Feb 20 2012
The Indonesian island of Bali is known to be the major tourist destination in the country. It has a lot to offer to every tourist from backpackers to the middle class and also to the super rich ones. Arm yourself with travel tips and guides before visiting Bali. It is also advise to plan your trip ahead to this island including your search for affordable accommodations, cheap flights to Bali and other travel information that will help you ease and enjoy your holiday.
Why Bali? It is because Bali is simply one of the best and it has a lot to offer to every guest and tourist like you. No wonder Bali received the Best Island award from Travel and Leisure in 2010.
Water Activities– This is one of the reasons why Bali is flocked by tourists from all corners of the world from day to day. Bali is famous for having many interesting scuba sites like the Padang Bai, the wreck of USAT Liberty at Tulamben, Nusa Penida and Menjangan Island. Surfing, white-water rafting and sport fishing are among the famous water activities in the island.
See The Temples– The numerous Hindu temples in Bali are considered to be the best-known attraction in the island. According to customary law, each village should construct and maintain three temples. I can’t imagine how many villages are there in Bali. If it is over a hundred, you can for sure see a lot of temples there. Don’t miss to visit the Uluwatu Temple, the “mother temple” of Besakih, Pura Ulun Danu Batur, Pura Luhur Batukaru, Pura Ulun Danu Bratan are among the famous ones.
Beaches in Bali– Another best reason why Bali is visited by many tourists every year. This so-called “Famed Island of the Gods” is famous for its beaches. Among the choices are Lovina Beach, Nusa Dua, Medewi Beach, Soka Beach, Jimbaran and the Legian beach.
Try and Taste Balinese Food– You can find a lot of restaurants and cafes in Bali serving both international and Indonesian foods. The nasi goreng, mie goreng and the nasi campur are among the famous Indonesians food to try. Also taste the Balinese delicacies such as the Bebek betutu, Lawar,Sate lilit and Babi guling are among the famous ones.
Experience the Landscape, Art and Monuments in Bali– You will for sure experience many of these when visiting this beautiful island.
Shopping in Bali can also be a lot of fun especially in bargaining. There are lot of fashion boutiques there and you will always find affordable prices when shopping. The arts and crafts in Bali are very popular. When you go shopping, be sure that you are in your best bargaining condition.
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