A Half-Day Trip to Pura Tanah Lot

Just 30 min north of the surf-side, backpacker’s heaven town of Canggu by car, the famed (and rightfully so) Pura Tanah Lot is there, seemingly floating in the ocean for all to see. Pura Tanah Lot is an ancient Hindu temple dedicated to the gods of the sea with origins back to the fifteenth century, that … Continue Reading

7 Awesome Things To Do in Ubud

Made uber famous by Julia Roberts where she did the majority of her loving from “Eat Pray Love,” Ubud is a gorgeous part of central Bali that can’t be missed. Besides it being the greenest place I’ve ever been, it also boasts elements of relaxation and peace that are seldom found elsewhere. Watch the monkeys … Continue Reading

Beach Hopping in Kuta Lombok, Indonesia

If you’re looking for a less touristy, less developed, more authentic version of Bali, then head to its neighbor, Lombok (mentioned in the last post). Lombok is an island east of Bali with the Gili Islands just off of the coast. If you’re coming from the Gilis, it’s an easy 10-15 minute boat ride to … Continue Reading

Volcano Trekking in Indonesia

Although Bali and its neighbor Lombok are predominantly known for their beaches, I headed inland to check out a few of the gorgeous active volcanoes. There’s three on Bali (Batur, Bratan & Agung) and one on Lombok (Rinjani).

The Guide to The Gilis: 4 Days in Gili T & Gili Air

I usually have some sort of itinerary or list of what I want to do or see in each place I visit, but for The Gili Islands, the only thing on my list was to kick back, relax, and enjoy the sun. The Gili Islands are made up of three small islands (Gili Trawangan, Gili … Continue Reading