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It is forecast to be Thunderstorm at 7:00 PM WITA on January 23, 2018
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    • Top Ten Coffee places in Bali

      Top Ten Coffee places in Bali

      So we know (or at least we think) that this article won’t be the most popular in this particular Top Ten series. Coffee simply isn’t in as much demand in tropical hot spots as it would be in the CBD’s of Perth, Adelaide or Brisbane to mention just a few.… Read More »
    • Top Ten Cinemas, Theatres and entertainment venues in Bali

      Top Ten Cinemas, Theatres and entertainment venues in Bali

      Even in a tropical paradise there are times when you just want to be entertained indoors away from the heat. It may won’t be the first thing you think of before you jet off but it is a real option if you want a little break from the humid weather… Read More »
  • Top Ten Ubud

    Top Ten Ubud

    To a person from Ireland or Australia Ubud is a real curiosity. Driving through one of the surrounding areas tourists shouldn't be surprised to hear the words "And in this village the people make kites". This type of approach to manufacturing, at least for small consumer goods, is pretty alien for most. But this is what makes Ubud such an…
  • Top Ten Seminyak

    Top Ten Seminyak

    Seminyak is a great place. Loved by tourists for generations the location has a large amount cafes, restaurants, bars and other entertainment venues. Businesses cone and go at a frantic pace in the area but there are still many long established locales if you want a tried and tested experience. Located to the south of the island Seminyak is within…
  • Top Ten first dates in Bali

    Top Ten first dates in Bali

    So let's say you meet a girl or a guy in the bars and clubs of Kuta, and you want to impress on a date, but there's a problem. You're on foreign ground, devoid of all your trusted spots that would otherwise blow away any prospective partner and at the mercy of the hot and cold quality of a seemingly random…
  • Top Ten Coffee places in Bali

    Top Ten Coffee places in Bali

    So we know (or at least we think) that this article won’t be the most popular in this particular Top Ten series. Coffee simply isn’t in as much demand in tropical hot spots as it would be in the CBD’s of Perth, Adelaide or Brisbane to mention just a few. This said Bali still has a lot of people working…
  • Top Ten Music venues in Bali

    Top Ten Music venues in Bali

    Hitting a new and foreign music scene is an exciting thing to do. Hearing lyrics and languages mix together can be an exciting way to broaden horizons and learn about new cultures and ways of life. What’s even more interesting in Bali is that you get a chance to see how the local music industry blends the local with the…
  • Top Ten Wildlife and Zoos in Bali

    Top Ten Wildlife and Zoos in Bali

    Like many islands Bali does have a unique eco-system. However due to human development habitats and national parks are smaller than you would expect coming from Australia. Having 4.2 million people in an area only twice the size of the ACT (Australian Capital Territory) has obviously reduced the chances of massive expansive parks. This said their are still some places…
  • Top Ten West Bali National Park (Bali Barat)

    Top Ten West Bali National Park (Bali Barat)

    Ordinarily here in top ten land we write a piece dedicated to a park or reserve or something that will let locals and tourists alike see at least some of the flora and fauna of the location their in. Sadly for Bali national parks are relatively not as plentiful as they would be in say Australia which has vast land…
  • Top Ten watersports in Bali

    Top Ten watersports in Bali

    Bali and water sports go together like tropical sands and blue water. In a place where pleasure and tourist beaches abound it’s no surprise that their is a lot on offer in terms of water sports. Ranging from the inexpensive to the slightly pricey we here at top ten Bali have put together some of the best ways to get…
  • Top Ten Waterbom Bali

    Top Ten Waterbom Bali

    There comes a time in many peoples life when they come for the first time to a water park. At a young age the drive is usually horrible, almost like the longest pregnant pause you could ever imagine. Then, once you’ve reached the destination the world and it’s sheer joy opens up to you. The unbridled happiness of a young…
  • Top Ten theme and water parks

