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Hostels are a very popular form of accommodation on the Indonesian island of Bali – especially considering how popular it is with solo travellers and youn...
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18 Best Hostels in Bali - 2020 Hostel and Area Breakdown

Hostels are a very popular form of accommodation on the Indonesian island of Bali – especially considering how popular it is with solo travellers and young groups! Whilst this is great for saving money, the choice on offer can make it tricky trying to figure out where to stay. Some hostels aren’t as safe or…

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Bali is known for a lot of things. But perhaps top of mind would be world-class beaches, and it’s more than 20,000 pura or shrines, which is understandable si...
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Best Bali Resorts You Should Visit With Your Whole Family

Bali is known for a lot of things. But perhaps top of mind would be world-class beaches, and it’s more than 20,000 pura or shrines, which is understandable since Bali is home for two religions – Hinduism and Buddhism. Now you know why it is also popularly called the Island of Gods. But just to…

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With a native population of just over 74,000 residents, it is crazy to think that over three million tourists flock to Ubud annually. The reason so many people ...
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Where to Stay in Ubud, Bali - The Best Areas & Hotels

With a native population of just over 74,000 residents, it is crazy to think that over three million tourists flock to Ubud annually. The reason so many people come here is the pure unbridled beauty of it all. Taking its name from the Balinese word for medicine – Ubad – this town was historically known…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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