MY WEEK IN BALI

The Super City Trip by Cathay Pacific had 6 different stops and after Hong Kong, Sydney and Melbourne my trip to Bali just ended. I’ve been to Bali for the third time now. First as a 20-year-old backpacker – when I still documented the trip with pen and paper in a diary and with film rolls – and after that with my sister just after I’ve started Petite Passport seven years ago. A lot have changed since then: more taxi-drivers asking you if you need their transport, more Eat Pray and Love soul seekers and definitely more surf hipsters on the coast. The atmosphere is amazing and that’s what people attract to this island. You can party, stay at amazing hotels or seek yourself during a yoga retreat in Ubud. I’ve started in Seminyak with a stay at the Brown Feather Hotel (more on my website soon), a beautiful and affordable b&b. Then I went to Ubud for an Ayurveda & Yoga Retreat as my personal holiday and it was amazing (if you’re interested check out One World Retreats and sign yourself up, you won’t regret it!) and extended my time in Ubud with a stay at the fantastic Bisma Eight Hotel. The service, the food at Copper Kitchen & Bar, the view from the infinity pool, the spacious rooms: well, basically everything is A+ here (more soon). To end my stay in Bali I visited Canggu, the new Seminyak. And the place where hipsters, surfers and pretty yogini’s come together. I’ve experienced The Slow, a new, small hotel with a restaurant so beautiful my jaw dropped when I entered. A true feast for the eye: and the belly too if you try the food!

 

More about my favorite places on Petite Passport soon, but for now let’s see what caught my eye during my time in Magical Bali:

 

Seminyak

 

 

 

 

Brown Feather Hotel

 

 

The Bistrot

Ubud

 

 

 

 

 

One World Retreats

 

 

Bisma Eight Hotel

 

 

Lazy Cats Cafe

 

 

Shopping in Ubud

 

 

Papier Marche monsters for the Ogong Ogong Parade before Nyepi, Balinese New Year.

 

My trip is sponsored by Cathay Pacific.

 

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14 Comments

  • Kate - Travel for Difference

    29.03.2017 at 07:04 Reply

    Incredible images. Bali is like my second home, love it there! X

    • Pauline Egge

      29.03.2017 at 06:22 Reply

      Thank you Kate! To have Bali as your second home must be amazing! Enjoy!

  • Shaikha

    29.03.2017 at 11:17 Reply

    Love your posts! This is my favorite post yet!

    • Pauline Egge

      29.03.2017 at 06:22 Reply

      Thanks Shaikha!

  • Tatiana

    29.03.2017 at 14:02 Reply

    Love your photos! I’ve never been to Bali, but it’s on my list for a very long time now… It seems to be such a relaxing place and I hope it’s not going to be overcrowded by Eat Pray Love soul seekers by the time I time get there :)))
    Love from Berlin,
    Tatiana
    The Happy Jetlagger

    • Pauline Egge

      29.03.2017 at 06:22 Reply

      Thanks Tatiana! 🙂

  • Blogging Blonde

    29.03.2017 at 10:25 Reply

    Great photo’s! Bali is awesome. Thanks for sharing.

    • Pauline Egge

      29.03.2017 at 08:54 Reply

      Thank you! Yes, Bali is such a great island 🙂

  • Jose Balitian

    29.03.2017 at 08:34 Reply

    Thanks for sharing beautiful photos and destination! You have such an eye for great design and lifestyle!

    • Pauline Egge

      29.03.2017 at 08:55 Reply

      Thank you Jose! That’s a big compliment for me. Thanks!

  • Aretha Lim

    29.03.2017 at 13:42 Reply

    So glad you enjoyed Bali!
    Bali always changes everytime I go there, eventhough the trips are a week apart :’D
    But it always gives me certain vibes each time I landed there 🙂

    ps : I’m the one who recommend “Watercress” in instagram. I hope you had a chance to go there.
    xx

    • Pauline Egge

      29.03.2017 at 09:00 Reply

      Yes, I loved it! Thanks for your recommendation. I did visit it shortly: very cool place! 🙂

  • Claire Porter

    29.03.2017 at 10:00 Reply

    Finally got the chance to read this. Thanks for all the inspiration from the blog and on instagram, can’t wait to explore this beautiful country for the first time in November!

    • Pauline Egge

      29.03.2017 at 09:00 Reply

      Thanks Claire for letting me know! You will love Bali – and I will share more beautiful places to visit soon on my site! 🙂

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