Whether it's a national park for wildlife watching or getting out for some excellent hiking opportunities, you'll be blown away by the natural beauty.
What an incredible part of the world! With perfect beaches, clear waters and beautiful natural islands ... you'd better get here quick while its still (somewhat) off the radar.
Ubud had been high on my travel list for some time - drawn in by the bright green rice terraces and the promise of zen.
We only had a mere two days, three nights, to see this historically beautiful and interesting city. In hindsight this was not enough as there is so much to do and see - our days were jam-packed with temple-hopping, geisha-hunting, katsu-eating, and tasting the obligatory sake; which left us exhausted but wanting more.
Our busy 10 day trip to Japan meant we had only one full day to see both Miyajima and Hiroshima. Surprisingly it was do-able without feeling like a crazy rush!