Collected by Amanda Croy
Gili Trawangan, Gili Indah, Pemenang, North Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
The Gili Islands lie off the coast of Lombok and are only accessible by boat. There are three laws on the islands: no dogs, no motorised vehicles of any kind, and no police. Because there are no motorised vehicles, horses and their carts (cidomos)...
Petulu, Ubud, Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia
Oggle the Ogoh-ogohs in Ubud Bali during the Balinese New Year Ngrupuk parade, a grand procession in which the Ogoh-ogohs, giant statues created in the form of mythological beings and demons, are lifted on bamboo poles and carried through the...
Munduk, Banjar, Buleleng Regency, Bali, Indonesia
I spent 5 days driving a motorbike around the island of Bali and Munduk was easily one of my favorite places. A small town at the top of a mountain range at the north end of the island, from some points in Munduk (including the balcony outside my...
JL Jambangan, Banjar Baung, Desa Sayan Ubud, Bali, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
People see beautiful rice paddy photos before they visit Bali, and often they arrive not knowing how to seek out those gorgeous landscapes. A guided cycling tour is a lovely way to take it in. This company takes you into the hills by car, then you...
Jatiluwih, Penebel, Tabanan Regency, Bali, Indonesia
The rice terraces of the Tabanan region of Bali are so extensive and stacked to such heights that they were given UNESCO World Heritage status. The most impressive views begin at the village of Jatiluwih, which lies in the center of the island...
Jl. Raya Sampalan, Dawan, Kabupaten Klungkung, Bali 80761, Indonesia
Among the verdant rice fields, quiet villages and cerulean seas of eastern Bali lies the bustling Klungkung market. Here visitors will find large baskets of snake fruit, ginger, dried sardines, durian, boiled eggs soaked in lemongrass, garlic and...
Pecatu, South Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali, Indonesia
One of the best places to watch the sun set is from the cliffs of Pura Luhur Uluwatu, or the site of the old Uluwatu Temple on the island of Bali. The dramatic cliffs overlook the ocean, and arriving before sunset allows you to explore before...
Jl. Raya Ubud No.8, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
On our way to see Ubud Palace (and check if the nearby suckling pig joint was open), my travel companion and I were surprised by a tropical afternoon rainstorm. We were able to duck into a cafe as the rain started coming down in full force, but...
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