Bali is known by many yet understood by so few

If you live in the east and travel west, or vice versa, things just seem different.

The unfamiliar sights, scents, and tastes. Most of us knew only the bare minimum about Bali when we first began exploring options.

Bali evolves like any nation. Even though Bali has always stuck to its cultural roots, certain things change for the better or worse.
Wars, pandemics, or other unanticipated events may alter things dramatically.
New regulations and rules, travel restrictions, spiked airline tickets, airport closures, and other changes to our lives as we know them.

To have a good time, whatever that means to you, when traveling, it helps to have a basic understanding of the local culture, customs, and changes, which are often invisible to the rest of the world.

In this section of our Travel Guide, you’ll find several pieces of advice that will improve your trip planning and protect you from falling victim to the same tourist traps, scams, and mistakes that plague even seasoned travelers.

Helpful Travel Tips & Must-Know Insights