Continents · Southeast Asia

The Funeral Rituals of Tana Toraja.

In the Province of South Sulawesi lies the Indonesian cultural hub of Tana Toraja.  Clinging onto tradition for hundreds of years, the country’s culture is at its most prominent in this region.  With a boom in tourism sweeping Indonesia, particularly the island of Bali, it seems surprising (and such a shame) that Sulawesi is still an uncommon destination on… Continue reading The Funeral Rituals of Tana Toraja.

Africa · Continents

Cape Verde’s Island of Boa Vista

Fortunately for the natives of Cabo Verde, tourism to the West African cluster of islands has seen a boom in the past 5 years, obviously improving their economic situation.  When we first visited the desert island of Boa Vista in 2014, aside from the number of active volcanoes present, one of the only erected establishment… Continue reading Cape Verde’s Island of Boa Vista

Caribbean · Continents

“Where should I go on holiday?” “Jamaica.”

With Kingston in the southeast of the island, but the popular holiday resorts scattered along the north coast between Montego Bay and Ocho Rios, planning a trip to Jamaica can seem overcomplicated to organise.  Although I try to make a point of always visiting a country’s capital city, Jamaica’s identity and culture is so rich and prominent… Continue reading “Where should I go on holiday?” “Jamaica.”