Ubud is located in the central foothills of the Gianyar regency, on the island of Bali, Indonesia. Ubud was made into one of Bali’s most famous destinations when it appeared in the movie “Eat, Pray, Love’ with Julia Roberts.
It still encompasses what I envision authentic Indonesia should look like. Lush green rice fields, waving palm trees, friendly locals and cheap but delicious food. It was definitely one of my favorite stops during my May 2018 exploration of the tropical island.
Ubud is known as the spiritual home of the island, but your local experience wouldn’t be complete without a wander around the rice fields, lunch at one of the many local coffee shops, an afternoon with some monkeys, or a visit to one of the many beautiful temples.
It, therefore, makes for a perfect relaxing getaway and offers you a unique insight into Balinese living.
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I am currently in Bali, Indonesia. In order to make sure I can enjoy my travels, I need to stay healthy. For the last few months, I have been struggling with my health due to IBS. So staying healthy for me is easier said than done, especially when traveling in Asia. The long flight, the food, water, and the heat are some of the things you need to take into consideration when trying to maintain your health.
In this post, I will show you what I do to stay healthy during my travels so that hopefully you can do the same.
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Don’t we all dream of traveling wherever our hearts would take us? Just quitting your day job, grab your passport and hop on a plane too…. hmmmm.. where too?
Underneath I will show you some of my favorite destinations if I had the time and money to go. Hopefully giving you some inspiration along the way.
Sydney, my home away from home. This city has so much to offer. From sprawling beaches to hustling suburbs and amazing nature reserves all within reach.
In this blog post, I will show you the ins-and-outs of Sydney living and everything you should see when visiting this amazing city. Continue reading “CITY GUIDE TO SYDNEY”
My next trip is coming up soon and I am in the preparation stage. I have looked up quite a bit of information and thought that I might as well compile it into a post for you.
So, in this blog post, I will show you the basic information that you need to know when traveling to Bali, Indonesia. What visa do you need, what sockets do they have as well as some of the sights that you could visit whilst on the island.
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Amsterdam, the capital city of the Netherlands is known for its ‘crazy’ side, but the city has so much more to offer than just legalized drugs and prostitution. In today’s blog, I will show you the softer side of the city.
The amazing architecture, the canals, the museums and the lovely little markets are just some of the reasons you should visit this fantastic city.
Falling in love with Amsterdam is easy when you know where to go and what to look for.
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India is a country you either love or hate.
This is what I was told when I decided to do my first international internship there. Back then I was studying Tourism and Leisure management in the Netherlands, and as part of it, you had to do at least one internship abroad.
Two of my closes friends also decided to go to India so we were placed in the same hotel in Mahabalipuram. I won’t go into my internship itself, but I will try to describe what it was like as 3 Caucasian girls trying to live in India.
Mamallapuram or Mahabalipuram, is a small town located between the Bay of Bengal and the Great Salt Lake, in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It’s known for its temples and monuments built by the Pallava dynasty in the 7th and 8th centuries. The Seafront Shore Temple comprises 3 ornate granite shrines. Krishna’s Butter Ball is a massive boulder balanced on a small hill near the Ganesha Ratha stone temple.
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