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Dangerous Motorbike Driver Escapes Bali After Wheelie Stunt In Seminyak

Police in Bali said the foreign man who pulled a freestyle stunt while riding his motorcycle in Seminyak has left the country, after a search for him began last week following a video of his stunt going viral on social media.  “It was circulating widely on social media, [but] the person has managed to escape,” Adi Sulistyo …

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Bali Taxi Driver That Was Allegedly Hurt By Aussi Considers Peace Deal

A Perth man accused of a violent assault on a taxi driver in Bali is expected to reach a peace agreement with the victim. Tore Bempasciuto has been behind bars for almost a week after the 23-year-old allegedly bashed a taxi driver outside a nightclub because he thought the driver might have stolen his phone. It is …

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Emirates Adding More Flights To Bali To Keep Up With Demand

Emirates will increase flights to Bali effective 1 June to tap seasonal demand for holiday bookings during the summer months June to September. The peak season for Bali’s tourism industry runs from July through to the end of August; busy months when hotel rates are high, and Bali’s weather is almost perfect with low rainfall …

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Record Breaking! The Most Australians Ever Visit Bali In 2019

Despite volcanic eruptions, garbage-filled beaches and aggressive tourist behaviour the number of Aussies travelling to Bali reached record levels in 2019. Last year Mount Agung caused more travel chaos, earthquakes shook the local streets and mountains of garbage washed up on Bali’s shores from East Java resulting in the nickname “trash island”. The popular tourist …

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Bali Authorities Searching For British Man

The Search and Rescue Agency in Bali launched a search for a British man earlier today, who went missing and is suspected to have jumped off a cliff in Pecatu, South Kuta yesterday afternoon.  The police said they received information about the foreign national, who has not been identified, earlier this morning. Local residents filed …

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Tourism Board Says Gay Is Natural and Bali Is Ready To Receive Them

The Head of the Bali Provincial Tourism Board, Putu Astawa, said that his side did not see the presence of gay tourists in Bali as a problem. The presence of gay tourists will be well received as long as they don’t violate the laws, norms and ethics that apply in Bali. This statement was delivered …

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Bali’s Benoa Aims To Become World Class Cruise Port

State-owned Enterprises Minister Erick Thohir says he plans to make Benoa Port in Bali as the “world-class port” by integrating the port service, business, and tourism. “Benoa will become a one-stop area facilitated by art center, culinary tour, and SME trading center. There will also be convention hall, trading center, and many others,” the minister said in his official statement …

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Bali Makes Fodor’s Do Not Travel List For 2020

Bali has been on top for a long time and has appeared in 100’s of top places to travel lists around the world. All of the spotlight from Instagram, Travel magazines, Influencers and Travel Bloggers have put Bali on almost everyone’s bucketlist.  Unfortuntely it has come at a big cost. With failing infrastructure, nightmare traffic …

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Chinese Tourists Are Pulling The Plug On Bali But Are They Missed?

The number of Chinese tourists visiting Bali last year dropped 35 per cent, raising eyebrows throughout the hospitality sector as China is no longer the leading source of tourism in Bali.  According to the Bali Tourism Board, the overall number of visitors to the island for the first 10 months of the year grew by …

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Local Fisherman Passes Away In Bali After Getting Caught In Equipment

Putu Agus Yudi Ariana, a resident from Banjar Anyar in Baluk Village, Jembrana, was found dead on Saturday afternoon after falling from his fishing boat and drowning.  The man has orginally been reported missing while fishing on Friday night (1/17) at 10:30 pm. The victim’s body was finally found by the search and recovery team …

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‘Fear the Walking’ Attraction Now Open In Bali

A “Walking Dead”-themed walkthrough experience has opened at Trans Studio Bali. The attraction, “Fear the Walking Dead Survival,” is described as part thrill ride, part haunted house and part interactive motion ride. The new attraction, based on the popular AMC series, is a multi-sensory experience that is part thrill-ride, part interactive motion ride, and part …

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Ask an expert: Where can I Find An Uncrowded Spot In Bali?

Q. I’m planning a second visit to Bali and would like to stay somewhere outside the main tourist areas that’s still easy to access. Where would you recommend? A. To get well off the beaten track without leaving the island of Bali, I recommend the fantastic glamping spot at Menjangan Dynasty Resort on the northern coast …

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