There are many special places to visit in Bali, Indonesia’s beautiful and spiritual island that Vogue recommends as one of the top five places to travel this spring. The good news is, you don’t need a big budget to enjoy a beautiful Bali road trip itinerary. Read on for a backpacking Bali route that will […]
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Bali is an incredibly special island, full of spirituality and beauty. But it is becoming increasingly busy so you need to know where to go.
To the south of the island you have Uluwatu and Sanur, where I found a fabulous beachfront yoga studio and went back to school to learn Balinese massage. To the east you have the laid-back black sand beach resorts of Amed, where you can scuba dive a famous shipwreck. From Amed you can catch a fast boat to the nearby Gili Islands which are well-loved by backpackers.
In the heart of Bali, among the forested mountains you will find the peaceful village of Munduk where you can explore the waterfalls, see incredible sunsets and embark on a thrilling off-road adventure tour. Then to the west you have the lesser known beach towns of Pemuteran and Balian which are well worth a visit.
Browse my posts below for my top tips on the best Bali destinations and inspiring things to do in Bali. Alternatively, read my round-up of all the most stunning places to visit in Bali here.
During my road trip around Bali, I discovered a quiet, relaxed and naturally beautiful beach on Bali’s unspoilt and uncrowded west coast. It quickly became one of my favourite beaches in Bali. Here is my guide to the best things to do in Balian Beach, Bali. What you need to know about Balian Beach, Bali […]
The town of Ubud, on the Indonesian island of Bali, is spellbinding. Only a few days in this lively yoga community among the rice fields will leave you feeling relaxed and reflective. I stayed for two wonderful months in Bali and returned to Ubud a year later, like many travellers who fall in love with […]
Pemuteran, Bali is a tranquil fishing village in the west of this popular Indonesian island. It feels a world away from the crowds of tourists that visit other parts of Bali. Pemuteran’s beautiful beach and inspiring sea and mountain views make it a serene hideaway, but there are plenty of activities here too. Here are […]