Goodbye Bali

Finally, an end to a week in Bali. I would rate this trip 3/5. I will not say it blew me away and Ubud was this trip’s saving grace. Would I return to Bali? Most likely not. Perhaps I may try Lombok. Food here is mainly very tasty and the spices used different from Malaysian…

Bali : Sang Spa, Ubud

One of the best spas experience I have been to. The massage was solid. They arrange pick up for you wherever you are in Ubud. The price is affordable. What more would you ask for? Sang Spa is rated one of the top massages in Ubud on Tripadvisor. You must try the¬†Good Kharma Body Massage…

Bali : Rai Pasti, Ubud

On a long walk in Ubud, we searched for a restaurant named Rai Pasti. Rai is actually the sister of Ibu Oka. From Jln Monkey Forest and walking towards Ubud Central, you will find this warung. This is not to be confused with Ibu Rai which is a warung further up the road. When at…

Bali : A walk in the fields of Ubud

After breakfast, I wanted to venture up north into the paddy fields. I asked the staff at Samara and they told me it would be a 2-3 hour hike to go up into the hills and do a U-turn to head down the other side into Ubud Central. I was still in my crutches but…

Bali : All in a day’s travel, Ubud

Take a short walk down to Ubud Central after your breakfast. It was time to explore Ubud on foot. The Ubud Market is right in the center of town. Here, you can get daily supplies of food and vegetables and also the usual tourist¬†souvenirs. Pictured below, is the entry to the underground section of the…

Bali : Babi Guling Ibu Oka, Ubud

Everyone who has been to Bali, will recommend Babi Guling. In Ubud, the ever popular Ibu Oka has throngs of people lining up to buy a plate of babi guling. Ibu Oka is acknoweldged by locals as having the best babi guling in Bali. It was a tall order to fill but the locals seem…

Bali : Breakfast in Ubud

It was just during breakfast that the skies were dark blue and the day was setting up to be warm and humid. Having breakfast at The Samara, you are greeted with wonderful scenery. Sip your coffee while you enjoy the morning serenity. The Bali coffee suits me perfectly as it is not strong but flavorful.…