Bali, green rice fields as far as the eye can see and crystal clear water that will make any traveler melt into a pool of relaxation. Bali is the ideal holiday destination and presents many cultural activities and exquisite cuisine. But before you take the first bite of that chicken satay, take a look around […]
What is it about temples that we admire? Is it the history, or the way they were built, or the reason for men to have put so much love into every stone? Bali is home to some of the most remarkable temples in all the world, each with its own history, folk tales and marvel. […]
When we travel to foreign countries, we do so to immerse ourselves in different cultures. Some of the best ways to experience the cultures home to the countries that we visit, is to visit them during a time where they celebrate their culture through different festivals. From the Christmas Village in London to Easter in […]
‘Connecting Communities:’ Bali’s 11th Annual Film Festival
Film helps us to project all of our dreams and visions for the world in a positive way, which helps us to develop a stronger connection with the people we share our world with. The importance of film festivals around the world cannot be understated as they allow creatives […]
Your 2017 Guide to Surfing Events and Championships in Bali
Beautiful Bali plays host to a number of exciting surfing events, trials, cups and festivals, and you won’t want to miss any of it. The events calendar below will allow you to keep up to date with all the surf events of 2017 that Bali has […]
Despite it being the approximate temperature of the actual sun outside, Bali is one of the best places in the world to drink coffee. In fact, in 2014, Indonesia was the 4th largest coffee producing country in the world, a practice originally brought to Bali by Dutch colonists.
While we absolutely suggest visiting a coffee farm while in Bali, this […]
It’s been nearly three months since I arrived in Bali, and while I fully understand that amount of time doesn’t make me an expert on the place (very far from it, in fact), it’s much longer than the average traveler will be fortunate enough to spend here.
Like anywhere I’ve moved, there are positives and negatives about Bali. […]
These Bali Orphans are great surfers and wonderful kids with bright futures ahead.
We enjoyed spending time on 3 occasions with the super groms at the Bali Yayasan Permata Orphanage. One day we took them surfing and got some great footage (see videos below.)
When visiting Bali, consider sponsoring a day with these great kids. After […]
I should begin this post with a note about a personal travel hook-up I’ve had since forever – my grandpa is a mechanic for American Airlines, which means that I am able to fly on his “buddy pass” system for a fraction of the price of what a normal plane ticket would cost.
So, with that […]
Over the last two and a half years, I have spent a lot of time packing, unpacking and repacking my belongings.
For purposes of open-ended travel, you need considerably more than you would on vacation, but considerably less than you would to live somewhere permanently. It’s a fine line, and one that I’m constantly trying to […]