• Bali bike tour Ubud
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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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    Swinging your way around Bali – the best swings in Ubud

    The best swings in Ubud, Bali I didn’t do it for many years, but during my recent trip in Bali I found myself on a swing again. High above a gorge, right in the middle of the Balinese jungle. For just a few moments I forgot all my worries and felt five years old again. I closed my eyes and was pulled back in time, to the long summers where I used to swing in my parents’ back yard all day long. Careless and free, not even realizing what the world had to offer me. Now, some thirty years later, I went swinging again.   You have probably seen them…

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    My favorite hotels in Ubud, Bali

    My four best hotels in Ubud, Bali If you visit my website more often, you may by now know I spent quite a bit of time in various hotels in Ubud over the past years. In all honesty, Ubud is quite crowded and touristic, yet I enjoyed it a lot. You can take massages for just a couple of bucks, do the amazing Campuhan Ridge Walk, chill at the pool and enjoy the most amazing Balinese foods. Ubud also is the starting point for a quite a few nice adventures, such as going to The Bali Swing and climbing the Batur volcano. I spent a little more time in Ubud…

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    Hiking the Campuhan Ridge Walk in Ubud, Bali

    When I first arrived in Ubud it was late at night. All I saw were city lights, taxis, scooters and a lot of tourists. This was most definitely not the Ubud I hoped to see but as I just arrived from Europe a few hours earlier, I was too tired to really think about that. The next few days I spent traveling around Ubud. I climbed Batur volcano, cycled through the rice fields north of the city and went to the Bali Swing. After a week I left Ubud behind and took off for new adventures on Gili Air ankyscd I climbed Mount Rinjani in Lombok. However upon return to…