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Approximately twelve kilometers north of Seminyak, along the route to Tanah Lot Temple, is the small fishing-village-turned-surfer's-paradise of Canggu. The roughly eight kilometers or so of volcanic black sand coastline that makes up the little town boasts seven stunning beaches -- Batu Boolong, Nelayan, Echo Beach, …
Seminyak is part of the touristic and party area of Bali island -– in between Java and Lombok -– in Indonesia. As Seminyak is really close to Kuta, the city is nothing but an extension of the tourists' “party and relaxation playground” in Bali. Here, the chaotic but vibrant streets are filled with bars, nightclubs, …
Lovina Beach is a beautiful city located in the north of Bali island, in Indonesia. Lovina Beach is the perfect spot to discover more about the north area of the island and the volcanic places nearby. Lovina Beach is divided into six small villages –- Temukus, Kaliasem, Kalibukbuk, Banyualit, Anturan, and Tukad Mungga …
Sanur is a small town on Bali island, between Java and Lombok, in Indonesia. This town is transforming in a place for resorts and the only chaotic area here is the harbor. Although it has a long beach (about five kilometers long), the sand looks a little bit dirty, probably because of the harbor and all the boats that …
If you've ever dreamt of a breathtakingly beautiful tropical island with pristine white sands, palm trees, and a very slow and relaxed way of life, Gili Air is exactly that place! Gili Air is located off the coast of Lombok, only about a kilometre from the mainland, and is the closest of the three islands that make up …
The city of Padang is situated on the coast of West Sumatra and is the biggest city of the western part of the island. A centre of trade and an ex-Dutch colony, the place is a mixture of different cultures, with the architecture reflecting Dutch Colonial and Chinese as well as traditional Sumatran style buildings. …
Labuhan Bajo is situated on the western coastline of Flores and is definitely the most touristy city of the whole island, with all its advantages and disadvantages. Although there is a wide variety of accommodations from which to choose -- including Labuan Bajo hostels -- and most amenities like ATM, banks, money …
Just a hop skip and a jump down the road from Kuta is the suburb of Legian on the Bali beach strip. It offers pretty much all the same things as Kuta and any other surrounding suburb as you walk up and down the main stretch of Jalan Legian. You will find a hundred souvenir shops, a hundred salons offering massage and …
Gili Meno is one of the tiny islands that make up the Gili archipelago of Gili Air, Gili Trawangan, and Gili Meno off the coast of Lombok. You can reach this place by fastboat from Bali or taking the slow boat that locals use from Bagsal in Lombok. This can be a really exciting experience, as you are traveling on a …
Bandung is a city on the island of Java, in between Smatra and Bali, in Indonesia. There isn't much point in coming to Bandung unless you want to visit the nearby area of Tangkuban Prahu volcano, which you can reach from a beautiful forest walk in about two-and-a-half hours. If you want to spend some time in the city …
Surabaya is a chaotic city on Java between Sumatra and Bali islands in Indonesia. This is the second-largest city in the country and has good transport links to other islands in Indonesia as well to the main cities on Java. This isn't a tourist place, but many travelers end up here on their way to somewhere else on the …
Padang Padang is a lovely little town in the southwest of Bali Island in Indonesia. It is located on the Bukit, a small peninsula on the south of the island. This place is best known by the nice and small beach with natural small caves carved in the surrounding rocks and the good waves for surfing -- get some advice …
Ungasan is located on the southern tip of the exotic Indonesian island Bali. Even if it is situated on the highly popular Bukit Peninsula, the village itself is nested in a rather remote location, far away from the hustle and bustle of nearby Kuta and the glamorous luxury of Nusa Dua. This place is not for everybody, …
Lombok is an island that forms a part of the Nusa Tenggara region of Indonesia and is located east of Bali. It is a popular destination for those that want to get out of the hustle and bustle of Bali and into some more adventurous and cultural aspects of Indonesia. Most people get here by taking a boat over from Bali …
Denpasar is the capital and most populated city of Bali. It is the city where most tourists arrive as the only airport of the island is located here. However, it is not worth staying at a hostel here much longer than it takes to rest after a long flight, as the city offers little charm and very few attractions and is …
Jakarta, Indonesia's capital, is located on Java between Sumatra and Bali. This giant city has around fifty million inhabitants that always describe Jakarta as an amazing and nice city, although as a tourist you probably will not find it so nice. Kota in the north has a lot of beautiful, historical buildings and in the …
Kuta Selatan is located in the southern part of Bali, one of the most popular islands of Indonesia, and it covers a territory of more than a hundred square kilometres. It is basically the peninsula south of the famous holiday destination of Kuta that is home to places like Jimbaran, Uluwatu, and Nusa Dua and that …
The place most famously known by tourists for its infamous Kerobokan Prison, Kerobokan is surprisingly quiet and void of much to do other than walk the streets, talk to locals, and get a feel for how Indonesian people actually live. It is here that people go on about their day-to-day business in ordinary Balinese life …
Kuta is the main tourist centre of Bali, set on a wide beach, just twenty minutes away from Denpasaar Airport. In the last few years, Kuta has developed into one of the most dynamic areas in South East Asia. While staying at Kuta hostels, you can find everything you need right nearby, from cheap shops to big malls, …
The area known as Jimbaran is quite large and expansive and stems from the airport further south. Jimbaran is most famous for its seafood; you will find a large number of upscale seafood restaurants lined along the beachfront off the main road, selling everything from lobster to mussels to fish for you to enjoy as you …