We are perched on a cliff high above the beach drinking a watermelon juice at Single Fin. It’s a prime place for sundowners or to spend the day gawking at the surfers’ skills below. This bar is famous for their Sunday Session, a “see and be seen” night with the area’s most fashionable people, and DJ’s from all over the world until 1 a.m...
Ngurah Rai International Airport (also known as Denpasar International Airport), in the southern portion of the island has daily direct flights to nine cities in Australia including Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane. From here you can fly to 20 different places within Indonesia—most won’t cost you more than $150...
Bali, an island located in the Indonesian archipelago, often evokes images of idyllic blue oceans, beautiful sunsets and verdant green rice paddies. But Bali is much more than that. It is a rich, cultural, spiritual island that can best be explored by taking advice and guidance from friendly locals...
“Three years ago, I was sitting with my mate in the yard enjoying a beer when we looked at each other and said, ‘Why not go to Bali?’ We checked the airline schedule and realised we could be sitting on the beach in four hours. Neither of us had been abroad before, we didn’t even have passports,” says Bill Sauer.
Tall street lamps with hanging lanterns light up the Santo Domingo square in Oaxaca, south-east Mexico. Home to Mexico’s most vibrant art and crafts scene, some outstandingly colourful festivals and diverse natural riches, this is where my wife, Erica, and I currently call home. Before Mexico, our home was in a variety of different destinations including Malaysia, Costa Rica and more…
Just over a year ago, Marie Bell decided it was high time to make a change to her hectic life in Sydney and get away from the fast pace and stress. “My heart had left Australia; I just reached the point where I felt I had to make a move” explains Marie, 53. “I put my house on the market and sold it. Six months after making the decision to move to Bali, I put any belongings that I didn’t sell or give away into storage and away I went,” says Marie.
Ubud, on the Indonesian island of Bali, is a lovely place to spend time. Green rice paddies…mixed Balinese and Dutch colonial architecture…and a “big village” feel. Ubud has kept the artsy, Hindu vibe that seems mostly missing from the modern beach fronts of Southern Bali. And it has seen enough tourism since the 60s to have developed a great selection of restaurants, bars, hotels and villas to suit all budgets.