• March 3, 2016 • Do • Views: 3596

    Going local at the 2016 Ubud Food Festival

    Over the past year, I've been based in Ubud working - amongst other things - as the publicist for the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, the Bali Emerging Voices Festival and the newly launched Ubud Food Festival. ...

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  • November 11, 2014 • Eat • Views: 4427

    Exploring the culinary delights of Ubud

    It shames me that I managed to pass eight weeks in one of Indonesia’s most renowned culinary locations and didn’t manage to post a single blog. I blame the hedonistic lifestyle of Ubud, how you can flit from one café to the next...

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  • September 5, 2014 • Do • Views: 4768

    Ubud Writers and Readers Festival

    I recently descended upon the lush greenery of Bali's cultural capital and home to the infamous Ubud Writers and Readers Festival, Southeast Asia's largest and most celebrated literary event...

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  • May 14, 2014 • Drink • Views: 6114

    Sundowners at Kupu Kupu

    If you're sick of Ubud's endless rice fields and looking for a change of scenery, the views don't come much better than Kupu Kupu Barong Resort and Spa...

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  • May 14, 2014 • Do • Views: 4792

    Up close and personal at the Sacred Monkey Forest

    Few people can fail to contain a smile (or scream) watching the residents of Ubud's Sacred Monkey Forest wile away their day, whether it be eating, sleeping, climbing, fighting or just watching tourists wander by...

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  • May 14, 2014 • Do • Views: 9103

    Massage with a view at Cantika Zest

    This gorgeous beauty spa on the outskirts of Ubud is designed to make the most of its natural surroundings, where you can have a facial, massage or a mani-pedi while overlooking the scenery and batting off giant butterflies....

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  • May 14, 2014 • Eat • Views: 5103

    Pick your own lunch at Bodag Maliah

    Like so many places in Ubud, Bodag Maliah, or 'overflowing basket' in Balinese, is grounded in the concept of organic, fresh and delicious food. What makes this place so special, however, is the atmosphere in which you eat it...

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