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with the value of them in so much as things to see and do, most of the time you will find that a lot of things are out of date by […]

The Best of Bali According to Lonely Planet






Bali has 20,000 hotel and guest house rooms, which vary from the very basic ‘losman’ (simple fan room with cold water), to villas to the ‘Best Hotel in the World’ (Four Seasons Sayan). In each area you have incredible choice and no one has visited every property. a while ago […]

Affordable accommodation in Ubud Bali


Lonely Planet has such a reputation that many small business owners in Bali feel its make or break to get included. I reckon providing a good service is more important than pleasing LP, but being recommended doesn’t hurt. I know the owner of Secret Garden, on Poppies Lane I in […]

Secret Garden makes LP’s SE Asia