Bali With Baby

Last October my family had the pleasure of travelling from Vancouver, Canada to the gorgeous Island of Bali, Indonesia for our very good friends’ wedding. They tied the knot at the most incredible Villa in the town of Cemagi, where spent a glorious three days at the luxurious Taman Ahimsa Villa.

To give you an accurate review of the trip and destination I’ll start from the beginning…

Our flight took us from Vancouver to Taipei then on to Bali for a total fly time of just over 18 hours and 24 hours of travel time. This was by far our longest flight and furthest destination yet, but because of our pervious travel to Europe I was pretty relaxed. I think this helped in knowing what to expect, but I think I may have been a little unprepared. China Airlines was surprisingly very accommodating for families travelling with babies/small children. They automatically gave us bulkhead seating and because it was a night flight  they set up the bassinet for us. Naomi was a little big for it, but she did sleep in it for a couple hours (however her legs were too long so it wasn’t conducive for long sleep time). Flying overnight was great, since she did sleep most of the way to Taipei (13 hours). We weren’t so lucky on the second leg, where we had regular economy seats. Luckily it was only a 5 hour flight. The food was pretty decent for airline food, however, in hindsight, I wish I would have packed more snacks and entertainment. Continue reading