Top 10 Unusual Things to Do in Bali

Traditional cooking class in Bali
Traditional cooking class in Bali | © Henrik Palm / Flickr
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Bali is a relatively small island in Indonesia. And yet, you can never seem to have enough time to experience all the fun it offers, no matter how much time you spend there. For decades, people keep coming back for more of this island—a place that is anything but boring. If you want to go beyond the main tourist attractions or activities, be sure to try some of these crazy, unusual things to do.

Cook a traditional dish

Since the colonial era, Indonesian spices and herbs have been a much-wanted commodity. Learn how to use Bali’s special ingredients to cook various traditional dishes. Tourists can learn traditional recipes, enjoy the cooking experience, eat together, and impress guests back home with their new culinary skills. Some recipes to try include the spicy sambal matah, satay, Balinese soup, and the famous smoked duck. In most cooking courses in the Ubud area, participants can learn the authentic recipes while overlooking the gorgeous rice terrace view. A couple to try are Casa Luna Cooking School and Paon Bali Cooking Class.

Casa Luna Cooking School, Bisma No. 5, Ubud, Gianyar Residence, Bali, Indonesia
Paon Bali Cooking Class, Raya Laplapan Road, Petulu, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

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