Indonesia is well known for its stunning beaches, boasting crystal blue waters and powdery white sands.
Tipping is a fairly common practice in tourist hotspots in Indonesia, particularly Bali. Base salaries are often quite low so any tokens of appreciation for service will be gratefully received. You’ll notice tipping is not common amongst local people and is very much an import from western culture. If you feel though people should be rewarded for good service, it’s a nice token of appreciation.
Find out the differences between two of the main cities in Sri Lanka, Kandy and Colombo. Learn how different they are and see if you prefer one or the other.
A challenging question to answer, but here we provide a brief guide. Ultimately, it all depends on exactly where you are and how much you want to spend.
‘Grandpa’s sleeping up there with the children.’ My guide said. ‘But he’s been dead for three years… Well sort of.’
So sets the scene for my perplexing visit of Sulawesi with its intriguing concept of life and beyond.