Borneo Malaysia consists of two states, Sabah and Sarawak as well as the federal territory of Labuan situated on an island off the coast of Borneo. I visited the state of Sabah as I only gave myself two weeks in Borneo. Borneo was a country I was intrigued about but never thought I would visit. I … Continue reading Getting wild in Borneo Malaysia
If you are looking for a beautiful getaway and organised (sort of) tourism then Thailand is always a great option. The last time I went to Thailand was in 2009 with my best friend. We had travelled to Bangkok and Krabi and visited the nearby islands of Koh Phi Phi, Coconut island and James bond island … Continue reading Luxury Getaway in Phuket
#repost LIP: Love, Intimacy and Passion HLC's key ingredients to that long lasting relationship. Speak openly, have an open mind, give up trying to be 'right' and all you need is a lot of LIP. Love - A love that is free from guilt, burden and worry. A love that recognises their partner and appreciates … Continue reading Give your life more LIP!
Your mind is the camera, the lens is your focus. The shot is your goal. What is your focus? When we want to take a photograph of something we focus in on our subject. We know our intention, see it, making sure it is in focus, with the background we desire and then with a … Continue reading What is your focus?
Welcome to the Happy Light Traveller! After travelling South East Asia in 2015-2016 I decided to combine my love for travelling and personal growth in a blog that would inspire you. I not only want to do this with my stories and personal insights (which I have named "inner ramblings") but also with my recent love for photography! Travelling alone put everything I have blogged about in the past to the test. Being fearless and confident, taking leaps of faith, practising love and compassion were some of the things I experienced or witnessed on my journey. The quote below sums up Happy Light Traveller. "Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it." William Arthur Ward Enjoy!
Java: The learning curve, the transformation from city girl to back packer that wanted to make the most of her spontaneous trip. An island nestled between Sumatra and Bali that would open my eyes to its magical archaeological sites, volcanic beauty, art and of course, the ever so warm and kind people of Java. Inner … Continue reading Volcanoes of Java
I know the title is long. It amuses me. To be honest when I first got to Gili Trawangan I was like...WHAT? If you travel a lot you have seen many places right? and if you have something you are use to which for me was slightly more organised and safer ways of travelling, arriving … Continue reading 9 things to do on Gili Trawangan (apart from partying)
You may be familiar with Bali because you are from South East Asia, stumbled on this special place whilst studying South East Asian History, heard about it from friends or like me, you read Elizabeth Gilbert's Eat, Pray, Love and fell in love with the place! If you love to travel and have dreamed of … Continue reading Eat, Pray, Love in Bali…not quite
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Here are some fun questions for you! What is the most spontaneous, craziest thing you have done? What is the most craziest thing you would like to do? Have you ever missed a flight…intentionally? Can you think of a time when you wanted to just shout out two (often harsh) words and get on the … Continue reading Love yourself enough and travel!