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Must-visit destinations near Bali

Bali is home to many great destinations and fun activities. But if you happen to have free days while vacationing on the island, during one of next year's many long weekends perhaps, consider visiting these exciting nearby places and get ready to experience something new along the way. Menjangan Island Situated in the western part of Bali, Menjangan Island can be reached via two piers in the West Bali National Park area — Labuhan Lalang, run by national park management and catering to local boats, or Banyumandi, which offers a small jetty. As the name menjangan suggests, deer watching is the main attraction provided by the island. The best time to see them is during the dry season. Menjangan is also known as a pilgrimage destination for Balinese Hindus. Seven Hindu temples can be found on the island, each worshipping a different deity. Thanks to its calm current and gorgeous underwater vistas, Menjangan is a great snorkeling and diving spot as well, especially for beginners. Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan This trio is a group of tropical islands located 15 kilometers off the southeastern coast of Sanur — 20 minutes away by boat — and administered by Klungkung regency. All well-developed and popular with visitors to Bali, Nusa Penida is the largest of the three, followed by Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan. The surrounding ocean is breathtakingly beautiful with amazing underwater scenes that have attracted divers from around the world; its fascinating creatures include the mola-mola (sunfish) and manta rays. As the closest island to Bali, Nusa Lembongan is the most developed and thus offers the most convenient stays of the three. Its popular spots include Jungut Batu Beach and Mushroom Bay. You can also find many quiet and secluded white-sand beaches along the north and northwest coasts of Nusa Penida. While on Nusa Ceningan, tourists can be found flocking to Blue Lagoon to experience its famous cliff jumping. Banyuwangi, East Java A road trip from southern Bali to Banyuwangi in East Java is worth considering if you happen to have a long vacation. The trip will take less than five hours of driving; the first three hours being the trip from Denpasar to Gilimanuk port in western Bali, continued by 45 minutes on a ferry. Once you have arrived at Ketapang seaport, you can reach downtown Banyuwangi in less than an hour. Banyuwangi is a very tourist-friendly city as you easily can find signs along the main roads guiding you to popular tourism sites. The nearest destination you can reach from Ketapang seaport is Baluran National Park, which is administered by Situbondo regency but is conveniently situated very close to Banyuwangi regency. For a more unique travel experience, opt to spend the night in the national park, which offers amazing safari views including of Baluran Mountain. The following day, you can continue your trip to destinations such as Pantai Pulau Merah (Red Island Beach), Plengkung Beach in Alas Purwo National Park on the Blambangan Peninsula, or Teluk Hijau (Green Bay) in Meru Betiri National Park, which is nestled between Banyuwangi and Jember.
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Over the last 12 months, many incredible hotels have opened around the world and HotelsCombined recently shared its favorites based on factors such as location, uniqueness of amenities and quality of service. The end result is a phenomenal group of castles, beach retreats and architectural wonders; including one in Bali. The Castle Hotel, Dalian, China Perched atop Lianhua Mountain and overlooking the Yellow Sea, this imposing chateau conveniently provides 292 guest rooms, a spa, fitness center, indoor pool, several restaurants and a “royal cellar” with a micro-brewery. For those really looking to splash out, the 6,674 square foot Presidential Suite has a marble entrance, a dining room for 10, a full-service pantry and a waterfront balcony. Shangri-La at the Shard, London Opened in May, this first UK property of Shangri-La is housed within the 34th to 52nd floors of London’s iconic Shard skyscraper - the tallest building in Europe - and thus offers spectacular city views. Other highlights include a champagne bar, an infinity sky pool on the 52nd floor and an enviable location in the heart of the London Bridge Quarter. citizenM Times Square, New York City Trendy and colorful, this US debut of the citizenM hotel chain is