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Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

The Quest for the Best Babi Guling in Bali

The Quest for the Best Babi Guling in Bali

  Babi Guling is easily the most widely known Balinese dish and tourists have even been known to come to Bali just to sample it. The most famous place for Babi Guling would be none other than Ibu Oka in Ubud but it is it really the best? So far I have never known a… Continue Reading

Smartphones in Bali – Which One Will Suit You Best?

Smartphones in Bali – Which One Will Suit You Best?

  Although Indonesia is known for being far behind the rest of the world when it comes to technology, they are pretty up to date when it comes to mobile phones. Almost all Indonesians carry one, and a large majority of mobile phone users carry smart phones as well. Most people have their preferences for… Continue Reading

Extending a 30 Day VOA (Visa on Arrival) in Bali

Extending a 30 Day VOA (Visa on Arrival) in Bali

  Indonesia introduced the extension of the 30 Day VOA (Visa on Arrival) last year, which was to the delight of many travelers and people who come to Bali often. This can be very handy if you are making a last minute trip to Bali where you will be staying more than 30 days but… Continue Reading

Bargaining for Goods in Bali

Bargaining for Goods in Bali

One thing that will need to become like second nature to keep your living expenses down will be the ability to bargain or haggle. Unless the price is clearly marked, like in a supermarket for example, just about everything in Bali is able to be bargained on. Many people aren’t comfortable with this practice as… Continue Reading