Fantastic Foto Friday: Beach of the beaten path – Lovina Beach, Bali

bal-lovinabeach-boats-nightBali has some very popular beaches like Kuta, Legian or Seminyak. But if those are to busy for you, Lovina Beach in the North is a much quieter place and I shared the beach each day with just a handful of people. You can even do it as “Bali on a Budget” and the sunsets are just as beautiful



Fantastic Foto Friday: Off the beaten path – Gili Islands, Indonesia

bal-speedboat-giliIf you want to get off the beaten path, you sometimes have to make an effort. Luckily, a speedboat with four outboard engines makes it fast and fun to get to the Gili Islands, a great beach destination away from the crowds of Bali!
Read my review of Gili Islands and the Vamana Resort, a great way to enjoy the peace & quiet of Gili Trawangan, and start planning your own getaway!
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Best Beach Bargain on Bali – ibis styles Bali Benoa

As part of my Bali on a Budget trip, I wanted to check out some new beaches around Bali to find great value. And one of the best options I found during one of the frequent Accor Private Sales was the ibis styles Benoa Bali – a midscale offering at a price that sounded too good to be true. At … Continue reading

Dream Trip: Bali on a budget from Europe!

If you are living in Europe and are looking for a more exotic beach getaway, Bali is a great choice: It’s easy to reach from most major European airports, there is a lot to do, from party-beaches to quiet, romantic beaches and the peaceful forests and rice paddies around Ubud to the many historic temples all over the island. And … Continue reading

Snapshot Lovina Beach: Bali without the crowds!

Most visitors to Bali head to the beaches of Southern Bali, like Kuta, Legian, Seminyak or Nusa Dua or the forests and rice paddies of Ubud. If you are looking for a quieter beach to relax on Bali, there are lots of choices and on my most recent trip, i visited Lovina Beach in the North of the island – … Continue reading