Category Archives: Indonesia

Preparing for Nyepi – the Ogoh Ogoh of Bali

Ogoh Ogoh of Bali

It was not our first Nyepi spent in Bali, Indonesia, but this one was certainly different.   The first time we heard of Nyepi was back in 2010, when we spent the last month of our round the world trip in Bali.  We attempted to see a parade of ogoh ogoh, but failed as we […]

Bintang and Babi Guling in Bali

Babi Guling in Bali

Now that we have this gorgeous Bali, Indonesia house, even if fraught with problems, we started talking about a housewarming.  We had enough room, the gorgeous view.  We even had friends to invite.  Eric came up with the idea around New Years of hosting a Balinese inspired party – with babi guling and Bintang beer.  […]

What is it Like to Live in Bali?

Living in Bali

If you follow my Facebook Page, you can probably figure out what we do most days living in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia.  But, for those of you out there who are considering a soft retirement, or Escaping The Predictable Life, or are satisfied just living vicariously through us, I thought I would share what a typical […]

Another 5 Things I Have Learned After Living in Bali

Living in Bali

After a little more than two months in Bali, Indonesia, I had some strong opinions about the place, which I shared in 5 Things I Have Learned After “Living” in Bali.  Now that our total time in Ubud is closing in on five months, I have minimally removed the quotations around the word living, which […]