Tag Archives: Indonesia

Two Ends of a Spectrum: AirBnB Experience

“I am so sorry that your boat broke down! Do you want some water or beer?” Sandra, one of our hosts, asked while she checked my host sister and me in to our room. “Also, I understand that you’re tired, but you should join us for mojito and sunset watching tonight.”

Have your ever heard those words come out of a hotel receptionist? I don’t think so.

AirBnB is more than just a service that connects guests and hosts: It’s a community. Not only does it strive to make you feel at home while you’re away from home, but AirBnB also becomes a platform for travelers to create connections and friendships.

That is one of many reasons I prefer staying at an AirBnB. From my past experiences, my hosts were all amazing. I especially love David and Sandra from my Gili Trawangan AirBnB.

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Your Less Mainstream Guide to Bali

Everybody knows that you should visit beaches, temples, and rice terraces when you’re in Bali, but what else? In addition to common tourist favorites you always find when you search online, here are the less mainstream Bali destinations you should check out.

Open Air Restaurants

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El Kabron

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Potato Head

Beach clubs such as El Kabron and Potato Head have become local favorites because of their exquisite infinity pools overlooking the Indian Ocean. If the beach is not your thing, head out to Jungle Fish and Hanging Gardens. There you can lounge in the infinity pool and gaze out on Bali’s lush forests.

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