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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…

The average Indonesian has rice for breakfast but for us island visitors, don’t we love our bread in the morning? Bread, coffee, juice and we are all set for another day in paradise. Now, during your island stay, you should also definitely go indo-style on some days and have a bowl of ‘bubur ayam’ (rice porridge with chicken) or a plate of ‘lontong sayur’ (rice cake with vegetables in a spicy coconut curry) for breakfast, but on those days that you are longing for a taste from home – some fresh, oven-baked bread country bread and a croissant with homemade jam – here is an overview of Seminyak’s bakeries. There are quite a few excellent bakeries found in and around Seminyak, so you won’t have to travel far from your private villa to get your hands on your favourite bread, cakes, and pastries. 1. Croissants made in heaven and more @ Monsieur…

Mention Koh Samui, and one immediately conjures up postcard-pretty images of the beach – white sand beaches, sparkling waters and swaying palms. Naturally, you’ll find numerous dining venues dotted along the coast – from casual eateries, to stylish beach clubs and upscale restaurants. Yet there’s more to the Samui’s dining scene, including French bakeries, Japanese restaurants and unassuming haunts dishing up some of the tastiest Thai food on the island – and here’s our comprehensive dining guide to help you find the best restaurants in Koh Samui! Eating in North Samui Villa vacationers have plenty to choose from when dining in North Samui; the region boasts a lively, family-friendly vibe, with dining options ranging from seafood restaurants and healthy cafes, to fine dining venues, beach clubs and more. These venues are easily accessible and located just a five to 15 minutes’ drive from your villa. Bang Po Bang Po Seafood Takho…

If you’re a foodie, there’s no denying that you’ll be right at home in Mauritius. Indeed, this island is particularly known for its delightful cuisine that blends elements from around the world. It wouldn’t be surprising if you get European and Asian cuisine in the very same meal. So versatile is Mauritian cuisine! Best of all, you will always have your pick when it comes to choosing restaurants since the island has a fair share of cafes, snacks, bars, small-scale, family-owned as well as gourmet restaurants. Check out our selection of the best restaurants in Mauritius! 1. Dallas Yesh Cuisine ‘n’ Bar Dallas Yesh Cuisine ‘n’ Bar may be relatively new but this eatery has rapidly soared to emerge as one of the best restaurants in Mauritius. With a meticulous and highly dedicated chef, this restaurant specialises in typical Mauritian snacks and delicacies as well as fusion cuisine with European…