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Indonesia for Dummies: 3 Places Commonly Mistaken as a Country

My creativity has overflown these days, that I’ve already got a few topics that I want to write about, but something came up recently that made me feel like it’s necessary to create a post related to this.

In case you didn’t know yet, I’m Indonesian. Last year on Indonesia’s 74th Independence Day, I compiled a list of places in Indonesia that are NOT Bali. Why? Because I got annoyed that so many tourists came to Bali, thinking that Bali was actually the country’s name.

Recently, there is this #5countrieschallenge hype on Facebook. I saw so many posts about it, mainly in some traveling groups on the platform. And I realized way too many posts that include Bali would state “Bali” instead of “Indonesia” in the list of the countries they visited.

And there was this post where the OP uploaded five pics of her traveling and asked us to guess where they were taken. One of the pics was a photo of orangutans, so I dropped my guess and wrote “Indonesia/Malaysia”. And the OP had the audacity to correct me that the picture was, in fact, taken in Borneo. As if!!!!

So here I am, called for a new idea to get things straight for the dummies… I want to educate yall about my home country. Mind you, I’m Asian. Tough love is all I know, so excuse the rudeness toward you dum-dum!

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What You Could Get in Bali for $10 – Places to Visit and What to Do on the Island of God on Budget

Almost 2 years ago, we covered Ubud in one of our $10 series. As I went to Bali a few months ago, I also recently talked about some must-places visit in Bali along with my opinion about each place.

Today, we’re going to write yet another piece about Bali. This is going to cover another region in Bali, and also another way to spend your $10 on the island.

Thanks to Chantel of Travel for Your Life who would contribute this piece, let’s see the other region in Bali that is worth visiting when you’re on the island and what you can do there within the budget!

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Grand Kuta Hotel & Residence: Home Away From Home for Your Family Holiday in Bali

Hi everyone!

Tonight, I got pissed as Arsenal vs Chelsea game just finished, and the Gunners played so well only to get robbed in the end. I swear I could never forgive both Jorginho and Pawson for this game… Ever.

Anyway, even before the match started I was already prepared to write a review of the last accommodation where I was staying with my family in Bali. This post will also be the last post I have for my Bali series. I mean, I’m not planning to go back to Bali anytime soon, but who knows? Maybe I will post some more about it some time in the future. Never say never.

As I mentioned, in this post I’ll be sharing a review of the last place I stayed in Bali. It’s in Kuta area, and while Kuta might lose its popularity as it has become super touristy… The accommodation that I stayed in was actually the great one that I’d totally recommend for anyone traveling to Bali with their family.

It’s Grand Kuta Hotel & Residence, and here’s my review!

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Some Must-Visit Places in Bali (or Are They, Really?)

I gotta admit, there were a lot of distractions even though I was planning to write this post yesterday. From the technical reason of my computer being shitty, to the fact that I got too lazy to edit the pics. But anyway, 2020 is around the corner and procrastination is something that I’m trying to avoid next year. Or so I said. 😛

So, after reviewing Penida LaCasa Cottage and sharing with you how much I had fun on Nusa Penida… I’m going to write about the must-visit places in Bali, according to a lot of travelers coming to the island.

As you probably know already, it was my first time in Bali so I tried to visit all the main tourist destinations most people would suggest to me when it comes to the island. I didn’t have time to visit all the places, but I managed to stop by some must-visit tourist destinations there so I figure that maybe I should leave my two cents here.

Are they really must-visit places in Bali? Let’s see!

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10 Romantic Vacation Ideas

After months of working hard, early mornings, and late nights, without having spent little or no time with your heartthrob. Students and workers such as single truckers all fall within this category. The only saving grace is the allure of getting to take a vacation by the end of it all. You and your special partner want to take time out together, explore new destinations, and make new memories.

The world is filled with romantic spots but these 10 destinations stand out. They provide love birds with amazing scenery, colorful cultures, and delicious cuisines.

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