He had a dream to surf a legendary surf break and to build a hotel next to it - but first he had to find it.
Fresh, full flavoured food abounds in Ubud.
Discover a part of the island that will take you back to a time before tourists invaded.
The last time I had nothing in an aircraft was during a Chinese CAAC domestic flight in 1990.
With prices from $885 one way for business class, this is a stylish and comfortable way to get to Bali.
Resorts have come a long way from over-crowded pools, long lines for mediocre buffets and unimaginative (boring) activities.
The Menjangan Dynasty Resort, Beach Camp and Dive Centre opened in September. Paul Chai pays a visit.
Caroline Gladstone finds her bliss in Bali. Her dream-like week begins with two nights at Amanusa.
It's a smokey, heady scent that fills the Indonesian air; a combination of tropical fruits, grilled chicken, or smokey motorbikes as they roar down the street. While farmers in conical hats work their picturesque rice fields, women sashay through markets in batik sarongs. Outside the cities, gamelan music tinkers from ancient temples, and old forests hum with sounds from exotic critters.