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Couple Refused Entry To Bali Because Of Small Rip In Passport

A couple say they have been left $14,000 out of pocket after they were barred from entering Bali and Malaysia over a damaged passport. A man lost $14,000 and his and his wife’s dream holiday was “ruined” because his passport was deemed too damaged for travel News.com.au reported.  Richard and Ann Lane, from Lincolnshire in …

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4 Villas Now Under Investigation In Bali

The Balinese government are inspecting villas which are believed to be providing special services for homosexual people in Drona street, Seminyak, Kuta District, Badung. Authorities have now expanded their investigation to 4 villas. The case began with an advertisement that has been circulating on social media. In response, the Head of Police Unit for Pamong …

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Monkey Steals Glasses From Tourist At Bali Temple As He Poses For Selfie

A naughty monkey was caught on camera snatching sunglasses from a tourist who was trying to take a selfie with him. The video shows holidaymaker Connor Sargent stand with his back against a wall, lifting up his phone to snap a picture with the primate behind him. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8S7SbFCppb8 But as Connor prepares to take the …

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Australia Is Back To Being Bali’s Number One Source Of Tourism

Australia has reclaimed its title as Bali’s number one source of tourism for the first time since China took the crown in 2017. Official figures to be released this week reveal a record 1.23 million Australians traveled to Bali in 2019, a 5.4% increase from the previous year. The figures were released by the Perth-based Indonesia Institute Inc who have …

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Australian Man Accused of Harrassing Balinese Taxi Driver

A young man from Perth arrested in Bali for the alleged assault on a taxi driver tried to hide in the warehouse on the third floor of a convenience store, but was later found by police. According to 9News, Tore Gerard Vincenzo Bempasciuto was arrested in the early hours of yesterday morning, accused of hitting …

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Bali Private Driver Gives Away 4 Million Rp TIP To His Parents To Fix Their Sidewalk

A private driver in Bali received the tip of a lifetime of 4 million Rp but instead of using it to pay for his own wedding, he gave it to his parents to help fix their crumbling sidewalk.  Enrico had saved up his whole life for a down payment on a new car so he …

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Trans Studio Mall Roller Coaster Bursts Into Fire

The roller coaster track at the Trans Studio Mall burst into flames Monday night when an electrical box short circuited and burst into flames.  The fire shocked nearby residents of Jalan Imam Bonjol, Denpasar when flames and smoke appeared in the night sky at around 10:00pm.  The fire was reportedly caused by an electrical short-circuit …

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Hit and Run Driver In Kuta

Update: The driver in a hit-and-run accident that left a Balinese teenager dead on Saturday has turned himself over to police—after police identified it was his vehicle that plowed into the victim. Original Story: A Balinese teenager was killed in a hit and run accident in Bali’s Legian area in the early hours of Saturday. …

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Bali Tourist Hotspots Now Focus of Police

The Bali Sun Exclusive Undercover The paradise island of Bali needs to clean up it’s act and quickly. The long term future of the tourism industry in Bali could face hard times as drugs and prostitution run rampant in most tourist hotspots.  The Bali Sun wanted to know just how dire the situation has become, …

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Chased Down By Locals After Car Accident

An alleged intoxicated tourist slammed his car into other motorists before being chased down and detained by locals until police arrived.  The alleged incident was caught on video showing a bloody tourist being chased by locals and then arrested. The man was driving a white Mitsubushi Expander when he allegedly collided with other vehicles on …

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Grab Is Now Officially Allowed At The Aiport As ‘Taxi Union’ Loses Battle

It was only a matter of time. The Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport and Grab have come to an official agreement that allows them to pick up passengers at the airport.  For years the ‘taxi mafia’ has held control of the airport allowing only their drivers to pick up passengers. Through threats and even physical …

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