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Interview with I Wayan, the TripAmigos guide from Bali

Interview with I Wayan, the TripAmigos guide from Bali

  What makes a good local guide? I Wayan says that he loves the old tradition of Bali and admires the beautiful nature of the island. To share it with visitors is a dream. I Wayan, how long have you been working as a Bali tour guide? I join two jobs. I work as a driver and a private tour guide, so I’m quite flexible. I’m in the business for ten years. Bali is an amazing place. What is most interesting…

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Interview with Jero, the TripAmigos guide from Bali

Interview with Jero, the TripAmigos guide from Bali

Jero works in Bali as a tour guide. As you see in the photos he likes people, gathers them around himself. It is one of the most important things about a tour guide. To be with people, always smiling and willing to help. That’s Jero! We were talking to Jero about his work, his views on a tour guide job and about his home, Bali. Bali is not only about beaches and temples. Bali is a beautiful, rich tradition, spiritual…

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HOW TO FIND A GUIDE?

HOW TO FIND A GUIDE?

The holidays are near, so you had to make many decisions, such as where to go, where you’ll stay and what you’re going to do there.  You also have to decide how and what you’ll be sightseeing: alone, with a group, or with a private guide? If you decide to hire a guide, a question will likely arise: how do you find a professional guide? There are several options. And each has advantages and disadvantages. There’s a question whether choosing…

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To hire a driver or not to hire? In India this is not the question.

To hire a driver or not to hire? In India this is not the question.

  To hire a driver or not to hire? Don’t ask yourself anymore – hire a driver! It’s quite common practice in India, even in very long routes. Like for example tour around Rajasthan. Why?   Roads conditions Driving on your own in India can be exhausting. Believe me! I write about it in the article “10 reasons why tourists in India do not rent cars”. Chaos on Indian roads can be understood only by those who have local experience….

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10 reasons why tourists almost never rent a car in India

10 reasons why tourists almost never rent a car in India

  Rent a car and hit the road! Yes, sounds like a great idea – in many destinations around the world. However, sometimes you should think it twice. In India, it is not difficult to rent a car. This can be done through the hotel or tourist agency. There are international rental networks on the market that you are familiar with and which provide services around the world. All you need is an international driving license, and you can go….

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