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We love Ubud and everything it offers tourists and expats, but having spent three months in Bali’s cultural capital, there were plenty of occasions when ...
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8
Nov
2017

Our Favourite Day Trips From Ubud in Bali

We love Ubud and everything it offers tourists and expats, but having spent three months in Bali’s cultural capital, there were plenty of occasions when we wanted a change of scenery. There are so many things to do in Ubud itself which is why it’s such a popular destination, but there are also a number of awesome…

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As a digital nomad, you literally have the keys to the world. In fact, the hardest part is choosing where to go next – especially when there’s so many ...
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21
Oct
2017

6 Digital Nomad Hotspots You Need To Check Out

As a digital nomad, you literally have the keys to the world. In fact, the hardest part is choosing where to go next – especially when there’s so many options to pick from! Internet. Affordability. Meeting the right people. Tropical weather. These are all things you’ll want to think about… So how do you pick the perfect…

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With Ubud’s increasing tourist crowds and traffic, Penestanan Village is gaining in popularity as an alternative to the cultural center capital of Bali. T...
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Aug
2017

The Complete Guide to Penestanan Village, Ubud

With Ubud’s increasing tourist crowds and traffic, Penestanan Village is gaining in popularity as an alternative to the cultural center capital of Bali. The first time we visited Ubud was in 2008, and back then Ubud was a peaceful small town with a mellow atmosphere. Fast forward to 2017 and it’s now become something of…

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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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16
Aug
2017

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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26
Jul
2017

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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8
Jul
2017

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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5
Jul
2017

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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28
Jun
2017

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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7
Jun
2017

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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