There is so much to see and do in southern Bali that you will need some help to focus! Our Insiders Guide with help with that.
3 THINGS TO AVOID
LUWAK COFFEE This is a definite no-no. To satisfy global demand of the world's most expensive coffee, which is made from civet's poo, (it's a longer story but that's the gist of it), most of today's suppliers keep captured civets in cages and feed them almost exclusively on coffee cherries. Enduring appalling living conditions and unhealthy diets, these nocturnal solitary omnivores suffer from mental distress and succumb to illness and death. The grim luwak plantations are not confined to Indonesia but they are plentiful on Bali. Please don't support them - apparently the coffee doesn't even taste very good! PLASTIC NO MOTORBIKE HELMET Renting a scooter is a great way to get around the Like so many places in the world, Bali is drowning in plastic. Bali now has many initiatives aimed at immediate area. It's fast, fun and cheap. All rented motorbikes come with two helmets - please use them! reducing plastic and aims to be free of plastic bags in the near future. In the meantime please don’t take It's obviously safer and more tourists have accidents on the island than you might think. In addition, the cops the plastic bag if you can avoid it, and please also avoid buying new plastic bottles every time you want in southern Bali are not beyond a bit of bribery and water – we have a free water dispenser at the villa. corruption, and a helmet-free tourist stands out like a sore thumb - guess who's going to get fined! Similarly, hold off on the plastic straws too!