Paris is groaning. It’s groaning not under the weight of any expectation, or an excess of Gallic shrugs – it’s groaning under the weight of solid metal, in the form of padlocks.
Bali isn’t exactly an unknown destination and for some, that’s a turn off. True the island is packed with tourists, but exploring the unique Balinese culture and temples, as well as the hidden beaches, is still worth your time, especially when you consider the quality and affordability of the amenities.
Unfortunately Bali is in the news for all the wrong reasons more and more often of late. There’s the more typical issues that come with concreting over paradise — over-development, pollution and trash disposal and, of course, the traffic — but there are also more troubling issues such as a rise in petty crime, theft, druggings and corruption.
With its coral-speckled beaches, luscious green rice terraces and blissful azure seas, Bali has long been a haven for surfers, sun worshippers and yoga junkies alike. Whether you’re planning the adventure of a lifetime or a week of relaxation, here are 10 Bali travel tips to help you make the most of your visit.
Bali tourism agency has recorded a significant increase from European tourists from January until the early second semester of 2017.
Central Statistics Agency (BPS) Bali Province just release new data on the number of foreign tourist arrivals to Bali in the last five months (January – May) earlier this week.
Bali’s hotel occupancy rebounded last year, rising more than 4% following a challenging 2015. But at what cost?
Former US President Barack Obama is expected to spend a five-day vacation in Bali before he departs for Yogyakarta and Jakarta. He will reportedly be accompanied by his wife Michelle, their daughters Malia and Sasha, and other Obama family members. He will also bring several special staff members on the vacation, as quoted from The […]
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.
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.