Barong Dance @ Sari Wisata Budaya Cultural Center, Bali

We woke up early on our second day in Bali. Maximising travel time! There are lots of places to see on the island, so a few days really wasn’t enough for us. We were staying at Abian Srama Hotel in Sanur, about 20 minutes from the main town of Denpasar. The place was pretty old –  the  air conditioning was faulty when we checked in … Continue reading Barong Dance @ Sari Wisata Budaya Cultural Center, Bali

Seafood by the Ocean @ Jimbaran / Exploring Kuta Beach, Bali

Hullo, and welcome to the next part of my Indonesian trip! We visited Kuta, a famous stretch of beach and about the most touristy places you can ever go to in Bali. Surrounded by blocks of shopping malls, little shops selling souvenirs (prices are up for haggling), chic bars, clubs and restaurants, it wouldn’t be a place for a quiet getaway lol. Toto drove us … Continue reading Seafood by the Ocean @ Jimbaran / Exploring Kuta Beach, Bali

Travel Blog: Garuda Wisana Kencana Cultural Park, Bali

  We were supposed to go to the Uluwatu temple after our Padang2 beach excursion, but our guide Toto warned us that there were lots of monkeys and they were known to grab glasses from visitors. (All four of my fam wear spectacles, incidentally.) Mum decided not to go. I was kind of disappointed because I had been really excited to look at Bali’s famous … Continue reading Travel Blog: Garuda Wisana Kencana Cultural Park, Bali

Padang-Padang Beach, Uluwatu, Bali

Having a local bring you around places has it’s perks – they know places that aren’t overcrowded or too touristy….like Padang-Padang Beach in Uluwatu, Bali – which was our first stop on our first day on the island. Situated some distance away from town, (a good 40 minutes drive from where Toto picked us up from the airport), the beach is tucked in a little … Continue reading Padang-Padang Beach, Uluwatu, Bali

From KL to Denpasar, Bali – Trying Malioboro’s Ayam Tulang Lunak

Bali has always been one of my go-to places on the list, so I was quite excited when the family and I finally got to enjoy a brief holiday together to this Indonesian island getaway. Beaches + fantastic art, history and culture, what’s not to like?  The flight from KL to Denpasar, Bali, took three hours. Note to self: If able to afford, purchase tickets … Continue reading From KL to Denpasar, Bali – Trying Malioboro’s Ayam Tulang Lunak

Travelogue Bali: From KL to Denpasar

Bali has always been one of my go-to places on the list, so I was quite excited when the family and I finally got to enjoy a brief holiday together to this Indonesian island getaway. Beaches + fantastic art, history and culture, what’s not to like? The flight from KL to Denpasar, Bali, took three hours. Arrival at Ngurah Rai International Airport. Their proud heritage … Continue reading Travelogue Bali: From KL to Denpasar