Tuban Shopping

Exploring the Markets of Kuta and Denpasar in Bali

Bali is an incredible place for tourists with so much to see and, experience. The problem for a majority of tourists is time being on a restricted holiday plan. However, we all love shopping [although I am not a great lover of it] and the areas of Kuta and Denpasar […]

Photo of the Day: Diabetic Nightmare

If you have a sweet tooth, as I do, then the shop located inside the Centro Discovery Mall on Jalan Kartika Plaza in Tuban will be your major destination whenever you visit the area. But, BreadTalk is also a diabetic’s nightmare and I feel sorry for those who have this […]

Market Mania

The majority of visitors to Bali simply adore going to the markets because of the great shopping bargains, the enjoyment of walking around the stalls seeing almost the same product in each stall, getting hassled by stall-owners to but their goods, and in general, the sheer delight in bargaining the […]

Nike Store: Tuban Bali

Every town needs a Nike store and the Kuta area has one on Jl. Kartika Plaza, in Tuban. The Nike store is classified as a ‘semi-factory outlet’, even though there is no merchandise being produced on the premises. The Nike store is a clean looking place, brightly lit and decorated […]

Joger in Tuban Bali

Joger is a shop on Jl. Raya Tuban, that is popular with Indonesian tourists. Ika told me in the past her school group from Semarang bought t-shirts from this shop. For westerners, Joger doesn’t mean anything, we’re oriented toward Nike, Adidas, Billabong and Quiksilver. Ika told me that Joger is […]

Krispy Kreme doughnuts come to Bali

Western civilization is on a steady slide back into the swamp. Part of the death of western culture, is the fact we have to much stuff to take care of, and so many things we ‘need’ that we spend many of our waking hours not actually living, but in pursuit […]

Bali Nightlife scene in Seminyak / Kuta

The nightlife scene in Bali is a worked of its own. To fully have a handle on it you’d need a fulltime staff, that’s why I asked the Beat Magazine to let me post their bi-weekly Update.

Police Raids Crackdown on Pirate DVDs

DVD shops are everywhere in Bali, literally. There always seems to be a new shop opening up every day selling pirated copies of the latest movies and music to suit all tastes, and, tourists are buying up big.