life down under

Stories, travel tips, favorite places & spaces from a six month stint in Sydney 

Bali: a beautiful, bustling, and beachy adventure

One of the main things I set out to do before embarking on this six month adventure was to take full advantage of living in an area very far away from my home city of Boston.  What that meant to me was leveraging the relatively small distance in between destinations I could only dream of visiting as a Bostonian.

If you’re an Australian looking for a beach holiday, aside from the plentiful locations within Australia you also have Bali and Fiji only a short 5-6 hour flight away! My friend and colleague Kait and I knew we wanted to escape Australian winter for a warm and sunny spot. A few of our colleagues traveled to Fiji and loved it, but I wanted a bit more adventure and the flights were a bit cheaper so we booked in and were Bali bound!


When researching where to stay in Bali we quickly realized we were lucky enough to have