Hi, I’m Carryn. Welcome to My Travel Blog.
Travel junkie. Nature enthusiast. Risk taker. People lover. I’m a South African, trying to figure out my way through life by traveling, teaching and exploring. Join me as I share my travel stories and tips of life abroad.
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Balangan Beach. The one with the incredible sunset viewpoint? That beach, right? Yes, that’s it! And whilst it does offer one of the most picturesque spots in Bali, there is so SO much to love about Balangan Beach, aside from […]
Tucked away in the lush mountainous region of eastern Bali lies Sidemen, a hidden gem in Indonesia. With its towering waterfalls, endless rice paddies, gushing rivers and picturesque views of Mount Agung, a trip to Sidemen Valley should be on […]
I’m all for adventure – you know, those heart racing, adrenaline-pumping kind of activities! And while Bali has the tranquil yoga hub of Ubud, the trendy beach clubs of Seminyak, and the surfing hot spots of Uluwatu, it also has […]
I seriously underestimated the Everest Base Camp trek difficulty. After all, it’s a hike to the base of Mount Everest, not the summit. This is just one of the reasons why I didn’t think it would be SO hard. Another […]
Everest Base Camp – The gateway to Mount Everest. Sitting at 5 380 m, it’s one of the most iconic treks in the world and tops any adventurer’s bucket list! Trekking over 130 km in 12 days is tough – […]
Indonesia: It’s the one place I keep coming back to! There’s an adventure around every corner and it’s a backpacker’s dream destination. If you’re considering visiting Indonesia, don’t wait! Book your flights and get over here. It’s the ultimate place […]
If you’re looking for the best beaches in Bali, head straight to the Bukit Peninsula just south of the island. Here’s where you’ll find the chilled-out surfer hotspot of Uluwatu, my favorite place in Bali! Long known for its towering […]
Jimjilbang: A Korean bathhouse like no other. If you’re visiting the K-pop capital, experiencing one of these unique spas is a must. Jimjilbangs are part of Korean culture and they’re pretty awesome. But, you have to get naked first! What […]
Flores, Indonesia: Famously known for its incredible dive sites and off-the-beaten-path attractions, Flores is an island that screams adventure! I spent 2 weeks backpacking Flores where I ventured east of the island in search of new discoveries and new connections. […]
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