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Earth Hour started in 2007 in Sydney, Australia when 2.2 million individuals and more than 2,000 businesses turned their lights off for one hour to take a stand against climate change. Only a year later and Earth Hour had become a global sustainability movement with more than 50 million people […]

Earth Hour 2011 in Bali





Not so long ago I had cause to visit the Australian Consulate in Bali for personal reasons and had a direct appointment with one of the consular staff. A word of warning: If you plan on visiting then take your passport! I, on the other hand, forgot mine and if […]

Visiting the Australian Consulate in Bali


Another new airline route has been added to the growing number of service from Denpasar to other places on the planet. This one is a direct flight to Singapore vice versa which would make it ideal for all expats doing a visa-run. The new service is also ideal for those […]

Lion Air Direct to Singapore from Bali



Although not a part of Indonesia, the province of Sabah in northern Borneo (Kalimantan) is still one of the most desired destinations for the adventurous traveller. Having only been there once and also to Sarawak, it is one place that I would highly recommend. If you are in Bali or […]

Flights to Sabah from Bali Confirmed


Many times I have been tempted just to head out of Indonesia and over to Singapore for a week or so break. As cheap as it is to get there from Jakarta, it’s going to be even better now that Lion Air will fly direst to Singapore from Bali. This […]

Lion Air to Begin Flights from Bali to Singapore


One thing I never knew and that was Garuda Indonesia had stopped flying to Bali straight from New Zealand and Brisbane in 2007. New Zealanders are amongst the nicest people in the world and I say that after spending a year there riding around the islands on a motorbike. Kiwis […]

New Zealand to Bali Flights Needed