Sometimes getting lost is a great way to truly discover a new and unfamiliar place. That said, it's always good to learn a couple of key things about your destination before you head off. Read on for a few Ubud tips and tricks.
From this city, the national capital, Jakarta, sits 600 miles (966 kilometers) west. Some appealing areas nearby include Klungkung, which is 10 miles (16 kilometers) to the east.
Some 28,000 people live in this area of Bali, so there are lots of opportunities to make some new friends.
Explore the tunnels, shafts and caverns at Elephant Cave. If you're up for it, try covering your flashlight and spend a few moments in total darkness. Like some more options? An easy way to truly get a taste of a city's culture is to take in its spirited marketplaces. Peruse the goods and shop like a local at Ubud Traditional Art Market. And there's more. Constructed to pay homage to one or many gods, temples offer visitors an eye-opening peek into another culture and religion. Learn about local beliefs and step into the sacred space that is Pura Taman Saraswati.