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  1. balinews

    Bali police catch man wanted in UK

    A British male model who taunted police by posting photographs of his luxury life online while on the run from justice has been arrested in Bali. Terrence David Murrell, who was previously convicted of a role in a $3.5 million steroid importation operation in the UK, was caught by Indonesian...
  2. spicyayam


    Apparently some prisoners have escaped from Kerobokan jail. Traffic around the area might be worse than usual.
  3. balinews

    Life in Hotel K

  4. ValiancyYBM

    Garment Manufacture in Bali

    Hello! I run a small garment manufacture business located in Kerobokan Area, Bali. We are doing a good quality construction manufacture. We accept a small to large order with a reasonable minimum quantity. We employ local workers with full team of pattern maker, sewers to quality controllers...
  5. R

    Im looking to purchase a top end didgeridoo

    I am travelling to bali in march staying in seminyak. I am a didgeridoo enthusiast and keen on purcbasing a balinese made top end didgeridoo (not a cheap bamboo one) as the balinese are renowned for their woodwork and art i would love to add one to my collection. Any pointers on Where to look...
  6. A

    Brief intro and Beer question

    Hi New to the forum I’ve been living in Bali a while now currently in my second year in a rented cottage at Legian. I get back to Australia every 2-3 months for a couple of weeks working some of the festivals – Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane Canberra etc. Spend a bit of time in north Bali...
  7. N

    KITAP help?

    This might be a long shot, but I was wondering if anyone here can offer me some advice. Pretty I've been on a family KITAS for a few years and in recent years been trying to move over to a KITAP. The problem we keep running into is we live in Kerobokan (at a rental), and my husband's KTP & KK...
  8. spicyayam

    DNS problem with Indihome this morning

    Seems like Telkom Indihome is having some kind of DNS issue this morning. Skype still works, and using Tor browser to type this message. Maybe it is just in the north.
  9. balinews

    Bali to test one traffic system

    Within his first couple weeks on the job, Bali’s new police chief is taking action to show tackling the island’s traffic problem is top priority. Even if you’re already familiar with Kuta’s streets, you’re going to have to pay close attention in the coming days, as test changes to one-way...
  10. G

    How to become protestant before getting married ? Church needed in Legian ?

    Hi everyone, I have no religion that I practice but I am Muslim born I would say and want to marry my Protestant Indonesian girlfriend. I will be the one to convert to protestant, and need to find a church that would help me on the process of convertion get the paper to attest that I am...
  11. Steve Rossell

    Bali Earthquake.

    About 2310hrs Bali time I was settling in for sleep and had just turned out the lights when everything started to rock here in Ubud. It lasted less than 30 seconds but felt like 2 minutes. It was a good shake, good enough to convince me to get outside my humble abode. Bali rocks! :)
  12. T

    Sara Connor arrested in Bali over the murder of a policeman

    Australian man and woman wanted in Bali after local policeman is found beaten to death on Kuta Beach - lying next to her black leather purse.
  13. L

    Tennis partner in Canggu, Umalas, Kerobokan?

    Hi, I am 37, French expatriate living in Umalas, looking for a tennis partner for a weekly game. My level is NTRP 5. If you are interested please drop me a line. Cheers, LG
  14. davita

    Any update to best TV service in Bali.

    We've had Telkom cable TV for about four years and it's been just OK. The picture went blank yesterday and no-one answers the phone. My wife will go to the office tomorrow but meanwhile I'd ask members for opinion on a better service (I live in Kerobokan). We get CBN fiber TV (Dens TV) included...
  15. T

    Two bulgarians arrested while attempting to steal from an ATM in Sukawati bali

    Hope they enjoy a long stay in "Hotel" Kerobokan.
  16. R

    Driving from Bali to Jakarta and Back - Tips?

    Hello all, The family and I are planning a trip to Jakarta and back to Bali next month. We are driving because there are a few places that we must go in the middle of the trip that can only be done via car (no trains or planes) and since we have our own car, why rent? Any words of...
  17. L

    Internet in Bali

    Hi, my wife, my 2 kids and i will move to Bali in July where we will stay for a few years. We work from home using internet. Therefore we need a solid and reliable internet connection to make daily Skype sessions (3 to 4 hours daily) with the US and Europe. We plan to live in...
  18. balinews

    Bali drug ring busted

    The National Police announced Wednesday that they arrested on Sunday a drug ring that had been operating out of Denpasar, Bali. The group involved an inmate housed at Kerobokan Prison, identified as DN, who is alleged to have acted as a supplier. Bali Police narcotics division director Sr...
  19. Markit

    Bye Bye Plastic Bags Now the Movie.

    Since the occasional visitor to Bali and those that live here have been heard to bitch about the plastic bag trash everywhere I thought it would be good to see what the younger generation are doing about it...
  20. geedee

    Uber go-Jek and general

    I know a lot of members don't like the travel section but the airport - Candi Dasa got 48 replies so I'm not going to be deterred. I have used Uber on 6 occasions now and Go-jek 4 times. Uber, I just love it maximum fare so far has been 22k from Uma sapna Jl Drupadi to Krisna on Sunset rd the...