Holiday ideas for any couple to get lost in

Holiday ideas for any couple to get lost in Couples’ holidays can be enjoyed whatever your age, and however long you’ve been together. Getting lost can be a wonderful way to get to know one another, regardless of how long you’ve actually been together, and there are some fantastic destinations just begging to be explored […]

7 things you need to know about travelling to Bali

If you’re planning to head to Bali, here are a few handy hints to get you started. 1. There is a visa on arrival system – When you get to Denpasar airport, you will need to line up and buy a visa. It will cost you USD$35 per person. Your visa will be valid for […]

Bali + Ayana Villas + love

The greatest luxury on earth is spending time with the person you’re in love with. Couple that with an Ocean View Villa at Ayana Resort and Spa and life is beyond sweet. The Spark and I arrived at the resort on a Friday night, tired but happy, and were greeted with frangipani leis and quirky basil and soursop welcome concoctions. […]

Ayana go!

I met with the reps from Ayana in Bali the other day and now I’m a little bit obsessed. It could be that I’ve only had four hours sleep and anything that sounds like it could involve lying down is wildly appealing right about now. It could be that the weather is cooling down and […]

Budget Bali

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Do you dream of travelling to Bali? Exotic travel is out of your financial reach if you’re trying to be frugal, right? The surprising truth is that a trip to Bali can be affordable if you know how to budget the entire stay. Bali is a common holiday destination for Australian tourists and is growing […]

Monkey madness! by Melanie Mahoney

Monkey madness! By Melanie Mahoney Earlier this week, a woman was attacked by macaque monkeys while on holidays on Thailand. She was reportedly trying to get over a phobia of the primates by visiting the ominously named ‘Monkey Island’, near Phuket, when a group of them attacked her. Her tour leader said some people had […]

How to have a happy ending…

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I am a sucker for a massage so it was with great fiscal delight that I realised that massages are are ridiculously cheap in Bali. I’m talking as little as 60,000 rupiah (about AUD$6) for one hour of blissful laziness. I went for a massage every second day, meaning that by the end of my ten […]