Every once in a while, you arrive at a place, drop your bags at your accommodation, take a couple of minutes to walk around and instantly feel comfortable and at home there. It’s a magical feeling that I can only compare to that of falling in love at first sight. In my travels so far, […]Read more "Falling in Love with Pemuteran"
So, you’ve fallen in love with this seemingly charming, quaint, seaside escape called Pemuteran in Bali, Indonesia. Or at least you’re interested enough to go that you’re starting to look for information about the area. Whatever it is that brought you here, I’m glad you came and without further adieu, here are some information and […]Read more "Pemuteran: A Guide to Bali’s Authentic Sustainable Travel Destination"
The title of the post probably sounds like the cheesiest Instagram caption about Bali ever. But it’s not. Because in Goa Gajah, Ubud, I actually met and received blessings from a man whose name pretty much translates into “lord.” It all started when I arrived at Goa Gajah, Ubud and asked around about the availability […]Read more "Meeting a “God” in Goa Gajah, Ubud"
“Just keep stirring and squishing the mixture together by hand until it feels soapy and there you have it – your own shampoo,” the instructor said. Within 10 minutes, bubbles were starting to show up between my fingers and my hands began to feel slippery dipped into my mix of hisbiscus leaf, aloe vera, flowers […]Read more "Making Shampoo from Plants in Ubud"
Over the years, Bali has grown from a typical tropical tourist destination to one of the hottest items on the bucket list for many people around the world, including whoever you are reading this post too perhaps. As you consider actually visiting Bali and ticking it off your summer (or lifetime) bucket list, you’re also […]Read more "My Favorite Places to Stay in Bali"
The thing about booking hotels based on information that you obtain online is that it’s a hit-or-miss thing. At times, the hotel will actually measure up to the amount of good reviews it has. Other times, multiple sites would say that it’s a fantastic hotel and it might turn out to be really bad. Some […]Read more "When Should I Move to Different Hotel?"
I’ve always hated doing anything that involves heights – even leaning on a railing from the third floor of a building and looking down terrifies me. Heck, even ziplining from about 2 meters off the ground freaks me out. There’s something about being so high above ground that makes me feel like things could topple […]Read more "Facing Fears Among Trees"