Bali, or the Island of the Gods, punches well above its weight. Only 5,780 square kilometers – roughly the size of Delaware – the island is a rare Hindu jewel in the predominantly Muslim Indonesian archipelago of more than 17,000 islands.
The tropical island is popular with travelers from around the globe, but particularly from Australia just to the south. The island’s draws are many, from its rich cultural heritage and spirituality to affordable five-star stays and adventure sports like surfing and diving. Not to mention the friendly locals. READ MORE