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Vaccinated Travelers No Longer Need A Test When Arriving In Bali

Vaccinated travelers are no longer required to take a Covid-19 pre-departure test before entering Bali, Indonesia. The news arrived on Tuesday (17 May) – with the President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, announcing that “domestic and international travelers who are fully vaccinated no longer need to take PCR (polymerase chain reaction) or antigen swab tests,” when …

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Bali To Drop Quarantine For Vaccinated Travelers Beginning March 14

From March 14, 2022, fully vaccinated travelers will be allowed to enter the popular Southeast Asian tourist hotspot – Bali – without having to quarantine upon arrival, plus the much-anticipated return of the Visa On Arrival program. In what is being described as a ‘trial’ – which is due to begin in just two weeks …

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Indonesia Considering Removing Quarantine For Bali In April

Indonesia is considering relaxing quarantine restrictions for travelers arriving in Bali by April. The government is pivoting towards “living with the virus”. The country officially reopened for tourists on February 4th, but it is not easy to travel there as of now. A representative from the government stated on Monday “We need to find that …

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U.S. Issues Level 4 ‘Do Not Travel’ Advisories For 8 More Destinations Including Bali

The US Department of State has issued another round of travel advisories in recent days, this time advising travelers not to visit Indonesia – home of wildly popular travel destinations Bali – as well as several other countries around the world. The updates, which are published regularly as the State Department reacts to events, issues …

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Bali Reopening For Tourism To All Countries February 4

Indonesia will reopen Bali to all international visitors on February 4. However, travelers will have to undergo a short quarantine period as the nation seeks to revive tourism on the island. The news comes after Indonesia removed its ban on foreign arrivals on January 18.  Despite Bali technically reopening in 2021, only a handful of …

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Indonesia Plans Reopening of Bali For Tourism In October

After 18 months of closure, Indonesia is finally considering reopening to international tourists from certain countries in October in a bid to revive its battered travel and tourism industry. Most likely, Indonesia will reopen Bali — the nation’s primary international tourism destination — in October. Reports suggest Indonesia may reopen other parts of the country …

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Indonesian Minister: Backpackers Are Not Welcome In Bali Upon Reopening

An Indonesian minister has stated that the popular tourist hotspot of Bali will move away from being a backpacker island as the country works towards reopening for travelers once more. Bali has long been viewed as one of, if not the definitive backpacker hotspots for decades, and the news is bound to come as a blow …

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Malaysia And Indonesia Will Launch New Travel Bubble As Singapore’s Plans Delayed

Travel bubbles have become a buzzword for all who are interested in travel during the pandemic, with their establishment seen as one of the potential solutions to the non-existent levels of tourism at present. Plans for a potential travel bubble between Southeast Asian countries Malaysia and Indonesia have been given the green light, whilst neighboring …

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Indonesian Government Preparing Bali For International Tourists

For both backpackers and luxury-orientated travelers, it truly doesn’t get much better than Bali. A slice of paradise noted for its stunning landscapes, perfect beaches and impressive temples, Bali is loved the world over and is a must-visit spot in Southeast Asia. Since the start of the pandemic, the island has been reeling from the …

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Should I Travel To Bali With Kids? – Why It’s a Family Friendly Destination

My husband and I loved travelling worldwide when we were first married. We visited far flung destinations that were exciting and a little exotic – Sri Lanka, Colombia, Morocco, Panama, Croatia, Laos.  Being from Australia, we firmly believed that once you were out in the world, that you had to travel for a long period of …

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Tugu Malang – Java’s Best Kept Secret

Spending most of my time in hotels is something I wouldn’t change for the world, but I have to admit, it gets insanely repetitive. More and more hotels these days seem to be carbon copies of each other, lacking in any individuality. I’ve started to loathe staying in another ‘box’ of a room, just 4 …

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Bali Massage – Everything You Need To Know (With Prices!)

Yes, everything you’ve heard about getting a massage in Bali is true. They are dirt cheap, insanely relaxing and available everywhere you look. Imagine paying someone $7 to give you a full body rub down while listening to sounds of waterfalls, breathing in scents of lemongrass, and finishing with a warm ginger tea. That is …

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