Air Terjun: The Full List of Waterfalls in Bali

Tina at Nungnung waterfall, Bali

Heat can become a real burden in Bali. In combination with the high humidity it can literally drag one down, making it tiring to set a step out of the air-conditioned coffee shop. While staying in Ubud, we tried to beat the load of heat rays by looking for cool water spots. Air Terjun or Waterfalls are the best refreshment on hot and sticky days Ubud is quite far from the beach or any place…

15 Things to Do in Ubud for the Budget Traveler

Sitting at Kiss Me Ketut

1. If you don’t rent a scooter, it can be difficult to get around Public transport on an island is commonly known to be unreliable to practically non existing. The same is true for Bali. Renting a scooter is the best way to explore the island in full depth, choosing your destinations independently and being flexible. For those who are afraid to drive a scooter, as the traffic can be scary and dangerous if you…

Where to Stay and Eat on a Budget in Ubud?

Walking along the Lotus ponds of Saraswati Temple in Ubud, Bali

Ubud is said to be the cultural heart of Bali after famous artists and spiritualists visited this place and got inspired by the creative environment. Since then, hordes of travelers set out for the town located in the midst of lush green rice fields. Ubud is praised to be the paradise for yoga fans and people with an alternative lifestyle. In the beginning of the 21st century Ubud became known as a popular backpacking destination.…

15 Things To Do in Mannheim and Heidelberg in Autumn

Heidelberg Old Bridge

Article published October 2015 and updated June 2023. Mannheim² Leben im Quadrat – Life. Squared Mannheim is a city located in the South-West of Germany, about an hour from Frankfurt. It´s mostly known for its grid layout translating every street into a coordinate. e.g. F2. This chessboard structure is why Mannheim is referred to as the “Quadratestadt” (square city). Internationally speaking Mannheim is not that well-known – and neither in Germany it is – however…

18 things away from being fascinated by the Azores – São Miguel

The Azores are a family of three main island groups with São Miguel representing the biggest. After being introduced to low-cost airlines, more and more people take the chance, to explore the mysterious archipelago. A far-reaching history of high activity in three volcanoes has created space for incredible nature, exotic birds and unique adventures. This sounded like the best call for us to book a flight from Lisbon to Ponta Delgada at a price, that…

De 12 mooiste uitzichtpunten voor zonsondergang in Lissabon

Als onze benen moe zijn na het verkennen van een nieuwe stad en de zon op het punt staat onder te gaan, verlangen we naar wat ontspanning. Na een lange dag is de zonsondergang een ideaal moment om te rusten, eventueel met een drankje erbij, en om na te denken over wat we op deze nieuwe plaats hebben gezien en wie we daar hebben ontmoet. Tijdens onze tijd in Lissabon hebben we veel zonsondergangen meegemaakt…