Singapore to Bali by Land and Sea: A 7-day mini-adventure for under S$500!

After having read all my posts on my trip from Singapore to Bali by Land and Sea, you might think that I've spent a lot on this trip considering that I've travelled in First Class on the ship from Batam to Jakarta, in Eksekutif Class on all long-distance trains and slept in hotels instead of … Continue reading Singapore to Bali by Land and Sea: A 7-day mini-adventure for under S$500!

Day 7: KLM Royal Dutch Airlines KL836 from Denpasar-Bali to Singapore by Boeing 777-300ER (Orange Pride Livery)

After I got dropped off by my driver, I headed to get a trolley. In almost no time, one of the airport porter's came to me smiling with one. Thinking that it was great service, I thanked him and almost took it when he said "$2 to bring inside". So I told him no thanks, … Continue reading Day 7: KLM Royal Dutch Airlines KL836 from Denpasar-Bali to Singapore by Boeing 777-300ER (Orange Pride Livery)

Day 6: KA Mutiara Timur Malam DAMRI Bus from Gilimanuk to Denpasar

NOTE: This journey is part of the KA Mutiara Timur Malam overnight train service from Surabaya Gubeng to Denpasar. The ferry and bus transfer from Banyuwangi Baru is included in the ticket fare, treated as a through train service, though you could piece the journey together yourself if you really wanted to. KA Mutiara Timur … Continue reading Day 6: KA Mutiara Timur Malam DAMRI Bus from Gilimanuk to Denpasar

Day 6: KA Mutiara Timur Malam ASDP Ferry from Ketapang (Banyuwangi Baru) to Gilimanuk

NOTE: This journey is part of the KA Mutiara Timur Malam overnight train service from Surabaya Gubeng to Denpasar. The ferry and bus transfer from Banyuwangi Baru is included in the ticket fare, treated as a through train service, though you could piece the journey together yourself if you really wanted to. KA Mutiara Timur … Continue reading Day 6: KA Mutiara Timur Malam ASDP Ferry from Ketapang (Banyuwangi Baru) to Gilimanuk

Day 5-6: KA Mutiara Timur Malam from Surabaya Gubeng to Banyuwangi Baru (and onwards to Denpasar)

It felt like just two days ago when I started the train journey from Jakarta, which indeed it was, and now it's time for the last train journey to the eastern end of the railway in Java. The KA Mutiara Timur Malam plies the route from Surabaya Gubeng to Banyuwangi Baru and onwards to Denpasar, … Continue reading Day 5-6: KA Mutiara Timur Malam from Surabaya Gubeng to Banyuwangi Baru (and onwards to Denpasar)