perfectly situated within walking distance of many famous New York sites, including the Rockefeller Centre, the theater district and Central Park. Other perks include the rooftop bar and free in-room screening of the latest movies. With starting price at US$199 per night, it is also a real bargain for Midtown Manhattan. Pikaia Lodge, Galapagos Islands Located on Santa Cruz Island, in the center of the Galapagos archipelago, Pikaia Lodge is an eco-friendly retreat set on top of an extinct volcano crater. Close to a number of major wildlife sites and pristine beaches, the property offers a range of guided excursions and its own private Tortoise Reserve, with facilities including a spa and an infinity pool. Cromlix House, Scotland Owned by tennis superstar Andy Murray, this elegant Victorian mansion provides a peaceful countryside escape. Evoking the grand estates of yesteryear, the manor is furnished in Scottish antiques and onsite activities in the sprawling grounds include tennis (naturally), clay pigeon shooting, fishing, falconry and archery. Sofitel So Singapore Housed in a heritage building near Raffles Place, the Sofitel So’s décor - which includes elements designed by Karl Lagerfield himself – features a 19th century French style with a contemporary twist. Special touches here include in-room iPad minis, a gold-tiled rooftop infinity pool and complimentary mini bar drinks. Alila Jabal Akhdar, Oman Nestled within the Al Hajar mountain range, this serene retreat is surrounded by a stunning natural landscape teeming with caves, valleys, flowers, fruit trees and heritage sites (including the UNESCO-protected Bahla Fort). Guests can take a dip in the heated outdoor infinity pool overlooking the breathtaking gorge below or, for those who prefer, the villas have private terraces with plunge pools. Ace Hotel, Los Angeles This funky new LA abode plays an important part in the city’s cultural legend – housed within the historic United Artists building, the tower was once a movie studio and theater hub for independent artists. Today, it’s a stylishly renovated getaway where an in-room extra perk might include an acoustic guitar. Yemaya Island Hideaway, Nicaragua A tropical getaway, Yemaya offers up to 16 eco-friendly cabanas. Visitors to this retreat on Little Corn Island are encouraged to laze about in a hammock, enjoy a relaxing yoga session, sip on a cocktail at the beachside bar, partake in a variety of water sports, tuck into an organic meal at the onsite restaurant, or simply enjoy indulgent spa treatment. The Sarasvati Luxury Collection Resort, Bali Located in the exotic Seminyak and vibrant Legian areas, this resort offers guests direct access to the beach and upscale retail shops. The sunsets are gorgeous and there are activities for everybody; try a round of golf, mountain biking, go skydiving or relax with some fishing. For first-time visitors, the sacred Sangeh Monkey Forest and the famous scenic drive to Lake Bratan are great options. - See more at: http://www.jakpost.travel/news/10-best-new-hotels-of-2014-Wcd9aZUTOg1VFnhp.html#sthash.l9pepRf9.dpuf
TOP MÓN ĂN VẶT nổi tiếng Hải Phòng
Tuy không có quá nhiều địa điểm du lịch nổi tiếng nhưng vùng đất cảng luôn có những cách rất riêng để thu hút mọi người. Nếu một lần đặt chân đến Hải Phòng, bạn sẽ không bao giờ quên những món ăn vặt ngon mà vô cùng rẻ nơi đây. Cùng halo khám phá nhé - 7 đặc sản Hải Phòng làm quà không mua nhất định sẽ tiếc nuối 1. Bánh mì cay, món ngon đặc sản Hải Phòng Nếu đặt chân đến Đất cảng mà không thưởng thức món bánh mì cay sẽ là uổng phí cả chuyến đi. Bánh mì cay là một trong những món đặc sản vô cùng nổi tiếng ở Hải Phòng. Không chỉ giới hạn ở đây, Bánh mì cay đã chinh phục được rất nhiều người có mặt trên khắp các tỉnh thành cả nước. Không cầu kỳ trong cách chế biến, không sang chảnh hay đắt đỏ. Bánh mì cay Hải Phòng chinh phục người ta bởi hương vị dân dã, giá cả phải chăng. Chiếc bánh mì nhỏ nhắn chỉ bằng hai ngón tay có nhân patê, một chút ruốc và xíu tương ớt đã khiến bao người mê mẩn. Mặc dù đã có mặt ở rất nhiều tỉnh thành trên cả nước nhưng bánh mì cay chính gốc ở Hải Phòng vẫn mang một hương vị đặc biệt. Khiến cho những vị khách khi đến đây đều phai dừng chân để thưởng thức. Nếu một lần ghé thăm Hải Phòng bạn nhất định phải thử món này nha! Địa chỉ: Bán h mì que Bà Già, 57 Lê Lợi, thành phố Hải Phòng Giá tham khảo: 2.000VNĐ/chiếc 2. Ăn quên lối với ốc Hải Phòng Nếu phải nhắc đến top món ăn vặt nổi tiếng ở Hải Phòng mà không có ốc thì quả thật là một thiếu sót. Những món