Being voted the world’s favourite travel destination must count for something, right? Bali is the paradisal island that invokes wanderlust in all of us.
You will never fully comprehend the surreal beauty of Bali until you jump on a plane and see it with your own eyes. It’s a nature lover’s utopia with its long stretches of idyllic beaches, rainforest-like topography and magnificently flowing waterfalls, you will struggle to get yourself to leave this amazing island. If you do decide to stay for longer, you will definitely be welcomed by the island’s cordial inhabitants who are renowned for their positive demeanours and smiling faces.
It’s easy to overlook the cultural aspects of Bali and focus on its beauty, however, it is full of temples, rituals and religious festivals – all of which make it an amazingly fascinating and characterful holiday destination. Furthermore, if you are really looking to immerse yourself in the Balinese way of life, you certainly will not be disappointed by the cuisine of local eateries. Using an eclectic mix of spices, locally-sourced seafood and fresh vegetables, the regional dishes are a delight to the palette which will become even more satisfying when you see the bill.
Whether you’ve come to Bali to relax, explore or to party, the atmosphere of this exotic island is guaranteed to leave each one of its visitors with a smile on their faces and memories in their hearts.
Museum Puri Lukisan
Filled with Balinese art pieces, as well as exhibits by international artists, this museum helps you get a clearer image about the life of local people. Truly insightful and informative. And you get a free drink on top, how cool is that?
For those with the refined palette for fine-dining cuisine who want to avoid the often stuffy atmosphere that comes along with it, Locavore provides a relaxed experience that all about the food and nothing more. The award-winning chefs have even created a separate menu just for vegetarians.
Agung Rai Museum of Art
If you get to Ubud and are an art lover, Agung Rai Museum of Art is the place to go. Make sure you allocate at least a couple of hours to visit the venue. A great place to calm down from the lively streets of Ubud, absolute recommendation.
Prapen Jewelry & Artifacts
This family-run silversmiths workshop is a great place to visit to buy yourself an unusual gift as a memoir of your unforgettable trip. If you’re looking for a more unusual daytime activity in Bali, you can reserve a seat in the workshop where you can learn to create your own works of art.
Love Anchor Canggu Bali
This is one for the free-spirited. Love anchor is a bohemian market selling anything from accessories and clothing, to food and drinks. This is the perfect place to escape from the sun and gather some authentic souvenirs to take away from your blissful retreat.
One Eyed Jack
If you’re looking for a break from the Balinese cuisine, One Eyed Jack serves an eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary Japanese sharing plates. On top of this, their artisan cocktails have been highly-acclaimed by many of its visitors, making it the perfect place to kickstart your night.