Bali wins best island in Asia Pacific award

Antara News reports that Bali has received an award for being the “The Best Island in Asia Pacific 2009” from the Hong Kong-based DestinAsia Magazine. “Bali has been honored as The Best Island in Asia Pacific 2009 by DestinAsia Magazine in Hong Kong,” Culture and Tourism Ministry`s director for promotion facilities Esthy Reko Astuty said […]

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Two Swedes arrested for possession of marijuana

You would think that all of the stories in the media of tourists getting busted in Bali for drug possession would make people stop to think about buying or using drugs in Bali and Indonesia. Two guys from Sweden have been arrested for allegedly possessing marijuana at their hotel in Kuta Beach. From the Jakarta […]

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Craftnetwork featured in BusinessWeek

One thing which I would like to feature on this blog are foreigners and locals running successful businesses in Bali. I think many people visit Bali for a holiday, fall in love with the place and then dream about starting a business there. BusinessWeek featured CraftNetwork in their “America’s Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs”. Unfortunately, when […]

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Bali Spirit Festival

The 2009 Bali Spirit Festival is on right now in Ubud, Bali until the 3rd of May. It is a “celebration of Yoga, Dance and Music”. A full festival pass costs USD 379 per person or 3,790,000 rupiah. Obviously aimed at well heeled travelers than the local population, or even the average expat living in […]

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After the Bali bombers

I have no idea who penned this………….. Could this be the start of a new wave of national pride!!!!!! You hurt us bombing bali, but we can take the pain, But if you think you’ll beat us you can think a-bloody-gain We battled at Gallipoli and we fought the bloody hun Of all the areseholes […]

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Bali airport installs thermal scanners

In response to an outbreak of  ‘Singapore flu’ officials at Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport have installed thermal scanners to scan incoming passengers. Tourists arriving in Bali found to be suffering from a fever are immediately sprayed with a 70% alcohol solution before being sent to an examination clinic at the airport for examination. Then […]

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