Whilst many prefer to leave vital navigation up to a designated driver or tour guide, taking travel into your own capable two hands is just about the best thing you can do as a nomad with a lust for adventure and luxury. Many will recall horror stories of rented motorbikes causing them nothing but problems, with shady rental places claiming them to be damaged or scratched, but the reality is that these types of incidents are few and far between with the pros of travelling on two wheels far outweighing any cons. Being in a foreign land and navigating the roads (possibly on the opposite side to home) may seem daunting at first, but you’ll soon get the hang of it, and just by speaking to the locals,  you’ll soon learn that hiring a motorbike is the ultimate way to see the real Bali and you won’t miss a thing. Let’s take a rundown of the luxuries of exploring Bali on two wheels.

The Unrivaled Freedom

Exploring at your own pace is the ultimate luxury when travelling. There’s nothing worse than travelling as a large group where you spend the majority of your time either waiting around for others or simply zooming past everything that’s great about a country! Taking to the road on your own will allow you to stop at your leisure when and wherever something catches your eye. Whether you’re taking an extra moment to ogle the Balinese sculptures on the side of the road or you want to get the perfect snap of swaying rice fields, you can spend an extra few minutes taking it all in and enjoying the moment.

Taking the road less traveled

Or maybe not even a road! When travelling on bike you’ll be able to find your way to places that are off the map and devoid of tourists simply because buses and cars can’t get there. This is a wonderful luxury to have on the road and will pay dividends when accessing those off the beaten track places in the north where tourism is yet to find its place. Looking at

Read the full original post here authored by Miranda Malanga. You can visit her blog here.

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