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NUSA ISLANDS GALLERY: LEMBONGAN, CENINGAN, PENIDA

I’ve spent two weeks total exploring the Nusa Islands and these are some of my favorite photographs and memories of this stunning part of the world. The landscape is insane and it’s the perfect location for adventurers like me. Here are my favorite shots from the week!   I also wrote detailed guides for all …

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HIKKADUWA SUNSET SURF SESSION IN SRI LANKA

The south coast of Sri Lanka is a surfers paradise. Around each corner is a new break being enjoyed by only a handful. A searing sun, the warmest water, and endless waves make the south the perfect surfari destination. What makes it a surfari? No matter where you travel along the coast you are never …

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THE WEEKLY #18: BORACAY ON A BUDGET

Boracay is well known for parties and adventure activities such as jet-skiing, paragliding, reverse-bungee and more. It is also a lot more expensive than most places in the Philippines. It is pretty much the Bali of the Philippines. Great fun but Boracay on a budget is like fighting constant temptation. Jorden and I were both …

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THE WEEKLY #16: QUIET SABANG & EL NIDO PARADISE

We are now in the thick of our one month adventure in the Philippines. This week on Palawan began with a short trip to Puerto Princesa. One of our local drivers called it ‘the city in the jungle’, which described the town well. Hotels hidden behind trees, large overgrown fields next to big resorts and …

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ABOUT ME

Thanks for visiting my travel blog Journey Era. My name is Jackson Groves and I’m originally from South Australia, Australia. However, I’ve spent the last ten years abroad studying journalism and then exploring the world by creating travel guides. I’ll give you a quick breakdown of how I’ve ended up here, what happened along the …

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VINTAGE VW INDONESIA CRUISE FROM KUTA TO UBUD

Riding in an open top VW 181 through rice paddies was a dream come true for me. This post is from a sponsored trip throughout Indonesia with Indonesia Travel however all opinions remain my own. TEXT BY JACKSON GROVES // IMAGES BY JACKSON GROVES & ROB MULALLY The very first time I drove through Ubud …

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GILI TRAWANGAN VEGAN AND GLUTEN FREE GUIDE

Where you can find the best vegan and gluten free food on Gili Trawangan? TEXT BY JESSICA BLACKMUN  //  IMAGES BY JESSICA BLACKMUN   Gili Trawangan vegan and gluten free options really surprised me! I found two great options which was plenty for the four days that I spent there.   THE YOGA PLACE My …

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INDONESIA PHOTOGRAPHY: THE PEOPLE OF THE ISLANDS

My favorite portraits from a 12 day trip through Indonesia with Indonesia Travel on the Trip of Wonders, which included visits to Flores, Jakarta, Bali and Bintan. This was a sponsored trip of Indonesia but all opinions remain my own. TEXT BY JACKSON GROVES  //  IMAGES BY JACKSON GROVES People from Indonesia The people from Indonesia …

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