Asia: The Wonders Of Indonesia

Indonesia is just truly stunning. It attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year, and no matter what part you visit, you’ll always have an amazing time. Indonesia is made up of so many different islands that you really will be spoilt for choice in terms of where to visit. All of them have their wonders that attract so many different people. There are the popular and well-known islands such as Bali, and there are the more remote islands such as Buru. No matter what you’re looking for you, you’ll find it somewhere in Indonesia. If you’re going in search…

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Bali: Tirta Gangga Water Palace, Nr Karangasem

The Tirta Gangga Water Palace was one of the places in Bali I was most looking forward to visiting. The pictures of it I had seen whilst researching our trip looked fantastic and really drew me to it. Having now been I can confirm that not one of the pictures I had seen do this beautiful place justice. You really do need to see it for yourself to really understand how stunning it is. We visited the water palace and it’s gardens on a day trip (via Tour Bali) of the east coast of the island from Sanur. Therefore, we had…

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Bali: Tanah Lot Sunset Temple, Tabanan

When researching where to go and what to do in Bali the 16th century ‘Pura Tanah Lot’, which means Tanah Lot Temple, came up a lot in my search results. Tanah Lot means Land Sea. It is an off shore (200 metres) temple built on a lava rock which has been shaped over many years by the waves hitting it day in day out. It is a firm favourite on the tourist trail therefore one we could not miss out on. There are hundreds, possibly thousands of temples in Bali but this one by far was the busiest one we visited. The…

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Bali: Feeling like Rock Stars at The Rock Bar, Jimbaran

On the last night of any trip we take we always book somewhere a little bit special. The Rock Bar was recommended to us by the owner of our villa who had visited himself a few times and couldn’t speak highly enough of the place. So with that I put my research cap on, grabbed my smart phone and googled away. The Rock Bar is situated in the luxury 5* Ayana resort in Jimbaran in South Bali and is considered to be one of, if not the best bar on the island. The Rock Bar itself is an open top…

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Bali: Alas Kedaton Monkey Forest, Tabanan

I love animals, all animals (well most). Especially monkeys. So when I found out that there are monkeys galore roaming around certain parts of the island it was inevitable that I would want to go and see them. A few years ago we visited Gibraltar where their monkeys are the only wild monkey population in the European continent. They are crazy and there are hundreds of them. I was hoping the monkey population in Bali was going to be the same and I was not disappointed. We had seen them hanging around on the road side as we had passed through…

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