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Should you travel to Bali – Mount Agung Eruptions

The Mother Temple at Mount Agung volcano Bali

There is alot of news currently about Mount Agung in Bali erupting soon. Mount Agung is Bali’s largest volcano and in recent years it has seen a fair bit of volcanic activity. So is it safe to travel to Bali

Posted in Bali, Feature article

Best Hotels To Stay in Sanur Beach Bali

Prama Sanur Beach Hotel

Sanur Beach Bali is a very popular place to stay (read more about the attractions around Sanur Beach). There are a good choice of hotels, beach resorts, private villas and budget accommodation in Sanur. Check out the best hotels to

Posted in Bali, Hotels, Indonesia, Sanur

Sanur Beach Bali – Great Family Holiday Destination

Sanur Beach Bali - Great Family Holiday Destination

Sanur Beach in Bali is one of the great tourist areas of Bali to stay, especially for families. Sanur Beach is only 30 minutes drive from Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport. With a small village feel, I rate Sanur Beach as one of

Posted in Bali, Feature article, Indonesia, Sanur

What to do in Bali in September

What to do in Bali in September

September is a great time of year to visit Bali. It is right at the end of the peak tourist season (June, July and August) and still has very consistent temperatures (average high temperature of 31°C (88°F)). September is still

Posted in Bali, Feature article, Kuta, Nusa Dua, Nusa Lembongan, Sanur

Flight Review Jetstar Sydney to Bali Business Class B787-8 Dreamliner

Flight review Jetstar Sydney to Bali

Flight no: Jetstar flight JQ37 Route: Sydney to Denpasar Bali Aircraft type: Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Flight time: 6 hours Travel class: Business Class Seat width: 19 inches Seat pitch: 38 inches Service time: Jetstar flies daily between Sydney and Bali.

Posted in Australia, Bali, Feature article, Flight Reviews

Bat Cave Temple Bali – Pura Goa Lawah

Bat Cave Bali - Pura Goa Lawah

The Bat Cave Temple (Pura Goa Lawah) is a natural cave which is home to thousands of bats. The local Balinese Hindus marked this as a sacred site and made a shrine out at the front entrance of the cave.

Posted in Bali, Feature article, Indonesia

Water Palace Gardens – Tirta Gangga Bali

Water Palace Gardens Bali Indonesia

Tirta Gangga are the old royal palace gardens built in 1948 by the last Raja (King) of Karangasem. Known in English as the Water Palace Gardens, they are located on the north east coast of Bali around 90 Kilometers north of

Posted in Bali, Feature article, Indonesia

Pica Tapas Bar and Restaurant Nusa Dua Bali

Brazilian BBQ at Pica Tapas Restaurant

One of the most popular restaurants in Nusa Dua is Pica Tapas Bar and Restaurant located within the Bali Collection Shopping Mall. The sign on the restaurant labels it as a Mediterranean restaurant though the star of this restaurant is

Posted in Bali, Brazilian, Food, Indonesia, Nusa Dua

Bella Italia Italian Restaurant Sanur Bali

Bella Italia Italian Restaurant Sanur Bali

I was staying at the Mercure Resort in Sanur and found Bella Italia restaurant just a few minutes walk away. A great Italian restaurant with a real Italian owner who takes pride in his great home cooked Italian food including

Posted in Bali, Food, Indonesia, Italian, pizza, Sanur

Pasar Senggol Balinese Night Market Restaurant Nusa Dua

Pasar Senggol Balinese Night Market Restaurant

Pasar Senggol is one of the best restaurants in Nusa Dua Bali. Located with the Grand Hyatt Hotel Nusa Dua, Pasar Senggol is a traditional Balinese night market with a huge selection of buffet food, arts and crafts stores selling

Posted in Bali, Food, Indonesia, Indonesian, Nusa Dua