Entries by Dewi Ketut

Bali fourth most popular global destination

Bali fourth most popular global destination according to travel platform TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards of 2020.Winners of the awards are chosen based on the quantity and quality of user reviews and ratings, and are now honoured as “Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best”, Trip Advisor’s top 1 percent of listings. “This has been a tough […]

4.000 domestic tourist arrived in Bali Airport

4.000 domestic tourist arrived in Bali airport  on the first day of Bali’s reopening  on Friday July 31 th 2020 .All seven business and 77 economy class passengers of the first plane that arrived from Jakarta to Bali at 10:15 a.m. local time on flight Garuda Indonesia GA402, which used the wide-body Airbus A330 plane, […]

Visa free tourists finally allowed to stay

Visa free tourists finally allowed to to extend their expired visas without leaving the island after a change of heart from Indonesia’s central government. An estimated 3000 Australians are among those told in early July they had to leave Bali by August 12, after a ruling from Jakarta that an amnesty on expired tourist visas […]

US fugitive made porn to survive in Bali

US fugitive made porn to survive while hiding out in Bali when listed on Interpol for alleged investment fraud in his home country. The recently captured Interpol fugitive, 50-year-old American Marcus Beam, who is wanted for alleged investment fraud in the United States, allegedly produced and sold pornographic videos to make money while hiding out […]

Russian yoga teachers arrested are facing deportation

Russian yoga teachers arrested who arrived in Bali on March 4 th 2020 on tourist visa are now temporarily detained at the Immigration Detention center in Denpasar The two Russian foreigners , Rodion Antonkin, 40, and his female companion, Albana Mukhamadullina, 31, were arrested  by Bali Immigration agents from Gianyar area last Tuesday (21/07/2020).Both were […]

Airasia offering rapid test for only 6 US$

Airasia offering rapid test for only 6 US$ daily from 4 a.m. to 8 p.m for  passengers who only have  to wait 10 minutes for the result with medical certificate valid for 14 days.   AirAsia Indonesia is offering drive-through rapid COVID-19 testing for passengers leaving from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Tangerang, Banten. To use the […]

Chinese citizen commits suicide in Kuta villa

Chinese citizen commits suicide by hanging herself in her villa in Tamora on Jalan Raya Semat, Tibubeneng in North Kuta on Wednesday (22/07/2020 at  13.00 H The 47 years old woman was sadly found deceased hanging from the bedroom door.The head  of Badung Police Station, Iptu Oka Bawa said that her body was discovered by […]

Arrested pornstar in Bali wanted by US for fraud

Arrested pornstar in Bali wanted  in the US for defrauding investors out of US$722 million as part of the BitClub Network and was producing pornographic films in Ubud,  Authorities on the Indonesian holiday island busted Marcus Beam on Thursday on his 50th birthday over charges he bilked clients and women he met online out of […]

Bali’s most instagrammed pool club Mrs Sippy

Bali’s most instagrammed pool club Mrs Sippy is one of the island’s coolest day clubs in the heart of Seminyak. Water laps, house music trills, bikini bods sizzle and you sip Mango Daquiris by the pool. Before you even mention the 5 metre diving board (and charcoal cuisine), Mrs Sippy is already Instagram Nirvana. A Mediterranean-inspired […]

Bali 90 kilometres run in 12 hours

Bali 90 kilometres run in 12 hours from the island’s northern shore to its south to raise $10,000 for struggling children in Bali. Jamin Heppell ran 90 kilometres and raised $10,000 to raise funds for children and families he saw struggling with the economic ramifications of a tourist exodus As people were scrambling for toilet […]