Tourists Rescued from Nusa Penida Hills, After Fire Erupts in Beachside Forest

Tourists Rescued from Nusa Penida Hills, After Fire Erupts in Beachside Forest

Twenty-four tourists have been forced to evacuate from the popular trail and famous photographed spot in Kelingking Beach, Nusa Penida, on Sunday, Aug. 20, when the fire broke out. While twenty were able to escape unharmed, four were stuck and eventually rescued by a joint team of the Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD), firefighters, local […]

How Tourists Are Ruining Great Places

How Tourists Are Ruining Great Places

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.

Staying Safe in Bali

Staying Safe in Bali

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.

German Tourists Who Fell into Mt. Agung’s Crater in Bali Rescued

German Tourists Who Fell into Mt. Agung’s Crater in Bali Rescued

They were warned before starting their climb to use a local guide, but dismissed this advice and commenced the climb on their own. When they reached a height of 2,843 meters above sea level, Torge Sense slipped into the crater. His companions entered the crater and tried to help, but ended up also being caught in the crater and unable to climb out.

Are Aussie ‘Bogans’ Ruining Bali?

Are Aussie ‘Bogans’ Ruining Bali?

“It’s a mistake to think that you can go there and get away with anything, that you’ve got a licence to unleash your inner vampire, which is unfortunately what a lot of especially younger travellers seem to do, and they often suffer as a result”, he added.