Category Archives: Java and Bali

Flying Low Budget Jetstar from Bali to Singapore

Australian run Jetstar Asia is a typical low-budget airline that requires passengers to pay for checked baggage, seat selection, food, and even a glass of water! Did you ever? I also didn’t think Jetstar’s one way fare from Denpasar to

Let’s Talk About Sumatra and Bali, Indonesia

A few thoughts and suggestions about visiting both Sumatra, Bali and Indonesia appear in this video. After all, hindsight is always 20/20! – Indonesia has 18,307 islands according to a National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN) survey or 17,000

Luxurious Padma Resort Bali at Legian Beach

The highly rated Padma Resort & Spa on Legian Beach did not disappoint and, if anything, exceeded expectations because of their service and uber-wonderful-delicious-out of this world buffet breakfasts! Not inexpensive, Padma still cost less than a comparable Oberoi or

Denpasar, Bali Airport – Arrivals and Departures

Bali built a new International Terminal at Ngurah Rai Airport since our last trip two years ago and what a beauty it is. Domestic flights still arrive and depart from the old terminal. Below is a mish-mosh of passenger information

Lion Air from Sumatra-Bali via Flooded Bandung, Java

Another terrible night’s sleep at Antares Hotel in Medan. Our room faced the main street with such loud traffic, we might as well slept on the sidewalk. The ride from Medan to new Kuala Namu Airport only took 35 minutes in light

The Endless Bali Activities

You would not believe how many different activities there are to do in Bali. I browsed a huge packet filled with brochures given to me by Pelangi Beach, and these sounded the most interesting and unusual. For all activities below,