7 things you need to know about travelling to Bali

If you’re planning to head to Bali, here are a few handy hints to get you started. 1. There is a visa on arrival system – When you get to Denpasar airport, you will need to line up and buy a visa. It will cost you USD$35 per person. Your visa will be valid for […]

Deals ahoy friends!

Are you poor because I sure as hell am. This month is a nightmare where, once again, I am thrust into making the decision between selling organs or shaking my booty for cash. For that very reason, I bring to you this excellent coupon site, home of many deals on things you may actually wish to […]

The truth about family holidays

My book club girls called me out on the fact that I only ever write about the good stuff that happens on trips so I am going to tell you about Part 2 of my Easter break: The Family Holiday. I haven’t spent a lot of time with small children, mostly because parents don’t let drunk […]

A helpful guide to underpants

Most of us wear them most of the time and yet they are rarely discussed in polite conversation. They are an oddly political garment, encompassing as they do feminism, sexuality, body image and fashion. From the fairy princess adorned knickers of children, to the vast, sweeping sails covering the backsides of old ladies, underpants have a lifecycle. This has […]

Bali + Ayana Villas + love

The greatest luxury on earth is spending time with the person you’re in love with. Couple that with an Ocean View Villa at Ayana Resort and Spa and life is beyond sweet. The Spark and I arrived at the resort on a Friday night, tired but happy, and were greeted with frangipani leis and quirky basil and soursop welcome concoctions. […]

Why I’m happy

Someone asked me yesterday why I’m happy. I turned 36 last week and I can confidently say for the first time in my life, I actually am. As someone who spent the majority of my teenage years and 20s crippled by anxiety, getting older is a source of great peace for me because I seem to get better at […]