Category Archives: Indonesia


Daily Offerings: Canang Sari

You cannot walk the streets of Ubud without seeing heaps of offerings, called canang sari.  And I do mean heaps. As aView full post »


Barong and Legong Waksirsa Dance

Every night in Ubud you can hear the drums of traditional gamelan musicians and drive by crowded temples full ofView full post »


Durian, And Other Odd Fruits

Durian is infamous in this part of the world.  Well known for its unpleasant odor, I’ve heard tell that certainView full post »


Pura Saraswati

Would you believe that this gorgeous temple, with it’s serene lotus pond,  is tucked behind a Starbucks? IView full post »


Month Nine Recap

Where We’ve Been Sydney and Katoomba in Australia, and Ubud in Indonesia The Highs Watching the fireworks on New YearView full post »


Spa Day

I may love traveling in and out of different environments every month (or week), but my skin decidedly does not.  ToView full post »


Balinese Cooking Class

Bali has some of the best local cuisine we’ve found since Peru.  Granted, we mostly eat at home, but we’veView full post »


Our Sweet Ride

When we started looking at houses to rent near Ubud, I had some anxiety.  All the villas were a 10-15 minute drive fromView full post »


Sacred Monkey Forest

We have been to many, many places that claim to offer monkey sightings for tourists.  Usually what they have to offerView full post »