Should You Visit Nusa Lembongan?

Nusa Lembongan is a small island off the coast of Bali. We had three nights there after staying in Ubud for four nights. My reasons were choosing it were pretty simple – I wanted to go to the Gili Islands but couldn’t justify the long boat ride there and back for a three night stay. I wanted to go snorkeling and paddle boarding, and I wanted to get away from the crowds. Plus it was just a 30 minute boat ride from Sanur.

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Ubud, Bali: Why You Should Stay There

Ubud is the first place you should think of visiting on your next trip to Bali.

Occasionally I just want to win at things. Last year Jetstar had an $88 sale to Bali. I knew I could get those tickets, even though everyone on the Jetstar Facebook said they didn’t really exist. I went straight onto their app because their website was down. The app crashed between every single section of the transaction, but I eventually made it all the way through the multitude of options and received a confirmation email. Eight days in Bali in February.

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