ốc ở Hải Phòng quả thật rất đa dạng và phong phú. Ốc tại đây được chế biến thành nhiều món khác nhau như ốc luộc, xào dừa, xào me, các món nướng…Không chỉ có những loại quen thuộc. Đến với Hải Phòng bạn còn được thưởng thức những loại ốc lạ mắt có hương vị tuyệt vời! Địa chỉ: Quán ốc Thủy Dương Hải Phòng, Số 30/263 Lạch Tray, Đằng Lâm, Ngô Quyền, Hải Phòng Giá tham khảo: 200.000VNĐ/2 người 3. Nem cua bể Hải Phòng Được xem là một trong những món đặc sản nức tiếng ở Hải Phòng. Nem cua bể tại đây có hương vị đặc trưng không một địa điểm du lịch nào có thể sánh được. Vẫn với các nguyên liệu quen thuộc như mộc nhĩ, nấm hương, thịt vai, miến,…nhưng với cua gạch người dân Hải Phòng đã nâng tầm cho món ăn này. Một đĩa nem cua bể vuông vức được cắt khéo thành những miếng nhỏ ăn với bún kèm rau sống cùng với hương vị nước chấm chua ngọt quả thật là một trải nghiệm tuyệt vời khi đặt chân đến Hải Phòng. Địa chỉ: Nem Cua Bể Thuận Yến, 88 Trần Nhật Duật, Quận Ngô Quyền, Hải Phòng Giá tham khảo: 35.000VNĐ đến 77.000VNĐ 4. Bánh đa cua Lại nằm trong danh sách một trong những món nhất định phải thử khi đến với Hải Phòng. Nhắc đến cụm từ “bánh đa cua Hải Phòng” bất cứ ai đều phải gật gù công nhận, món ăn này quả ngon, rất ngon. Vị ngon từ nước, từ thịt, từ rau ăn kèm đến thứ bánh đa đỏ đặc trưng. Bánh đa của có màu đỏ gạch được người bán hàng trần qua nước nóng cho mềm sau đó cho vào bát tô. Bánh ngon đúng điệu khi ăn cùng với rau muống, hành, chả cá và không thể thiếu gạch cua. Nhiều người thường đùa rằng nếu chưa đặt chân đến Hải Phòng thì bạn sẽ chưa được thưởng thức một bát bánh đa cua ngon đúng điệu. Địa chỉ: Bánh Đa Cua Đồng, 48 Lạch Tray, Quận Ngô Quyền, Hải Phòng Giá tham khảo: 20.000VNĐ đến 30.000VNĐ 5. Cháo sườn Cháo sườn, cháo cay là một trong những món ăn ưa thích của rất nhiều bạn học sinh, sinh viên Hải Phòng. Không chỉ có một mức giá hợp món ăn này còn làm ấm lòng bất kì thực khách nào khi thưởng thức. Đặc biệt là vào những ngày có tiết trời se lạnh. Bạn sẽ không thể khước từ những bát cháo cay cay thơm phức được ăn kèm quẩy, hành, ngò gai. Có rất nhiều phiên bản cháo cay ở Hải Phòng. Nếu cho thịt lươn xào lên thì kêu là cháo lươn, cho sườn thì là cháo sườn. Tuy nhiên, có một điều luôn bất biến đó chính là vị cay cay đặc trưng đến từ ớt. Nếu có cơ hội đặt chân đến vùng đất cảng nhất định bạn phải thưởng thức món này đó! Địa chỉ: Cháo Cay, 17 Trần Bình Trọng, Quận Ngô Quyền, Hải Phòng Giá tham khảo: 15.000VNĐ đến 25.000VNĐ 6. Bánh cuốn Hải Phòng Đến với Hải Phòng, không khó để bạn có thể tìm cho mình một quán bánh cuốn để thưởng thức. Đây là một món ăn đặc trưng của người dân ở đây vào mỗi buổi sáng. Bánh cuốn Hải Phòng có một hương vị đặc trưng không giống bất cứ đâu. Người sành ăn chỉ cần nhìn bánh là có thể đoán biết được quán này có làm ngon hay không. Bánh cuốn ngon phải được tráng thật mỏng rồi khéo rắc thêm ruốc và hành khô lên. Nước mắm cũng không phải pha chế theo kiểu thông thường mà phải được ăn kèm với nước ninh xương sau đó thêm giấm ớt. Nếu một lần được thưởng thức bạn chắc chắn sẽ không quên được món ăn này! Địa chỉ: Bà Bẩy, 66 Cát Cụt, Quận Lê Chân, Hải Phòng Giá tham khảo: 15.000VNĐ đến 30.000VNĐ Halo Hải Phòng hy vọng rằng bài viết này đã giúp các bạn có thêm nhiều món ăn để lựa chọn khi đến với Hải Phòng. Đừng quên theo dõi chúng mình để cập nhật thêm nhiều thông tin du lịch hấp dẫn khác nhé! Xem thêm: - Khám phá đặc sản Hải Phòng - https://halo10.doodlekit.com/blog/entry/9057901/kinh-nghim-du-lch-hi-phng-2-ngy-1-m
3 luxury sustainable spas in Bali
Bali has a lot of spas; in some areas, every third shop is a spa. All varieties of spas can be found as well -- from local to international award winning spas. In recent years, a lot of people have become more conscious of what they put on their skin. The skin absorbs up to 60% of what you put on it, so with increasing amounts of chemicals in many products, it can lead to allergies or worse. One way to avoid this is to choose a spa that uses naturally made products and takes an approach that is kind to your skin. Local Indonesian jamu (traditional medicine) methods have always done this but a few luxury spas in Bali not only use natural products but also take the spa experience to a new level of comfort. The Spa at Alila Soori Villas The Spa is housed in a sustainably built house with a view of the Indian Ocean in front. Entering this warm and opulent hideaway, the central spa area is dominated by a beautiful pool that instantly adds a sensuously relaxed atmosphere. The traditional Balinese Beauty