7 Common Travel Questions Of Divorced Parents With Children

7 Common Travel Questions Of Divorced Parents With Children

Whilst any divorce potentially requires divorce lawyers to become involved, when the couple also has children it can make the whole process more complex, especially if there is no agreement between the parents about the children’s future. Divorcing couples often have several misconceptions about how children are treated under family law when parents divorce.

This will apply to matters such as who the child lives with, the visitation rights of the other parent, and financial support. Even after the divorce has been finalised, divorced parents will still have several questions for their divorce lawyers about what they can and cannot do concerning their children.

One area of confusion that crops up often is taking children on holiday, especially if that means taking them abroad. Many a parent has had to return to court and answer for their actions before a judge, having breached their divorce agreement or family law.

If only the divorced parent had asked their divorce lawyers before taking the action they did, they would have discovered what the law was concerning travelling with their children. In fact, there are several common travel questions relating to children they could have asked, such as the seven outlined below.

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Top Tips For Canyoning In Bali

The diversity of activities you can take part in when during your vacation in Bali is immense, although not everyone will be able to take part in all of them. One such activity is canyoning, and the reason there is a caveat with this activity is that it does require a reasonable degree of physical fitness. However, if you are physically able to take part, then it is an experience which you will remember for the rest of your life.

For those of you who have never heard the term canyoning or are unsure what it involves, then there are several activities which it includes. The objective is to descend into a canyon and the means by which this achieved can include, sliding down naturally created water slides, rappelling down waterfalls, leaping and jumping off the edge of rock cliffs, and zip-lining from one side of a gorge to another.

As you can hopefully gather from the physical nature of these activities, and as we have already mentioned, canyoning is not for everyone. Apart from those who physically might not be able to take part, those with fears of heights, falling, or water, may also find themselves unable to participate. For those that are fortunate enough to be physically able to take part, then you are in for the thrill of a lifetime.

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The Pros And Cons Of Travelling To Bali For Dental Treatment

The Pros And Cons Of Travelling To Bali For Dental Treatment

If you have been doing any kind of research recently with regards trying to find a dentist whose fees are not as high as you are used to paying, the possibility of travelling to Bali for dental implants or other dental treatment may have surfaced. Known as ‘dental tourism’ it is a perfectly legitimate way for anyone to have the cost of their dental treatment dramatically reduced, even after the cost of travelling is taken into account.

At first, the idea of travelling to foreign country, albeit one that is not especially far away, might seem somewhat drastic, however, there are many benefits for those who take the leap of faith. That being said, there are also some disadvantages, so to help you, we are going to lay out all the pros and cons.


Lower Costs

Obviously, this is the primary reason for using a Bali dentist. Costs there are significantly lower than you would expect to pay in Australia. This is especially the case if the treatment you are seeking is cosmetic in nature and would normally cost you several thousand dollars if the treatment were done at home.

Tried and Trusted Professionals

It is true that the dentists in Bali do not have the same qualifications as those in Australia but that does not mean that they have not been trained to high professional standards. The other thing to note is if the level of care and treatment were poor, there would not be so many patients leaving the testimonials and recommendations as there are.

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Amazing Tanah Lot

Tanah Lot has a lot going for it as far as a tourist destination in Bali but one of the things that really stands out is the large number of luxurious private villas. One of the most impressive is the Nirwana Bali Resort which sits at the top of a high cliff. This is just one of the amazing Bali Tanah Lot villas you will find in this beautiful area of Bali. Tanah Lot is a great place to visit in Bali if you wish to see the beauty of nature or learn more about the history and culture of the area. Tanah Lot can be found in the Tabanan Regency area where among other things there are many temples.

The temple in Tanah Lot is a very important holy place for Hindus who live in Indonesia and is sometimes called the most sacred temple of the seas or the baby of the seas. This temple is visited by people from all over Bali who wish to pray here. The snakes in the water which are both black and white and live near the coral reef are thought to protect the temple.

