Category Archives: Budget

Balinese Hindu procession Ubud Double-Barrelled Travel

Oh my Ubud, how you’ve changed

Thanks to Elizabeth Gilbert, Ubud has changed dramatically. The author of the best-selling book and film starring Julia Roberts was partly set in Ubud, Bali, where we’re currently living, and boy did the town morph into something different after this newly-found recognition. Once a place for hippy artists who wanted a true taste of Balinese […]

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Redwood forest great ocean road Double-Barrelled Travel

Blowing the budget

In January we went insanely over our budget. By more than $2,000 in fact. And what’s worse, if you add the cost of flights to that, it’s nearly $3,000 over budget. Ouch. Unfortunately, January also coincided with a month that we didn’t make much money. Things were slow after Christmas and into the New Year. […]

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