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Wanaka is a big little heart stealer! Surrounded by majestic mountain ranges and snow-covered mountain peak, this area is also known as ‘the Alps of New Zealand! Wanaka used to be a sleepy town but with her stunning beauty and all-year-round activities, the town is grabbing the attention of more and more travellers. Nature lovers, outdoor sports fanatics, families, couples, Wanaka has got something to thrill everyone. The natural beauty of Wanaka is overwhelming and the town itself is very charming and pedestrian-friendly. The list of things to do around the massive Wanaka Lake is endless. The location is superb with close proximity to Queenstown (just a 1-hour drive away). One note of warning: once you set foot in this charming mountain town, you will want to stay forever! Check out these 12 things to do in Wanaka: 1. #ThatWanakaTree #ThatWanakaTree is one of the most iconic places to visit…

Queenstown, wild at heart but oh so beautiful! Whether you came for the breathtaking views of snowy mountains, lakes, valleys and snowfields or you came to get the adventurer out with adrenaline outdoor sports and thrilling experiences, Queenstown has got it! Also known as the Adventure Capital of the World and a longtime backpackers paradise, Queenstown attracts all kinds of travellers with her stunning natural beauty and the wide range of amazing activities. Let’s take a closer look at this adventure paradise in the southwest of New Zealand’s southern island; 10 things to do in Queenstown you should not miss: 1. Go Bungee Jumping in nature Bungee jumping may not be for everyone but if you dare to make the jump, there is no place on planet earth more incredible than right here in Queenstown, New Zealand. In fact, the first human being that ever made a bungee jump and…

Holidays are for getting pampered… and after a long hard day of shopping, cocktails by the pool and eating excessive amounts of delicious food, a gal deserves to treat herself. What you don’t want though, is to end up feeling as though you’ve had your nails done by your 9-year-old niece. In order to save you the work, I’ve tried and tested (I know, poor me!) some of my favourite spots in the Seminyak and Canggu area and put together a little guide, just for you! Amo Spa – Seminyak & Canggu Whether you’re sitting in the luxurious chairs of Amo Canggu, overlooking the busy main road with beautiful rice fields in the background, or sitting in the Seminyak studio admiring the stylish interiors, Amo Spa will leave you feeling as though you’ve slid straight into heaven. The skilled Amo staff are some of the best I’ve experienced – neat,…

Bali is famous for its fantastic spa culture. Whether you are after a cheap massage on the beach or are prepared to shell out for a 5-star treatment in an exclusive spa, there is something here for everyone. When it comes to high-end pampering and relaxation sessions, the Balinese know how to bring it to a whole new level. Think blissful hilltop massages amidst natural surroundings and more. If you plan an indulgent day or two in your Bali itinerary, check out the 7 best luxurious massages in Bali below! 1. Karma Rhythm Massage – Karma Kandara This award-winning massage was designed to soothe away the kinds of muscle tension often suffered by travellers. It places a particular focus on the neck, back and shoulders, whilst at the same time improving both circulation and oxygen flow. This is one massage that will leave you feeling blissed out, stress-free and ready…

Now known for its world-class restaurants, high-end accommodation, beach clubs, shopping boutiques and rooftop bars, Seminyak is an ever-evolving destination that requires a few visits to truly understand. Now that you have booked a pool villa in Seminyak, what to do in this area? As a start, check out the best things to do in Seminyak below: 1. Sun Bathe at Double Six Beach After traveling for hours (or even days) to reach your destination, is there nothing better than lazing on a sun chair and spending an entire day at the beach? Double Six Beach boasts rows of chairs and umbrellas that you can rent by the hour or for the whole day. Enjoy the sand and sea, sip on the obligatory coconut and relish in the tropical sunshine. Read more… 2. Sip on Ocean View Cocktails at Potato Head Beach Club If your idea of beach lounging is more…

Koh Samui has long been a popular destination for getaways with friends and family. It ticks off all the right boxes- charming beach towns, unspoilt nature, plenty of dining and lifestyle venues and a wide selection of activities and attractions. If you’re still in the process of planning your itinerary, check out our guide about things to do in Koh Samui below. We’ll share about the 10 things you can’t miss out on during your stay, along with our favourite local haunts. Let’s begin! 1. Enjoy Samui’s postcard-perfect beaches Blessed with a plethora of beaches, Samui offers something for every beach-goer on the island. The hotspots in town are the beaches of Chaweng and Lamai; these two are places where party-goers gravitate towards. For a vibrant, family-friendly atmosphere, our favourite spots are Mae Nam Beach, Bophut Beach or Choeng Mon Beach – all three boast a postcard-pretty setting, are lively yet…

The all-year-round tropical weather is one of the reasons why we all love Bali so much. However, from October to March, the seasonal monsoon pours its rain-storms down on the island. Usually, the rainfall is heavy and short. (More about Bali weather here) But on some rare gloomy days, it may keep on raining for hours and hours. How to get through these rainy days? Actually, there are lots of things to do in and around Seminyak and they make great alternative activities from all those lovely lazy beach days. Here’s an overview of fun, interesting and relaxing activities near to your private villa in Seminyak. It might even make you wish for a rainy day to come… 1. Family High Tea @ Biku The rain gives a great excuse to sit back and relax with a delicious high tea, shared amongst those you love most. Sip from a nice…

When thinking about yoga in combination with Bali, your mind probably wanders off to places like Ubud, hyped as the cultural and spiritual capital of the island. In the meantime, Canggu is an upcoming tourist destination for a beach holiday of surfing, yoga and healthy food. No one seems to know that Seminyak also has quite a few great yoga studios hidden away in the centre of town. In Seminyak, fashion and style, wining and dining, shopping and beach vibes are seamlessly combined with yoga, spas and nightlife. It is all is infused into one bubble of happiness! With your private Seminyak luxury villa as your island base, check out the following 7 yoga studios in Seminyak: 1. Seminyak Yoga Shala The Yoga Shala is easily tracked down as it is located in the centre of Seminyak, just on the corner of the town’s main shopping street and next to…

Planning on heading to Bali this summer? Do I have some bucket-list items for you! There are endless things to do and see in Bali that it’s important you tick off all of the best parts – including Bali’s incredible beach clubs. Imagine famous DJs, instagram-worthy cocktails, lounges, hammocks, swings and superb swimming pools. That’s where I come in – to ensure you’re making all of your friends back home extremely jealous, I’ve put together a list of the do-not-miss poolside spots. Consider me your Bali-Beach-Bar-Expert (‘cause yep, I’ve tried and tested them all) and trust me, you do not want to miss these ones!  After all, is it really a Bali holiday if you don’t spend most of your trip sprawled out with a cocktail in hand? Mrs Sippy – Seminyak Enter Mrs Sippy and find yourself stepping out of the Seminyak madness and into a tropical oasis. This poolside…

No matter how much we love Seminyak for its sophistication and fashion, its fine dining restaurants, coffee bars, exclusive spas, beach clubs, and villas, at some point we gotta venture out, take a break from the beach and the pool and see what else there is to see and do on Bali Island. Don’t worry, with our help you won’t have to think about where to go nor about transport or accommodation because you can actually go on wonderful day trips from Seminyak. You will be picked up early in the morning at your private holiday rental in Seminyak and off you go on some island adventures. Here are 6 great day trips to make your Bali holiday even better: 1. Snorkelling trip to Lembongan island For an amazing underwater experience, book a snorkelling day trip to Lembongan Island. You will be picked up at your villa in the morning, drive to…