Horrific new details have emerged about an 18-year-old Australian schoolie in Bali who punched and hospitalised a young woman and experienced a psychotic episode while under the influence of hallucinogenic “magic mushrooms”.
Japanese travelers used to flock in droves to Bali, a favorite holiday destination especially for newlyweds, but their numbers have dwindled since 2011. But now, according to the Bali Tourism Agency, things have picked up and Japanese tourists are slowly but surely increasing again.
The backpacker drank eight to 10 complementary cocktails at two Bali bars and arrived in New Zealand 35 hours later suffering shortness of breath and impaired vision.
Bali is banking on another bumper year for tourist arrivals, with figures released this week by the Central Statistics Agency revealing a 10.08% jump in arrivals at Ngurah Rai International Airport against last year’s figures.
Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Mark Ovenden, an Australian tourist whose body was found on Thursday in bushes near Kutuh Village in Badung regency, Bali…
The Denpasar city government through the National Unity, Politics and Public Protection Agency is monitoring the presence of foreigners in the city of Denpasar.
Concerned over the drop in Japanese tourists in the past four years, the Bali administration will cooperate with national airline Garuda Indonesia to hold a promotion event in Osaka.