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Balam Bali VIlla, Ubud
Reviewed

Balam Bali Villa near Ubud, reviewed

The next hotel in my new Reviewed series, with good-value, individual accommodation with a touch of luxury on a budget, is Balam Bali Villa in the countryside just outside of Ubud. This inland area is a patchwork of rice…

Bali Hotel Pearl in Legian
Reviewed

Bali Hotel Pearl in Legian, reviewed

This is the first of a new Reviewed series, where I share some of the best and most interesting accommodation I’ve found in on my travels. You won’t find any five-star chain hotels here, but instead I look for…

Flowers in Bali Indonesia
In pictures

Balinese flowers // In pictures

When the greyness of a British January gets too much and I’m in need of some colour, I come back to my photos from Bali last year and the vibrant shades of the island’s flowers. Indonesia’s tropical climate and…

Gili Islands: Indonesia’s laid-back beach escape
Travel tales

Gili Islands: Indonesia’s laid-back beach escape

Just off the coast of Lombok are the three small, teardrop-shaped Gili Islands. Only reachable by boat from either Bali or Lombok, news of their turquoise seas, white sand, coral reefs, laid-back atmosphere and fab seafood is definitely out.…