Golfers Create List of Favorite Bali Golf Courses

Golfers lover to explore golf course and that applies to those who are in vacation in Bali. Those same golfers decided to share what golf courses were their favorites. Let’s have a look:

#1 Bali Handara Kosaido Country Club – 18 holes
Golfers like the challenge of this course and there is no difference in rates for members and non-members making it a popular choice for many vacationing golfers.

#2 Balibeach Golf Course – 18 holes
Not only will you love the golf course, you will love the clubhouse here. Located on the grounds of the Inna Grand Bali Beach Hotel, which is a popular resort with tourists.

#3 Balibeach Golf Course – 9 holes
This 9 hole course is very popular with tourists offering a course that few have any complaints about. The Balibeach Golf Course Clubhouse is on the grounds of the Inna Grand Bali Beach Hotel, another popular tourist resort.

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Bali Wine Auction Returns January 20, 2013

In November 2011, the Bali Wine Auction enjoyed a successful first event. So much, that they’ve decided to host the Bali Wine Auction once again on January 20, 2013, at the Astor Ballroom of the St. Regis Bali Resort, located in Nusa Dua. If you happen to be vacationing in Bali at this time, this is an excellent event to attend.

This is the brainchild of Henny Santoso and Bill Busch of Lotus Food distribution, and colleagues in the Bali wine distribution sector were very quick to support the event.

The event begins on Sunday, January 20th at 3:00 pm with a one-hour ‘brown-bag’ blind wine tasting of six wines, which is followed by the auction from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm that includes 25 lots of wine and wine merchandise. The event is limited to 150 tickets so if this is something you would like to participate in while you are on vacation in Bali, be sure to get your tickets early. This is going to be one of those events you are glad you didn’t miss.

Luxury Villas are available throughout Bali, that are a great start to any vacation, and a wonderful place to return at the end of a busy day. Or spend your days relaxing by your private pool or enjoying personal spa treatments in the comfort of your villa. Bali is a wonderful place to vacation with so much to offer – enjoy the culture and local people, participate in the very active nightlife, go surfing or enjoy other marine activities, watch the breathtaking sunsets, go for a walk on the beach, visit the many temples, or explore the interesting and unique shops.

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Bali Selected for APEC Summit 2013

Bali has been selected as the venue for the 2013 APEC Summit. This should come as no surprise since Bali has successfully hosted numerous international events. The APEC Summit will focus on promoting investment in infrastructure, and providing the appropriate tools to small and medium business for economic development.

The Bali government did a great deal of preparation to ensure that the 2013 APEC Summit would be held in Bali October 5-7. Bali will construct an overpass and underpass to handle the congestion so that things move along smoothly for the Summit. Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali will be completed in June of 2013 so it will also be ready for the APEC Summit.

Bali has a seen a great deal of growth in its tourism industry in the past decade and it is anticipated that growth will continue into the future. In fact, tourism has become the main economic income for Bali. These improvements to the roads and airways are going to benefit tourists in general. More flights in and traffic moving smoother on the ground.

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Enjoy a Happy Ending Bali Massage

Happy Ending Massage in Bali

Full service massages aren’t new – their history in Asia dates way back. At one time, they were used on both sexes by psychiatrists and physicians as a type of treatment. For males, it was used to release tension and for females, it was used to induce labour and more. In fact, it was the full service massage that led to the creation of the vibrator.

Western culture might see the full service massage as unsavory, but not Asian society where it is understood to have societal and health benefits. It can be debated as to whether this is a sexual encounter or a relaxation technique. You could try it and decide for yourself!

Finding a Happy Ending Massage in Bali
If you want to find a happy ending massage in Bali, the best areas to look are Sanur, Kuta, Renon and Denpasar in the city. There are also well known places in Legain and Seminyak that will be happy to accommodate

The taxi drivers in Legian and in Kuta know where all the happy ending massages are to be found. One way is to pay them a little extra and they’ll even wait for you to have your massage, although the more savvy will get the taxi driver to drop them away from the premises as quite often the taxi driver will ‘claim’ a commission from the massage establishment, which is then added to your bill.

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Kuta Beach Offers Excellent Value for Vacation Getaway

Kuta Beach is one of Bali’s best surfing places. This white sandy beach stretches for three kilometers from Seminyak beach to the tuban area. Restaurants and bars are scattered along the way offering you plenty of places to stop to grab a bite to eat or enjoy a cocktail while having some fun in the sun. In the area, you’ll find great value in hotels and villas, with the latter offering you a luxurious and spacious accommodation option.

