Tag Archives : Travel

FOOD COMA IN NHA TRANG


Ditch the fancy restaurants & explore the streets for some street food with the locals. If anything you’re far more safe when it comes to being able to see your food being prepared in front of you on the streets vs dishes from restaurants/plazas. I’ve been to Vietnam countless times & not once have I experienced food poisoning with street food. Unfortunately, most…

EAT LIKE A LOCAL IN NORTH VIETNAM


  There’s really no other way to discover the heart of a country than to embrace its culture by eating like a local. I mean how else are you really going to experience ‘different’ if you don’t try to ‘blend in’. No matter how many times I’ve been to North Vietnam, my taste buds are reawakened each time I visit. I…

Jatiluwih Rice Field, Tabanan


  Jatiluwih Rice Field,   We did a cycling tour in Tabanan with @balibypedals where we got to enjoy the countryside & Balinese culture. The calmness here was quite comforting, such a great experience away from all the hustle & bustle of Bali.  The tour took us about 2.5 – 3hrs from start to finish. It started off with a short walk…

Ubud, The Cultural Heart of Bali


  Cultural Center   We took a day trip to Ubud with a local driver which cost us 100,000 IDR/person for 6hr hire. Apart from walking, I think this has got to be one of the best ways to explore/experience Bali. The drivers are ever so friendly & social plus they don’t invade your personal space. If you were to…

Gianyar Night Market


  A Taste of   I love watching food being prepared in front of me & that’s exactly what this place offers, an experience of the true aspect of local life. The Gianyar Night Market was crowded with small stalls selling everything from food/drinks/desserts to live pets, clothing items, fashion accessories & kids stuff at ridiculously cheap prices. We were only…

Uluwatu Temple


  A Balinese Hindu     Such vibrant vibes here at the Uluwatu Temple with flowers at every corner. It’s one of the nine directional temples of Bali meant to protect it from evil spirits. I really loved the cliff-top setting of this temple. The views of the ocean horizon & from the bottom of the water surging up against rocks are remarkable. We…