Ubud Palace

This was the palace of the kings of Ubud until the 1940s, and it’s still inhabited by the last king’s descendants. Parts of the complex are off limits to the public, but entry to the rest is free. You can wander around most of the large compound exploring the many traditional and not excessively ornate buildings. Take time to appreciate the stone carvings, many by noted local artists like I Gusti Nyoman Lempad. If you visit this palace on SundayRead more

Kanto Lampo Waterfall

Compared to the beaches and the rice paddies, Bali’s waterfalls are often overlooked – which I think is such a shame. Here we have the hidden Tegenungan Waterfall, the mesmerising Aling Aling and Gitgit Waterfalls, and of course the majestic and elusive Sekumpul Waterfalls. Then there’s the slightly under-the-radar Kanto Lampo. Located in Beng Village in Gianyar. Parking is not an issue, and walking down to get a full view of the waterfall is easy too. All you have toRead more

Tegenungan Waterfall

Bali is home to countless waterfalls with beautiful scenery and a calming atmosphere. One of the island’s most beautiful, yet relatively unexplored, waterfalls is Tegenungan waterfall in Kemenuh village, Sukawati. The waterfall is isolated but has become a popular tourist attraction to explore and relax. It is one of the few waterfalls in Bali that is not located in highlands or mountainous area. The amount and clarity of the water at the site depends on rainfall but it contains greenRead more

Tegallalang Rice Terraces

Bali’s natural beauty comes in countless forms but the rice terraces create some of the island’s most awe-inspiring backdrops. The Tegalalang rice terraces in Ubud are famous place for snapping photos of what feels like the brightest green you’ll ever see, an interesting path to hike and small villages to explore. The rice fields’ terraces are works of art. The fields are various shades of green and are extremely well maintained. The coconut trees still give an extra charm. Be sureRead more

Mengening Temple

Mengening temple is located at the North of the Pura Candi Gunung Kawi. Based on the findings of the doorway therefore the Asylum History and Antiquities of Bali is began to make observations in the field and was followed by a rescue excavation. This effort finally succeeded in finding the remains of an ancient building that allegedly form a prasada, which may originate from the time of the King Anak Wungsu. Mengening Temple Jalan Tirta No.25M, Sareseda, Tampaksiring, Kabupaten Gianyar,Read more

Ubud Traditional & Arts Market

The Ubud main market never loses its unique charm. Located in the center of Ubud, it’s very easy to find. There are many local artists displaying their work and loads of merchandise for sale. You can find both traditional and modern crafting, like mats, clothes and paintings, for a very good price. But we are also sure that you will find your daily groceries over there, especially your fruits and veggies. They sell plenty of those, healthy and fresh! YouRead more

Goa Gajah

Goa Gajah is a significant Hindu archaeological site located in Bedulu, just 10 minutes outside of Ubud in Bali. Locally known as the Elephant Cave because of its close proximity to the Elephant River. Goa Gajah is thought to date back to at least the 11th century, was escavated in 1922. The centerpiece here is a cave, the entrance to which is an ornately carved demon’s mouth. Inside are some fragmentary lingam and yoni statues, as well as a statue of Ganesha.Read more

Taman Mumbul Temple

The water temple, lake, bathing pools and surrounds at picturesque Tirta Taman Mumbul Sangeh is an idyllic and serene spot to take a break and maybe partake in a ritual water cleanse. Not far from Sangeh Monkey Forest, 250 metres down a short steep road from Jalan Raya Sangeh, the area was mostly only visited by locals prior to early 2016, when it was developed as a tourist attraction. Huge trees, shading an expansive clear green pool, more akin toRead more

Campuhan Bridge

Campuhan Bridge, as it’s name suggest, is a bridge in Campuhan area. About 1 km west of Ubud center, Bali. It’s situated right next to Blanco Museum. The suspension foot bridge and concrete road bridge, over the Wos river ravine in Ubud. This bridge has another name: The bridge of love. Many couples from around the world put a padlocks on some parts of the bridge. As a symbol and hope for long lasting relationship. This bridge seemed quite oldRead more

Monkey Forest Ubud

Hundreds of playful and interactive Macaque monkeys call the sacred forest home and roam freely around the tree canopy and temple complex. Cuddle up with these amazing local monkeys at the Monkey Forest sanctuary. See mother and their newborns, up close and personal, take as many pictures as you like, even feed the monkeys bananas! Instagram @achmadsholeh Instagram @7vensuns Instagram @2almasviajeras Instagram @lovelypepa Instagram @lovelypepaRead more

Goa Garba

Goa Garba is located in Banjar Sawa Gunung, Pejeng Kelod village, Tampaksiring, Gianyar, Bali lies under the Pengukur-Ukuran Temple, above the Pakerisan River. It is a natural site that exudes calm estimated to have been built in the 12th century during the reign of King Jaya Pangus. Goa means “cave” and Garba means “in the belly of the earth”. Goa Garba exudes calmness and is believed to be the meditation site of the giant Kebo Iwa, an ancient Balinese Hindu militaryRead more