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How to use your cellphone when you're in a foreign country

Of course, it's important to have a working phone for safety reasons as well as social and practical considerations. So, before you get stuck trying to unlock your phone on the go or get left with hefty data roaming fees, brush up on these four common ways to go about prepping your phone for …

10 Fun Things to See and Do in South Bali

01 of 10<p>The imposing Pura Luhur Uluwatu stands on a cliff in southwest Bali and serves as the backdrop to Bali’s most famous cultural performance: an …

Top 10 places to eat in Ubud, Bali

Ubud offers a wide choice of restaurants, from cheap places serving local cuisine to trendy fusion joints. New places open every month, but not all of them stay open that long, and often it is the places that have been around for years that are the most reliable for quality of food, innovative …

Learn To Scuba Dive In Bali (PHOTOS)

In just three days or one long weekend you can get your PADI certification card in Open Water Diving usable anywhere in the world, and you'll be doing it in one of the easiest and most unique places for beginners in the world.<p>A little over five years ago one of my closest friends asked me why I'd …

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Untouched Bali

Just a 30 minute flight from the crowded beaches of Bali is the less-developed, arid island of Lombok, where surfers often have the waves all to themselves.<p>Most people, when planning a holiday to Indonesia, have only one place on their mind: Bali. The Island of the Gods has it all – booming surf, …

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Rock Bar | Ayana Resort Bali Indonesia

This looks like a nice place to chill-out, the Rock bar is often credited as being "Balis best bar", it´s located at the Ayana Resort in Indonesia, a …

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Street food world tour: Bali

Bakso vendor is the most dangerous job on the island. The bakso cart is Bali’s version of the ice cream truck, serving up fish ball soup to …

Bali, Indonesia: Welcome to Paradise [Guest Post]

<i>“Welcome to Paradise!”</i> says the sign that greets the mostly Australian visitors to the Indonesian island of Bali. Taxi drivers grab tourists right …

Travel gallery: Bali

Looking for a reason to plan a trip to beguiling, bountiful Bali? As always, the Smiths are at your service… we dispatched our intrepid Emma Christie …

Starter Kit to Bali

Bali is the ultimate paradise. Conjuring screensaver images of beaches, centuries-old temples, pampering villas, and even healers, the Hindu-driven …

Art Galleries & Museums in Ubud, Bali

01 of 05<p>Museum Puri Lukisan: Princely Lineage<p>Located just a few minutes' walk west of the Ubud Royal Palace, the Museum Puri Lukisan showcases an …

Shopping in Ubud and Around Central Bali

The shopping scene in Central Bali, including its main tourist hub of Ubud, is a pale shadow of South Bali's as far as the number of shopping malls …

Etiquette Tips for Travelers in Bali, Indonesia

As “Western” and modern as much of Bali presents itself, the native culture of Bali provides a firm and tangible bedrock on which Balinese behavior …

My Trip to Bali

I wanted to share a few personal photos from my trip to Bali…a view from our hotel – The Viceroy -, some moss covered statues I stumbled upon, …

Discover the Exotic Beauty of Bali

<b>Known as the “Island of the Gods,”</b> Bali is famous for its shimmering beauty and fascinating culture. Hundreds of Hindu temples, towering mountains …

Where to Watch the Sunset in Bali

I recently returned from Bali and am happy to report that, as we all expected, there’s a lot more to the island than <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i>. One thing that …

Health Tips for Travelers in Bali, Indonesia

Despite Bali’s headlong rush into modernity, some parts of this Indonesian island can still be dangerous to your health. The digestive difficulty …

Travel Guide to Bali, Indonesia

Bali is in Southeast Asia - but sometimes this Indonesian island feels like another world altogether. You can be bused straight from the airport to …

Temples in Bali That Should Not Be Missed

01 of 10<p>Pura Besakih<p>The holiest of all temples in Bali, the "Mother Temple" of Pura Besakih is located some 3,000 feet up Gunung Agung in East Bali. …

Top 5 Destinations to Visit in Bali

01 of 05<p>South Bali Beaches<p>Perhaps the primary reason that people come to the island, the beaches in South Bali are wide with great sand and famous …

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Bali: beyond the usual suspects

Bali may have its fair share of tourists seeking nothing more than seven days of sun, sand and sex in the southern party triad of Kuta, Legian and Seminyak, but this only forms a small part of what’s on offer. In reality, Bali is a lush Indonesian island teeming with cultural experiences, delicious …

Surfing for novices amidst Bali's monster waves

Tucked within Indonesia’s ferociously powerful waves, lies a unique surfing experience that will bring mile-long smiles to beginners and intermediate surfers alike. It’s not your typical Balinese wave: no coral reef to stab you through the foot, no riptide to pull you out to sea, and no towering …

Essential Bali travel tips: what to know before you go

From navigating the crowds to being monkey-savvy, there are a few tricks to getting the best out of a trip to Bali. We’ve rounded up 15 top tips to bank for your next visit to the Island of the Gods.<p>Expect crowds<p>One of the most touristed islands on earth, Bali isn’t exactly an untouched paradise. …

Four days in Ubud: Beyond Eat, Pray, Love

It’s impossible these days to think about Ubud - Bali's cultural heart - without also considering the enormous success of Elizabeth Gilbert’s <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i>. While you’ll find no shortage of local travel companies promoting EPL ‘experiences’, there’s more to Ubud than spirituality, rice paddies and …

Top experiences in Bali: making the most of paradise

Immerse yourself in the colour and sound of a traditional festival, dine on local specialities, snorkel beautiful reefs, watch craftspeople at work, wander through lush rice fields, or just relax and be pampered at a Balinese spa. There's an awful lot to do in paradise and it's not all about the …