Ubud or Canggu in Bali: Which Is Better?

Ubud or Canggu in Bali: Which Is Better?

Should I set up a base in Ubud or Canggu? I have been asked that question numerous times and dealt with the dilemma myself. The two are currently the most popular places to live and work in Bali as a digital nomad. Well, after living in both Ubud and Canggu during...
Bali Update: Mount Agung and Change of Plans

Bali Update: Mount Agung and Change of Plans

I knew exactly what to do when I hit the ground in Bali. After chasing Sumatran cows in the spring, and having a big Indonesian adventure last year, I assimilated back into the Indonesia groove easily enough. My limited Bahasa vocabulary even bubbled to the surface....
Vagabonding Resumes: Back in Bali

Vagabonding Resumes: Back in Bali

Everyone seemed to be looking at me as I glided through O’Hare International Airport in Chicago. I slowly became aware of the unwanted attention. It was a strange phenomenon. So I straightened my back and held my head higher. I was making a statistically...

Holy Crap – I Almost Drowned!

The last thing I remember thinking as the third towering, three-meter-tall wave blocked out the sun and my cramped arms stopped moving was: “Oh my God, I’ve only been here three days!” Every day since I have been here on Bali, they have had red...