Indonesia

Courtyard Bali Seminyak Resort, Bali, Indonesia

Words by Sarah Rees As someone programmed to be busy and exploratory on holiday, it is with great emphasis that I tell you that I simply didn’t want to leave this hotel. I’m not talking about the inevitable wrench of departing paradisiacal Bali for ‘the real world’, …

Padma Resort Ubud

Padma Resort Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

A couple of years back we stayed at Padma Resort in Legian. At that time we were impressed with the extraordinary number of artworks intertwined with Balinese architecture. Not particularly taken by the beach and surrounding district of Legian, we found that the …

best restaurants Ubd

Spice by Chris Salans, Ubud, Bali

I recall preparing for one of our first media visits to Ubud and seeking recommendations from a very well traveled and culinary groomed girlfriend.  She literally salivated when she insisted we visit Mozaic in Ubud. It wasn’t just the superb cuisine she was recom…

Will Meyrick restaurants

Hujan Locale, by Will Meyrick, Ubud, Bali

Running a number of top restaurants in Bali, the development of positive relationships with local farmers is essential. Chef Will Meyrick, creator of the famed Sarong, Mama San and Tiger Palm, plays to his strengths in his 2015 opening, Hujan Locale. Combining h…