Balinese New Year Boat Troubles

After Balinese New Year, a day of raucous celebrations, the majority of Bali shuts down in observance of Silent Day. For Balinese people, there is no talking, no electricity, no cars, no work and no pleasure. Even visitors are expected to obey these rules and spending Silent Day on mainland Bali means staying in your…

Paradise? I think not. Bali’s Airbnb from Hell

Now this is a story all about how my life got flip-turned upside down… just kidding. But it is a story about my worst Airbnb experience to date (and hopefully ever). This misadventure takes place in Bali, where I was travelling with three of my best friends. We had extensive planning sessions before we left…