We’re excited to announce our shuttle plans for the remainder of 2017!
We’ve spent the previous 5 months residing within the rice fields of Ubud and albeit, we’re exhausted. We’ve been operating a lot more difficult than same old—Simon on a redesign for this website online (an enormous venture if in case you have 7.five years of content material to care for) and I’ve been catching up at the many weblog posts from our wonderful travels in South Africa and Namibia, in addition to updating outdated posts.
We’re in particular want of a ruin so ahead of we fly out of Bali subsequent Monday we’re spending the weekend on the seashore. We selected Jimbaran as a result of a) it’s on the subject of the airport however no longer tremendous crowded like terrible Kuta and b) our favorite Ubud eating place Melting Wok just lately opened a department there and we wish to maximise our tempeh coconut curry consuming time!
The Movenpick Jimbaran is internet hosting us for a couple of comfortable days of stress-free through the large pool, massages, taking part in the reportedly epic breakfast buffet, complimentary yoga categories, and a day chocolate fountain (oh sure!). We will be able to’t wait.
Japan is splendidly bizarre…
We’re so excited to be returning to Japan, one among our favorite puts. We fell in love with this loopy, superb, and brilliantly environment friendly and well mannered nation on our first talk over with six years in the past.
This time we’ll be spending 10 days in Tokyo attempting all of the bizarre actions—the Robotic eating place, Monster cafe, Mario karting, and Disney Sea (the most efficient Disney park on the planet!) are all at the listing. Tell us when you’ve got any further tips.
We’ve additionally purchased a 7 day Japan rail cross once more as we adore how simple it makes hopping off and on the superb bullet trains. We’ll be travelling to Nikko (for temples), Hakone (for mountains, onsens, a standard ryokan keep, and with a bit of luck a glimpse of Mt Fuji), Takayama (for its fantastically preserved outdated the town), and Kanazawa (for a teahouse enjoy and some of the best possible gardens within the nation).
We’ll even be removing the most efficient veggie eats in these kinds of puts. Japan isn’t simple for vegetarians however it’s conceivable to search out scrumptious foods.
Koh Phangan, Thailand
It’s time for some seashore residing subsequent so we’re heading to Koh Phangan in Thailand for four–6 weeks. We plan to spend our mornings operating and afternoons exploring the other seashores at the island. We’ve rented a lovable Airbnb area simply around the street from Hin Kong seashore in a space identified for yoga and vegetarian eating places. With a bit of luck we’ll be a long way sufficient clear of the whole moon birthday celebration insanity!
Oman Street Shuttle
Oman is a brand new nation for us and we’re excited to discover this up and coming vacation spot on a street shuttle. Highlights will come with visiting the Grand Mosque in Muscat, mountain climbing within the al-Hajar mountains, spending an evening in a wilderness camp, swimming within the many idyllic wadis, and turtle recognizing at the seashore.
And sure, Oman is an excessively secure nation. We’re hoping it’s vegetarian-friendly too as Indian and Lebanese meals is not unusual there.
Not anything is booked but so please tell us when you’ve got any Oman pointers.
Final yr we liked adorning the Christmas tree with our beautiful pals Steve and Victoria of Bridges and Balloons.
We’ll end the yr again in the United Kingdom for Christmas with family and friends. After seven years and not using a correct Christmas (it’s no longer the similar within the tropics) we truly loved being again for the festivities ultimate yr.
We’ll be checking out the most efficient Christmassy reviews in London (any pointers?) and in spite of everything visiting the Harry Potter studios! Now if most effective shall we get tickets for the play…
In January we’ll be housesitting within the nation-state—first in just a little village close to Wells in Somerset after which close to Shaftesbury in North Dorset. Each cities glance stunning and we’re having a look ahead to seeing extra of our personal nation, going for lengthy walks, and snuggling up through the hearth.
We might come to feel sorry about spending the wintry weather in the United Kingdom, however for now we’re having a look ahead to one thing other. It is going to be a time to paintings and leisure ahead of we start our yr of Europe explorations! We plan to spend 3 months in our liked Italy in addition to talk over with new international locations like Georgia, Montenegro and Bosnia. We’ll stay you posted!
- June Replace
- August Replace: Area Sitting & Caught in Salta
- October Replace: Thailand