Don’t use your index finger! Or tap people’s heads. 7 things you must not do in Bali

The very thought of Bali conjures images of beaches and surfing, and the Balinese people are very warm and generous people. This is one of the reasons it is one of the top holiday destinations for people around the world. It is part of the Coral Triangle, which has the largest biodiversity of marine species. The average temperature in Bali is about 30 degrees Celsius and the humidity level is about 85%. Bali’s real estate industry has seen an upward spurt mainly in the tourist areas of Kuta, Legian and…

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The bribes you’ll probably have to pay in Bali

It’s a stunning spot for a holiday, but if you travel to Bali beware of the bribes you might be asked to pay. Picture: iStock WITH beautiful beaches, budget flights and even cheaper food and drink, it’s little wonder that Bali is the holiday destination of choice for 16,000 Australians a month. For as little as $3 a day plenty of Aussies hire a scooter to explore the island, but what many don’t realise is that it can easily come with additional costs — in the form of on-the-spot “fines”…

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