As we had two weeks in Ubud and a motorbike, we decided to take a weekend to explore other parts of Bali. So we headed off to Amed, a stretch of coast in East Bali, incorporating seven villages. The drive from Ubud is a fairly boring slog along main roads until the last hour… Read more of "A weekend in Amed, Bali"
When we heard that the most expensive coffee in the world, kopi luwak (a.k.a. civet coffee or cat poop coffee), was being produced down the road, we figured we'd better give it a try. To clarify, civet coffee involves civets (similar to weasels) eating coffee berries, which then… Read more of "The most expensive coffee in the world"
In Kuala Lumpur, a Russian girl we met told us that she had moved to Bali because it was the most beautiful place she had ever seen. And that's about right. Ubud was our first stop in Bali and it instantly felt like home. There's a great mix of traditional Balinese culture and… Read more of "A home away from home in Ubud, Bali"