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The Bali Balance – A Lesson in Instant Karma

The Bali Balance – A Lesson in Instant Karma

  The sense of balance that many people feel in Bali is one of the reasons that I would put above almost all others as a reason to be here. Despite the problems that affect Bali from all angles, the island is able to pull off an impressive balancing act that...

Masuk Angin – The Wind That Infected an Entire Nation

After several years in Bali learning about the language and culture several of my friends like to joke that I’ve “gone native”. Everyone has a different definition of going native and whether it is a positive or negative thing but that’s all relative. Sure, I eat rice...
Bali’s Best Babi Guling Captured

Bali’s Best Babi Guling Captured

A few weeks ago I created a post about my favorite Babi Guling in Bali and within that week so many people that I knew around Bali contacted me saying that they absolutely had to try it. After a little bit of organization (as organized as things get in Bali), I...
The Quest for the Best Babi Guling in Bali

The Quest for the Best Babi Guling in Bali

Babi Guling is easily the most widely known Balinese dish and tourists have even been known to come to Bali just to sample it. The most famous place for Babi Guling would be none other than Ibu Oka in Ubud but it is it really the best? So far I have never known a...