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    Climbing Mount Bromo in Java, Indonesia Without A Tour

    Mount Bromo is a fascinating active volcano located in the cool mountains of Cemoro Lawang around 2 hours drive from Probolinggo in Java, Indonesia.

    Boasting extraordinary scenery, which could be mistaken for Mars and a charcoal coloured bubbling crater surrounded by perfectly formed volcanic cones, climbing Mount Bromo is one of my fondest memories whilst travelling so far.

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    Postcards Home – Week 50

    To my dearest friends, family and fellow culture cravers,

    This week has been a week of very highs and very lows.

    After I reluctantly said goodbye to Nicole at Bali airport, I jumped on a flight to Surabaya in East Java, Indonesia.

    When I arrived at my accommodation, Asoka, the guy who runs the hostel/homestay told me that he helps out at an orphanage in the city and asked whether I’d like to join him in the morning.

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    When Things Go Wrong Whilst Travelling

    In my opinion, travelling is one of the best things you can do in life. It educates you, it opens your eyes, it makes you grateful for everything you have and most of all, it challenges you in many different ways.

    This week I faced my biggest challenge whilst travelling to date – I was robbed on a bus in Java, Indonesia.

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