Family-Friendly Resort Review: Padma Resort Legian, Bali

Review: Padma Resort Legian, Bali

The Padma Resort Legian in Bali, Indonesia, is a beautifully designed resort with lush gardens, several swimming pools and a convenient location steps away from Legian Beach. We stayed at the Padma Resort Legian for twelve nights in July 2016, and its family-friendly facilities and excellent customer service truly made for a memorable holiday. Stunning…

Dinner for Two at Tirtha Dining, Uluwatu

Magical Dinner for Two at Tirtha Dining, Bali

In honor of Valentine’s Day, I’m sharing one of our most memorable travel experiences: an intimate sunset dinner for two at Tirtha Dining, Uluwatu, Bali. It was an experience we won’t soon forget, having a table on a glass stage perched on a cliff, with a view overlooking the Indian Ocean and the place practically…

Sunset at Legian Beach, Bali

Our Adventures and Travels in 2016

We’re well into 2017 now, in fact we’re almost at the end of January, and I’ve had a busy start to the year so far… to the point that I have only now managed to post this 2016 recap of our adventures and travels. It’s very late, I know, but I didn’t want to leave…

Sea Turtle Release - Kuta Beach Bali

Turtle Release with Bali Sea Turtle Society

While in Bali this past July, we participated in a sea turtle release with the Bali Sea Turtle Society which was one of our most memorable experiences of the trip. I’ve mentioned the turtle release on my Snapshots from Bali and Activities with Kids in Bali posts, and in this one I’ll be expanding a…

Day Trip to Nusa Lembongan

Located across the Badung Strait from Bali’s southeast coast, the small, tranquil island of Nusa Lembongan truly feels a world away from the bustling traffic and crowds of Bali’s beach areas. Our day trip to Nusa Lembongan turned out to be a fun family adventure that we all enjoyed, exploring the island’s stunning coastline and…

Arriving at Nusa Lembongan

Activities with Kids in Bali

For our nearly two week holiday in Bali, we were based on the beach in Legian, which is between Seminyak (to the north) and Kuta (to the south). We planned three day trips to Uluwatu, Ubud and Nusa Lembongan, and the rest of the time was spent mostly splashing about in the hotel pool and…

Seminyak Beach at Sunset

Snapshots from Bali

We’ve just returned from a trip to Bali, Indonesia, last week, and it already feels like ages ago. We recovered from jet lag last weekend, our tans are beginning to fade and we’ve settled back into our daily routine. Bali was always up there in the top three places we would discuss for our summer…