Bali

Bali Food Safari, Ubud.

Bali Food Safari, Ubud.

Nearly two three months later, I’m finally finishing up on our visit to Bali.  Better late than never, yes? So, here’s the concept of the Bali Food Safari: 3 plates x 4 restaurants, 1 van, 1 city — a well-organized mystery dining experience.  Staying in […]

BLANCO par Mandiff: Intimate dining in Ubud.

BLANCO par Mandiff: Intimate dining in Ubud.

After Locavore and the next night of stuffing our faces with Bali Food Safari (another post I need to get around to, a recommended experience BTW), we opted to go for lunch (a birthday treat for Hubs) at Blanco par Mandif.  As crowded as Locavore […]

Locavore: #49 in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants.

Locavore: #49 in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants.

In planning the trip to Bali, Hubs and I evenly broke the time between diving and eating — which, if I’m honest, is my favorite kind of travel.  High on my list was an evening at Locavore, which is listed as #49 in the Top […]

Villa Markisa: Secluded Diving Oasis.

Villa Markisa: Secluded Diving Oasis.

With a three-hour drive from Denpasar Airport, the tiny driveway to Villa Markisa sneaks up quite quickly in the quieter northeast section of Bali.  With plenty of staff on hand, our bags were quickly whisked to rooms (either in the main house or the free […]

Four Seasons Sayan: My #1 hotel in the world.

Four Seasons Sayan: My #1 hotel in the world.

Having finished our experience in the north of Bali (Tulamben), we ‘drove’ over some ‘roads’ to reach the city of Ubud.  Now, I have been creeping on the Four Seasons Sayan website since we made the booking and I can tell you the property is […]