Malaysia’s Perhentian Islands paradise

A few years ago, I got introduced to the Perhentian Islands in a Dutch travel programme. Ever since this magnificent island paradise with its crystal clear sea full of marine life and coral gardens, powdery white sand beaches and virgin jungles has been high on the bucket list. Last weekend, we finally had the chance to … Continue reading Malaysia’s Perhentian Islands paradise

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Environmentally friendly sunscreens

What would a holiday be without the sun? One of the key elements every traveler thinks of when planning a trip, is bringing sunscreen to protect your skin from sunburning. However, the sunscreen you use may be protecting you but do harm to the planet. For this blog I did some research and compiled a … Continue reading Environmentally friendly sunscreens

An eco-conscious divestyle resort at Bali

In November 2015 we travelled from Bali to the Gili's for a dive trip. As our final destination was Gili Air, we booked a one night stay at the OK divers resort & spa in Padang Bai. Although we were looking forward to our stay at the Gili's, we were sad to leave this place … Continue reading An eco-conscious divestyle resort at Bali

A green lodge in Gili Air

Being one of the most popular destinations of Indonesia, the Gili Islands are hard to miss. Although we wanted to see these beautiful islands ourself, we also wished to escape the tourist traps. We very well succeeded in that as we found a green getaway at the westside of Gili Air. Difference between the Gili Islands Gili Air … Continue reading A green lodge in Gili Air

High-class conservation in West-Papua

As much as I love to travel, I am needed at home in Singapore from time to time. In order to keep you updated on unique eco-friendly destinations, I will start sharing places where I haven't been (yet) but know from different sources that they are worth the attention. This weeks destination is one that … Continue reading High-class conservation in West-Papua

Underwater paradise in North-Sulawesi

At the northern tip of Indonesia’s Sulawesi, a tiny 8 km² island is located. It is known for its breathtaking underwater world and therefore popular amongst scuba divers and snorkelers. Meet Bunaken Island! The island is part of the Bunaken National Marine Park: a unique tropical water ecosystem consisting of mangroves, coral reefs and many tropical … Continue reading Underwater paradise in North-Sulawesi