Visiting a tea plantation and spending the night at the Grand Hotel in Nuwara Eliyah in the Central Srri Lankan Highlands.
Italian Eatery in Bali to Launch Sunday Family Lunch
An Italian trattoria in Seminyak, Bali, will launch a Sunday Italian Family Lunch Feast on 10 July 2016. The menu will feature a mouth-watering array of Italian delicacies, including lasagna, meats, and a choice of salad
Bali: Café Serves East Meets West Cuisine in Dutch Colonial Surroundings
Café Bali is located on Jalan Laksamana in the heart of one of Seminyak’s trendiest shopping and dining precincts. The menu is East Meets West, and the surroundings are drop-dead gorgeous. But what about the foo?
Travel Alert: Is Bali’s Mount Agung About to Erupt?
Bali Asli Restaurant and Cooking School in a village in East Bali serves authentic Balinese cuisine and offers views of a volcano across the rice paddies. Open for lunch only, but dinners and special events can be arranged.
Indonesia: Pat Walsh’s ‘Stormy with a Chance of Fried Rice, 12 Months in Jakarta’
Book Review: Stormy with a Chance of Fried Rice is a light-hearted account of life in Jakarta. It was written by the editor of a truth commission report on Timor Leste. It was launched at the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival.
Bali: Shopping Till You Drop in Oh, So Sophisticated (and NOT So Expensive) Seminyak
Seminyak is Bali's answer to Beverly Hills, as the guide books promise, except there are fewer boutiques selling designer labels, more authenticity, some very cool merchandise, much lower prices, and friendlier sales people.
Bali: Does Kuta Get a Bad Rap?
Kuta has rough edges, but it's also edgy and friendly. There's a long stretch of sandy beach that attracted the attention of surfers in the 1960s, and the former fishing village has never been the same. Does it get a bad rap?
Bali: All’s Well That Ends Well (with Unscrupulous Taxi Driver)
Taxis in Ubud, Bali, don’t have metres. You have to negotiate a fare in advance. Foreign tourists are easy prey because of the confusing exchange rate. So what happens when a travellers get ripped off? Will justice prevail?
15th Annual Ubud Writers and Readers Festival Scheduled for 25 – 29 October 2018
If the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival is one of the most important literary events on the Southeast Asian cultural calendar, the 2015 edition was mired in controversy.
Where to Celebrate Halloween in 11 Asian Cities
Halloween has become increasingly popular in Asia. Where to celebrate Halloween in Hong Kong and 10 other Asian cities.