    Top Ten theme and water parks

    With a tourism led economy it’s no surprise that their is no shortage of amusement, water and theme parks in Bali. For it’s size the island has an absolute bounty of water parks, paintball venues, kids play zones and general amusement locales. With all this in mind we set about getting them all into a top ten that would offer…
  • Top Ten Sports Bars

    Top Ten Sports Bars

    We know exactly where your head is at. You’re thinking “Oh no, where are we going to watch the game”. You’re in a beautiful island paradise but you really don’t want to miss your favourite teams finest hour, right? Well then, you're in luck. Bali, after decades and decades of Australians asking “have you got the AFL/State of Origin/Cricket/other sport”…
  • Top Ten spas and relaxation places in Bali

    Top Ten spas and relaxation places in Bali

    Think of any tourism guide or travel show which featured Bali. We know what’s coming into your head; amazing beaches, indoor/outdoor bars and last but not least; spas and relaxation spots. For everyone who hits the little island paradise spas, massage and relaxation is not far from the mind. Bali is, for good reason, known for top quality in this…
  • Top Ten Shopping Spots in Bali

    Top Ten Shopping Spots in Bali

    The key thing to remember about Bali is that yes, some of the shops and markets are really great places, but no, it is not a boutique paradise. Like many locations in Asia the set up is different, the bartering is different and the layouts are different to what you’ll see in most locales in the major Australian cities. Bali has a…
  • Top Ten Restaurants in Bali

    Top Ten Restaurants in Bali

    Bali really is known for some amazing food. Anthony Bourdain and numerous other noted food critics have widely lauded it’s unique and varied mix of local and international cuisine at every corner. This is not to mention the absolute bounty of amazing fine dining options in both the larger cities and towns of the island. Add to that the sheer…
  • Top Ten Resorts in Bali

    Top Ten Resorts in Bali

    We’ve all seen the pictures, indeed, we’ve all probably seen the videos. The resorts in Bali are truly world beating. Australians and others around the world put pictures of them on screen savers and dream of them from one week to the next. Along with some others in the tropics region Bali is the tropical island paradise we all long…
  • Top Ten Nusa Lembongan

    Top Ten Nusa Lembongan

    This is an island paradise off the coast of, ahem, another island paradise. Nusa Lembongan is a special place which for most will remind them of a sleepy, carless island of the olden days. Developed mainly with tourism money the island now has most of the creature comforts with good food, amazing scenery and nature by the bucket full. With…
  • Top Ten Nightspots in Bali

    Top Ten Nightspots in Bali

    For those looking for a party in Bali; you will not be disappointed. The island now has an almost cult status as the party capital of Indonesia with people coming in from all over the world. What’s even better is that the local industry is very much up to speed at this point and standards are actually quite high. Boasting…
  • Top Ten local food in Bali

    Top Ten local food in Bali

    It’s happened to the best of us. We set out on a voyage of discovery with high hopes for exotic foodie experiences only to shirk at the offering due to the unexpected nature of the offering. So what should one expect when he or she hits Bali in terms of the local cuisine? We here at Top Ten Bali thought…
  • Top Ten local breweries wineries and spirits in Bali

    Top Ten local breweries wineries and spirits in Bali

    Writing this article was a real challenge. Not only was information hard to come by, the whole standards and practices of Bali alcohol production varies wildly from what we are use to in Australia and we had to be careful not to pass out information that would potentially harm. Tourists and locals need to be aware of the pitfalls of…
  • Top Ten Karaoke in Bali

    Top Ten Karaoke in Bali

    The key thing to remember about the nightlife in Bali is that for the most part it’s relatively fluid. Sure Bali does not have many dedicated karaoke bars (with special rooms, equipment and general facilities) but they do have a lot of bars where karaoke nights (where one DJ calls up revellers to sing in front of the crowd). This…
  • Top Ten indoor fun in Bali (Rainy day)

    Top Ten indoor fun in Bali (Rainy day)

