In 2018, L and I were in Canggu enjoying an espresso at Hungry Bird Coffee and chit-chatting with the owner who was kind enough to show us his roasting process. L, being Italian, has a fascination with all things coffee. So fast forward one year and we find ourselves in a van winding up rocky… Continue reading #carewithcaose: A man & his coffee plantation
It's easy for outsiders looking in to confuse Thailand with Bangkok and Pattaya. But there's more to one of the most visited countries in the world than Khao San Road, ladyboys, ping pong shows and flashy bars. Really. A good friend of mine once said it perfectly: "Expats complain all the time they're bored, well… Continue reading Kanchanaburi: Nature’s highlight reel
Have you ever spent an entire day alone? Alone as in there can be crowds of people around you, but you're not talking to them, engaging in conversation or even sharing eye contact. You're plugged into your own thoughts, ideas and paranoia. Sound intimidating? The city, no matter how big, becomes too familiar, too concrete… Continue reading Phuket: Solitary relaxation
Bali. Famously infamous for its beaches, rice paddies, yoga retreats and Australian tourists. My first trip to the island was not what I had expected - rowdy backpackers, cat-calling, and an indecent local man exposing himself to us (do not stay in New Seminyak) - but L encouraged me to give it another shot. A… Continue reading Canggu, Bali: Coffee, Mantas & Wheatgrass
India is undeniably a beautiful country. Past the rubble, the copious amounts of litter and poverty, as a visitor, there is a contagious spirit found in the streets, homes, clothing, food and smiles of the Indians. I would say this feeling is best represented by the women's brightly coloured saris against the country's constantly crowded… Continue reading India was calling so Delhi, I came.