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Getting Over Alcohol Addiction More Easily

Most people go to Bali for a holiday since it is such a lovely place, easy to access and so very affordable. According to Sivana Drug Rehab, these three points make it the ideal place to go for drug rehab and will help you to recover from your drug addiction, whether that is from alcohol or a different kind of drug. With the increase of party drugs, few people see alcohol as harmful, yet it has ruined more lives than drugs such as ice.

Once a person is addicted to alcohol, like other drugs it takes precedence in their lives, with the sufferer using ever more of their time and resources on the drink of their choice and becoming ever sicker, whether they admit it or not. This can go on for many years with the drinker refusing to believe they have a problem while their health and their family suffers.

Getting over alcohol addiction is not easy, but it can be done, especially in a beautiful setting such as Bali. Bali offers affordable drug rehabilitation in a beautiful setting that is right by the ocean. Booking into a place where there are no tempting drinks and where you can be treated for the addiction by highly qualified staff is the best way forward when your life has spiralled out of control due to alcohol – or any other drug, for that matter.

The best part about the treatment offered in Bali is that you get to have a say in what kind of treatment you will have. This doesn’t mean you’ll be able to skip the most important parts of treatment. Your professional health care team will guide and advise you on the type of treatment to choose if you want to reach your goals of becoming free from the tyranny of alcohol. It is advisable to accept their advice and work with them in order to achieve your goals more quickly.

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Best Things to do in Bali for a Little R&R

Best Things to do in Bali for a Little R_R

So you are off to Bali for a little R&R. If this is the first time, you’ll want to have a look at some of the most highly recommended things to do.

1. The optimum R&R vacation occurs with your own private swimming pools, lush gardens, beautiful sunsets, luxurious villas, personal staff including cooks, and in-house spa treatment. Of course, you’re going to want to leave your paradise at times.
2. Tirta Empul Temple is one of the many amazing temples to be enjoyed in Bali, and there are many
3. Uluwatu Temple is located on the side of a cliff which is truly stunning. You’ll love the architecture.
4. Tanah Lot Temple makes most jaws drop. This stunning complex is a must visit for anyone that is looking for some R&R and maybe a little spiritual exploration too.

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Bangkung River Bridge a New Tourism Destination in Bali

Bangkung River Bridge a New Tourism Destination in Bali-min

The Bangkung River Bridge a New Tourism Destination in Bali at Plaga Village, in the sub-district of Petang, has become a new tourism destination in Bali. In fact, it has been able to support North Badug tourism development. It was inaugurated back in 2006, and since then it has become a regular visit by tourists and locals alike. In fact, on national holidays the bridge is packed with visitors.

It takes only about an hour from Denpasar to reach the Bangkung River Bridge, and the journey along the way has many points of interest and places you’ll want to see such as Bukit Sari Sangeh, and Tanah Wuk Green Canyon. There is also the Nungnung waterfall and Petang a village for tourists.

As bridges go Bangkung River Bridger really isn’t much different, but it is claimed to be the tallest bridge in Asia, and so people are curious and come to see. The bridge spans across cool and lush area, quite the contrast from the hustle and bustle of the city. It’s a great place to spend a day relaxing.

It spreads along 360 meters with a whopping height of 71.14 meters tall. The pillars rise 41 meters from the underground and the bridge is over 100 years old, making it an impressive piece of history. Tourists who decide to navigate their way to the Bangkung River Bridge will not be disappointed.

Gelang Agung Temple contains Thirteenth Century Antiquities

Gelang Agung Temple contains Thirteenth Century Antiquities-min

The Gelang Agung temple is located at Buangga Halemt, in the Getasan Village in the Sub-district of Petang. It is considered a sanctum by locals and it a cultural heritage cornerstone that has seen an increase in tourists. There are a number of cultural relics that date back to the thirteenth century.

Some of the relics from the Gelang Agung temple have been placed in the Gedong Arca, including a statue of Lord Vishnu riding a Garuda, a statue that looks somewhat like a lotus flower made of three sections with an octagonal base, probably a symbol of yoni. There is also a relic of Padmasana shrine inscribed with a Balinese script, and even a few building stone fragments.

