Tag Archive: Bali

The Ubud effect

The Ubud effect started already on the flight from Colombo. I ended up next to a Sri Lankan-Australian woman who was on her way to Bali for the first time. She had no… Continue reading

Why I am here

I am back in Colombo, at the Gallery Cafe, a perfect oasis from the hustle and bustle outside.  Here, I can catch up with myself and my intentions. I have just come back from… Continue reading

A life of many departures

Tirtagganga – holy rivers run deep

With the flow of the last couple of days, I caught a boat back to Bali… I got off the boat in Amed on the East coast without knowing where I was going… Continue reading

Trading rice fields for the sea

As much as I love Ubud’s lush landscape and big green rice fields, I’m really missing the sea. Not to mention a tan… So I booked a trip to Gili Islands. I leave… Continue reading

The Green School

Now, my second advice for anyone visiting Ubud (along with the yoga centres, temples, spas, art galleries and endless craft shops…) is to head out to The Green School. Now, I’m not even… Continue reading

Organic cooking class

I’ve done some amazing things during my still very short stay in Bali but if there is ONE thing I would recommend to everyone, it is Green Kitchen Cooking Class! Words to not describe… Continue reading

Ubud – the heart of Bali

Ubud – the artistic heart of Bali. A Mecca for spiritual Westerners. Artists have been coming here for centuries. Tourists for decades. Me, I’ve only been here five days but I’m not leaving… Continue reading

I’m going travelling!

It’s the first of May and I’ve worked at the Hotel Savoy for exactly one year. And ironically, exactly one year later I tell them I’m leaving. Here it is: I’m going travelling… Continue reading