Russian parent reports Club Med Bali for alleged ‘pornography’ violation after instructor taught kids dance to ‘Sexy and I know it’

A concerned Russian parent reported the management of Club Med Bali to police for an alleged pornography violation after hotel staff taught children how to ‘suggestively’ dance to the song “Sexy and I know it.” The Russian parent, only identified in local reports by initials MY, contacted police after the incident allegedly occurred during a ...

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Bali teen doesn’t get IDR17 million from parents, lights Scoopy motorbike on fire in retribution

Bali teen doesn’t get IDR17 million from parents, lights Scoopy motorbike on fire in retribution

A Bali teen burnt his Honda Scoopy motorbike to a crisp on Wednesday after his parents refused his request for IDR17 million (US$1,234). The unemployed 19-year-old, identified by...

Someone tried to send 24 human skulls in the mail from Bali to the Netherlands

Someone tried to send 24 human skulls in the mail from Bali to the Netherlands

Customs officers in Bali intercepted 24 human skulls that were being sent from the Indonesian island on to the Netherlands. The skulls were stopped in two shipments, the first on...

Foreign woman destroys traditional instruments in Gianyar rampage, police suspect blowup triggered by her running out of money

Foreign woman destroys traditional instruments in Gianyar rampage, police suspect blowup triggered by her running out of money

An unidentified woman, believed to be Russian, has caused a scene in Bali’s Gianyar regency, destroying some traditional gamelan instruments in her path, allegedly going on a...

WATCH: Russian parkour pro ‘brilliantly’ flips on to motorbike, only to fall, twist back throttle and send scooter flipping up a wall

WATCH: Russian parkour pro ‘brilliantly’ flips on to motorbike, only to fall, twist back throttle and send scooter flipping up a wall

A clip of a Russian parkour pro doing a trick gone wrong has stirred up netizens, who seem to be more concerned about the welfare of the scooter involved in the stunt than...

Bali judges sentence man who showed off weapon on Facebook, claimed to be posing with AK-47 to 3 months prison

Bali judges sentence man who showed off weapon on Facebook, claimed to be posing with AK-47 to 3 months prison

The man who had posted photos of himself on Facebook posing with a toy gun, claiming it was an AK-47, has been sentenced to three months prison by a Bali court. Balinese man I...

Schapelle Corby sings about ‘Palm Trees’ on Instagram in first ‘single’

Schapelle Corby sings about ‘Palm Trees’ on Instagram in first ‘single’

Schapelle Corby seems to be making the most of her time in Australia, out of Bali and finally free from the Indonesian corrections system. The convicted drug smuggler posted a...

VIRAL: Fish and eels come flopping downstream of smoking Bali volcano

VIRAL: Fish and eels come flopping downstream of smoking Bali volcano

Hundreds of fish and eels were spotted coming down Bali’s Unda River on Tuesday, downstream of the island’s smoking Mount Agung volcano. The volcano has been belching thick...

Viral: Netizens decry videos showing motocross group harassing, humping traditional Balinese dancers, right in front of onlooking children

Viral: Netizens decry videos showing motocross group harassing, humping traditional Balinese dancers, right in front of onlooking children

A set of videos showing a group of men at what appears to be a motocross event outright humping some traditional Balinese dancers is sparking anger left and right on social media....

Line builds up at Bali McDonald’s bathroom, staff finally finds toilet occupied by dead man

Line builds up at Bali McDonald’s bathroom, staff finally finds toilet occupied by dead man

McDonald’s staffers yesterday found it was a dead body that was holding up the growing line for the restroom at one of the fast food chain’s locations in Denpasar, the...


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Bali may be a lovely, beautiful paradise island, but “Pulau Dewata” is not immune to weird stuff happening. In fact, “weird” type stories seem to happen all the time here, so watch this space on Coconuts Bali from the truly most head-scratching stories going on in Bali. Whether there is an Australian dude swimming with a mega-long reticulated python in a swimming pool at a Balinese villa (for fun) or a Balinese guy so obsessed with spicy chili peppers that he uses a paste made from the peppers to scrub his face with, we will for sure tell you the weird happenings in Bali.