Top Recommendations for the Best Hotels in Bali

Bali, known as the Island of the Gods, offers a breathtaking blend of natural beauty, rich culture, and luxurious accommodations. As a popular destination for travelers seeking a slice of paradise, Bali boasts an array of exquisite hotels that cater to every whim and desire. In this article, we present a curated list of the best hotels in Bali that promise an unforgettable and opulent stay in this tropical haven.

AYANA Resort and Spa Bali

Nestled along the cliffs of Jimbaran Bay, AYANA Resort and Spa Bali offers a truly iconic stay. With stunning ocean views, private white sand beach, and world-class amenities, this resort sets a benchmark for luxury. Relax in opulent villas and suites, indulge in exceptional dining experiences, and rejuvenate at the award-winning Thermes Marins Bali Spa.

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan

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10 Very Best Things To Do In Malaga – Hand Luggage Only

Malaga is a beautiful city and one of the best places in Spain to visit for a holiday. Filled with a history that goes back thousands of years, a gorgeous coastline and some of the tastiest restaurants – Malaga is a gem to explore. This all means there’s a heap of the best things to do in Malaga all across the city and for every type of visitor. 

For the longest time, I was sleeping on Malaga!

I typically used Malaga Airport as a gateway to the wider Andalusian area of Spain. This was my first mistake!

Malaga is honestly incredible to visit and I just wished I’d realised earlier, on our countless trips through the airport, that this gem was worth exploring. 

So, to make it easier for you, I’m sharing some of the top places and best things to do in Malaga when you arrive. This way, you

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Hack The Leave 2023 [UK] – How to get more time off

They say that May is the sunniest month of the year in the UK. You don’t really want to spend it indoors, do you? Here’s how to get more time for travelling with this simple bank holiday hack:

The Early May bank holiday on May 1st and the Bank holiday for the Coronation of King Charles III from May 8th will give you two long weekends. These are great all on their own, however if you’d like to maximise your annual leave you could take the following 8 days off and enjoy a total of 16 days of holiday time:

  • Tuesday, May 2nd
  • Wednesday, May 3rd
  • Thursday, May 4th
  • Friday, May 5th
  • Tuesday, May 9th
  • Wednesday, May 10th
  • Thursday, May 11th
  • Friday, May 12th

Soon after that comes Spring Bank Holiday, on May 29th, falling on a Monday, which will give you another 3-day weekend.

Travel tip: Greece is an

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Is Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii about to erupt?

Tourists from all across the world are visiting Volcano National Park on the Big Island of Hawaii. The visitors center issued an alert.

An orange alert was issued this afternoon on the Island of Hawaii warning there was a chance for the Kilauea volcano to erupt:

Kīlauea volcano is not erupting. Increased earthquake activity and changes in the patterns of ground deformation at Kīlauea’s summit began occurring in the early morning of January 5, 2022, indicating the movement of magma in the subsurface.

At this time, it is not possible to say with certainty if this activity will lead to an eruption; the activity may remain below ground. However, an eruption in Kīlauea’s summit region, within Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park and away from infrastructure, is one potential outcome.

The USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) is raising the volcano alert level/aviation color code for Kīlauea from Advisory/Yellow to Watch/Orange due to

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How to Display your Photos

If you’re anything like me, you probably take a lot of photos. One of the great things about digital photography is that we aren’t limited by how much film we can buy, carry, or develop. Digital photography has made taking photos easier and cheaper, and as a result we take a lot more photos than we used to do in the film era.

On a trip in the 1990s, I may have taken 4 rolls of film for a 2-week trip. With only 144 photos possible, this meant I thought about each snap. But today, I could easily take that many photos in a single day!

However, the downside to this digital freedom is that whilst you likely have a great many photos, you might also find yourself not doing as much with them as you would like. In fact, many people rarely look back at the photos they have

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DOT honors top Mimaropa stakeholders

Tourism is definitely back on track as the Department of Tourism – Mimaropa recently honored the region’s industry stakeholders at its annual Appreciation and Recognition Day.

