Bali

Best Smoothie Bowls In Canggu

Smoothie bowls have seemingly become all the rage in the past five years, and no place has this been more evident than Bali, Indonesia. This is my third time to Indonesia, but my first time to Canggu, a city located on the Western Coast of the island. It may be presumptuous to think I can find the best smoothie bowls in Canggu, but here I go anyways. Canggu is far less ritzy than Nusa…

Room4Dessert In Ubud Review

If you are a fan of Netflix’ Chef’s Table, you may have heard about this place. Room4Dessert is the brainchild of Chef Will Goldfarb and has seen a surge in popularity due to his episode on the Netflix series. In a lot of ways this place a mix between your classic Michelin starred restaurant, and a casual island eatery. While the restaurant is beautifully laid out, with expensive looking fixtures and tableware, there is…

Bali Farm Cooking Class

One of the things I try to do in every country I visit is a traditional cooking class. I didn’t go to culinary school, but I have done hundreds of hours of classes from chefs all over the world. To me, this is one of the best ways to learn a country or region’s culture. I look forward to finding awesome and unique cooking classes everywhere I go. Most recently I found a…

Where To Eat In Seminyak

Seminyak is one of the most popular areas in Bali, especially with the young party crowd. It is right on the beach with plenty of beach clubs, rooftop bars, and of course restaurants. Here is an in no way comprehensive guide to where to eat in Seminyak during your next trip. We only stayed in Seminyak 4 days this most recent trip since our primary purpose was to stay in a decent hotel with a…

Hotel Review: Klapa Resort Uluwatu – Deluxe Room

A little over halfway through our Indonesia trip we decided to lay low for a while and relax at a resort. This is partly because we stayed at a hostel in Labuan Bajo and really needed a few days of recovery time. Enter the Klapa Resort in Uluwatu Deluxe Room. Located in West Uluwatu, the Klapa Resort is situated in the New Kuta Golf Course development. This means it’s about 2 km just…

Can You Use Grab In Bali

For those not in the know, the app Grab is basically like Uber but only in South East Asia. If you have spent time traveling around SEA you’ve probably used Grab in some way or another. However, there is a big problem with the ‘taxi mafia’ as they are so aptly called in Bali and the use of online taxi services. This makes it a bit difficult to know if you can use Grab…

How To Get To Ijen From Bali

Ijen is one of the most unique volcanoes in Indonesia, if not the world. It’s claim to fame? The constant burning of sulphur deposits means Ijen is always spurting blue flames out of it’s crust. While getting there is by no means quick, going to Ijen from Bali can be cheap…if you plan it correctly. Get To Ijen From Bali While there are a few tour companies offering this service…

Hotel Review: Song Broek Jungle Resort

We were first inspired to stay at Song Broek Jungle Resort because of their fantastic pool. It is a bit like a discount version of the famous Hanging Gardens of Bali, and as we weren’t trying to spend $500+ a night, this place worked out perfectly. The hotel is located about 30 minutes north of Ubud city in an area called Pajangan. We decided to come here after staying at Rumah Erwin in central…

Where To Eat In Ubud

Ubud is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Bali for foreigners and Indonesian visitors alike. It is located in the center of the island and is filled with tons of great things to do. As everyone needs to eat, this list of where to eat in Ubud should be useful. I’ve given a selection of different cuisines and different price points in the hope there will be something for everyone. Where…

What To Do In Ubud

Ubud is one of the most popular areas in Bali, and for good reason. It is located nowhere near the ocean, and does not even have a big party scene. What it does have is an escape from all of that. If you are coming to Ubud, chances are you want to relax, do yoga, eat healthy, and otherwise not do much. For those who want to do more stuff, then this list is for…