Category: Travel

Should you go White Water Rafting in Bali?

Did I hear that right? I thought to myself when my friend first suggested it. White water rafting in Bali?
The real question is should you add it to your bucket list?

Travel Throwback: My First Overseas Trip

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My first overseas trip took place when I was 17 and still in high school. I took place in a school ‘immersion’ trip to East Timor and it was a truly profound experience for me.

Exploring Schönbrunn Palace and Gardens

Bucket List: Explore Schönbrunn Palace Gardens, www.chasing-emma.com

If you’re anything like me, you’ve never heard of Schönbrunn Palace and Gardens, colloquially known as the Summer Palace. But trust me, you should definitely know about it and it should be on the top of your to do list the next time you’re in Austria.

Bali Tips for First Timers

Tips for your first time in Bali on www.chasing-emma.com

Are you planning a trip to Bali once the COVID-19 emergency is over? Here are some tips and tricks for your first time in Bali.

Adventures Getting to Gili Air

The Gili Islands really are all they’re made out to be on Instagram. But what’s not generally included on Instagram is how to get there, and how getting there or back can in itself, be quite the adventure.

A Guide to climbing Mt Batur

Tips and Tricks for Climbing Mt Batur Chasing-Emma.com

7 Useful tips and tricks for climbing Mt Batur, a must do experience for every bucket list chaser in Bali.

Bucket List: Climb Mt Batur

A view from near the base of Mt Batur, Bali on Chasing-Emma.com

My legs were burning, sweat was dripping down my back and down the sides of my face, and I huffed and puffed like a pack-a-day smoker out on a casual stroll. Apparently we were at the 90% point and only had a small section… Continue Reading “Bucket List: Climb Mt Batur”

Bucket List: Get a Fish Pedicure

I never thought I’d get a fish pedicure. I’m way too ticklish. But that’s exactly the bucket list experience I found myself having in Bali.

Bucket List: Exploring the Tegalalang Rice Terrace

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock lately you’ve no doubt seen the gorgeous photos of the Tegalalang Rice Terrace, either with people strolling the fields in flowing dresses or soaring over the fields on a Bali swing. I visited the rice terraces when I was in Ubud, and let me tell you there is more to this location than looking pretty. Namely there’s stairs. Lots and lots of muddy and slippery stairs.

Bucket List: Snorkel with Turtles

Is swimming with turtles on your bucket list? I got to do it in the Gili Islands, Lombok Indonesia and you can to with my guide.