The Gili’s, better known as a three island paradise, are located just off the coast of Lombok and a few hour boat ride from Bali. They are a popular destination for tourists looking to experience white sand beaches, crystal clear turquoise water and a surplus of marine life. The Gili’s are made up of three islands:… Read More


Rice Fields Ubud Bali

Of all the places we have traveled to, Ubud, Bali is one of our favorite destinations. It’s also the place we spent the most time while traveling and got to know the best. While teaching English, Ubud became our home away from home. It is a cultural center and great place to get a feel for… Read More


Uluwatu, Bali

Located on the Butkit Peninsula, Uluwatu is a popular tourist destination and one of the few places you can see sheer cliffs meeting the Indian Ocean. However, as it is so popular with tourists it’s more difficult to get a real feel for the Balinese culture, but that certainly doesn’t mean it isn’t worth a… Read More


When we first knew we were coming to Bali we weren’t expecting to be eating a large variety of foods. We thought we’d be stuck with fried rice all day every day for three months straight. Luckily for us, Ubud is a cultural hotspot and has a huge selection of cuisines at a budget friendly price.… Read More


Sideman, Bali

We heard from several people that the best place to see “Old Bali”, with its endless rice fields and natural beauty, was to travel East and visit the town of Sideman. Unlike other parts of Bali, Sideman hasn’t been overrun with tourists or luxury villas. It has remained largely unchanged over the past several decades,… Read More