When most people think of Indonesia, they think of  Jakarta – and rightly so too, Jakarta is after all the capital of Indonesia and the country’s most populous city. And yes, I know people’s minds also go to Bali but in a lot of ways, Bali almost feels like it’s own country, with an identity … Continue Reading

Regardless of where you’re from in the world, Bali is one of those places that just conjures up images of tropical paradise. It’s a pretty popular destination and anyone who’s familiar with this Indonesian island will be quick to point out that there’s no way you can see all of the sights in a short … Continue Reading

Over the course of the past year, we’ve not so secretly been gigging as guest blogger for Bravofly. It has been so much fun writing for this amazing company and even better still when they sent us on the trip of a lifetime across Italy this year on a 3-wheeled rickshaw! I’d so wanted to do … Continue Reading

  Do you remember Caroline Sølver who brought us all this great guide on free things to do in Berlin? A guide I’m gonna be finding useful very soon as we’ve organised a huge group trip to Berlin – there are 16 of us going and typically, trying to organising group holidays is like herding cats but … Continue Reading

One of my favourites things about travel photography is perhaps one of the most obvious reason why people indulge in photography in the first place really – the ability to relive your experiences through the photos. Recently, I’ve been re-obsessed with Bali (as you can probably tell from our instagram). I say ‘re-obsessed’ but the original … Continue Reading

2014 was the year that Hand Luggage Only was truly born! Lloyd and I started toying with the idea of Hand Luggage Only back in 2012 after travelling around at every opportunity possible and accumulating quite a lot of travel photos so after a bit of “to’ing” and “fro’ing” we finally decided to go for … Continue Reading

When in Bali, one activity that comes highly recommend is driving, walking or even cycling (if you’re brave enough) up to the village of Kintamani to get a fantastic view of Mount Batur. Mount Batur is an active volcano (the last eruption was in 2000) and is also bordered by Danau Batur (a lake) which … Continue Reading

Bit of background: I’ve been quite lucky to have spent the last few months living outside of the UK. Funnily enough, for all my love of travelling, I’d never been to Asia before and so this was  a summer of firsts. The first opportunity I got, I packed as much travel as possible into every … Continue Reading

Bali is a truly diverse holiday destination to visit. From stunning lakes and beaches to amazing views views of volcanoes, Bali’s diverse scenery is rivalled only by the diversity of it’s people and here are some of them – along with the skills they possess: 1.) The Weaver 2.) The Food and Drinks Guide 3.) The Wood Carver … Continue Reading