Family Travel

For anyone visiting Bali a must-see that should be on their list is the Bali Safari & Marine Park, just a 45-minute drive from Bali’s International Airport. The park is located on the newly developed ocean highway, Jalan Ida Bagus Mantra and thus assuring visitors an easy and fast access […]

The Bali Safari & Marine Park

Bali has always been synonymous with family travel and indeed there are countless activities for kids to enjoy on the island. One of the most popular is Waterbom Park in Tuban where kids [and adults] can have a fabulous time on the numerous themed waterslides and pools. However, there is […]

Kuta Green Park- South Bali

Travelling with a young kid scares a lot of people. Just the thought of a trans-oceanic flight, long layover and dealing with baggage, Customs, taxis and hotels, is enough to put a lot of people off. Certainly there are moments of frustration, but as with everything, we create our own […]

Toby & Maya in East Bali

Today I got an email from a guy who is coming to Bali in 2007, with his wife and kids. He asked me for suggestions on what to do, saying cheap accommodation was key. I could of said find a pool with swim up bar, and stay there for 2 […]

Suggestions for family exploring Bali

Visitors to Bali, as well as expats sometimes look for an close alternative, to the Bali beach scene. One option is Senggigi Lombok. An old copy of the Indonesia Handbook, from 1991 has this description: The coral and snorkeling at this popular beach area, 6km north of Ampenan, is fantastic-4 […]

Senggigi: The gateway to Lombok

Bali has many kinds of watersport activities and one of the most relaxing is sailing. A friend of mine, Ebong is running a sailing operation in Jimbaran Bay. Several years ago I learned to sail a boat on a reservoir in Oregon. Its a blast and handling even a small […]

Sailing in Jimbaran Bay