Bali Travel Diary, Part 4 | Kuta

We all go to places with a pre-conception in our heads of what our experience will look like – and with Bali, floating breakfasts in the pool and flower petals come to mind for me. Alaya Deduan Kuta made all these imaginings come true for me. On the first day, we got chia pudding and granola, and were thrilled when it came on a surprisingly sturdy bamboo tray complete with pastries and fruit. I was super excited to make…

Bali Travel Diary, Part 1 | Jimbaran

9pm, welcome drink in hand, the distinctive sound of the ocean somewhere in the darkness but we can’t quite make it out. I’m getting my itinerary  and all my breakfast options explained to me, but I’m actually calculating how long it will take to shower off and get to the beach bar (the Puri Bar) for a drink. We started our trip at the Belmond Jimbaran Puri which is on Jimbaran beach, traditionally known as Puri Beach. I actually really…