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3 Illegal Money Changers Shut Down In Legian For Scamming Tourists

Three money changer locations have been shut down by local authorities after multiple compaints were received by tourists that had been scammed.  All three operations were located in Legian and had their exchange boards and operational equipment confiscated.  (Image: Indonesian Expat) Many tourists don’t even realize when they’ve been scammed and those that do, rarely …

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Controversial Mommy Blogger Constance Hall’s Husband Denim Kicked off Jetstar Flight From Bali

Controversial mummy blogger Constance Hall’s trip to Bali has ended in dramatic fashion after her husband was reportedly banned from boarding a Jetstar flight.   The couple were due to board a flight home from Denpasar to Perth on Thursday night when her husband Denim Cooke was stopped at the boarding gate.  It’s understood he was shirtless and rude to …

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Grab Is The Only Ridesharing Company Permitted At The Bali Airport

Two weeks ago, The Bali Sun broke the news that Grab would officially be permitted to operate at the Bali airport.  Since the story broke, the Bali Sun has confirmed that Grab will be the only ridesharing company that will be officially welcomed at the Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport. “The presence of Grab as …

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Bali named 8th ‘Most Instagrammable Place’ In World

Travel publication Big 7 Travel released its 2020 list of the “most Instagrammable places in the world”, with Bali ranking eighth. The destinations are ranked in order of their visual allure and popularity on social media. To compile the list, Big 7 Travel selected the winners by analyzing the amount of hashtags per destination, surveying …

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Bali Hotel Provides Puppies and Yoga For Only $22 Per Night.

Searching for your next dream vacation destination? Look no further than this dreamy hotel in Bali that offers amazing amenities at just $22 a night. The Puri Garden Hotel is located in the heart of Ubud and is just a short trip from a lush forest full of curious monkeys, unique shops, historic temples and …

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Bali Adding 5 New Toll Roads

The Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) Ministry announced that Bali will see five new toll road sections after Pulau Dewata (the Island of Gods) last saw the Bali Mandara toll introduced several years ago.  PUPR Minister, Basuki Hadimuljono said that the Bali Province government initially proposed 16 new tolls for the island. “The Bali provincial government asked for …

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Another Tourist In Motorbike Crash Denied Medical Insurance

A Russian tourist has been left with horrific head injuries after falling off a motorbike while in Bali.  Katya Sadikova, 29, was wearing a helmet when she fell from the motorbike on January 9. But when the helmet shattered Ms Sadikova was left fighting for her life.  She has already had multiple surgeries but still …

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Russian Found Passed Away In Bali Swimming Pool

A Russian national, Vladimir Chausov (30), was found dead in a swimming pool in a house in the village of Ungasan of South Kuta Subdistrict, Bali.    “Based on the witness’ testimony, the victim was practising breathing exercises that have been given by surfing coaches and the victim had often been warned that such exercises …

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Australian Man Released From Bali Jail After Being Accused Of Assaulting Taxi Driver

An Australian tradesman insists he’s a new person, lucky to walk free from Bali police custody after compensating the taxi driver he was accused of bashing.  Tore Bempasciuto was released after eight “pretty rough” days in Kuta police lock-up and is now urging other Aussies to “be smart” while visiting the holiday island. “It’s a …

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Another Tourist Falls Into Ocean At Devil’s Tears In Nusa Lembongan

Nusa Lembongan “Devil’s Tears” claimed another Chinese tourist who was hit by a wave and fell into the sea while taking selfies Tuesday morning. The incident happened Tuesday morning  at 10:20 AM, when 22-year-old Chinese tourist,  Xu Xin Yue climbed over the security fence to take a selfie close to the edge.  According to the …

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Elementary School Teacher Arrested

An elementary school teacher has been arrested for the alleged rape of two students over the course of a year in Mengwi, Badung. The accused with the initials AAKW threatened and sexually abused the students until one of them attempted suicide said Badat Criminal Investigation Badung Police officer, AKP Laurens Rajamangapul Heselo. The alleged abuse …

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Man In Front of High School Arrested In Viral Video

A video of a man showing off his genitalia in front of a high school in Denpasar went viral on social media over the weekend, prompting authorities to investigate. According to reports, such incidents have happened numerous times around the school grounds.  In the video, which appears to have been taken from the upper floor …

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