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Sanur Surprises off the beaten track

Just as in the past famous painters have tried to capture the special Sanur daylight on canvas, present-day photographers are intrigued to catch its mystical light with modern cameras. Evidence of this love story that resulted in many paintings can still be found in the Le Mayeur Museum. But there’s so much more to explore…

Best beaches in Bali

Bali is famous for its beaches, with its golden sands and turquoise waters attracting ocean lovers from all over the world to revel in the glory of the Balinese coastline. Whether you’re a devoted surfer, a keen water sports enthusiast or just a sun-seeker looking for a gorgeous setting to get your tan on, Bali’s…

Best family friendly hotels in Bali

Bali is a fabulous holiday destination for families, whether you’re travelling with young children or teenagers, and there are countless accommodation options designed specifically to suit the needs of travelling families. Whether you’re looking for an all-inclusive resort, a villa with plenty of space for privacy, or a hotel offering day-care services so you and…

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…

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