Bali

A stop on the way to Amed

A stop on the way to Amed

“Is it worth $5?” asks me Mr.Blab after he has finished bargaining with the driver we have hired to take us to Amed about how much extra it will be … Continue reading

Beneath the full moon in Amed

Beneath the full moon in Amed

More than a month ago, a blogging kindred spirit Nikki from Eastside Curry started one of her old traditions of having full moon walks with her children and writing a … Continue reading

 
Ubud – bohemian haven or an empty promise

Ubud – bohemian haven or an empty promise

After Lovina and a 3 hour car trip, we found ourselves in Ubud. Reading the descriptions of the place, I was left with the impressions of a bustling creative town, … Continue reading

Sticky rice with sweet coconut topping

Sticky rice with sweet coconut topping

My experience with Asian cuisine started late in life – sushi, curry, stir-fry, dim sim, dhal, naan, tepanyaki, varieties of noodles and rices¬† – I had little idea what they … Continue reading

 
One minute in: Bali, Ubud

One minute in: Bali, Ubud

 
Welcome to my series “One minute” in which I give you a short burst of insight into a particular spot.
This is my first installment and the one that started me … Continue reading

Dewa Warung in Ubud – best food on a budget

Dewa Warung in Ubud – best food on a budget

For those on a regular holiday with money to spare, Ubud has on offer a plethora of cafes, restaurants and bars. Big, small, fancy, comfy, loud and romantic, whatever your … Continue reading

 
Hook, line and an old can – all you need to fish

Hook, line and an old can – all you need to fish

I have always wanted to do some fishing. Not sure why, and it was not some strong overwhelming need, just another thing on my list of things to do. I … Continue reading

Air Panans Banjar – the hot springs of Banjar

Air Panans Banjar – the hot springs of Banjar

In the midst of the green lush surrounds after a ride through small village streets,  we arrived at our destination Рthe hot-springs of Banjar, near Lovina.
All around us, lush … Continue reading

 
Lunch at Kue Bakery and Cafe in Ubud

Lunch at Kue Bakery and Cafe in Ubud

A short walk down the main street in Ubud will take you to the Kue Bakery and Cafe, an unassuming building promising not much at all. That is until you … Continue reading

Sunrise over Amed, Bali

Sunrise over Amed, Bali

My eyes opened in the darkness and detected a slight change in the brightness of the room. Maybe its time, I told myself. I have been trying to wake up … Continue reading