Australian Woman Dies in Scooter Crash in Kuta, Bali

Australian Woman Dies in Scooter Crash in Kuta, Bali

Queensland woman has become the fourth Australian to die from a scooter accident in Bali this year after a horrific crash. Sophia Martini, 27, was on the back of a bike being ridden by her boyfriend, Steele Nugent when it crashed in the early hours

Bali Remains Safe, Locals Urged to Stay Calm as Mount Agung Threatens to Erupt

Bali Remains Safe, Locals Urged to Stay Calm as Mount Agung Threatens to Erupt

Bali’s Governor has urged people to remain calm amid fears of a volcanic eruption on the holiday island. Seismic activity at the Mount Agung, or Gunung Agung, volcano significantly increased on Monday, leading authorities to issue a level 3, or high, alert and evacuate areas within 7.5 kilometres.

Two Bulgarian Arrested for ATM Card Skimming in Bali

Two Bulgarian Arrested for ATM Card Skimming in Bali

Bali police arrested two Bulgarian citizens, Boris Georgiev and Marian Bogidarof Serafinoff on Saturday (16/9) for allegedly installing skimming equipment onto an ATM in the Lovina area.

5 Reasons Why Banning of Alcohol in Indonesia Makes No Sense

5 Reasons Why Banning of Alcohol in Indonesia Makes No Sense

In January 2015, the Ministry of Trade’s legislation banned convenience stores around the nation from selling alcoholic drinks, in hope that this would curb underage locals (especially school kids) from divulging in the act of alcoholic indulgence.

Things Which Need to be Fixed Now to Keep Tourists Coming Back to Bali

Things Which Need to be Fixed Now to Keep Tourists Coming Back to Bali

Bali has seen a healthy growth in tourism numbers ever since the bombings in 2002 and 2005. Some say too much growth, with an over supply of hotels and sagging infrastructure that hasn’t been able to keep up. There are many things which need to be fixed to ensure long term survival of the tourism […]

Singaporean Tourist Dies After Diving at Padang Bai, Bali

Singaporean Tourist Dies After Diving at Padang Bai, Bali

Dr Wong Yu Yi had been at Blue Lagoon – located in eastern Bali’s port town of Padangbai – with a group of divers, they were diving at a depth of about 20m at 9.12am when she gestured for help. The dive leader led her to the surface, but she was unconscious by then.