• Best airbnb deals for home away from home in Bali!

    Why airbnb? Why exactly these accommodations? The first question is easily answered: these spots can't be always booked through popular Agoda and Booking.com sites and you can only book them online via airbnb. Also what I love about airbnb particularly in Bali, that it offers a truly good choice of accommodation for different price levels. And no, airbnb guys didn't ask me to write this...

  • Indonesia’s domestic flights & discounter airlines...

    Whenever you are trying to get around Indonesia flying from Bali to some other islands you will most probably have to use local airlines. When I was planning my upcoming trip to some of the islands in Indonesia, I realized that you don't see all the possible flights when you check big booking sites like momondo. Not all the flights are featured there (especially if we talk of small local...

  • 10 things to do in Bali

    Coming to Bali for the first time and trying to figure out a list what you should see during your visit? Let me share my 10 tips what are absolutely must do + see things on this beautiful island. It's definitely not all the amazing stuff you can do here but those are definitely the ones to consider first! (You can also watch my quick video on 10 things to see in Bali) #1 Stay in Ubud for 2 or...

  • Guide to accommodation in Bali: guesthouses,...

    Bali is one of those tourist destinations where you can find accommodation options for different budgets. And when I say ‘different’ I really mean different: you can get a cheap room in local homestay for just 10$ a day or you can splurge in one of the luxury hotels for 1000$ a night. So lets have a look what you can get for different money.   For true backpackers: just 10$ a day Yeah,...

  • Where to eat in the Bukit area.

    The southern peninsula of Bali called Bukit. Starts from Jimbaran, covers areas like Balangan, Dreamland, Ungasan, Pecatu, Padang-Padang, Uluwatu, and everything in between, is not always considered a paradise for food lovers. But if you look hard enough, you find a lot of hidden gems worth trying. If you are asking yourself where to eat in Bukit, I am glad to recommend you good cafes and...

  • Guide to Surfing in Bali, spot info & map.

    Bali has world class surf all season long located throughout the island. The island provides surf for every skill level. The only thing you have to keep in mind is seasons which is either wet, or dry. There are various surf spots to check out based on the season. The southern coast of Bali is where you will get the most surf, but the east coast may also get its fair share. Most spots are...

  • How to get to Bali?

    In order to get to Bali you need to book a flight to Denpasar airport (airport code DPS). Unfortunately, there aren't many direct flights to Bali, especially if you are flying from Europe, or US. Bali caters most to its neighboring Asian countries and have much shorter flights to reach Bali. Those coming from Australia will have one, or sometimes two connecting flights as well. Be ready for...

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2017 New Year’s Eve party in Bali

Posted in Eat & Drink, Events by  •  December 19, 2016

You are in Bali during New Year holidays and you are asking yourself what should you do at New Year’s Eve? Let me share with you what people actually do here for NYE celebration. There are bunch of parties, festive dinners in restaurants and other options for you. First thing you have to know about New Year in Bali...

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Why airbnb? Why exactly these accommodations? The first question is easily answered: these spots can’t be always booked through popular Agoda and Booking.com sites and you can only book them online via airbnb. Also what I love about airbnb particularly in Bali, that it offers a truly good choice of accommodation for...

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Holistic healing in Tirta Usada

Posted in See + Do by  •  May 31, 2016

Southeast Asia is known for cheap massages widely available.  In Bali, the average cost from a local massage is about $5.  When I first moved to Bali, massages for me was quite frequent especially after a long surf session. After a few years in Bali there is no more novelty in going to the local, affordable spa...

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Scooter rental tips

Posted in Practical info by  •  May 4, 2016

If you are considering renting a scooter in Bali, please watch this video! I am sharing some information how to rent scooter: rental prices, safety tips and how to get around Bali on the scooter. And don’t forget to check out car rental tips blog post for more tips and car rental agencies contacts.

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Whenever you are trying to get around Indonesia flying from Bali to some other islands you will most probably have to use local airlines. When I was planning my upcoming trip to some of the islands in Indonesia, I realized that you don’t see all the possible flights when you check big booking sites like momondo. Not...

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