Bali Tours and Travels

For The Bali Traveller

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Bali Tours Culinary

Welcome to island of the Gods, Some people believe that Bali’s a country on it’s own. Bali’s a great place to escape to from everyday stress and to have a relaxing vacation. You will never be bored to come back again and again! Beautiful white sandy beaches … rice field … great view … also good food! When you visit here, don’t forget to do a culinary trip … to taste the unique traditional dishes from the Paradise Island. No need to worry about the cash because they have a good food from simple restaurant/warung to very high class restaurant. And of course with different kind of tastes … depend which one you want to try. You want to taste local food or western? Name it! They have all!! Here are some recommended places with local food you can try: read more

Bali Tours : About Nusa Dua

The place name Nusa Dua can be used in two ways: either it can refer to the entire eastern side of the Bukit Peninsula at the southern tip of Bali, or it can refer to the purpose-built, safe and rather sterile tourist enclave (Kawasan Pariwisata, quite literally Tourism District) at the southeast side of this peninsula. Nusa Dua is one of Bali Tours destination.

This article covers everything in the Nusa Dua enclave plus the Tanjung Benoa peninsula and a few points west of the enclave to the village of Sawangan. Everything on the Bukit Peninsula to the west of Sawangan is covered by the Uluwatu article. read more

About Bali and Bali Tours

Bali is small island, just 140 Km by 80 Km and lies between Java, the most highly populated and influential of all the islands, and Lombok, one of the quieter and moderately slower paced islands. Like many islands, Bali has developed a world of its own. It not only captures what is special about Indonesia but also has a uniqueness of its own. Bali, also known as the Goddess island, is an island with 1001 kinds of uniqueness, beauty and arts. In this pages you will get more information about Bali travel tips. read more

Bali Culture

Bali is truly a unique isle; from its timeless traditions, colourful pageantry to rites of passage. The people possess a genuine sense inner happiness that is perhaps attributed to the strong Hindu faith. There is a fundamental belief in the spiritual world which should always be in balance and harmonize with the physical world to attain peace and prosperity.

HISTORY

Although there are no artifacts or records dating back to the Stone Age, it is believed that the first settlers on Bali migrated from China around 2500 BC. By the Bronze era, around 300 B.C. quite an evolved culture existed in Bali. The complex system of irrigation and rice production, still in use today, was established around this time. read more

Bali Tours : Map

BALI TOURS : BALI’S REGENCIES :

BADUNG – DENPASAR – GIANYAR – BANGLI – KARANGASEM – KLUNGKUNG – BULELENG – TABANAN – JEMBRANA

Bali Facts:

Capital: Denpasar
Governor: Made Mangku Pastika
Area: 5,632.86 km2 (2,175 sq mi)
Population: 3,551,000 (2009)
Density: 630.4 /km2 (1,633 /sq mi)
Ethnic groups: Balinese, Javanese, Baliaga, Madurese
Religion: Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Buddhist
Languages: Indonesian (official), Balinese
Currency: Indonesian Rupiah (IDR)
Bali is a small island in the Indonesian archipelago – with Java to the West and Lombok to the East, it is only 8 degrees south of the equator. The island is volcanically active and extremely fertile, its mountainous terrain boast many peaks around 2000m, with the tallest Gunung Agung (known as the “mother mountain”) is over 3000m. read more

Guide to Bali Tours

This BALI TOURS guide is maintained and updated regularly by foreign residents living in Bali, usually once a week – sometimes more often. You’re invited to visit frequently and to bookmark this page.

You’ll find on this site current information on the island of Bali in Indonesia and down-to-earth advice, sometimes biased by personal experiences but never influenced by commercial considerations.

BALI — THE “ULTIMATE ISLAND”

In spite of many changes caused by the rapid development of Bali’s economy, local and international tourism, and communications (television, fax, pagers, GSM hand phones, Internet), the influx of people from other Indonesian islands, and the strong influence of the government and “big business” in Jakarta, the island of Bali in Indonesia is year after year voted by the readers of all major travel magazines the most enchanting travel and holiday destination in the whole world. read more

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