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14 Apr Bali Kopi Luwak Coffee

When in Indonesia, and Bali in specific it's a must to try Kopi Luwak coffee at least once. You can get Starbucks when back at home but if you want a cup of Kopi Luwak coffee outside of Indonesia it will cost you. What Is Kopi Luwak? Kopi is the Indonesian word for coffee, and Luwak is a the local name of the Asian palm civet in Sumatra. Kopi luwak is the coffee that has been digested by an...

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11 Apr Ubud Monkey Forest Bali

Visiting the Ubud monkey forest in Bali is a must on all Bali itineraries. The Ubud monkey forest is visited by over 10,000 tourists a month, I mean look at these cute guys who wouldn't want to feed them bananas?! So what exactly is the monkey forest, where is it, how much doest it cost, etc? We're here to answer all your questions about the monkey forest!What Is The Ubud Monkey Forest? The Ubud monkey forest...

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07 Dec Quite possibly our favorite place…(So Far)

There are three small islands situated between the larger islands of Bali and Lombok in the Indonesian archipelago. Gili Air, Gili Meno, and Gili Trawangan seem to shoot off the northeast corner of Lombok, swirled in bright blue water. The largest of the three island is the one closest to Bali, named Gili Trawangan. Besides it's difficult to pronounce name it is perfect. This small spec of land was the last stop on our honeymoon to South East Asia. We fell...

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11 Nov As the sunsets on Bali…

Kuta beach, Bali is one of the world's most recognized surf beaches.  The area is so surf-centric most scooter rentals come with a board rack on the side. There is no shortage of board rentals, surf schools, and surf gear throughout the town. However as the sun goes down surfing is not the only thing going.Just before the sun starts to set the tide pulls out, and I mean way out. The water is drawn...

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11 Nov Balinese Cakes = Yum

We stumbled upon these tasty little guys while visiting Tanah Lot, the beautiful Hindu Temple overlooking the water. If you find someone selling these I would highly recommend trying them.I am pretty sure the makers of the fruit snack 'Gushers' took the idea from the Balinese cake. The cute little green and purple cakes I sampled while at the temple were a sweet coconut based treat. They are made of rice flour, palm sugar, & coconut....

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