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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...
Today apparently has been a real tell-all for the director of Indonesia’s National Narcotics Agency (BNN).
After confirming on Thursday from Denpasar that two WNA pilots working for Indonesian airline Susi Air tested positive for heroin use, Commissioner General Budi Waseso had another big...
It goes to show that you don't need to be slim, glamorous and show a bit of leg or bust.
Adele has sold out and announced another Sydney show
There will be 2 sell out shows at the Olympic stadium alone of 90,000 each show.
When first show went on sale the website crashed people struggled to...
The world-renowned tropical garden designer Made Wijaya - one of Bali's most flamboyant, controversial, and larger-than-life characters - has died suddenly in Sydney, leaving the island he adopted in mourning.
Only his closest friends had known he was sick.
Wijaya, who was adored and...
An unnamed investor from Australia is planning to invest Rp 10 billion ($763,000) to open a restaurant in Bali following a foreigner-friendly revision of Indonesia's negative investment list, according to the Investment Coordinating Board, or BKPM.
The list — which is known by its Indonesian...
They envisioned chilled cocktails amidst a tropical poolside setting, but the owners of popular Sydney bar Mrs Sippy have found themselves embroiled in an unfolding legal nightmare with Balinese authorities over their attempt to open a spin-off venue on the Indonesian island.
Air Asia have just started sending out text and email messages
about stopping direct flights from Sydney,Melbourne and Gold coast.
This is effective from 1st September 16.
This will affect a lot of people who have already booked especially for Australian school holidays at end of September...
Hi, I'm looking for some detailed insight into living/relocating to Bali (specifically Ubud or North Kuta). I want to know what to expect and what difficulties I might encounter in setting myself up in Bali (if I do indeed choose Bali to relocate to). I have lots of questions below and if anyone...
My mum was supposed to be arriving in Bali today and has just realized her passport will expire in less than 6 months :icon_eek: She boarded a flight in Melbourne and the airline picked it up in Sydney.
I think the airline is going to put them up in a hotel in Sydney. Anyone know how it will...
Hi folks - I've got a pal staying with me. He seems to be suffering with a chest infection (he has had asthma for a number of years). he's due to fly to KL tomorrow then back to the UK on Thursday - I'm wondering if things take a turn for the worse which hospital we should head for? I'm based in...
Should be good for Bali also considering the free VOA now for Australians and about half the world.
Time for you Markit to leave the jungle for a holiday to civilisation
Airfares sink to 30 year low say Flight Centre and to fall more
A city mayor in Indonesia has come under fire for suggesting instant noodles and formula milk are 'making babies gay'.
Arief R Wismansyah made the bizarre claim during a pregnancy seminar in the city, located to the west of Jakarta, earlier this week.
Instant noodles and formula milk are...
“Something pernicious has happened in the 15 years since (the Olympic Games), and Sydney has not just regressed into a ghost town, but there is an undercurrent of something much more sinister in the way the city is being run...
So we just got Indihome installed yesterday. It's the 20MB service. Comes together with phone line and a bunch of television channels. Only had to pay for a LAN cable to reach our television. We had to change our telephone number, but that was the only downside. Cost is just over 700K a month...
I sometimes wonder just how many people aren't what they purport to be on balipod.com.
For example, a man posing as a woman. Or 2-3 people posing as only one person. It must be happening. Sometimes, reading between the lines, this inkling just gurgles to the surface and I wonder. . . . ...
I thought I would share my experience and hope the subject doesn't mind.
I arrived on the 7th staying at Candidasa.My son didn't arrive till the following evening due to me stuffing up his passport only 5 months left but he got one within a day by waiting at passport office in Sydney.
As most regular readers may recall I'm not the smartest when it comes to computer technology...in fact, when I tell everyone my phone is smarter than I am there is a deathly hush... no-one has ever heard Davita admit anything/one smarter than he....:icon_e_biggrin:
So last night I tried to...