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When is the best time to visit Bali?

Bali is a great place to visit all year round, with plenty on offer regardless of the season. Understanding that each month brings its own drawcards and downfalls will ensure you book the Balinese holiday of your dreams, as the changing weather and accommodation costs can play a big part on the enjoyment levels of…

Best beaches for surfing in Bali

Bali is a world-class surfing destination, with tropical weather, steady waves and warm waters attracting beginners and advanced surfers from across the globe wanting in on a piece of the action. Affordable accommodations and party vibes make Bali popular with the young, hip surf crowd, while there are plenty of surf camps and surf lessons…

Best places to shop in Bali

Bali is an absolute mecca for shopaholics, and it’s not unusual to see visitors arrive with empty suitcases just so they can load up with bargain clothes, jewellery, handicrafts and other Balinese goodies. Even if shopping isn’t your thing, you will struggle to resist the temptation as you wander past Bali’s countless street stalls and…

Where to exchange money in Bali

For visitors to Bali who don’t want the extra hassle of applying for travel money cards, cash passports or traveller’s cheques, bringing cash in your own currency and converting it to local funds once you arrive is a very popular option. This alleviates the stress of trying to figure out how much money to convert…

Best health cafes in Bali

From turmeric lattes to green smoothies and just about every other clean eating health fad in-between, Bali is heaven for raw food fanatics, macro-biotic dieters and social media influencers seeking the next Instagram-worthy meal. If you’ve come to Bali seeking health and vitality over cocktails and nightclubs, check out our list of the best health…

Where were the Bali Nine executed?

The infamous story of the Bali Nine is proof that even paradise has a dark side. This bewildering tale of drug smuggling and executions made headlines around the globe, and is the first thing that comes to mind for many when they think about visiting the island. The disturbing case has been followed closely by…

Where to eat in Bali: For the Foodies

Where to eat in Bali is the main question asked over sunset drinks.  Bali is an absolute hot-spot for foodies, with options available to suit all tastes and budgets, from cheap local home cooking to luxurious five-star international cuisine. With so many incredible choices available, whichever dining option you choose will be amazing, but it’s…

Where to eat in Bali

Bali is a haven for food lovers, offering mouth-watering local cuisine and world-class dining, with something available to suit all tastes and budgets. Whether you’re hunting for the most soul-warming soto ayam, or craving a hamburger that would give New York City a run for its money, Bali provides the perfect platform for a global…

Where to stay in Bali: Villa or Hotel? Pros and Cons

When it comes to booking exotic travel accommodation in Bali, visitors are often left wondering if they should book a boutique villa or a hotel room in a large resort. Everyone has their own personal preferences – there are people that just love to be away from everybody, switch off the mobile phone and indulge in…

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