30/07/2018 ChandreBo

When the beaches of the island are named “Dream” and “Sunset” you know you are heading for something special. Lembongan is just that. Special from start to finish. If you want to scuba or snorkel this is a must-stop on your Bali trip. Or if you just want some spectacular views and fun in the sun. From driving through mangrove forests on our tiny scooters, to driving out to cliffs on those very same scooters Lembongan was an adventure. Getting to Lembongan We took Marlin Fast Boat from mainland Bali to Lembongan. The service included pick up from our hotel in…

31/05/2018 ChandreBo

Consider yourself more of a traveler and less of a tourist? Want to immerse yourself in the arts, crafts and culture of Bali? Then Ubud is a must-stop on your adventures.   For many, Ubud is considered the cultural home of Bali, and is the literal home of one of the Balinese Royal Families. The town is surrounded by workshops specializing in wood carving, silver smiths, textiles and art. My personal favourite, the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary is also in Ubud. This town has plenty to see, more to buy and amazing foods to eat. The main streets are full of…

18/04/2018 ChandreBo 1Comment

Kuta was the first stop on our Bali trip. It was also the closest stop to the airport! After 24 hours in transit, we didn’t want to travel much further, so we didn’t. We spent our first few days in Kuta just recovering from the flight, swimming and getting our bearings!   What you need to know about Kuta Kuta is probably the most “touristy” part of Bali. Perhaps because it is close to the airport, great swimming beaches and big malls. Kuta was definitely the most ‘modern’ and built up of the areas that we visited. This is where you…

23/03/2018 ChandreBo 2Comment

If you’ve kept an eye on my instagram account, then you will be keenly aware of the fact that I recently returned home from Bali. The trip was a massive surprise for my 30th birthday from my super-awesome-amazing husband, and two beyond fantastic friends. Mauritz and I went to Bali for our honeymoon (we called it our Balimoon) three years ago. I literally set our wedding date so that we could have a two week honeymoon and be back home for Mauritz to celebrate his 30th birthday with friends and family. When he booked our honeymoon he decided that he…