Relaxing in Ubud’s Lotus Cafe, Bali

The town of Ubud, in the center of Bali, Indonesia, is a relaxing place to visit. My sons and I had fun¬†exploring when we were here for a holiday and made Ubud our base for some days. One place we stopped off at a few times in our wanderings around town was the pretty Lotus…

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Admiring the Pura Taman Ayun temple in Bali, Indonesia

The beautiful Indonesian island of Bali is filled with picturesque Hindu temples. Locals have a joke that there are at least 1-2 temples per resident. Pura means temple, and the Pura Taman Ayun means the Temple of the Vast Garden, and is well worth a visit if you’re in nearby Ubud or Denpasar. Figures from…

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Monkeying around in Bali, Indonesia

Since I visited Bali last summer with two active boys in tow, I can recommend lots of places kids will love on this beautiful Indonesian island. I’ve already posted about the Bali Bird Park, and the TreeTop Adventure rope courses, and about kid-friendly hotels you’ll love in Bali. Another not-to-be-missed visit is to the fabulous…

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