Turtle tour of the Gilis
Return to the Gilis
I visited the Gilis, three tiny islands off the west coast of Lombok in Indonesia, 24 years ago. I was 21. It was 1993, before the first resort was built…
Summer Goodwin
22 July, 2017
The year that was
If I had to choose one word to sum up this year, it would be change. It's been a huge year of transformation and growth.Β I like to do these reflective…
Summer Goodwin
22 December, 2014
Summer with elephant
Eat, pray, love Bali
I visited Bali this year for the first time in two decades. I travelled with my new partner (at the time) and our four teenagers (one mine, three his). It…
Summer Goodwin
26 December, 2013
Poolside at Potato Head, Bali
My reverse bucket list
What's on your travel bucket list? Volunteering in Africa, teaching English in Prague, eating pasta in Rome?Β We dream of the next adventure, the next achievement, the next thing... but what…
Summer Goodwin
6 December, 2013
Pont Neuf, Paris
My springtime in Paris
It's hard to write about the most romantic city in the world without sounding effusive.Β Even though Paris in April was colder than I expected, the city of love wasΒ as wonderful…
Summer Goodwin
1 December, 2013