Week 3 at Jamu Spa School | It’s feeling a little quiet

Week 3 at Jamu Spa School | It’s feeling a little quiet

Well, it’s been relatively quiet this week but I’ve finally begun practising massage! I feel pretty natural at massage and I’m picking up techniques quickly which is awesome. I’ve only had a few models so far though but I think there’ll be a lot of hands-on experience for the next 5 weeks. I didn’t know I … Read More

Week 2 at Jamu Spa School | Language, Learnings, and Lack of sleep

Week 2 at Jamu Spa School |  Language, Learnings, and Lack of sleep

I can’t believe it’s only been like a week and a half since I arrived from Singapore. I feel like I’ve been living here for a month. Either that’s a sign I’m not having fun or that I’ve assimilated a little to fast to Bali. I’m sure it’s the latter though. I’m quite enjoying the … Read More

Week 1 at Jamu Spa School | Adapting to life in Bali

Week 1 at Jamu Spa School | Adapting to life in Bali

Wow, it’s felt like a long week. I’ve made myself feel at home at Andree’s and I feel like I’m back into routine. Except I’m in an entirely different country where the pace of life is different, language is sometimes a barrier. School has felt intense. I’ve started off with the anatomy & physiology diploma … Read More

My first day at Jamu Spa School

My first day at Jamu Spa School

Gosh it feels nice to be studying again! It might sound strange or wack to a lot of people to say I’ve missed it. I miss getting my lecture notes organised, absorbing new information, and being in a focused learning environment. It’s like I’ve been deprived of intellectual stimuli. I guess it’s different when you’re taking … Read More

Getting my Social-cultural visa for Indonesia

Getting my Social-cultural visa for Indonesia

Sometimes getting a visa can prove to be a mission, especially if you’re not in your home country. I remember having to go through a similar thing for my Philippines visa in Athens. It was stressful because I had a certain number of days to get it processed, I didn’t speak the local language, and … Read More