Clara’s Diary in Bali

Clara’s Diary in Bali

Writing in English is not an easy thing for us when English is a second language. Luckily we have our friend, Clara McMichael, who is willing to help us with our first Bread & Jam Hostel blog articles. Clara McMichael is spending a month in Bali and has been writing about her experiences on the island.


This is Clara’s first time in Bali, where she’s enjoying a well-needed vacation. Clara was born and raised in Seattle, Washington, U.S.A, but lived in Texas while completing her undergraduate degree in Latin American and Border Studies at Southwestern University. Following her education in Texas, she moved to New York to complete her master’s degree in journalism at Columbia University, where she wrote about topics including foreign affairs, politics and social justice movements. Her month in Bali comes directly after her graduation. After Bali, Clara will be interning at Clarín, a national newspaper in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

We hope you enjoy her writings and get some tips while staying in Bali

sunset in kuta

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