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Rental Accommodation Prices In Bali’s Cultural Capital Ubud Are Increasing

Bali continues to find its feet in a post-pandemic world. As the island battles with rising fuel costs and inflation, local business owners are working to establish themselves financially in the wake of financial losses experienced over the last two years. This is leading to increases in the cost of rental accommodation in areas often …

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Ubud’s Famous Traffic Jams Return As Bali Discusses Need For Improved Infrastructure

Ubud may have been named the best city in Asia for 2022, but Bali’s cultural capital is not immune to the traffic congestion that is often associated with Canggu and Kuta. Tourism was notably slower to recover in Ubud than in Bali’s coastal destinations of Kuta, Nusa Dua, and Sanur, but as international visitors are …

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Bali Vendors Concerned Over Ubud Market Revamp As Construction Contract Terminated

Residents in Ubud are sharing their concerns over renovations to the traditional Ubud Market. Market stalls and vendors have dispersed while the traditional market site undergoes renovations, however, many vendors have relocated to the center of the town. Vendors are now spilling out into the roads and alleyways adding to the already congested traffic.  This …

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Bali Celebrates As Ubud Named As Best City In Asia

World-renowned Travel + Leisure Magazine has announced its winners for the annual World’s Best Awards. Bali has reason to celebrate as the island’s cultural capital Ubud has been named the Best City in Asia in 2022. Whatsmore, four of the top five east hotel resorts in Indonesia are in Bali too.  What makes the awards …

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Bali’s Breathtaking Ubud Named As Must-Visit Destination For Solo Travelers In 2022

Every year Forbes Magazine releases a new set of lists of top travel destinations for all kinds of travelers. This year is no exception and Bali is once again featured on the list. Ubud has been placed as the 6th best place for solo travelers in 2022. The ranking system isn’t simply based on favoritism, …

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Hotels In Ubud Bali Reach 40 Percent Occupancy

The Bali Hotel and Restaurant Association has confirmed that Ubud hotels have reached a 40 percent occupancy rate. The Head of the Indonesian Hotel and Restaurant Association for Gianyar, Adit Pande, confirmed that the occupancy of hotels in Ubud has recorded growth since the Indonesian government loosened up travel policies for international travelers in Bali. …

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Former Tourist Drivers Arrested For Breaking Into A Villa In Bali

Two former tourist drivers have been arrested for breaking into a villa and stealing valuable items from a football coach named Paul Christopher Munster (aged 39) in Ubud. The Head of the Ubud Police Department, Kompol I Made Tama, identified the suspects as Gede Wahyu Arianta (aged 23) and Feri Mananue (aged 45). Both were …

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Ubud Tourist Attractions To Undergo Restoration In 2023

Officials from the Gianyar regional government plan to restore Ubud tourism attractions and facilities by 2023. The Head of the Gianyar Regional Development Planning Agency, Gede Widarma Suharta, confirmed that the Gianyar regional government would receive a large budget from the central government to restore Ubud tourist spots. “The central government plans to grant us …

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A Tree Collapsed And Damaged Cars In Ubud Bali

A large tree collapsed in Tegallantang, Ubud, damaging two cars that belonged to expats. The Head of Emergency and Logistics from Gianyar Regional Disaster Management (BPBD), Gusti Ngurah Dibya Presasta, confirmed that a tree collapsed due to bad weather. The incident occurred on Wednesday afternoon (12/1), damaging two parked cars. “The incident was caused by …

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Four Trees Near Ubud Bali Monkey Forest Collapsed And Caused Road Closure

Four trees near Ubud Monkey Forest have collapsed, causing road closure on Thursday afternoon (6/1). The Head of the Ubud Police Department, Kompol I Made Tama, confirmed that four trees near the Ubud monkey forest collapsed due to bad weather. Due to their old age, the trees lost their ability to withstand the strong winds. …

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Ukrainian National Detained After Damaging Bali Villa

Bali authorities have detained a Ukrainian man after he caused damage to a villa in Ubud, Gianyar. The Head of the Gianyar Civil Service, Officer Made Watha, confirmed that a 38-year-old man named Pablo from Ukraine had been detained for damaging a villa in Jalan Suweta, Ubud Gianyar on Tuesday (28/12). “We received a report …

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Bali Hotel Lobby Dismantled For Being Too Close To A Hindu Temple

The management of a hotel in Ubud decided to dismantle its lobby after it received complaints about being too close to a nearby Hindu Temple. The Public Relations Staff of the hotel in Kedewatan Village Ubud, I Ketut Nurata, confirmed that the management decided to dismantle the old lobby building and move it further from …

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