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Uluwatu

Uluwatu is located on the southern tip of Bali and the temple is perched high up on the cliffs overlooking the ocean. Whilst only Hindus can enter the temple itself, most backpackers visit Uluwatu temple to see the many monkeys and the evening Kecak performance at sunset. You can visit the Uluwatu temple at any […]

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Bingin

Whilst the spots down in the south of the island are less visited by tourists, they are still well known by anybody with a keen interest in surfing. Bingin is a great surf spot for skilled surfers, offering a reef break which can get extremely crowded during high season (June-September) when the swell is good. […]

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Ubud

Ubud is a small town in Bali’s green interior known for its pretty terraced rice fields, arts and crafts, scenic villages, rivers  and ancient temples. If you’re looking to explore Bali’s culture, Ubud is the place to start. It’s a stark contrast to the whirlwind party scene in Kuta- Ubud offers a peaceful, relaxing setting […]

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Seminyak

Seminyak is the uber-trendy area for the expats of Bali located just north of Kuta. It’s so hip, it even has its own magazine called ‘The Yak’. If you want to be ‘seen’ sip on a cocktail as the sun goes down at Ku De Ta, Seminyak’s sunset bar. This up-market bar enjoys a beach […]

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Kuta

Some backpackers dismiss Kuta as cheap, tacky and overflowing with Aussie tourists, but like it or not, it should still be part of every backpacking experience to Bali. Kuta has an energetic, chaotic vibe and there is always something to keep you entertained. Walking through the narrow lanes of Kuta you’ll see bikes whizzing past, […]

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