There are a number of magical stories that have followed the Gelang Agung temple. The structure of the Gelang Agung temple isn’t much different than that of other Bali sanctums. It had a two-tier meru shrine to venerate Goddess Sri, and a chamber to venerate Danghyang Dwijendra. During paddy planting, and when surrounding residents of Buangga were attacked by disease locals came to pray at the temple.

Chief of Buanagga voiced the community’s hope that the government would pay more attention to the existence of the temple, and what it represents historically. However, to date government interest has been minimal. Bali visitors will want to add this to their things to do.

Bali: Tanah Lot – The Temple in the Middle of the Sea

Bali Tanah Lot The Temple in the Middle of the Sea-min

The translation of this temple’s name puts the strong emphasis on the sea. The Sea Temple or The Temple in the Middle of the Sea or The Land in the Middle of the Sea are some of the well-known names for this genuine temple. The temple itself is situated in the south-east part of the island.

The Tanah Lot Temple is located on the cliff’s edge very close to the shore. It can be approached only during the periods of the low tide. The entrance to the temple is less than hundred steps away from the sandy beaches. It worth mentioning that this temple is not open for the tourist visits. In addition, only the priests are allowed to enter its premises.

The central place within the temple is reserved for the five altars which are called Meruses. They are built to honor the god Mer. During the periods of high tides this temple is transformed into an island. In one particular part of the temple at the island’s bottom there is a small spring of fresh water within the cave. This place is of great importance for the religious reasons. It is always guarded by the priests. Additionally, it is believed that this spring has the special healing powers.

On the other side of the island there is one more cave which is called Ular Suci. In this place the water snakes which are poisonous can be found. These snakes are considered to be the holy snakes with magical powers. During the night these snakes hunt fish in the sea. During the day they rest in the cave. According to the religious belief one man’s wish can come true, if the snakes are being touched while wishing the particular thing. The priests of this temple are to make sure that the snakes are gathered together after the night’s hunt in the cave. It has to emphasized that these snakes are poisonous. However, they do not attack priests, which is also part of the religious belief related to this temple. In addition, this tradition of carrying the snakes into the cave is couple of centuries old. According to the legends there are no records of snake’s attacks during these ceremonies.

According to one of the legends in the 16th century one of the high priest Danghyang Nirartha traveling from Java supposedly saw the magical lights on this place. Attracted by this unusual phenomenon he accidentally discovered this island next to the shore. Fascinated by this amazing place he spent the night on the island in meditation. His followers also visited this place and contributed in the construction of the new temple of the very cliffs.

This temple is one of the most recognized symbols of Bali. It can be seen on almost every picture or brochure which is related to Bali. Its name is fully deserved. During the periods of the higher sea levels it really looks like the small island in the middle of the sea. The unusual natural phenomena related to this place have been the fascination of tourists and locals for decades. This is one of the very reasons why this temple has found its place in every photo album of the tourists who visited this place.

Going Batty In Bali

Going Batty In Bali-min

Bali is home to thousands of bats. The tour guides have been known to stop in areas where some bats have been known to reside in order for the tourists to have the chance to get up close and personal with the winged mammal. One group of tourists made friends with a pair of resident bats at a roadside rest area, and were able to feed the bats and watch them eat. This particular group of tourists fed the bats bananas and were mesmerized at how the animals clung to their perches, upside down, hanging on to the banana, peeling and eating it in several stealthy moves.

For the tourist who is not interested in the gustatory habits of bats, there is always the pineapple grove growing along the side of the road near the rest stop, or the rice paddies a bit further up the road. A good tourist guide will never force a tourist to endure something that could cause them any undue distress during what is supposed to be a relaxing vacation.

Most tourists are wary of the bats at first, but curiosity eventually gets the best of most and the cameras come out in droves to permanently capture this unique opportune animal encounter. The bats that hang on low branches and eat fruit are thought to be primarily instrumental in the propagation of fruit by spreading the seeds, and they also serve as food for the snakes found in Bali. These fruit-eating bats are not the same species found in the infamous bat cave, Goa Lawah. Reputedly impressive, and the cave itself is considered by the Balinese to be a holy spot.