Category: Misadventures

Should you go White Water Rafting in Bali?

Did I hear that right? I thought to myself when my friend first suggested it. White water rafting in Bali?
The real question is should you add it to your bucket list?

Adventures Getting to Gili Air

The Gili Islands really are all they’re made out to be on Instagram. But what’s not generally included on Instagram is how to get there, and how getting there or back can in itself, be quite the adventure.

Life Lesson: Don’t Attend a Sex Show with Your Brother

Chasing Emma title: Don't go to a sex show with your brother

Amsterdam. The city of bicycles, tourist debauchery and tall, skinny buildings. I confess that when I went to Amsterdam I expected to see sex, drugs and maybe some rock ‘n’ roll. What I wasn’t expecting was to have my eyeballs seared out of my brain. What I wasn’t expecting was to be witness to a sex show. A sex show where my brother became the presenter’s favourite crowd participant.

That Time I Survived a Hot Air Balloon Accident

Views of the horizon from a hot air balloon over the alley of the Kings. A Yellow and green hot air balloon is off in the distance to the right.

Earlier this year I was blessed with the opportunity to travel to Egypt for 2 weeks. While there I went hot air ballooning, and what started as a magical experience quickly turned deadly.

Things I Learnt on My First Cruise

The deck of a P&O cruise ship

I went on a cruise when I was half way through my teaching degree. For me it was a bit of a celebration that I was half way there, and while I had a good time there were a number of things that I discovered that I’ve always thought would be useful information for people out there new to cruising.

Getting the VIP Treatment in Egypt

The side of a gold and turquoise coffin in the Cairo museum

Gather around and let me tell you a story. A story of confusion. A story of disgust. A story of hysterical laughter. Let me tell you of the time I had a spa treatment in Egypt.