Posts Tagged: travel

My Favourite Travel Books

Whenever I’m planning a trip I always spend a significant amount of time trying to find the perfect book to bring with me. It needs to be engaging enough to hold my attention in a distracting airport but not too heavy a story. I like my holiday reads to be about adventure and to inspire… Read more »

Three Monkey’s Ubud

I had flagged Three Monkeys restaurant in our Lonely Planet guidebook before we left for Bali because it had such great Trip Advisor reviews and sounded like a good choice for a romantic evening. Then our hotel ended up being a few doors down from Three Monkeys so we ate there two nights in a… Read more »

Ubud, Bali

Our driver picked us up bright and early in Lovina and after a few more nauseating hours in the car we arrived in beautiful, green Ubud. A trip to Bali would not be complete without a visit to Ubud. The town is charming and loaded with temples, galleries and amazing restaurants. Often referred to as… Read more »

Loving Life in Lovina, Bali

Located on the north of Bali, Lovina is best known for its black sand beaches, easy access to the mountains, and proximity to world class snorkeling and diving destination Pulau Menjangan. Lovina stretches for 8 km along the coast and is actually made up of several small villages-Anturan, Kalibukbuk, Kaliasem and Tukad Mungg. Getting to… Read more »

The Gili Islands

I could barely contain my excitement as our boat pulled up on the shores of Gili Meno island. We’d just spent 2 hours packed into a fast boat traveling over rough seas with a chatty flight attendant from Switzerland who wouldn’t stop taking pictures of us. I could not wait to get off that boat… Read more »