KUTA BEACH: I DON’T HATE IT HERE

Kuta seems to be one of those mystical places that people either love or hate. Reading about it as I decided whether or not we wanted to spend time here, I pictured a whirl of McDonalds restaurants and cheap bars frequented by skin cancer tanned white people with tattoos and braids. I did not envision […]

FIVE DAYS IN UBUD

We spent five days in Ubud eating, praying and loving, aka wandering around among the independent women in their mid-thirties wearing flowing clothes and not needing a man to complete them.  From what I had read and heard from others, I pictured Ubud as a place I would fit in, and when we left Kuta […]

SURVIVAL TIPS FOR SACRED MONKEY FOREST, UBUD

Ubud’s Sacred Monkey Forest is temple complex and natural reserve which is home to over six hundred  long tailed macaques. We visited the Monkey Forest in Ubud twice during the few days we were there.  Of all the places we visited in Bali, I think this was Sam’s favourite. They are a fairly confident bunch and certainly not […]

KOREAN AIR STOPOVER SITUATION

Some of you may not be aware that I am an international flight wizard. If I had a very mild superpower, it would probably be hooking up sweet as cheap flights. Once, a friend of a friend was bragging to me about how she found return flights to Delhi for $2400, and much to her […]