    For the most part the weather in Bali is beautiful. Ok, so at times it can be pretty humid and a little close for comfort, but it’s not as windy or cold as the locales it’s tourists have come from. So why then bother having a top ten indoor for the place we hear you ask? Well you only need…
  • Top Ten Gyms in Bali

    Top Ten Gyms in Bali

    For many Australians the gym is the place to be. The fitness mad nation constantly wants to be trimmer leaner and tighter. But what about when it’s on holiday? For a lot of us holidays mean holidays from the merciless gym, but not for everyone. Some will eagerly scour the internet for quality gyms to keep up their regimes while…
  • Top Ten golfesq in Bali

    Top Ten golfesq in Bali

    So you want to hit some golf balls, but you don't want a long game. Or maybe you want to do a little putting but you don’t want the effort of teeing off first, or maybe you just straight up want to hit some golf balls. For us in the Top Ten world we use the term "golfesq" to describe…
  • Top Ten Golf Clubs in Bali

    Top Ten Golf Clubs in Bali

    Golf and tropical climates are the thing of lottery adverts and dreams. Bali is no different in this respect. It's golf courses and clubs speaks to its now long held international tourism history. What’s even better is that some of the top resorts actually have their own private golf courses for members, making it easy to access some truly amazingly…
  • Top Ten Bali gay scene

    Top Ten Bali gay scene

    Despite the fact that the small island of Bali is part of the predominantly conservative Indonesia, the atmosphere in the tourism hotspot towards LGBT culture is relaxed. Ok, it may not be the best place to flaunt it but due to the fact that the island is predominantly Hindu (a religion which usually does not otherwise have strong prohibition towards…
  • Top Ten Eats by the Beach in Bali

    Top Ten Eats by the Beach in Bali

    Eating by the beach is special. Watching the sun rotate around in it's normal routine while chewing away on the earth and seas bounty is something almost profound. Looking at the sea and its vastness while drinking is equally as transfixing. What better soundtrack is their to relaxation than the waves lapping around as you sip on a novelty cocktail…
  • Top Ten day trip destinations around Bali

    Top Ten day trip destinations around Bali

    In so many of our sister sites (Top Ten Perth, Top Ten Adelaide, Top Ten Brisbane) our main aim is to serve the people of that city with day trip ideas from the standpoint of them being located in the city we mention. This however is not the case in Bali as this top ten is for the whole island.…
  • Top Ten Cinemas, Theatres and entertainment venues in Bali

    Top Ten Cinemas, Theatres and entertainment venues in Bali

    Even in a tropical paradise there are times when you just want to be entertained indoors away from the heat. It may won’t be the first thing you think of before you jet off but it is a real option if you want a little break from the humid weather (many cinemas have functioning air conditioning). This list is all…
  • Top Ten Biggest towns and cities

    Top Ten Biggest towns and cities

    We know what you’re thinking. Just because a town in Bali is big, does not mean that it has a lot of tourist infrastructure. We know, we really do. This list is mainly just to give you a little insight into the other towns (not just Kuta and surrounds) and how they all fit into the mix in Bali. Considering…
  • Top Ten Beaches in Bali

    Top Ten Beaches in Bali

    When you talk about Bali you almost always talk about its amazing beaches. With the tourism boom which started from the 1970’s came an influx of beach worshippers and a new industry ready to cater to their every need. This all resulted in an unusual situation where a lot of the islands beaches were in many ways colonised by the…
  • Top Ten Bali Attractions

    Top Ten Bali Attractions

    The first thing to remember about Bali is that it has an amazing culture all of it’s own making. Unlike the rest of Indonesia the island is predominantly Hindu which for the non initiated means that they have a very different philosophy and belief structure than that of other religions. In real terms this approach to life brings with it…
  • Top Ten Markets in Bali

    Top Ten Markets in Bali

    Bali is like many Asian locales in that it prides itself in it’s markets. Like we said in our article on the topic of shopping spots it needs to be noted that the shopping landscape is not like Paris, London or Tokyo but it does have an atmosphere all of it’s own. In this respect the markets really are more…

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