Travel Tips

How to get there (including how to book airfare to Bali), how to get around, where to find stuff and how to ask for it. These are tips from the local insider to make your stay here a breeze.


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


Bali naturally lends itself to photographers. Stunning panoramas at every turn, mountains and seascapes, the happiness of the Balinese people, colourful festivals and even the heady tourist areas all are perfect subjects for the budding or professional photographer. It makes no difference if you use a cheap compact camera or […]

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with the value of them in so much as things to see and do, most of the time you will find that a lot of things are out of date by […]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



One of the latest additions to the Seminyak hotel family just happens to be opulent to the extreme. The W Retreat and Spa Bali is located on Jalan Petitenget and overlooks the ocean but it’s the hotel’s ambience and décor that has everyone talking about this new addition. If a […]

The W Retreat and Spa Bali – Seminyak


Budget airline carriers seem to be coming as going as the sun goes down and rises. In an article I recently wrote about airlines to use for getting to Bali from Australia, I mentioned that Strategic Air would be a great airline to use. For those who have already flown […]

Strategic Airlines Flies to Bali No More


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