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Beach fun, surfing, sunsets, playtime, music, monkeys, food, and cultural experiences – you’ll find it all in Uluwatu. Upcoming, trendy and yet incredibly laid-back and fun-loving, Uluwatu is located in the southern tip of Bali (the little tip at the end when looking at a map of Bali Island). From the airport, it’s about 30-45 minutes away and is home to one gorgeous white sand beach after another – the very best on the island! A great place for a memorable family getaway in Bali. The ultimate beach destination in Bali Every beach in Uluwatu is like a tiny paradise of its own with perfectly white sands, turquoise bays, awesome surfing waves and cool beach bars. The beaches are hidden away at the bottom of high limestone cliffs. Some of them are easily accessible while others are a bit harder to reach, but all the more rewarding. Uluwatu is popular…

Where to Eat in Siem Reap Authentic and local Cambodian food is unlike anything in SouthEast Asia and if you consider yourself a bit of a foodie, you’ll have more than a few choices to fall in love with! Siam Reap is packed with many great restaurants and quaint cafes in every corner that it’s close to impossible to fit everything into your itinerary. To help you prioritise which ones to try out first, check out our list of 10 delicious restaurants to try in Siem Reap. Malis Restaurant With the aim of showcasing Cambodian cuisine in its glory days, Chef Luu Meng opened Malis Restaurant. The first branch in Phnom Penh is already a huge success, with the one in Siem Reap growing in popularity. Start here to kick off your Southeast Asian adventure with a taste of authentic Khmer cuisine! Malis has an extensive menu and is renowned…

A Hakuba Food Guide For Your Japan Travels Hakuba has no lack of dining venues and watering holes; during our trip, we discovered great ramen bars, hole-in-the-wall izakayas, cosy cafes and elegant French restaurants, to name a few.  There are various villages spread out across Hakuba, so we’ve provided a short introduction to 7 villages (or districts), along with our top dining picks in our guide below: 1. Hakuba Station The area surrounding the Hakuba Station is bustling; you’ll find local amenities like banks, supermarkets and the post office, souvenir shops and plenty of dining options.  Maeda – Maeda is a favourite among both locals and vacationers alike. Come here for the chewy soba or udon noodles and savoury broths. The tonkatsu is nicely crispy and tender, and makes a satisfying dish. Prices are affordable, and service is quick. 5054 Hokujo, Hakuba, p. +81 261-72-2295. Open 11am – 2pm daily. …

The coffee scene is expanding in trendy, sophisticated Seminyak and there are more and more super cute, vintage coffee cafes opening up along the lively streets of this celebrated beach town in the south of Bali. We tracked down some of the cutest hot spots in town. Charming places to get a lovely breakfast with coffee in the morning or a delicious hearty bite in the afternoon. Places with bright colourful, vintage interiors, beautiful mural paintings, sweet cakes and laid-back atmospheres. Awesome places where you can turn to for your daily shot of caffeine, combined with a healthy detox juice and a piece of raw chocolate. Our pick of 9 cute cafes in Seminyak are highly Instagrammabe, too! 1. Kynd Community Colourful, charming and always busy from morning until closing time in the late afternoon. Kynd Community is a cool and trending plant-based cafe located in Petitenget. A great place…

Even for a culinary food journey, you came to the right place in Wanaka, New Zealand! The town is only small but there are lots of excellent restaurants to try out serving up all kinds of food, usually prepared with fresh, locally-sourced produce. Yum! Then, there are the local vineyards around Wanaka where high-quality pinot noir wines are made to compliment your fine-dining experience in the centre of town. When it comes down to food and drinks, we got your covered. Check out our favourite Wanaka restaurants below! 1. Relishes Cafe Let’s start with the most important meal of the day: Breakfast. The best place to go for breakfast in Relishes Cafe (brunch or lunch will also do if you prefer to have breakfast at your Wanaka Holiday Home!). Everyone raves about this charming lunch spot in town, serving modern cuisine all year round. Relishes Cafe even has a fireplace for…

