Archive for November, 2011

Nov 28 2011

Yoga in Ubud

Published by under Ubud,Yoga

When you say Ubud, some people may think “Yoga!”  — or, even, “Hippies!” — yet the offerings may not be quite as extensive as the tourist-town’s reputation would have you expect. Yoga Barn really has the market cornered for yoga in the style that Westerners are after, while Taksu is another decent offering, though it … read the full post

Nov 25 2011

Clear Cafe Ubud

Published by under Food,Ubud

If you like your food healthy and imaginative — even somewhat worshipful — make a beeline to stunning Clear Cafe when you’re in Ubud. The spot, tucked away on Jalan Hanoman so within walking distance of most guesthouses in Ubud’s central area, has been open a year or two now, and it’s surely testament to … read the full post

Nov 21 2011

Japanese food in Sanur: Part 1

Published by under Food,Sanur

Japanese cuisine is fairly easy to find in Bali, and Sanur on the southeast coast has a good selection of places, from the newish and  sleek-lined on the beach through to a few old standards where the emphasis is on comfort. Let’s kick off with new Minami, the second branch of the well-regarded Ubud original. … read the full post

Nov 17 2011

Yoga in Bali: Seminyak/Canggu

Published by under Canggu,Seminyak,Yoga

Having covered a few yoga studios in Sanur, it’s time to have a squizz at the Seminyak and Canggu areas of Bali. Top of the list for a drop-in class while you’re holidaying in this area of Bali has to be stunning, back-to-nature Desa Seni, with its open-air, alang-alang roofed Tri Murti studio. This is … read the full post

Nov 08 2011

Where to eat Balinese food in Bali?

Published by under Food

UPDATE, November 2013: We’d add Merah Putih and Mamasan to our list of places to consider heading for Balinese food. Merah Putih focuses on Indonesian dishes, both classic and modern, but you’ll find a scattering of Balinese selections in among these, while Mamasan has a variety of Asian dishes, including some Balinese selections as well. … read the full post