Bali Diary: Uluwatu

From Ubud we headed south to the area known as the Bukit Peninsula and spent one night in Balangan and one night in Jimbaran, both about five miles north of Uluwatu. Southern Bali is home to some of the best surf in the world. To a surfer, this is fantastic news. If you’re not a surfer,… Read More


Bali Diary: Ubud

I knew within minutes of arriving in Ubud that I had found the place in Bali that would break my heart to leave. From Seminyak, we caught an hour and a half taxi for Rp 250,000/USD $20 to Ubud. Among visiting Monkey Forest and the Tegalalang Rice Terraces, the five days we spent in Ubud was… Read More


Bali Diary: Seminyak

After 21 hours of traveling from San Francisco to Taipei to Denpasar, Seminyak was a restoring couple of days before heading northeast to Ubud. As I read many travel blogs and books about Seminyak, it fell nothing short of it’s rumored ornate shopping and swanky hotels. It’s long stretch of beach offers a plethora of… Read More