Category Archives: By The Coast

Belize Water Taxi; everything you need to know!

At the original time we caught the Belize water taxi from Chetumal in Mexico onto Caye Caulker in Belize, I couldn’t find any real information that was of much use so I’ve compiled this blog post to help you know more. Belize water taxi The water taxi is a small, pedestrian ferry service that connects…

2017! Cor Blimey what a year!

We decided to have a recap on what we’d done last year and….well, what a year 2017 was for us!! Note: I actually wrote this in December 2017 but forgot to hit publish. In 2016 we had spent six months being location independent in France and two months in England, so 2017 was our first…

Sungai Pinang Village; Why you should visit

Sungai Pinang is an isolated fishing village on the coast of western Sumatra; Indonesia’s most northerly island. However, it is not a place that you might just happen upon by mistake, it’s incredibly secluded and the roads make it a challenge and pretty inaccessible. In fact, I would say it’s easier to get there by…

Is this paradise? Pulau Merak Island, Sumatra

What does paradise mean for you? Where’s your happy place? For us it definitely revolves around the ocean; if the waters are clear, not too cold and the wild life is abundant, there’s a pretty good chance we’re happy. Merak Island On this basis, Merak Island, sometimes referred to as Marak Island, in Western Sumatra…