Bali, Indonesia

Ubud: Balinese Cooking Class

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While traveling through the Thai Islands on a tour in 2016, I really wished that a cooking class had been one of the activities included!! So when I planned our trip to Bali I knew that I wanted to find a cooking class for the husband and I to take part in. We both like to cook, so I think this may become a traveling tradition. I went with Lobong Culinar[...]
Bali, Indonesia

Ubud: Taman Ayun Temple + Bali Coffee

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After visiting Batuan Temple, we continued on to Taman Ayun Temple followed by a stop at a near by plantation to try the famous Luwak Kopi (coffee). Pura Taman Ayun was built in 1634 by the Raja of Mengwi, I Gusti Agung Putu. It is a family temple, where the deified ancestors of the Raja Dynasty of Mengwi and important gods of other temples are honored.[...]
Bali, Indonesia

Ubud: Batuan Temple

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Our first full day in Ubud we hired a driver from the villa we were staying in to take us around to multiple places on our list. We visited a few temples, tried Balinese coffee/tea, explored the Monkey Forest and shopped at the Ubud Market! Batuan Temple, a local Hindu temple located beside of the main road from Denpasar to Ubud was our first stop. For o[...]
Bali, Indonesia

NEWbali: Sunrise / Rice Field / Waterfalls

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On our second full day in Seminyak we decided to book a tour with NEWbali, something we never really do when we travel. A fellow blogger friend, Margo from The Overseas Escape did it when she was in Bali and it looked amazing. What I hadn't realized is that it's a private tour!! It was just the two of us, the driver and our travel host. Once we arrived in e[...]
Bali, Indonesia

Seminyak: La Plancha / Potato Head Club

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After our stopover in Taipei we flew to Bali for 9 days to celebrate our 5 year wedding anniversary. We started with 3 days in Seminyak, followed by 3 days in Ubud and ended with 2 days in Uluwatu. The point of this trip was to relax as much as possible, with some adventure on the side. We didn't hit all the places on my bucket list, but I'm happy with how t[...]
Bali, Indonesia

Where we stayed in Bali, Indonesia

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This blogpost is a first. The first time I've ever written a post about a trip straight after coming home and if you've been following for a while you know this NEVER happens. It usually takes me months before I feel like diving into editing/writing about a trip. I always say I get a little depressed after a trip ends and need some time to process it before[...]