Attractions


Great news for the surfing fraternity and those lovers of watching surfing and related events with the Rote Open 2011 presented by Billabong just a few days away. For those who have never heard of Rote, the island is part of Kupang Regency in East Nusa Tenggara. Along with some […]

Billabong Rote Surfing Open Starts Next Week


Most tourists tend to avoid the local bus system but in actual fact, the bemos are a cool way to get around the island. The budget-friendly bemo is Bali’s main public transportation and every town has a bemo or bus station. The capital of Bali, Denpasar is the hub of […]

The New Trans Sarbagita Bus


Well, it’s on again and apparently scheduled for the dates October 14-16, 2011 and, for anyone being on holidays in Bali at this time then you are in for one fabulous treat. If the last Kuta Karnival is anything to go by then this year’s is definitely going to be […]

Kuta Karnival to Return in October



The most popular place for tourists on Bali is, without a doubt, the Sangeh Monkey Forest. The forest at Sangeh has a mischievous clan of monkeys and now it will cost you a Rp20,000 entrance fee to be part of the thrill of being crawled over by simians. The monkeys […]

Photo of the Day – Sangeh


One thing I enjoy when travelling is attending festivals, carnivals or fairs. Not only are they a great way to experience the local culture and customs but there is always good food available! Besides, it’s a good way to meet people and interact with the residents. Bali, being tourism generated, […]

Two Upcoming Events in Bali


The temples of Bali are a significant part of Balinese culture and life. To visit a temple during a festive period is a magical experience for the traveller. There are temples, big and small, scattered all across the island but I have always found the mountain temples to be the […]

Five Great Mountain Temples to Visit in Bali



There are people who swear by guide books and the value of their usage. Where in part I agree with the value of them in so much as things to see and do, most of the time you will find that a lot of things are out of date by […]

The Best of Bali According to Lonely Planet


Bali is a scuba divers paradise and being one of the most beautiful islands in the world, it’s only natural that it attracts divers from around the globe. As an island for diving, Bali is never disappointing in what it has to offer the lover of the depth. It [Bali] […]

Top 5 Diving Spots in Bali


I once spent a whole month on the road in Bali. When I finally returned to Kuta, my natural ‘high’ dissipated fast. Anyone who visits Bali and never ventures out of the tourist strip is not experiencing all that Bali has to offer. It doesn’t matter whether you hire a […]

Road Tripping in Bali



Believe it or not but, a lot of people who travel to Bali seldom get out of the touristy areas and travel up country to see and admire the beauty and culture that Bali has to offer. Choosing a day trip or half-day trip depends mainly on your likes and […]

Travel Itineraries for Bali