The first full physical awarding in the past three years, it is themed “The Winner Takes It All” to celebrate the resiliency of tourism players and their quest for excellence even during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Big Lagoon of El Nido
Big Lagoon of El Nido

The event recognizes the public and private stakeholders for their support of the DOT’s programs and forms part of the incentives to accredited enterprises which have maintained tourism quality standards.

Mimaropa Region is composed of the island provinces of Mindoro Occidental and Oriental, Marinduque, Romblon, and Palawan, which are known for lush terrestrial and marine biodiversity and a host of natural wonders.

Puerto Galera Muelle Bay
Puerto Galera Muelle Bay

Topping the roster of awardees were Banwa Private Island and Amanpulo, which won second and third-runners up in

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11 Very Best Things To Do In Catania, Sicily – Hand Luggage Only

Perched right on the coast of Sicily, the Italian city of Catania has a lot going for it! With a history dating back thousands of years, there are heaps of the best things to do in Catania – both in and just outside the city. 

In lots of ways, us included, Catania is seen as a gateway city to all the other best places in Sicily to visit. That being said, it’s well worth visiting in its own right – even if that is part of a wider visit to Sicily. 

Now, although Catania can seem to be a little ‘rough around the edges’, it’s a city that’s got so much charm and the kind of city you just have to dive right in.

To be honest, the first few hours after arriving in Catania were a blur of sensory overload – it’s a bustling city, but that’s all part

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2023 annual leave hack | six-two by Contiki

Public holidays – Victoria

  • 13 March – Labour Day
  • TBA – AFL Grand Final (usually in October)
  • 7 November – Melbourne Cup

Public holidays – Queensland

  • 1 May – Labour Day
  • 16 August – Ekka Wednesday
  • 2 October – Queen’s/King’s birthday

Public holidays – Western Australia

  • 6 March – Labour Day
  • 5 June – Western Australia Day
  • 25 September – Queen’s/King’s birthday

Public holidays – South Australia

  • 13 March – Adelaide Cup Day
  • Fun fact: 26 December is technically Proclamation Day rather than Boxing Day in South Australia

Public holidays – ACT

  • 13 March – Canberra Day
  • 29 May – Reconciliation Day

Public holidays – Tasmania

  • 13 March – Eight Hours Day

Certain regions of Tasmania get public holidays for Show Days, including King Island Show on 7 March, Royal Launceston Show on 12 October, and Devonport Show on 1 December. (Please give us a virtual pat on the back

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19 FUN Things to Do in Puerto Rico

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Nestled in the Caribbean sea, Puerto Rico is one of the most magical places you’ll visit in your life, with its colorful aquatic life, dreamy beaches, and green vegetation.

Even if relatively small, this beautiful island offers countless things to do and visit, but it could be quite hard to plan your time around them if you don’t know the island and your options in advance.

Well, today you’re lucky: I have just what you need! Since I lived there for 3 months, I decided to save you some precious time and write this guide with all the best things to do in Puerto Rico.

Whether you want to explore its rich marine life, join some water sports, visit the most popular tourist attractions, or check out art galleries or historical sites, I’ve got you covered! Plus, I also included some useful information about how to get around and the

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International Mountain Tourism Alliance has Elected New Council and Leadership

On December 27, the second General Assembly of International Mountain Tourism Alliance (IMTA) was held successfully. 138 members from five continents gathered by video conference. Leaders of IMTA reviewed the five years of work and proposed the development goals for the next four years and the work plan for 2023.

On December 27, the second General Assembly of International Mountain Tourism Alliance (IMTA) was held successfully. 138 members from five continents gathered by video conference. Leaders of IMTA reviewed the five years of work and proposed the development goals for the next four years and the work plan for 2023. The assembly deliberated and adopted the amendment note of the Statues of the International Mountain Tourism Alliance and other related matters.

The assembly elected the second Council and leadership by secret ballot. Dominique de Villepinwas re-elected as Chairman of IMTA, He Yafei as Vice Chairman and Secretary-General, Pansy Ho as

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