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Australian Traveler Hospitalised After Suspected Attack During Night Out In Bali

An Australian tourist has been left hospitalized after a violent attack in Kuta late last week. The victim, who is on vacation in Bali from his home in Perth, Western Australia, is reportedly attacked during a night out. Lachie Hunt was taken to Bali’s BIMC Hospital to receive treatment for his catastrophic injuries.  Hunt has …

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Travelers Shocked As Plane Headed For Bali Forced To U-Turn Mid-Flight

Travel disaster has struck hundreds of holidaymakers heading to Bali from Melbourne. On 28th December, a Jetstar plane carrying passengers from Australia to the holiday resort island had to turn back 4.5 hours into the flight after the crew was informed that they did not have permission to land in Bali. The news was made …

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Tourist Detained In Bali For Disorderly Behavior In The Street

Authorities have detained an Australian citizen on vacation in Bali for disorderly behavior. The man was bought into the custody of the Badung Regency Civil Service Police Unit on Monday, 17th October, at around 4 pm.  The man, whose name has not been made public, is believed to be a boxer. Despite his erratic behavior …

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Families In Bali Warned About Dangers Of Black Henna Tattoos As Another Child Is Left Scarred

Just weeks after a Melbourne mum went viral sharing her Bali black henna tattoo horror story, another Australian mother has warned fellow parents about the dangers of the temporary tattoos. Jessie Kingscote took to the Bali Bogans Facebook group to share her regret at letting her little boy get a black henna tattoo while on …

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Tragedy For Friend Who Discovered That Travel Companion Had Died In Bali Hotel Room

An Australian tourist has died while on holiday in Bali. The 53-year-old man, named as Youssef Salim, was found by his friend and hotel staff around 5pm on the evening of Wednesday 31st August. Salim was staying at the Ramada Encore Hotel in Seminyak. The Head of Public Relations for Denpasar Police, Iptu I Ketut …

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Australian Tourist Ends Up In Bali Hospital After Drinking Pool Water For Photo Prank

An Australian holidaymaker in Bali has been hospitalized with what is suspected as a case of ‘Bali belly’. Issac Power posted on the Bali Bogan’s Facebook group a before and after photo of his friend pretending to drink water from the statue by the holiday villa’s pool. The second photo is of his friend lying …

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Mother Sends Warning To Bali Holidaymakers About Dangers Of Black Henna Tattoos

A frightened mother has shared a warning for other parents heading to Bali on holiday after her two young sons have been left with chemical burns from bad black henna tattoos. Elena Kovalenko and her husband Phillip Saenko were recently on holiday in Bali when they let their two sons Luke, 8, and Adrian, 6, …

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Foot And Mouth Disease In Bali Leads Ministers To Debate Change In Travel Rules For Aussies

Officials in Australia are debating whether a total ban on all food products being bought into the country from Indonesia would have a positive impact on Foot and Mouth Disease control efforts. Concerns are growing that the risk of the disease reaching Australian shores is increasing. Several tourists returning home to Australia from Bali have …

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Tourism Minister Denies Bali Streets Are Covered In Cow Dung After Attack From Aussie Senator

Indonesia’s Tourism Minister Sandiaga Uno has condemned the comments of an Australian senator who suggested that Bali’s streets are full of cow dung. Pauline Hanson, a controversial political figure in Australia, addressed parliament about Indonesia’s current outbreak of foot and mouth disease. Her speech, peppered with her usual expletives, suggested that Bali’s streets are filled …

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Bali Tourist Handed Hefty Fine At Australia Airport For Not Declaring Fast Food Meal

A last-minute dash to McDonald’s on the journey home to Australia has resulted in an AUD 2664 fine for one Bali tourist. The McMuffin meal was detected at Darwin airport by the terminal’s biosecurity sector dog Zinta. While conducting the biosecurity inspection Zinta and her handler found two egg and beef sausage McMuffins, hot cakes, …

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Australian PM Reaffirms Borders Will Stay Open For Bali Travelers Amid Rising Pressure

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has reaffirmed his stance on closing international borders after an outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease in cattle in Indonesia. Ministers across Australia, as well as farmers and other agricultural sector officials, are appealing for borders to be locked since the viral outbreak could cause catastrophic damages to Australia’s beef …

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Australian Government Rejects Proposal To Ban Flights To Bali Due To Foot And Mouth Outbreak

Pressure to ban Bali-Australia flights had been mounting in recent weeks due to the discovery of Foot and Mouth Disease in cattle on the island. An official proposal to ban flights had been submitted to the Australian government, but the decision has been made to keep flight routes open and increase bio-security measures.  This is …

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