Photo: Ricefields in Umalas, South Bali.

Things to see and do

A few things to do with kids in Bali

You’ve had enough of sand and you just want half a day off the beach doing something a bit different with the kids that doesn’t involve chasing them around too closely, like you would need to say at the zoo or Waterbom. Here are a few places you can do just ... Read more about A few things to do with kids in Bali .

Children's massage in Bali
Jalan Pratama, Nusa Dua (nearly opposite the Conrad); Jalan Raya Basangkasa #47, Seminyak
T: (0361) 778 084

Jari Menari, with two branches in Seminyak and Nusa Dua, is one of our top picks for massage in Bali. The all-male therapists are truly well trained, so you actually feel like you’re getting a massage for your particular knots and aches and pains and anatomy, not just a one-size-fits-all rubdown; the style of their rooms is very minimalist and Zen-like, with water features and fish ... Read more about Children's massage in Bali .

Good books about Bali

We had the good fortune to hear Bill Dalton speak in Ubud last week. Bill is the founder of Moon Publications and the author of what started as the first proper guidebook to Indonesia, eventually becoming the Indonesia Handbook. For years it was the guidebook to the ... Read more about Good books about Bali .

Travelling green in Bali

As Time magazine pointed out in April, and people living and travelling in Bali over the past few years know only too well, the island is a ticking environmental time bomb. Want to travel to Bali but not be part of the problem? We’ve written elsewhere about how to travel green in Southeast Asia, but here’s how to make your impact lighter in ... Read more about Travelling green in Bali .

Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Bali Overview? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Indonesia.

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