Hotels


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


Firstly I want to tell you a story. Back in 1983 I saw a ‘little old lady’ slinging a backpack and sprightly walking down the road. Later that day when I was having an iced tea in a warung, that same lady walked in dumped her backpack on the ground […]

Bali for the Over 60’s


The most underrated part of Bali has to be Candi Dasa. It is a peaceful enclave that once was a tourist stronghold, but, slipped as a major tourist destination on the island for a while. Thankfully this beautiful place is having a resurge in popularity. Candi Dasa has so much […]

Accommodation in Candi Dasa



If you drive for about an hour and a half north-east of Kuta you will find the bohemian cultural centre of Bali, Ubud. Famed for its arts, Ubud is a cool area of Bali and home to many expats. Located in the district of Gianyar, the town of Ubud is […]

Villas and Hotels in Ubud


Talk about Bali to anyone and instantly the word ‘Kuta’ is mentioned. This long stretch of beach has some excellent hotels located right on the beachfront. There is a huge range of accommodation available in Kuta; mostly in the budget and mid-range markets. Private villas are few and far between […]

Hotels near Kuta Beach


When you discuss hotels to stay at on the tourist strip of Bali more often than not a lot of tourists prefer the hectic nightlife area of Kuta. However, just north of Kuta is Legian; less manic than Kuta and popular with families staying in Bali. It is Bali’s second […]

Hotels Near Legian Beach



The one fantastic thing these days is that more and more travellers are going green by minimizing their travel footprint and seeking out accommodation that is eco-based and one of responsible tourism. I particularly like Wikipedia’s interpretation of ecotourism: Ecotourism is responsible travel to fragile, pristine, and usually protected areas […]

Eco-Hotels in Bali


This Xmas and New Year in Bali promises to be one of the best on record with most of the major hotels already fully booked and a lot of nightclubs and restaurants having some kind of themed celebration. Bali is going to be super-busy. Already most of the major hotels […]

Xmas in Bali