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Alcohol Banned in Bali? Say It Ain’t So!

Alcohol Banned in Bali? Say It Ain’t So!

  Just last week, many expats, tourists and local boozehounds received a big shock when it was announced that there is currently a bill in place to ban alcohol in Indonesia. While definitely shocking, it is important to take a look at the facts before we start getting carried away, stockpiling bottles of Bintang or… Continue Reading

5 Terrorists Killed in Bali Sunday Night, March 18th

Over the years Bali has certainly experienced its share of tragedies at the hands of terrorists, making people weary and on edge as to whether or not that sort of thing will ever happen again. While everyone prays that terrorists will stay far away from Bali, when the terrorists are captured (by any means necessary)… Continue Reading

Blackouts to Begin Again in Bali Starting February 2012

Blackouts to Begin Again in Bali Starting February 2012

We aren’t talking about the type of blackout from too much Bintang, that one goes on all year round throughout Bali in the tourist areas. No, the dreaded electricity blackouts will be coming back again in February of 2012 and is just one of things that we as expats and Bali residents are going to… Continue Reading

Large Earthquake Hits Bali on October 13th 2011

It happens all of a sudden with barely enough time for you to prepare anything before running out of your house. An Earthquake hits without warning and is finished almost as soon as it started. Such an earthquake hit Bali today and luckily it was not as devastating as some of the other earthquakes that… Continue Reading