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Candidasa Cafe – Candidasa, Bali

Candidasa Cafe is a large open air pavilion on Candidasa’s main road. It seems to be a rather popular place for locals and expats. The menu is mainly Indonesian, but there are some international dishes as well. Babi Kecap at

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Watergarden Kafe – Candidasa, Bali

Watergarden is a popular restaurant in Candidasa, as well as a small hotel. The restaurant is set in a garden of ponds and trees, as well as a large open air dining area. Watergarden sells an International selection of dishes,

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Le 48 Restaurant – Candidasa, Bali

Le 48 is a ’boutique’ hotel and restaurant right in the middle of Candidasa. The restaurant sits right on the lake, making it a great place for lunch. It seemed to be just about the only place in Candidasa that

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Toke Restaurant – Candidasa, Bali

I rarely eat Indian food in my travels. I like it, but it’s a cuisine that’s often best enjoyed with a group of people, and I usually work alone. But Toke was too interesting to pass up, and the menu

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Vincents – Candidasa, Bali

On taking my first stroll through the center of Candidasa on Bali’s east coast, I was struck by just how many restaurant options I had. There seem to be far more that the small number of hotels justified, but then

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Ubud Art Museums – Getting Your Art On

The city of Ubud in the mountains of central Bali has long been known as the cultural heart of the island of the gods. It’s only natural then, that there are several art museums around town where you can get

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Bali Hotair 2010

Hopefully I’ll be forgiven for thinking Bali Hotair 2010 was some kind of political gathering when I first heard about it. In truth, it’s a kiteboarding competition, now in its fifth year. This year’s event runs from July 2 to

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Casa Luna – Ubud – Restaurant Review

I’ll be honest, what first drew my attention to Casa Luna was the case full of luscious cakes facing the street, so it was added to my "must try" right away, although I didn’t get a chance to sample it

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Tutmak – Ubud – Restaurant Review

Tutmak is currently one of "the" places to hang out in Ubud, and for good reason. First, there’s the location, right in the middle of town on Jalan Dewi Sita with a view of the football field, so Tutmak is

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Naughty Nuri’s – Ubud – Restaurant Review

Sometimes, when places get so wildly popular they get reviewed in the New York Times, things tend to go downhill. Either they try to expand beyond their reach, or they just decide to milk their cash cow for all its

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