Pura Luhur Uluwatu | Aka The Hottest Place On The Planet

Pura Luhur Uluwatu (aka Uluwatu Temple)

If you ask me what’s the warmest place I’ve ever been to, I can without a doubt answer: Pura Luhur Uluwatu! Apparently, the name translates to mean “Noble Temple Uluwatu”. But I’m pretty sure that it actually means “The hottest place on the planet”. Maybe don’t quote me on that, though…

Pura Luhur Uluwatu, in itself, is fairly simple. It’s the temple’s location that beckons guests to it daily.  Perched on the edge of a lofty cliff with the Indian Ocean waves rolling in below, it boasts some of the most breathtaking panoramic views in all of Bali. Therefore justifying being subjected to such inhumane heat. Continue reading

Categories: Asia, Bali, Indonesia, Uluwatu
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Charly’s Chocolate Swing By The Sea | Bali

Charly's Chocolate Swing By The Sea | Eastern Bali Near Candidasa

Charly’s Chocolate Factory DOES exist! Except it costs 10 thousand Rupiah to enter (about $1 Canadian dollar), aka no golden ticket necessary.

On the east coast of Bali, 15 minutes from Candidasa, there’s a  strange gnome-style chocolate “factory” on the edge of Jasri beach. This is Charly’s Chocolate Factory. And it’s nothing like you would imagine from the movies.  Continue reading

Categories: Asia, Bali, Indonesia, Ubud
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Where To Get The Best Food In Seminyak

Where To Get The Best Food In Seminyak

I refuse to stop talking about how glorious the food in Seminyak was. I won’t. I shan’t. Don’t even try to make me.

Reminiscing back on some of the meals we consumed is almost enough to bring a tear to my eye. Overdramatic? Nah. The cuisine really was THAT good! Continue reading

Categories: Asia, Bali, Indonesia, Seminyak
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Potato Head Beach Club | Seminyak, Bali

Potato Head Beach Club - Swanky infinity pool day club to sip cocktails and watch the sunset in Seminyak Bali

Potato Head has earned itself the crown title of THE place to watch the sunset in Seminyak. But feel free to splash in the pool whilst sipping on those carefully curated cocktails under the scorching daylight too. 

At Potato Head you can nosh on yummy bites from one of the three restaurants. Throw back a few boozy aperitifs at either of the two bars. Cool off while watching the waves crash before you from the safety of the infinity pool. Work on your tan from a daybed or the 500 square meter lawn. All to the rhythm of the tropical beats the DJ is spinning. Continue reading

Categories: Asia, Bali, Indonesia, Seminyak
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Experience The Rice Terraces In Bali, Minus The Crowds

How to experience the Tegalalang rice terraces near Ubud in Bali without the crowds of people

Raise your hand if these lush rice terraces come to mind when you visualize Bali. I’m just going to go ahead and assume that all of you raised your hands. 

You might be surprised to learn though, that these quintessential bare shots of Tegalalang’s never ending green are not always straightforward to get. Unless you don’t mind clusters of strangers wandering through the frame that is. Continue reading

Categories: Asia, Bali, Indonesia, Ubud
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