The big and powerful waves on Kuta beach are quite something to watch. If you are new to surfing not to worry there are plenty of surfing instructors that you can find right along the beach shore. If you are an avid surfer the waves waiting for you – come ride the big ones. There’s an opportunity awaiting you here regardless of your skill level. Or perhaps you just want to sit on the sidelines and watch the surfers – that can definitely be an experience in itself! However, you choose to enjoy the ocean waves and white sandy beaches, we know that you are going to have a great time.

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The Batur Volcano

The Gunung Batur is the active volcano which is located in the north-west of Gunung Agung area. This volcano is consisted of two craters. The first one is up to 10 km long and 13,5 km wide. In this crater the lake Danau Batur can be found. When it comes to the second crater its dimensions are 6,4 km by 9,4 km. It is estimated that this volcano is over 25,000 years old. The highest point of this volcano is approximately at 2,200 meters.

According to some of the researchers this volcano has been much higher. However, as a consequence of one explosion the current height had been reached. A small lake is created by the rain in the crater. It is worth mentioning that this volcano is still active. The lake with its dimensions 3 km by 9 km according to some beliefs is treated as the holly lake. In addition, it honors the goddess of the lakes Ida Batara Ulun Dewi Danu. This lake is definitely one of the most photographed places on the volcano.

It is interesting to mention that up to 20,000 people live in the villages next to the craters including Kedisan, Toya Bungkah and Kintamani. On the shores of this like the tourists can witness some of the oldest traditions and ceremonies on Bali. The top of the volcano can be reached from the western side of the lake. Here the village of Toya Bungkah is located. It serves as the starting point for the tourists who want to visit the top of the volcano. It takes approximately three hours to reach to the top of the volcano for the tourists who walk to it. It is recommended to start with the journey as early in the morning as possible. The reason for this advice is actually very simple. In order to enjoy the sunset on the top of the volcano you have to arrive before the sun shines this area. One more thing is to be taken into serious consideration by the tourists who come here in search for the genuine adventure. A local guide is more than an appropriate choice for climbing in the dark to the volcano top. In addition, the climbers have to dress properly, because of the significant temperature oscillations in this area. It is worth mentioning that the natural sources of water are very rare on the way to the volcano top.

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Padang Padang Bali

Local rippers at Padang Padang, Bali in October 2011. A truly epic swell. Filmed by Oq Abrar. Produced by Mick Curley.

How to Have Peace of Mind with Your Botox Injections

Botox-Injections

Many people use botox/wrinkle treatment to give their face a makeover and get rid of wrinkles that make them look old before their time.  It is an important first step to do your research carefully so you know the cosmetic surgeon chosen has the best qualifications and many testimonials from happy patients.  If you choose an overseas clinic for your treatment you can’t be sure of getting a highly trained and experienced doctor.

Choosing an Australian trained cosmetic surgeon for your Botox injections will give you peace of mind you are getting top quality treatment.  Some people who have gone overseas for treatment to places such as Bali or Thailand find their treatment has either made no difference or has left a result they are not pleased with. They then have to have more treatment when they come home. This is not cost effective, nor is it something you want to go through.

Besides this, a holiday is something you want to enjoy, not spoil by having some kind of medical procedure. Both Bali and Thailand offer fantastic opportunities for a fun holiday, helped along by people who are so friendly and willing to help in any way possible. There are many wonderful opportunities to see things that you would never find in Australia, as wonderful as our lovely country is. You risk missing out on seeing these things if you have to spend time getting cosmetic surgery treatment in a clinic.

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Kuta Cowboys a Hit With Female Sex Tourists in Bali

It’s a well-known fact that Bali is a popular vacation destination, but what many don’t know is that it is one of the most desired vacation destinations for female sex tourists, thanks to the Kuta cowboys. Each year thousands of women make their way to Bali looking for paradise. And what many find are the open arms of the Kuta cowboys. In fact, these muscular, bronzed beach bodies have made Bali the world’s leading vacation destination for female sex tourists.

According to “Cowboys in Paradise” Bali is the hottest destination for those women looking for a little holiday romance. Now you might think that these guys are just your typical gigolos, but they claim to be much more than this. How one would find out the difference will have to be left to the imaginations of the female sex tourists, who may not even care.

