For a town which started out with very humble beginnings, Seminyak has certainly evolved into one of Bali’s most fashionable areas. Originally a detached town with rice fields, farms and local villages, it’s become an extension of Legian, with high-density shopping and fine-dining restaurants.
Sri Lanka's location gives it a diversity not seen on the other islands. It boasts two separate monsoon seasons, over 1,300 kilometres of white sandy beaches, steamy tropical jungles and cooler mountain highlands.
All of my friends and family back home in Australia are always saying things like “I’m so jealous” and “You’re living the dream” and you know what…? They’re right. I mean, who doesn’t want to live in a tropical paradise island?
The Greek island of Santorini really needs to be seen to be believed. Located about 200 kilometres southeast of mainland Greece, it’s the largest island of a small, circular archipelago.
Iceland, as we all know, has been on an unprecedented tourist boom in the past few years, so it’s a wonder why its capital, Reykjavik, doesn’t get more love. A weekend in a city like this provides an intimate, unforgettable experience if you know where to look.
A good college town generally guarantees plenty of culture, from concerts and dance to art exhibits, theater, and lecture series (a great way to practice your foreign-language skills if you’re an expat). Plus, depending on the college, you may even ﬁnd good sports facilities…
London’s most popular attractions, Buckingham Palace, and the Tower of London are undoubtedly worth visiting, but if you are not the type of tourist who likes to follow the crowd, the British capital will keep you entertained
I have to stop pinching myself… I’m getting little black and blue spots all over my body. That’s maybe stretching it a bit, but waking up in Lagos, Portugal, is pretty amazing for numerous reasons.
The real Bali is to be found in its people, its glorious scenery, its traditional villages, the arts and crafts, the dance and the music, their architecture and of course, the food. In terms of its culture, I firmly believe Bali to be one of the richest and most beautiful places in the world.
The truth is that introverts can be bold and brave too. And the best news is that expats can live in Chiang Mai, Thailand, very happily even if they are leaning towards a more introverted lifestyle.