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Travelers Sharing Videos Drinking Tap Water In Bali To ‘Build Up Immunity’ Criticized Online

A concerning trend has been doing the rounds on social media. Tourists in popular vacation destinations in Bali have been drinking the tap water in a bid to ‘build up immunity’, which can result in seriously dangerous results. In areas like Canggu, Kuta, Denpasar, Seminyak, and Sanur, local residents don’t even drink tap water because …

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Heavy Rain In Bali’s Canggu Leads To Flooded Roads, And Photo Opportunities

Bali’s monsoon season is in full swing. Weather warnings from the Center for Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics in Denpasar are in place until Friday, 27th January, and will likely be extended. The monsoon season brings with it a higher risk of landslides, flooded roads, and damage to buildings and old trees caused by storms. For …

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Tourist Dancing While Driving Moped In Bali Receives Backlash Online

Drivers in Bali have condemned a tourist who was recorded dancing on her moped while driving. The video emerged online on the 9th of January and quickly received backlash from fellow road users who called out the irresponsible driving on Bali roads. In the video, the woman can be seen wearing shorts and a crop …

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Extent Of Earthquake Damage In Bali Shared By Officials

Government officials in Bali have made statements confirming the extent of the damage caused by the 5.4 magnitude earthquake that struck off the coast o Karanagsaem on Tuesday, 13th December. While the initial quake did not trigger any immediate serious damage, the aftershocks have caused damage to buildings in local communities. The Chief Executive of …

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Outrageous Behavior By Bali Tourists In Cafe Triggers Scathing Backlash

Tourists behaving badly in Bali is sadly nothing new. Yet, sometimes stories arise where tourists’ behavior is not only disrespectful or a bit out of line, but outrageous and simply bizarre. In another instance of wild inappropriate behavior by a bule in Bali, a video of two tourists enacting an…intimate…act at a cafe has gone …

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TikTok Star Rewards Bali Hotel Staff With Cash For Kindness

Australian social media influencer, Luke Erwin, has bought his series of ‘kindness’ videos to Bali. The content creator is something of a controversial figure, as many online condemn the decision to donate money in such a public way. During his current trip to Bali, Erwin has endeavored to highlight the discrepancy between the cost of …

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Calls For Deportation of Australian In Bali After Video Of Revving Moped In Canggu Goes Viral

People in Bali and around the world are calling for an Australian tourist to be deported after a video has gone viral. In the footage, an Australian tourist can be seen burning skid mark circles on a street in Canggu. Not only is he not wearing a helmet, but he also blocks traffic passing down …

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Bali Police On Lookout For Two Men Caught Spraying Graffiti In Uluwatu

Badung Police and Bali Immigration are looking for two men who were filmed spraying graffiti on a local resident’s wall on 30th September. In a viral video, two foreign men, who had been driving a black Toyota, can be seen making a mural on the side of a wall in Ungasan Village close to Uluwatu.  …

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YouTube Superstars Face Backlash After ‘Shameful’ Disrespect Of Bali Art Teacher

Bali is a must-visit destination for travel bloggers, influencers, and social media stars. Yet, as a result, local people have had to contend with more than their fair share of their homes, culture, and communities being disrespected in the name of ‘content’. Despite calls for high-quality tourism, Bali remains vulnerable to exploitation. In a video …

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Bali Community Seeks Justice For Elderly Man Verbally Abused In The Street

Communities in Canggu have rallied to seek justice for a 70-year-old man who was the victim of a verbally abusive attack from a tourist renting one of his rooms. Late last week, a video recording of the incident went viral on local community groups. A Balinese businesswoman Niluh Djelantik saw the story online and visited …

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Bali Bomber’s Prison Interview Sparks Fresh Heartache For Victims And Loved Ones

The man found guilty of being part of the team that built the bombs used in the 2002 Bali Bombing attacks is set to be released from prison in the coming weeks. Over the weekend, Umar Patek appeared in a 20-minute video interview with a prison general, sparking more heartache and frustration for victims and …

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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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