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Bali Popular Destination for Students on Break

Bali has become a popular destination for students on break looking to get away and party. In fact, during these breaks, Bali has never had so much testosterone floating around the beaches, which are filled with men in their twenties on the hunt for girls.

In the past few years, Bali as a party destination for school breaks has grown immensely. During the last couple weeks of November and the early part of December more than 6000 students visit Bali, bringing youthful energy and spirits to Bali clubs.

One popular drink is called the “Illusions” – it is served in tall plastic cups and costs a fraction of what a similar drink would cost in Australia or the US. Groups of young men and women hip, hop, and shake to the beat of the music all night long especially in areas like Seminyak or Kuta’s nightclub strip – this goes on every night of the week.

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Retiree Tourists are Welcomed to Bali Villages

Bali has become the home away from home for many over the age of 65. Some of this retirement crowd has been coming for years and have just continued to do so after they retired, while others are just discovering the beauty and culture that Bali has to offer. One thing is for certain – Bali is welcoming this retiree tourist with open arms.

One of the largest demographics to take visit Bali is the elderly Japanese who come to Bali for their annual vacation. In fact, more than 2000 Japanese senior tourists come and stay for extended periods of time during the year. Of the 3 million tourists that arrived in Bali in 2012 a larger percentage were retirees from Japan, Germany, France, the UK, the Netherlands, Taiwan, Singapore, South Korea, and Australia.

Because of the retiree, tourists that are heading to Bali a number of retirement villages have been built in the Bangli region, and villas around the island cater to the retirement population. Luxurious and spacious Bali villas are available for rent by couples, or groups traveling together. They offer an affordable alternative to hotels.

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The Waterfalls of Bali

Bali is very often called the island of the thousand waterfalls. They are one of the most popular tourist attractions. Here are some of the most well-known waterfalls in Bali.

Git-Git Waterfall is definitely the most popular and beautiful waterfall on Bali. It is situated in the southern part only a few miles away from the city of Singraj. For the tourists this temple looks like it has been trapped in the middle of the great rainforest wall. With its remarkable height of over 40 meters it produces the sound which can be best described as the fascinating thunder. At the bottom of this waterfall one small lake is created. According to the popular belief among locals all the couples who swim in this water bring love and happiness to their relationship.

Yeh Mempeh Waterfall is situated on the north-east part of the island between the cities of Singraj and Tulamben. This waterfall is very popular among tourists who come here with children. Next to the waterfall one the most intriguing restaurants in the island can be found. One obvious fact illustrates the quality of the water produced by this waterfall. From this waterfall the local village gets the drinking water.

Blahmantung Waterfall is one of the waterfalls in Bali with the most remarkable height of over 100 meters. It is located near the Pupuan village and it can be reached by following the direction of the road which leads to Mayonga. The power of falling water is so strong that the sound like thunder can be heard miles away. This waterfall creates the small lake which is the popular destination for the tourists who enjoy swimming in the cold and refreshing water.

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Bali Museum Preserves Bali History

Bali Museum located in Denpasar Bali, on Major Wisnu Street, which is located in the heart of town. Bali Museum has done a great job of preserving Bali history and sharing that history with those that decide to visit the museum. It’s certainly a visit that every tourist should make, as it will add additional value and appreciation to your stay in Bali.

The Balinese culture is interesting and colorful. With the growth in tourism and the continued development of Bali, there is some worry that culture erosion is occurring and that the cultural heritage of Bali could disappear. This is all the more reason why the Bali Museum is so important.

The objects at the Bali Museum include items dating back to prehistoric times. Objects like the Grave Petrify or sarkopag can be seen here. That’s just a simple example of what you might see at the Bali Museum, where exhibits are constantly changing.

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5 Bali Temples Selected As Top Temples to Visit

“The island of a thousand temples” – that’s what Bali is known as. So where do you start and which temples should you make sure you visit when you are in Bali? Recently, the following were released as the top 5 Bali Temples, so these would be a great place to start your exploring, and of course if you have more time, keep exploring.

#1 Tanah Lot Temple
This is the most famous Bali temple. It means “Land in the Middle of the Sea,” and is the work of the15th century priest Nirartha Tanah. Lot sits on a rock just off the coast. It’s spectacular. Come near sunset and get some magnificent photos. There are villa accommodations nearby should you wish to stay in this area and explore.

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