New Year, New You?

New Year, New You? It’s almost halfway through January and, er, maybe you’ve had a late start… no judgment if the treadmill is still waiting for you. How about some more creative self-care resolutions? Maybe an exotic escape isn’t in the budget this year, but even if you’re 7,000 miles from the Gili Islands, let […]

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Rinjani vulcano trekking – Go Green!

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 […]

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Best Ocean View Cabin in the World

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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Snorkeling in Raja Ampat? Really?

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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 […]

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Have you ever heard of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch? The easiest is to compare it to an island of trash, mainly plastic, that is as big as twice the United States; only its just beneath the surface of the water, silently growing. Do you know how long it takes for a simple plastic grocery […]

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