I'm often asked this question and the usual answers are already well known (culture, nature, rice fields, dance, weather, etc) but I thought I'd attempt to show it from a different perspective, that of a 61 year old, balding, running quickly to fat, non-smoking, beer guzzling, motor scooter...
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...
Hi All, I am coming to Bali with the other half for a week. We normally go to Thailand and have used the expat forum there for great advice. Figure the Bali one would be the same.
My brother was in Bali about a year ago and hired a local he met outside his hotel to show him and his family...
Travels With(out) Barley (water, yeast, hops and malt, optional) Through East Java 2016
Indonesia being a Moslem country it can get pretty challenging to find a cold beer. That’s if you just go at it like you would in any other country: walk into shop, ask for beer, walk out disappointed and...
I saw this product is available in N, America and simply plugs into a power socket.....but they work off 120VAC.
I have a fiber WiFi modem in an upstairs bedroom but the signal is a bit weak in a guest bedroom downstairs.
Can anyone explain how they work and where available to buy in Bali...
Just paid 2juta for 50 kilos of chlorine for the pool and was wondering if anyone knows where I can bulk buy it better?
I'm not really after cheaper, that would of course be nice but I get these really sturdy and well made plastic buckets (see picture) every time that I'd like to stop getting...
Here's a twist...maybe Karma from when a money changer tried to steal from my wife.
from Jakpost today....
BADUNG, BALI: The police have arrested a Russian national, Kriukov Pavel, who they claim robbed a money exchange company in South Kuta on Thursday. Police say they arrested the Russian...
The first thing that strikes you about would-be jihadist Teuku Akbar Maulana is how ordinary he is.
This is a pimply teenager who plays badminton and loves his mum, not one of the black-clad, scowling, AK-47-toting Islamic State fighters who stalk the internet.
Author, activist and former...
I'm a new member and was wondering if anyone can give me a heads up on a really great tattooist in Kuta that are a good & fair prices with clean salons.
We will be in Bali for all of August and I would like to get a few more tats done.
Has anyone seen a drinks/bar/mini fridge for sale anywhere?
I've tried Lotte Mart, Carrefour and a couple of the local electronic stores, but no luck. It seems like the medium sized fridges are pretty cheap so that there's no market for the mini ones, but I need one to fit under a bench like...
I understand that Indonesia has plans to enact a three tier system for motorcycle licenses (up to 250cc, 251-500cc, and 501cc+). Motorcycle licenses to be divided into three categories - The Jakarta Post Does anyone know if this has been implemented? Also, it would be great to hear from anyone...
Everyone knows when the kittens are very small they have the bad tendency to pee and poop everywhere :icon_eek: until hopefully they discover the beauty of a litter box. :icon_e_biggrin:
In my experience most of the cats and dogs in Bali are stray animals and figure it out by themselves where...
free litter box
free material for litter box
poop and pee
Had a new neighbour move in couple of weeks ago,he is renting,before actually moving in he had his ac guy come by and top up his units with freon,i was sitting outside when they arrived,
Two guys on a motorcycle,a cylinder of freon and no ladder,i watched in amazement as one guy was trying to...