The Nusa Islands, located in the Bali Sea, sit in a small cluster off the southeastern coast of mainland Bali, Indonesia. Comprised of three islands – Nusa Lembongan, Nusa Ceningan and Nusa Penida – the Nusa Islands, Bali are a understandably popular tourist destination.… Read the rest
Dominating the southern end of Bali Island is the Bukit Peninsula, a land mass of sheer rock cliffs and quaint Indonesian villages surrounded by stunning teal blue water. On the southwestern tip of Bukit Peninsula is Uluwatu, a word that roughly translates to Rock at Land’s End…and very accurately describes the terrain.… Read the rest
The coastline of the Bukit Peninsula in southern Bali, Indonesia is distinctly different than other parts of the tropical island. Rather than long swaths of flat sandy Bali beaches, sheer rock cliffs rise from the water. Settled atop a steep mountain at the western end of the peninsula is Uluwatu – a less-developed tourist region of Bali (compared to Kuta or Sanur).… Read the rest
When we decided to go to Bali, Indonesia for my birthday, we were intent on planning the perfect trip. Relaxation was a priority for our Bali itinerary, but we were seeking a bit of adventure, too.
It was our first visit to Indonesia and deciding where to go in Bali was a bit overwhelming.… Read the rest
The diverse island of Bali, Indonesia boasts an incredible array of idyllic towns – some feature stylish beachfront mega-resorts, while others remain quiet, secluded villages. The small, west coast town of Canggu, located on the southern tip of Bali just north of resort-ridden Seminyak Beach, falls somewhere in between.… Read the rest
Nusa Penida, Bali is a natural wonderland. A far-away tropical island…that really isn’t so far away. Relatively undeveloped and rugged, Penida Island is one of the three islands that make up the Nusa Islands. Situated in the Bali Sea between Bali and Lombok, Nusa Penida abounds with surreal seascapes and captivating charm.… Read the rest