Bali Finale: Sukawati Market, Kintamani, Mount Batur + Lake Batur, Pura Tirta Empul, Tegalalang


Finally our Bali travelogue is coming to an end! Did I just hear some sigh of relief? It took us almost 6 months to complete the travel posts of a mere four days trip. I'm such a procrastinator, hehe! Towards the last day of our trip, we did some last minute shopping at Pasar Seni Sukawati. Don't bother to buy anything from other markets or tourist destinations because in Sukawati Market you … [Read more...]

Bebek Bengil/Dirty Duck Diner @ Ubud, Bali


For our full travel itinerary, please click here Apart from the overrated Ibu Oka Babi Guling, Bebek Bengil that is well-known for its crispy fried duck is another eating establishment located in Ubud, Bali. We made it a point to drop by towards the end of our holiday in Bali. The name Bebek Bengil/Dirty Duck has made it big across the region and internationally but have you ever wondered … [Read more...]

Bali Day 3: Pura Ulu Danu @ Bratan Lake, Bedugul & Tanah Lot


For our full travel itinerary, please click here From Pura Taman Ayun, we hope onto the MPV and continued our journey to Bratan Lake. Located next to inactive volcanos Mount Bratan and Mount Catur, it is the second largest lake in Bali. At 1000 metres above sea level, the weather is very cooling and comfortable over here. One of the main attraction here is the Pura Ulun Danu, a beautiful … [Read more...]

Bali Day 3 – SEE: Pura Taman Ayun, Mengwi


For our full travel itinerary, please click here. Our Bali trip is all about spa, food and sight seeing but not so much of sun and surf. Throughout the four days trip, we have visited quite a handful of temples and the Pura Taman Ayun ("Garden Temple in the Water") is one of them. Pura Taman Ayun was the royal temple of I Gusti Agung Anom, the founder of the Mengwi kingdom. Originally dating … [Read more...]

Day3 – EAT: Babi Guling @ Ibu Oka, Ubud – SHOP: Pasar Ubud


For our full travel itinerary, please click here. After a good night's sleep at Tegal Sari, we woke up fairly late to enjoy our brunch at Ibu Oka, located just across the street from the Royal Palace. FYI, they open around 11AM and it is advisable to hog for a seat as the tables are limited. We reached the place by 1030am, because the guys wanted to good pictures sans the crowd. Such … [Read more...]

Tegal Sari @ Ubud, Bali


For our full travel itinerary, please click here One of the highlights of our Bali Trip is the amazing stay in Tegal Sari, Ubud. From RP300,000 (RM110) to RP 600,000 (RM 220) (+10% tax), it was really worth the money paid for. Service was impeccable! The staffs were really helpful and friendly; and it is not any worst than some of the 5 stars hotels out there. Our wooden room (RP 400,000) … [Read more...]

Naughty Nuri’s Warung & Grill @ Ubud, Bali


For our full travel itinerary, please click here. We rate Naughty Nuri's Warung and Grill as one of the best restaurants we have dined at in Bali throughout our four days trip. Their ribs were outstanding -  so tender and the meat falls right off the bone easily. This unpretentious roadside shack is run by Indonesian Nuri Suryatmi and her affable New Yorker husband Brian Aldinger. Other … [Read more...]

Day 2: EAT: Warung Made – SEE: Ground Zero Memorial & Pantai Kuta – SPA – SEE: Nusa Dua Beach – SEE: Tirtha Bali Chapel – SEE: Pura Uluwatu


For our full travel itinerary, please click here. Continuing from Day 1 - EAT: Seafood at Jimbaran Bay (Lia’s Cafe) - SEE: Jalan Legian, Kuta – STAY: Tune Hotel, Jalan Kahyangan Suci (Off Jalan Pantai Kuta)... We started off the day with an early breakfast at Made (Pronounced Mah-deh) Warung, Jalan Pantai Kuta. The restaurant specializes in local Balinese food, as well as Japanese and … [Read more...]

Bali Day 1: EAT: Seafood at Jimbaran Bay – SEE: Jalan Legian, Kuta – STAY: Tune Hotel


For our full travel itinerary, please click here doing some last minute planning at LCCT Got our tickets for RM 80 from the Air Asia zero fare sales a year ago and in a blink of an eye, we were all ready for our Bali trip! Our driver, Mr. Bagus picked us up from the airport and sent us straight to Jimbaran Beach for dinner. I've got a lot of emails asking about Mr. Bagus, so I'll share … [Read more...]

Kopi Luwak @ Yoga Coffee Maker & Plantation, Bali


For our full travel itinerary, please click here. What do you get when you have luwak (civet cat)... coffee bean... and luwak's poop? … [Read more...]

Executive Summary of Our 4D3N Bali Trip


I know you guys love this; so here you go. NOTE: SEE = sightseeing EAT = dining options STAY = accomodation of the night BOLD = recommended non BOLD = not recommended IDR 10,000 = RM 3.65 I’ve got a lot of emails asking about the driver Mr. Bagus, so I’ll share my opinions here. You can reach him at <> The Good: Mr. Bagus is very … [Read more...]

We Are Back from Bali!


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