Solo Travel in Bali

When I booked my fights to Bali I was beyond excited. I imagined sandy beaches, beautiful rice terraces, tropical drinks, exotic temples, and first class dive sites.  It didn’t disappoint. The beaches were busy, but nice. The rice terraces were gorgeous to walk through (when it wasn’t pouring rain). The temples were great to explore and…

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Bali Magic man

“Just one moment please.” I stood outside a colourful house about 25 minutes outside of Ubud. My friends and I were the only foreigners around, watching as local children played badminton in the street, laughing and giggling in the warm sun. Unlike in other non-tourist places, these children paid us no attention, no doubt used…

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Villa Lisa

I was exhausted. After 42 hours of travel from Ottawa to Bali I just wanted a shower and somewhere comfortable to sit, or preferably lay down. I stared out the window of the car as we left the bustling traffic of Seminyak behind and turned down a narrow street. The noise and activity suddenly ceased…

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