Bali, Indonesia.

I’ve fallen in love.

Yes, it’s true. But it is not a person that has won my heart, but rather the Indonesian Island called Bali.

I’d always heard mixed reviews about Bali, with people likening it to vegemite; you either love it or you hate it. Maybe it’s because Indonesia has such a sentimental place in my heart after learning and loving the language for six years during High School, but I have only fond feelings for the place and am counting down the days until I can return. I actually won’t have to wait long to visit again, as my partner Jesse and I booked plane tickets two days after arriving home to visit Bali again in November. This will coincide with our 7-year anniversary, which makes the trip all the more special.

This was my first time overseas, and this trip has certainly enlightened the ‘travel bug’ in me. I travelled with a group of long time friends and we stayed for a week, splitting our time between Gili Trawangan and Seminyak. From the people to the culture, to the street markets and the architecture, this island is full of life and colour.

Here are a few of my favourite photographs from the trip:

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Have you been to Bali? What was your experience like? I’d love to hear your tips, tricks, experiences and suggestions.

Meika & Me

24 Responses to Bali, Indonesia.

  1. Beautiful pictures! Never been to Bali but seems like a great place to visit!

  2. caralynn97 says:

    These are amazing photos. I want to go there so badly now.


  3. meikaandme says:

    It really is an incredible place to visit!

  4. I’m glad you posted this. I am always looking for new places to possibly travel. I love your post, I fell in love through your words xo

  5. Amelia Vesper says:

    Gorgeous pictures! I’ve never been, but my sister visited Bali a couple of years ago and loved it. It’s on my bucket list!

    xo Mil

  6. Monika Celly says:

    Bali is in my travel list. Heard its a beautiful place. I could get some flavor of the place through your piks. Looks like a fun place.

    Im at

  7. Stephanie T says:

    Great post and photos! I have always heard mixed reviews too, You make it sound so nice though! Tempting!

  8. I have not been to Bali, but I love the pictures you took! They captivate the beauty of the land and make me want to visit!

  9. meikaandme says:

    It really is an incredible place to visit!

  10. meikaandme says:

    Thank-you! Definitely do, as I said I loved it so much I’m going back in November! It’s a beautiful country 😊

  11. meikaandme says:

    I look forward to your future posts 😊

  12. meikaandme says:

    I hope you get to visit, it really is beautiful 😊

  13. meikaandme says:

    Thank-you! What a lovely compliment 😙

  14. Random Syra says:

    Great post! Bali is a really nice place to stay, and I happen to be an Indonesian. Glad you love it in Indonesia 🙂

  15. meikaandme says:

    Thank-you! I can’t wait to go back in November. I only visted Gili Trawangan and Seminyak, so I’d love to go and spend a good amount of time exploring the rest of what Indonesia has to offer. Where are you based? 🙂

  16. Random Syra says:

    I’ve been there, it’s so nice a calm! I’m based in Jakarta, sadly not in Bali 🙁 I’ve got a few posts on Indonesia. If you have anything to ask for your trip, I’d love to help 🙂

  17. meikaandme says:

    Thank-you so much. Before I go back in November I’ll definitely contact you for somw pointers! Thank-you 🙂

  18. EG III says:

    I hope you continue to feed your travel bug! Bali is on my list of destinations to travel to next year and your positive feedback further fuels my desire to visit there 🙂

  19. meikaandme says:

    Thank-you so much for stopping by. You’ll have to let me know how you like it!

  20. Nicole I. says:

    Bali looks like an amazing place to visit, your pictures are gorgeous! I want to thank you for following my blog. I really like yours, so now I am following you back on Bloglovin 🙂


  21. meikaandme says:

    Thank-you so much for stopping by! I look forward yo your future posts! 😊 x

  22. gorgeous pics! love the one of u and the orang utan! 🙂 I had breakfast with 1 before 🙂 btw thanks for following me on 3hungrymouths but that is just an interim blog 🙂 i blog FT on 🙂

  23. meikaandme says:

    Thank-you for the lovely feedback! Cuddling an orang utan was a dream come true for me, I’d love to know where you had that experience? That would be amazing!
    Thanks for letting me know too, I’ll be sure to follow the correct blog so I can keep up with your posts 😀

  24. BarakaHanna says:

    Nice photos!
    Bali is on my list as well ^-^

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