they don't ask for any money after you have...

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Three great months on Bali in Indonesia

We recently spent three months living on the Indonesian island of Bali. Because of the nature of the work we were undertaking whilst there, we were able to travel to parts of Bali we had not visited before. Furthermore, staying there for an extended period afforded us...

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2014 in Photographs

It’s not in my nature to use words like awesome or epic but looking back at our 2014, less-enthusiastic words just don't do our travelling year justice. Twenty-six countries across three continents, it’s certainly going down as the year we packed in the most...

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Jatiluwih Rice Terraces, Bali

Bali’s Jatiluwih rice terraces and ten interesting things about rice! I do love rice terraces. Mark would put it down as another one of my “obsessions”, like street art, but I just happen to think rice terraces are very photogenic. It also means I get a bit carried...

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Twelve Instagram photographs from Bali

Twelve Instagram photographs from our first week in Bali It’s been just over a week since we arrived in Bali and we’re settling comfortably back into life in Asia. We haven't really ventured too far from our backyard yet, and are simply enjoying being in one place...

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Five Years of Travel: Our Top 5

Five of our most memorable experiences from five years of travel Today, 30 November, marks the 5 year anniversary of leaving the UK. When we boarded our flight at Heathrow on that grey winter morning I don’t think either of imagined that we’d still be travelling 5...

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