Bali Archive

Trip Update 5

It has been a long long time since we last did a trip update. So on new years eve, in the last few hours of 2014, we decided to sit down, turn on the recorder and get one done. What resulted is fairly rambling. That is partly because of the huge amount of time

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Bali Round Up For Long Term Travelers

We are now at the tail end of our two month stay in Bali. We’ve spent two months here as part of our ongoing quest to find places to spend bigger chunks of time in the future. How has Bali stacked up? We knew going in that convenient access back to Perth was going

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Two Months In Bali, How Much Did We Spend?

We stayed on the island of Bali in Indonesia for 59 days, lets call it two months. We spent a grand total of AUD $3367.92 during that time. ¬†We certainly didn’t live like kings or queens and we also didn’t live like paupers… we lived a “just right for us” life. It is important

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Kerobokan, Bali For Long Term Travellers Like Us

Kerobokan in Bali is quite the intriguing mish mash of places. You can find the famous Kerobokan prison, not that you would ever want to actually visit the place. Ample fairly awesome condos, rooms, villas and houses to rent and buy can be found in Kerobokan. And, you can also find some of the

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Candidasa, Bali For Long Term Travellers Like Us

Candidasa or Candi Dasa is a small village located on the east side of Bali. The drive from the airport takes approximately 90 minutes. The drive from Ubud is about the same. It is a very relaxing place but the pros and cos of Candidasa pretty much cancel each other out. Beachside hotels and

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Bicycle Tour Of Bali

While in Ubud we took the opportunity to go on a bicycle tour of the area. There’s a multitude of people offering tours and we opted for Bali Budaya based on them having a nice brochure. It’s very scientific. They picked us up bright and early and drove us and the rest of our

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Ubud, Bali For Long Term Travellers Like Us

Yoga, meditation, breathing classes, re-birthing, and tantric retreats. I may not be totally into these things but there are plenty of expats living in Ubud that are. This is the place you want to hang out if you want to eat healthy, breathe healthy and just live life simply. Most long-term expats stay just

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What Things Cost At Carrefour In Bali, Indonesia

One of the first things we do when sizing up a place to stay long-term is to check out the prices in a supermarket. The bigger the supermarket the better as then you will be able to find all the things you actually need / want to help make your time even more awesome.

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Sanur, Bali For Long Term Travellers Like Us

The sleepy beachside village, but more like a city, of Sanur in Bali was our next stop on our “lets find a suitable place or three in Bali to keep coming back to” tour. I liked the place, Andrew did not. Of course, we don’t have to agree on everything but we do need

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