How to Travel with a Pet

Owning a pet is a big responsibility, and even when you desire the luxury of Bali villas or five-star resorts on an island, you need to consider their needs as well. If you can’t bear the thought of putting your pampered pooch into care while you go on holiday, sometimes you don’t have to. If you think your pet needs a holiday just as much as you do, here’s how you can travel with your pet. It’s challenging, but it’s not impossible.

Study the Laws

Depending on the country you are visiting, you may find that taking your dog with you is not as challenging as you think it will be. While, of course, some countries ban all foreign dogs from visiting due to the risk of disease, some nations have a more relaxed approach. Therefore, to know for sure how catered for your dog will be, do your research.

Find out whether your dog will need to go in quarantine, and if so, for how long. Depending on the length of your holiday or trip away, you may find it’s in your best interests to leave your furry friend in a boarding facility. However, if you intend on being away for several months, it may be worth the effort.

Get a Vet Check

To ensure your dog is in tip-top shape for travel, it’s crucial to take them to see their vet. Most countries that do accept pets will ask to see records of vaccinations and any other health problems or treatments they have also had. Seeing your veterinarian will also give you the opportunity to ask questions and find out whether taking your pet with you is the best decision.

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Should You Be Worried About The Bali Volcano?

If you have recently booked, or have been looking at booking a Bali villa, then the recent Bali volcano scare might have crossed your mind. When we travel, we like to know that the places that we are going to be visiting will be safe. Unfortunately, the threat of a volcanic eruption in late 2017 interrupted the travel plans of thousands of people from around the world. Some flights were grounded or interrupted, while the threat of a volcanic disaster prevented many tourists from enjoying their stay in Bali.

Now, months after the event, there is one huge question that remains on people’s minds – what is the chances of the volcano erupting again? Well, keep reading for an answer.

What started the scare?

In the second half of 2017, scientists began to notice increased seismic activity in and around Mount Agung, Bali’s highest volcano. This prompted them to issue volcano warnings for the surrounding area, as well as to caution international tourists planning on visiting the island.

Following increasing activity, the alert was increased to the highest level in September 2017, as the volcano appeared likely to erupt any day. However, it didn’t seem to become any more active, even calming down enough for the authorities to reduce the warning level for a short time at the start of November.

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The Best Spots To Surf In Bali In 2017 and 2018

Bali is renowned throughout the world for its beautiful scenery and great tourist experiences. With everything from budget backpackers accommodation to luxury Bali villas, the island state has something for everyone. It doesn’t matter what you enjoy doing or why you are going on holidays – Bali is the place to be!

What a lot of people don’t realise is that Bali is actually a great place to learn to surf. While you won’t find the big wave surfing that you would in somewhere like Hawaii or California, Bali has plenty of small breaks which are perfect for beginners.

Now, we understand that it can be hard to find information about things like surfing in Bali, especially if you are trying to plan your trip beforehand. There are literally hundreds of options, so how do you know which ones are the best? Luckily for you, we have put together a list of our favourite Bali surf spots in 2018. These include:

Kuta:

Now, if you’ve been to Bali before, you’ve probably been to Kuta, especially if you are interested in surfing. It is undoubtedly surf central on the island, and is an extremely popular place for young surfy people who go there to spend time in the water and to party at night.

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