Bali’s Best Kept Secrets – Travel Guide to Bali for those Who Seek Magic

Bali is the place where you will be first stormed by an abundance of impressions, noise and smells, just to find bliss shortly thereafter. Being referred to as the "island of gods", it holds many secrets in store about ancient temples, mighty deities and traditional life which evolved during the …

Abandoned Places in Bali – Time Machine

Bali is the perfect place for urban exploration freaks like us. One of our blog's focus is abandoned places. We call it time machine because visiting these places feels like traveling back in time. We visited 3 abandoned sites in Bali, although there are a lot more. If you're looking for …

10 Things you might Wonder about when Visiting Bali for the First Time

1. Dwarapala (Bedogol in Balinese) Already when you leave the airport of Denpasar, you approach those awkward looking statues, that are placed mostly in front of temple entrances. They have a human body, but their scary faces resemble dragons or monkeys with sharp teeth and wide-open eyes. In Hindu culture, those statues …

How much it cost us to travel Bali for a month

While in Bali, we kept track of all our spendings and in this article we will show exactly how much it cost us to travel Bali. Kuta is a place we like to avoid, at least when it comes to accommodation and eating out. Ubud is also a bit more …

Leaving Bali for the Philippines with a short stop in Malaysia

In our last week, we spent new year's eve in Ubud. All the big festivities would be organized in Kuta but it would be impossible to get into town with all the traffic. Besides, we wouldn't be able to drink before driving back. The expensive hotels had their own parties …

Air Terjun: The Full List of Waterfalls in Bali

Heat can become a real burden in Bali. In combination with the high humidity it can literally drag one down, making it tiring to set a step out of the air-conditioned coffee shop. While staying in Ubud, we tried to beat the load of heat rays by looking for cool water …

15 Things to Do in Ubud for the Budget Traveler

1. If you don't rent a scooter, it can be difficult to get around Public transport on an island is commonly known to be unreliable to practically non existing. The same is true for Bali. Renting a scooter is the best way to explore the island in full depth, choosing your …

Where to Stay and Eat on a Budget in Ubud?

Ubud is said to be the cultural heart of Bali after famous artists and spiritualists visited this place and got inspired by the creative environment. Since then, hordes of travelers set out for the town located in the midst of lush green rice fields. Ubud is praised to be the …

Christmas in Bali – Everything you need to know about celebrating Christmas in Bali

Today, adults get into a hurry, while meeting the preparations for the big celebration in the eve. Today, children eyes sparkle in expectation of the presents they will receive. Today, Christians from different cultures, in different parts of the world gather with their families and friends to ignite the spirit of Jesus' birth. Today, we hope and …

The Bali scooter nightmare: how we managed to get our scooter repaired 4 times

Finding a scooter rental for a decent price as a foreigner on Bali isn't as easy any more. Prices are going up a lot. For Australians it's very cheap to fly here; for them everything is cheap and they are willing to pay the price. Salesmen will often translate the …