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Bali Is More Than Beaches

Bali Is More Than Beaches

Bali is the ultimate paradise. Conjuring screensaver images of beaches, centuries-old temples, pampering villas, and even healers, the Hindu-driven island nation within the country of Indonesia has rich culture and centuries-old rituals still practiced today. Temples are ubiquitous, as are moss-covered stone shrines.

Kelly Slater’s Favourite Travel Destinations

Kelly Slater’s Favourite Travel Destinations

Below are the best of the best: the beaches, towns and islands that Kelly tries to hit each and every year, the places that mean the most to him on this planet. Take a minute to dive into Kelly’s world and get some insight to why he holds each of these places in such high regard.

Things That Will Surprise First-time Visitors in Bali

Things That Will Surprise First-time Visitors in Bali

We already know about the things that shouldn’t happen in Bali: excessive drinking, tourists exposing way too much flesh on the beach and blatant ignorance of the island’s culture. But that’s not the real Bali. Beyond Kuta there is plenty that will surprise, and delight, the first-time visitor to the Island of the Gods.

Six Tips for Foreign Tourist Traveling to Remote Areas of Indonesia

Six Tips for Foreign Tourist Traveling to Remote Areas of Indonesia

Across Indonesia’s 17,000 plus islands, there is something for everyone – even the pickiest of travellers. As the country opens up further to foreign tourists, visitors are finding that the beautiful destinations span far beyond Bali and Papua.

Borobudur Wins Third Spot in National Geographic’s Iconic Adventures

Borobudur Wins Third Spot in National Geographic’s Iconic Adventures

Recognized as the largest Buddhist monument in the world, the magnificent Borobudur Temple in Central Java, Indonesia has again received worldwide acknowledgement: National Geographic placed Borobudur in the Top 3 of 15 in World’s Iconic Adventures Worth the Effort, after the awesome Machu Picchu in Peru and Petra in Jordan, as published on 26th April […]

Foreigners Robbed, Bali Crime Stats Gain Attention

Foreigners Robbed, Bali Crime Stats Gain Attention

Bali, often referred to as “The Island Of the Gods” has long been Indonesia’s most popular tourist destination. The island offers exotic and exquisite beaches and scenery, not to mention many choices of delicious local food. But while most expats and foreigners love Bali, it’s also a known fact that the beautiful island can also […]