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    Bali for beginners: tips for (female) solo travel in Bali

    Welcome to this article with Bali tips for first time travellers and solo travel female in Bali. Although I have traveled almost the entire planet, I found my first trip to Bali quite exciting. No idea why, because you can read everywhere that it’s an easy destination, especially for a first time in Asia. Despite this not being my first time in Asia, it was my first time alone in Asia. In this post, I’ll tell you all about solo travel in Bali and Bali for first timers.   This article was first published in 2018 and fully updated in 2022     Bali travel tips for solo female travelers…

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    Fifty shades of green at the Jatiluwih rice terraces in Bali

    While I’m writing this, I’m in my homestay in Canggu, Bali. Even though I planned on relaxing and working during this Bali workation, I couldn’t resist checking out a couple of sights. One of them are the Jatiluwih rice terraces, the most beautiful rice terraces in Bali according to many.   During last year’s visit to Bali, I ended my journey with a visit to Tegalalang, the most famous rice fields just outside of Ubud. Even though it was absolutely stunning, it also was way too busy for my taste. It was nearly impossible to take pictures without other tourists in it and I disliked the fact that I was…

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    Bike tour Ubud: cycling through Bali’s rice fields

    Welcome to this article about cyclin in Ubud, Bali. Have you seen ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ where Liz Gilbert cycles through the Bali rice fields? It’s very romanticized and I figured it would be hard to find such scenery when in Bali. I had heard that the Ubud area has changed a lot over the years and that I shouldn’t expect too much of it. However being Dutch, I figured that exploring Bali by bike would be a fun activity. I looked around for a bit and eventually found a Bali bike tour that I really ended up enjoying. Here’s more about it, enjoy reading about my experiences on this Ubud…

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    Gili Air tips & the best outdoor things to do on Gili Air

    Welcome to this article with Gili Air Tips. It inclused really cool outdoor things to do on Gili Air. During my trip to Indonesia I visited Bali, Lombok and Gili Air. This last island is one of the Gili Islands and is located right in front of the Lombok coast line. It’s a popular place to visit among young people and the white sand beaches that you cannot find in Bali, can be found here.   There are three islands: Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air. The first one is also the biggest one and also nicknames Gili T. This is the party island where most people head out…