It is nearly 10 years since I came to Gili Air, and I am still deeply in love with this wonderful paradise island. With palm trees along the coastline, white sand beaches, crystal clear water, and the wonderful view of the majestic Mount Rinjani on Lombok, Gili Air had my heart from day one. These […]
Once again, we danced for peace. September 2019 was the 15th edition of Dance For Peace Festival in Teluk Terima – a beautiful bay in Bali, just bordering West Bali’s National Park with tranquil waters, stunning mangroves, and healing surroundings! In our opinion, the ideal spot for a gathering and to celebrate life.  The Dance […]
Amazing coral reefs, incredible megafauna, and fantastic sight seeing for any adventure seeker! Come explore stunning Nusa Penida, the magical world under the surface, and meet the inspiring Eco Warriors, who are fighting to keep our earth clean! Start your morning with a colorful sunrise by driving to Atuh Beach (by scooter or with driver), […]
Welcome to Canggu. This stunning little town of Bali reminds us more of a unique mini capital of Europe, than a local area of Indonesia. Taking over from its neighbor towns, Seminyak & Kuta, Canggu is the new in-place, when visiting Bali. With stunning rice fields, cute cafés, healthy food, and delicious coffee all combined […]
Amazing coral reefs, incredible megafauna, and fantastic sight seeing for any adventure seeker! Come explore stunning Nusa Penida, the magical world under the surface, and meet the inspiring Eco Warriors, who are fighting to keep our earth clean! The island of Nusa Penida has become very popular during the past years. This is not only […]
Rinjani vulcano trekking is for sure one of my all time favorite trekkings in Indonesia! There are several ways to trek to the summit of Mount Rinjani. You can also trek to the rim and to the crater lake of Mount Rinjani in Lombok.   You can choose: The cheapest or the The most comfortable and sustainable […]
What to expect? Secret retreats, secret journeys, secret cruises, Borneo, Kalimantan, Orangutans, Jungle, GiliTA, Indonesia Ask Julie! This is THE BEST place to see the orangutans in Indonesia. Have you heard of Borneo? Would you like to see the orangutans in their natural environment? We started off in a rustic eco- lodge amid the Indonesian Jungle. […]
Its my 5th liveaboard trip on one of Xavier’s boats, a boatbuilder friend. Gili, Komodo, Raja Ampat, Misool, Wayag, Penemu, Halmahera Maluku, Ternate,… are some of Indonesia’s islands I’ve visited the past few years. Never once have I slept in a cabin. I have to admit I get extremely sea sick, but I’m so in […]
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Coming back, a fully grown black-tip reef shark followed us the entire way. Upon arrival at the Teman liveaboard another appeared. We immediately baptised them “Sharky and Hutch”. Ha Ha! Wayag is located in a conservation area, also known as a “No Take Zone”. Which gives marine life the possibility to reproduce in peace. Thanks to […]
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We hopped in the water for our daily colorful snorkeling session. Photocredit: @Mangiapanalain Usually when I go to Raja Ampat, I scuba dive, 3 to 4 times a day. One of my passions is scuba diving, I travelled the world for almost 7 years, teaching scuba diving. Raja Ampat is without a doubt my number […]