After a 10 year absence from Bali having had these years in Yogyakarta, Central Java, I returned in 2003 to see many changes had occurred on the island of Bali. One place that particularly took my attention was the near completion of the Discovery Mall on Jalan Kartika Plaza. At […]
I am always on the lookout for a good warung or restaurant that serves delicious cuisine wherever I travel in the archipelago and on my last sojourn to Bali, I discovered a great place. Sheppy’s restaurant is located on Jalan Melasti in Legian and I must have passed this place […]
Quite accidentally I read about this new eatery in a local magazine a few months ago. Dapur Alam opened in February and has been steadily increasing its clientele mainly due to the high quality of food and, I consider this to be the reason why it has become so popular […]
As a great lover of Javanese food I am a regular patron at Kafe Batan Waru in Tuban. The sister restaurant to the one in Ubud, the cuisine is just as delicious and although not in a garden setting, the décor more than makes up for this. Located opposite Waterbom […]
Just like Raja’s on Jl. Legian, I have passed by the Apache restoran and bar more times than I can remember. I have always been dubious about eating establishments that are a part of a club, but it was worth a gecko I thought. Sure am glad I did.
Seminyak and Kerobokan are full of furniture places and on a walk down Jl. Seminyak this afternoon I checked one called Apo Kayan. Located directly across the street from Pantarei restaurant, the shop has some massive pieces including benches, couches, carved wall decorations and big wooden pots. Its like land […]
The largest addition to the tourist scene in the Kuta area in recent years is the Discovery Shopping Mall located across from Waterbom Park on busy Jl. Kartika Plaza in Tuban. The place is very impressive looking and designed to attract attention.
Indonesia has its own brand of camping equipment called Eiger Adventure. This company is based in Bandung Java and has been around since 1990. Camping, hiking and backpacking are not as popular in Indonesia as it is in Europe, the USA and Australia. Still for someone who wants to give […]
A trip to Bali will probably include a spot of souvenir shopping at some point. Picking up a few last minute items for friends and family is a routine we’ve all been through. One of the high profile brands in Bali is Mooks.
Bali has an ever growing assortment of nightlife venues, providing everything from relaxing lounge bars such as Hu’u, to rowdy yahoo bars such as Bounty, to pumping nightclubs such as MBarGo. The daddy of them all is Double Six, located at the beach end of Jl. Double Six.