Ritual is two hours of pure bliss. Balinese lulur is an ancient village remedy with its origins from the rice farmers of Bali that is recognized as traditional medicine. The treatment is believed to help warm the body, relieve aching joints and help in the recovery of troubled or loose skin. Locally sourced sandalwood, fennel seed, star aniseed, eaglewood and fenugreek are blended together to use during this healing remedy. It is a 60 minutes Balinese Massage, body scrub, body mask and mini facial. The massage uses natural oils and you can choose a beautiful aromatic blend to suit your mood. After the massage, you are gently scrubbed using the herbal warming mixture and then wrapped in a cocoon while the gently heated massage table ensures every pore is cleansed and every muscle relaxed. The therapist performs a revitalizing mini facial as you relax on this wave of warmth. Not only do you feel like you are floating on a cloud after the treatment, but you are also assured that only the most natural ingredients have been used during this process. If you loved the products used, there are a wide range of Alila Spa products for sale to take with you. A particular favorite is the Black Volcanic Soap that is made from Balinese volcanic lava. Ojas Spa, COMO Shambhala Estate This famed wellness retreat outside Ubud is the ultimate luxury hideaway in the forest with an ethos based around holistic principles. If you are not staying here, you can come and get pampered at the beautifully serene Ojas Spa. Ranges of treatments are offered here, including hydrotherapy and Ayurveda treatments. This Zen space is very soothing and, set among vast sounding grounds; it is a quiet retreat to indulge in a treatment. Signature massages are done using specially blended oils made on the estate, sourced from local products and 100 percent natural. The Shambhala signature massage is an hour-long treatment and uses innovative long strokes and medium pressure to both relax and revive spirit and mind. Set in a light airy room looking onto a garden, complemented by clean lines to leave the mind uncluttered, this deeply therapeutic technique performed by a highly skilled therapist feels more like a four handed massage thanks to the expertise of the therapist. This is a deeply relaxing and aromatic experience that leaves the skin smooth and supple. Facials are also available using a range of their homemade products called PURIFIES. These products are based on the principles of aromatherapy, incorporating only premium grade oils free of parabens, petrochemicals, artificial fragrance and color. The PURIFY Holistic Facials are deeply calming and catered to your skin type using these products, along with steam and specialist massage techniques to cleanse and rejuvenate the skin. Not only are the products used at the Ojas Spa kind to your skin, but also to the surrounding environment. Fivelements Puri Ahmisa This healing hotel is located just outside Ubud in a scenic spot with the river flowing through. The spa is perched right along the riverbank so you hear the flow of water easing past as you are experiencing some incredibly therapeutic and natural treatments. This award-winning spa is unique in that not only does it have a wide variety of beauty treatments, but also healing rituals are on offer from Balinese healers and priests. This means that both body and soul can be nurtured naturally in this wonderful sustainably built bamboo spa. Acupressure with Pak Ketut is designed to trigger the body’s self-healing abilities and uses energy transfer to help heal. After starting with transference of energy, the ritual is designed to relieve both physical and mental strain. This can relieve deep-seated tension and trigger the healing process. The healing rituals harness the power of both natural herbal ingredients and energy. The beauty rituals use a wide variety of natural elements found throughout Bali. Probably one of the most healing plants is the coconut. Virgin coconut oil is one of the most healing oils, naturally antibacterial and nourishing. The Coconut Harmony treatment is a deep massage with this oil, followed by a moisturizing bath of coconut milk, the pure blended aromatic Shakti Oil and scattered with Frangipani flowers. A hewn rock bath gently sheltered by foliage looks over the flowing river below melding nature and the spa together. This wonderful bamboo structure is open meaning that it is a totally sensory experience within nature.
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