Imagine a cross between an office christmas party and a high school prom, and that's pretty much what Rip Curl's Party On the Rooftop 2009 was like! Free alcohol from 6pm, all the vodka red bull's you ever need, and you can imagine the result...

Lately I took the plunge and customized my Twitter background. Twitter is not just another social networking site, it has become a useful business and marketing tool, particularly for travel bloggers. Is Twitter worth it? Many people who sign up for twitter either write one Tweet,...

Since my motorbike accident here in Bali I've been left with Keloid and hypertrophic scars. We're not sure quite why I got them, Keloid's usually run in the family and are more commonly seen in people with darker skin. It could be because I...

When my friends hear about my traveling lifestyle and that I'm living in Bali the words 'jealous', 'lucky' and 'living the dream' seem to pop up quite frequently. I don't think of it so much as luck, I chose to live this way and...

In the last few months of living in Bali, I have been privileged enough to have the opportunity to witness and be part of the crazy, chaotic Swan Lifestyle. I first met the Swans when I was invited to a pool party by my friend...

I realised, after I had been walking around Ubud's main street asking where I could find the medicine man Ketut Liyer, that I had been pronouncing his name wrong; 'Ketut Liar" instead of 'Ketut Leeyer'. It might have been an appropriate pronunciation, however, for...

So we really did it! Today World Nomads announced that we, the stupid American and the Pommie,  are the winners of the South Australia leg of the Vantastic Tour! They don't know what they'll be letting themselves in for! We'll be putting our Bintangs down in...

Until I had my motorbike accident in Bali, I had never really had any serious wounds before. Obtaining wounds whilst abroad can be stressful.  Not only does it restrict what you can do, but it also leaves you highly susceptible to infection. If you're travelling alone,...