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For a few decades now, Bali has been a popular destination for western expats looking for an Asian way of life. With the nice warm weather, cheap cost of living...
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Aug
2017
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How to Find & Rent a Long Term Villa in Ubud, Bali

For a few decades now, Bali has been a popular destination for western expats looking for an Asian way of life. With the nice warm weather, cheap cost of living, stunning scenery and friendly locals, we can see why after living there ourselves for 3 months. PIN this for later? If you’re thinking of joining…

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The great thing about visiting or living in Ubud is the gorgeous sprawling countryside just a few steps from the centre of town. During our two months living i...
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Jul
2017
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Ubud Rice Fields Walk: 3 of the Best to see Rural Bali

The great thing about visiting or living in Ubud is the gorgeous sprawling countryside just a few steps from the centre of town. During our two months living in the area, one of our favourite things to do was get out into the numerous nearby Ubud walks amongst rice fields and rice terraces. Ubud town is a beautiful…

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If you’re thinking of a temporary move to Bali’s cultural heart but curious to know the cost of living in Ubud for a month, you’ve come to the right place...
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Jul
2017
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Our Cost of Living in Ubud for a Month - Bali Budget

If you’re thinking of a temporary move to Bali’s cultural heart but curious to know the cost of living in Ubud for a month, you’ve come to the right place. We lived in Ubud for 3 enjoyable months and because we weren’t earning a lot of money at the time, we kept a close eye…

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There are two Javanese sunrise spots that are well and truly on the map. The majority of travellers who make the effort to journey all the way to this awesome p...
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Jul
2017
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Temple Of Borobudur Sunrise In Java: Our DIY Guide

There are two Javanese sunrise spots that are well and truly on the map. The majority of travellers who make the effort to journey all the way to this awesome part of Indonesia will beeline to Mount Bromo and the Temple of Borobudur. Of course, there are plenty of other sunrise spots to enjoy but these…

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We live in extremely busy times and it comes as no surprise that couples can start to live past each other and become disconnected. Few things can reconnect a c...
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Jun
2017
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7 Reasons Why Bali Should Be Your Next Romantic Escape

We live in extremely busy times and it comes as no surprise that couples can start to live past each other and become disconnected. Few things can reconnect a couple like a romantic getaway. Believe it or not, a little luxury doesn’t have to break the bank!  The Indonesian island Bali is a romantic destination…

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Volcanoes, volcanoes, volcanoes! They’re everywhere in Indonesia and especially in Java. Their peaks can be seen all over the island from the Dieng Plate...
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Jun
2017
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Mount Ijen Crater Hike to See the Blue Fire & Ijen Miners

Volcanoes, volcanoes, volcanoes! They’re everywhere in Indonesia and especially in Java. Their peaks can be seen all over the island from the Dieng Plateau to Mount Bromo National Park. But the most unique of them all is Mount Ijen with its extraordinary Ijen blue fire and desperate Ijen miners carrying sulphur up and down the mountain. In…

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After 9 months of travelling during our current Asian adventure, it’s no surprise that we’re starting to miss home. It’s our family and friend...
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May
2017
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Villa Hopping in Bali with Friends from Home

After 9 months of travelling during our current Asian adventure, it’s no surprise that we’re starting to miss home. It’s our family and friends that we miss the most, so we were so excited to hear that four of our good friends from home had decided to spend their next vacation in Bali! In all our…

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Malang City was our first destination in East Java after leaving the country’s central region. Malang is East Java’s second largest city and would b...
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May
2017
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Things To Do In Malang City: Our Malang Itinerary

Malang City was our first destination in East Java after leaving the country’s central region. Malang is East Java’s second largest city and would be our last big city stop on our tour through Java. Our primary reason for stopping in Malang City was to break up the long 15-hour journey between Yogyakarta and Mount…

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Java’s biggest tourist attraction is by far Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. When you’ve been travelling for as long as we have. it’s easy ...
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May
2017
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Mount Bromo Hike & Bromo Sunrise: Our DIY Guide

Java’s biggest tourist attraction is by far Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. When you’ve been travelling for as long as we have. it’s easy to think you’ve seen it all, but the epic landscape at Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park blew us away. It exceeded all our expectations. The highlight here is the Mount Bromo…

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