ISLANDLIFE

“As water reflects the face, so one’s life reflects the heart” – Proverbs 27:19

September 9, 2017

AVIA Villa Resort Gili Meno

Coconut sipping days on white sand beaches, splashing in the Maldives colored ocean with our turtle friends… no cars, no crazy tourists, oh how we love Gili Meno life! Not much to do but chilling, eating, cruising around on bicycles and turn into a caramel chocolate brownie.   Islandstay AVIA Villa Resort If you’re looking for a tropical island stay for your Gili Meno getaway, AVIA Villa Resort is […]

September 9, 2017

Basking in the sun – Seri Resort Gili Meno

May your days be nothing but basking in the sun all day, swinging into the sunset, snorkeling with turtles out front and ordering food on your beach bed. You don’t need to move at all at Seri Resort on Gili Meno. Oh life!   We stayed here for a tropical weekend getaway last July with friends (see our Gili Meno travel diary here!), and […]

August 26, 2017

Our Islandlife Store is officially open!

Saturday August 26th 2017 | Hi sweet friends and sunshine sisters. We’re SUPER stoked to share that our new online shop: THE ISLANDLIFE STORE is live! Aside from helping you to make your time in Bali amazing with our Bali Guides, we want you to make your own sunkissed stories and memories that last a lifetime. And for you to hold on […]

June 5, 2017

NUSA PENIDA TRAVEL GUIDE

A place where every boy and man can climb a coconut tree, women are making virgin coconut oil outside the houses, stirring in big vats of coconut meat. Where kids are running and smiling on the little dirtroads. Chasing chickens and high-fiving us passing through. Electricity goes black without a worry. Where breathtaking landscapes arise as […]

May 30, 2017

PERERENAN DREAMHOUSE: BEACH CLUB VILLA BALI

Everybody LOVES Canggu. But, what we LOVE even more, is finding that place of serenity tucked away from the crowds, and more into Bali life. After our incredible weekend exploring tropical lush paradise Nusa Penida (full travel guide post coming up next week!) we settled down in Pererenan for a few days. A rice paddy surrounded neighborhood up north […]

May 27, 2017

CANGGU LIFE AT VILLA PURI AMAN

Canggu… good food, good vibes, good waves! When traveling around Bali, Canggu is a perfect place to settle down and enjoy days filled with food, coffee, sipping on coconuts, cruising on a bicycle through rice field shortcuts, beachwalks and surfing all day. For a new Welikebali project – which we’re about to reveal to all of you soooooon! – stayed […]

February 13, 2017

A NIGHT AT THE LINE LOS ANGELES

We’re still reminiscing every minute of our LA trip for a collaboration with Samsung last month! Can’t wait to share our full LA Travel Guide and 360 experience in the vlog in the next weeks. And for now we already wanted to share with you this incredible place where we stayed a night: The Line Hotel. We booked 2 lovely Airbnb houses […]

February 1, 2017

SMILES OF SUMBA

When you set foot on Sumba, you’ll know you’ve landed someplace magical. It almost felt like we went back into time. We’ve been thankful to catch a glimpse of the incredibly rich, wild and vibrant culture while visiting Nihiwatu and a traditional village. It is amazing to see how Nihiwatu is giving priority to preserve the unique culture of Sumba. 90% of the […]

February 1, 2017

PARADISE FOUND: NIHIWATU, SUMBA

As you know, we’re always on the lookout for amazing trips around the beautiful archipelago of Indonesia. Exploring new islands, waves, cultures (and coconut tree fields to dance under:). A while ago we heard about this magical surfresort on the remote island Sumba, and we noted it down on our travel bucketlist. Last december, it became reality: we […]

January 31, 2017

NIHI OKA SPA SAFARI

Our stay in Nihiwatu, Sumba has been one huge tropical bliss. Literally high on life 24/7. Like your mind and body can’t capture the beauty you’re in and you feel amazed, wowed, blessed, thankful, emotional, happy, excited all at the same time. Crazy. One of the highlights of our Nihiwatu stay was our ‘Nihi Oka Spa […]

January 10, 2017

SURFERS PARADISE: MENTAWAIS TRAVEL GUIDE

Way out in the Indian Ocean lies this remote paradise for surfers and lovers of coconut trees, white sand beaches and clear blue waters (yes, us! You too?): meet The Mentawai Islands in West-Sumatra, Indonesia. Mentawai exists of four islands in the group with Tuapejat as the capital city. The Mentawais are known as a […]