Places to Go


The Best of Bali According to Lonely Planet

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with the value of them in so much as things to see and do, most of the time you will find that a lot of things are out of date by […]


Road Tripping 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 […]


Photo Journal – Puri Taman Ujung, East Bali

One of my favourite places to visit in Bali on the east end of the island is Taman Sukasada; more commonly known as Puri Taman Ujung. Surprisingly it is a place not frequented by tourists on a large scale. This delightful place is located 5 kilometres south of Amlapura. Built […]


UNESCO Considers World Heritage Sites in Bali

Being such a small island, Bali sure has a large amount of places that have natural beauty and historical significance. Antiquities abound. It is that time again when UNESCO selects places around the world for recognition as world heritage sites. Bali is not short on those and in fact three […]


Photo of the Day: Pura Ulu Danau Bratan

The two most photographed places on the island of Bali undoubtedly are the sea temple of Pura Tanah Lot and the other, Pura Ulun Danau Bratan located 2 hours north of Kuta on the shores of Lake Bratan. The temple is one of Bali’s kayangan jagat or directional temples and […]


A Few Excellent Restaurants in Ubud

Ubud is a place where you could spend your entire holiday in Bali and it is also a great place to base yourself for exploring the rest of the island. Being a relatively tranquil place, it is a haven for tourists, lovers of art and a delightful area to spend […]


Family Fun in Bali

Bali is totally geared towards families and family travel. Nothing could be better on a holiday than doing things together as a family. So often I have seen young kids just wandering the streets of Kuta with no mum or dad in sight. Let’s face it, travelling with kids can […]


Photo of the Day: Mountainous Bali

I have always been a great lover of the mountains wherever I have travelled in the world. Besides being great vantage points to view the surrounding areas, they also offer up some beautiful examples of flora and fauna. Bali as an island, albeit small in comparison with the rest of […]