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 a full list, there is one from tripcanvas. Follow us on the ghost trail through bewildered gardens and spooky buildings. Even planes that didn't take off for a very long time. Two planes resembling each other. One freely accessible next to a Dunkin Donuts along a highway. The other is in a valley, not free to access. Locals, charging some money to see the plane, closed off the area with containers and corrugated sheets. You can just catch a … (Continue reading)

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 spots. Air Terjun or Waterfalls are the best refreshment on hot and sticky days Ubud is quite far from the beach or any place to go for a swim but there are some waterfalls nearby. The waterfalls are great for cooling down in the heat, especially in the rainy season when the waterfalls look more impressive and they are less crowded. We decided to research all of Bali's waterfalls and visited some of them. Most of Bali's waterfalls … (Continue reading)

What we learned about the traffic on Bali’s streets and how it feels to be part of it

I am walking along an endless street close to Kuta. Indonesian streets and walking don't go well together is the first that an Indonesian would tell you. On the local streets, the motorized traffic makes the rules and that is mainly the scooters. They can be divided into caring drivers vs. I-don't-give-a-shit drivers. For those who want to walk – or have to walk, as Indonesians would say it – because walking is equal to not having a scooter and that is a no-go, have to be cautious. Sidewalks are mostly used for other reasons than to walk on. Streetfood stands, water tanks, wheelbarrows filled with concrete, massage areas and chicken cages can come across your path. You never know what comes next. Avoiding obstacles can become … (Continue reading)