Bali Travel Tips

Rice fields in Sidemen with Mt. Agung in the background - Villa Uma Dewi Sri - Places to stay in Sidemen - Bali - Indonesia

Instead of Ubud go to Sidemen

The only regret that most people have that come the first time to Sidemen is that they haven’t stayed longer.

Since not long ago Sidemen used to be a one night stop for many that did go to or came from the Gili Islands via the harbour in Padang Bai. Yet Sidemen has so much to offer and many locals and Bali experts say that Sidemen is what Ubud used to be a 30 years ago. … Read More

Balinese children playing in the river near Villa Uma Dewi Sri - Cabins for rent - Sidemen - Bali - Indonesia

Bali off the beaten track

The fact that Bali is one of the world’s most famous resort islands doesn’t seem to make it a good choice for those wanting to escape the crowds. It indeed is a very touristy destination, attracting nearly 10 million visitors per year. But the big majority of the tourists that come to Bali only visits the hot spots. … Read More

Rainy days rice field view in Sidemen

How is the weather in Bali?

The short answer is: Bali is an all year round destination.

There are two main seasons in Bali. The dry season and the wet season. Usually dry season starts from April till late October and the wet season from November till March. … Read More