So maybe you've heard about the trains that run next to the houses down the narrow streets of Hanoi? Hanoi Train Street, located just West in the Old Quarter sits A quirky part of town where motorbikes and tuk-tuks no longer seem the biggest danger to locals stepping outside of their homes.
Over the last few years more tourists have been heading in this direction for either a day trip for snorkling and scuba diving or to stay a few nights and experience a different, calm, laidback way of life while experiencing authentic homemade family cooked Thai cuiine, a very different side of Thailand in the South.
Here on Gili Trawangan you will discover nothing short of pristine beaches, tropical fish, green sea turtles, coral reefs, powder soft sand. Volcanos can be seen on neighbouring islands; mount Rinjani on Lombok and Agung on Bali. Nothing beats the sunsetting behind a volcano on the beach sipping cocktails while the kids play in the sand.
Hey everyone, I'm currently in the Gili islands, Indonesia, North of Lombok and having the time of my life. I've been so busy with baby Rosa who's 7 months old currently and needing all of mama's attention, feeding, changing, diving and snorkelling the Gili islands, takes up so much time each day not to forget baby led weaning! Anyway so far we've seen Green Sea Turtles, Blue coral, tropical fish, underwater statutes, I wish I had more time to write and update but for now I'll leave you all with some amazing photos from the Gili Islands !!!
Lombok, Indonesia - Is This The Next Up And Coming Tourist Hot Spot For Muslims? Lombok, the self-styled “island of 1,000 mosques”, authorities in Lombok, Indonesia are planning to build a large Islamic Centre which will contain a mosque, study centre and hotel with specially trained tour guides promoting Indonesia as a “Muslim friendly destination" will point Muslim visitors in the direction of the nearest mosque at prayer times. This is a good move by the Indonesian Government, they have spotted the growing trend of citizens from wealthier Middle Eastern countries seeking Islamic, Sharia based tourism, “The economic growth of Middle Eastern countries is very good...