Queenstown has got a vibrant dining scene, allowing visitors to get a real good taste of New Zealand’s fresh local produce, seafood and meat. Wondering where to eat in Queenstown? Go stroll around the charming city centre and the options are plentiful. Here are some Queenstown restaurants you will definitely want to check out when your belly starts to rumble, including 1 incredible restaurant in nearby Arrowtown: 1. Fergburger When travelling in New Zealand, you probably have already heard about the famous ‘Fergburgers’ on South Island – You just got to come down to Queenstown and order one of these babies to know what all the fuss is about. Staying in Queenstown? Even better! You can come here more than once and try out several burgers on the menu. Don’t be surprised if you have to line up! This place is probably the most popular food hot spot in town!…

There are plenty of amazing restaurants in cosmopolitan Seminyak. From the famous ‘Eat Street’ in Oberoi to the buzzing Petitenget Strip and Batu Belig, you will find the best of the best such as Metis, La Lucciola, Bambu, Jemme, Sardine and many more. However, most of these celebrated places to eat in Seminyak are not certified as Halal. I asked around and even the traditional Indonesian restaurants such as Merah Putih and Sarong serve pork. Well, we are on the island of Bali after all, where the traditional and most loved dish is ‘babi guling’ – suckling pig. So, where does this leave you? Well, after a little bit of research and driving around, I found more than a handful of warungs and restaurants that do serve up 100% halal food. Check out these places for the best halal food in town: 1. Batik Bali 100% halal, 100% Instagrammable 100% authentic…

Indonesia is one of the world’s best coffee growing regions and Bali does not disappoint when it comes to delivering some great cafes in which to enjoy the perfect brew. The ever-present Starbucks may have set up shop here long ago, but with such a thriving scene of independent coffee shops serving a range of delicious regional coffees, why not try something new and a little bit different? Check out the best cafes in Bali! 1. Revolver Espresso Since opening its doors in 2011, Revolver has developed a cult following. Behind an inconsequential set of doors, down a side alley in the middle of Seminyak, the cafe opens up TARDIS like into a sizeable multi-room venue. To get the best spot, head through the first bar and don’t stop until you reach the surprisingly pink, in a bohemian kind of way, backroom. As far as the coffee goes, it’s widely…

Seminyak is always trending and innovative, never losing her sense of coolness and fashion. There are hot new hang out places, cafes and restaurants opening up every month and here’s what to check out so far in 2018: 1. NamNam Noodle Bar When walking past this restaurant outside on the street, you wouldn’t expect the paradise that awaits inside. The gorgeous interior design, the endless choices of charming seating places, the open-kitchen, the incredible rice paddy views and of course, the authentic Vietnamese food, NamNam Noodle Bar is already a celebrated restaurant in Singapore and Jakarta and now finally in 2018, it has opened its doors up in Seminyak. I am a definite fan of pho (the traditional Vietnamese rice noodle soup spiced up with coriander, chilli peppers, Thai basil and more goodness), however, at NamNam Noodle Bar, I went out of my comfort zone and tried out some new authentic…

We know Seminyak is all about stunning sunsets, shopping and dining but are there any family-oriented places to take the kids for drinks and a meal? Yes, there are! Seminyak may be highly fashionable and sophisticated but she also loves your little cupcakes and cheeky little rascals – you just need to know where to go. We looked around and found 11 family cafes in Seminyak. Check them out below. Did you already find that perfect family villa to spend this Bali holiday with the kids? if not, you may want to check the Best family-friendly villas in Seminyak. 1. Dinner & traditional Balinese dance – Made’s Warung Made’s Warung started out as a small Indonesian street stall but it grew into a famous restaurant chain in Bali. The Seminyak dining venue is wonderfully spacious and the restaurant is quite an icon on Seminyak’s main street. Made’s Warung is a great…