BALI TRAVEL INFO

General Travel Information for Bali

To make your planning that much easier we put together a few resources that may help you make decisions about your trip.  From taxis to bike hire, permits, tourist guides and a whole heap more.

Monkey Forest and Sacred Forest – Ubud

Monkey Forest and Sacred Forest – Ubud

My mission this morning is to make it to the world famous Monkey Forest, nestled in the heart of Ubud. I've heard that it is best to get there early, as the gates open at 7am.   Try to beat the touring throngs that will arrive later in the morning and to get a glimpse...

Bali Travel Tips – Safety in Bali

Bali Travel Tips – Safety in Bali

Bali is a beautiful part of the world, filled with sights and sounds and experiences that are just not possible to experience anywhere else on the planet. However, it is vastly different in terms of culture and lifestyle than anything you will experience in the West,...

When is the best time to visit Bali?

When is the best time to visit Bali?

My friends and family regularly ask me when would be the best time to come and visit Bali?  This is a pretty loaded question, and there are about as many different answers as there are types of weather and climate on this tiny little island! Both air and water...

Top 5 spa’s in Ubud

Top 5 spa’s in Ubud

For years now I have been a strong advocate of massage and the benefits it can provide as part of any training and health routine…let alone the mental and emotional benefits. So image how excited I was when I realised that Bali has a massage joint on pretty much every...

Gamelan lessons and the local library in Ubud

Gamelan lessons and the local library in Ubud

There are not many evenings that you can walk around Ubud without being invited to or at least hearing a performance, usually of dance and gamelan music. The traditional gamelan music carries across  Ubud, enticing and inviting to everyone that hears it. One of the...

Singaraja – North Bali

Singaraja – North Bali

Singaraja is a town in northern Bali. The name is Indonesian for "Lion King". It is on the north coast just east of Lovina and is an old harbor town.  It is the second largest town of Bali and was once the colonial capital of Bali but  now serves as the seat of...

Money in Bali

Money in Bali

Bali is an international tourist hotspot, so therefore all of the major currencies, and many minor one’s are usable in Bali. Although you can’t pay in foreign currency while travelling on Bali, it is very easy to convert your money into Indonesian Rupiah, especially...

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