Articles Tagged ‘Indonesia’

Budget Friendly Restaurants in Seminyak

Budget Friendly Restaurants in Seminyak May 26, 2011 | Food | Read More
Seminyak is one of my favorite area in the whole of Bali. Rows and rows of stylish shops, bars and restaurants give the area a nice relaxing ambiance that I truly enjoyed. What I do not enjoy however, is paying more than I should for products and services. Unfortunately, there are numerous venues in...

Finding Solace in Asia’s Top Yoga, Dance and Music Event

Finding Solace in Asia’s Top Yoga, Dance and Music Event May 2, 2011 | Events | Read More
The recently concluded Bali Spirit Festival has been the talk of the town. With a record of over 6000 guests from 47 countries, the Festival’s reputation as the top international holistic travel event in Asia is strengthened even further. This time around, the Festival was held and Bali’s...

Pullman Hotels and Resorts Enters Bali

Pullman Hotels and Resorts Enters Bali May 2, 2011 | Hotels, What's New | Read More
Pullman enters Indonesian market with their first hotel in Legian, Bali. The Pullman Bali Legian Nirwana will be the only five-star resort style hotel located at the nexus linking prime entertainment and shopping areas of Kuta and Legian. The hotel’s location at the stretch of Kuta beachfront will...

Bali – Paradise or Hell?

Bali – Paradise or Hell? April 30, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
A recent unflattering article on the TIME magazine has put a spotlight on the woes of Bali that are ruining the island paradise experience for tourists. In the article, titled Holidays in Hell: Bali’s Ongoing Woes, Andrew Marshall pointed to various factors such as water shortages, constant blackouts,...

Marriott Enters the Indonesian Market in Bali

Marriott Enters the Indonesian Market in Bali April 30, 2011 | Hotels, What's New | Read More
Marriott International’s largest hotel brand, Courtyard by Marriott, has chosen Bali as its first location in Indonesia for its 900th hotel in the world. The resort opened recently in the Nusa Dua resorts area of the Island of the Gods. “This new hotel will allow Courtyard the opportunity...

Culinary Adventures in Ubud

Culinary Adventures in Ubud April 29, 2011 | Food | Read More
Mention Bali and the first thing that comes to mind are sandy beaches upon crystal clear water, luxurious hotels and stunning sunsets. A trip to Ubud however, will quickly confirm that there is more to Bali that the beach. Ubud is located up north, deep into the forested heartland of Bali. This mountainous...

A New Dash of Wow in Bali

A New Dash of Wow in Bali April 29, 2011 | Hotels, What's New | Read More
Joining a long list of posh and luxurious establishment in Bali, the W Hotels Worldwide has unveiled the W Retreat & Spa Bali at Seminyak. The W Bali is located in the trendy enclave of Seminyak and reinvents the exuberance of its locale. The area is filled with modern cocktail bars, designer boutiques,...

AYANA Resort & Spa in Jimbaran

June 15, 2010 | Hotels, What's New | Read More
Bali offers a huge array of accommodations throughout the island to suit every budget including everyone from backpackers to elite travelers. Here you can spend a few dollars per night for a basic room with a bath or hundreds of dollars for a villa with an extravagant outdoor Balinese bathing pool. Located...

Popular Restaurant Choices on Bali

June 15, 2010 | Food, What's New | Read More
As with every tourist destination, there seems to be a routine pattern where restaurants come and go on a whim. Fortunate for some, very sad for others, it’s always good to know about a successful venue that’s been around for years. Located in Kuta, one of the oldest and most popular restaurants...

Must-See Attractions on Bali

June 15, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Many hotels or even taxi drivers will offer to set you up or take you on a several tours all around the island of Bali for a very reasonable price – take advantage of these deals as they offer some of the best values for exploring Bali. If you book online prior to arriving in Bali, chances are, you’re...