Yes, Kuta is as bad as you've heard. But it's not the real Bali.
Being so close to the equator means Bali is warm year-round, but it has two distinct seasons. So when is the best time to go?
Now you don't have to pay for a visa, you can spend the $50 you save on one of these great things.
Ubud is cool and pleasant, and provides a refreshing dose of Balinese culture in a lush rural setting.
The best places to shop in Bali and what to buy there.
Bali's funkiest address is home to the island's coolest boutiques, restaurants, cafes and more.
Skip Kuta and you can still find the old Bali. Or why not explore some of the islands that surround it?
Tourists flock to this tiny jewel in Indonesia's crown for many good reasons: the stunning; luminous green rice paddies that stretch for miles; monkeys that run amok at ancient temples; or the ripping volcanoes that dominate the landscape. Wild, untamed surf beaches are a short distance from high-end clubs and restaurants. Despite its popularity, you can still find nooks that remain untouched by tourism.