Category: Indonesia

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Eight Reasons to Visit Java

The most many visitors to Indonesia see of Java is Jakarta airport. But, while Indonesia’s gridlocked capital is a tough city to love, and hectic...

Pristine beach, seascape and island.

THIS Is Why I Love Indonesia

I whine about Bali a lot, both because Bali and because British. But I love Indonesia. And this trip I’m on has reminded me why....

Sunset over Batu Belig beach, Bali.

41: A Difficult Birthday

As birthdays go, 40 was, surprisingly, OK. I think turning 40 is OK for most women, provided you’re vaguely “well-preserved”, simply because it sounds so...

Batu Bolong beach in Canggu, Bali.

Two Nyepi Resolutions

Tomorrow is Nyepi. That’s the Hindu day of silence on Bali, when everyone has to pretend they’ve left the island so Bali’s not terribly intelligent...