rinjani

While driving across Lombok to Senaru, our starting point for our three-day Mt. Rinjani trek, I caught a glimpse of a sign displaying the Indonesian island’s official motto. “Tatas, Tuhu, Trasna” – “wise, tenacious and noble of soul.” I didn’t think much of it at the time, but this motto would prove to be quite […]

koh lipe

Towards the end of the Thai new year, Songkran, we decided to take a break from the Bangkok craziness and head to the relaxed island of Koh Lipe, south of Phuket. The night before we left, I found myself curled in the fetal position with an aching body and an intense fever. Songkran had gotten the […]