Introducing NEW TOURS!

I’m so excited to announce.... Our NEW 3 Night Gold Coast Hinterland Escape.Five stars all the way. All inclusive of three meals a day, beautiful two course dinners in the gorgeous Vue 175, winery tour, shopping, picnic lunch and the best 75 minute massage, body wrap...

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April Tour for One – Being a Princess

My April tour was just One solo traveller! Usually I have a minimum of two people, but we were recommended to her, so didn’t want to disappoint. Well she thought she was a princess and has never had an entire tour centred around what she wanted to do and it being all...

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March Tour : Full of Fun, Adventure and Fine Dining

Wow, after a back to back tour, I thought I would have been ready for home, but instead, I wanted another one. We had such a fabulous time. I love how you can bring total strangers together and they all get on so well, that they form friendships and keep in touch when...

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New Year, New Adventures in Tasmania…

Thank you to everyone who has been following us, we are excited to announce our New Adventures in Tasmania...SNEAK PEEK....We are putting together a 8 x Day Tassie Tasty Winter Escape 2020 which will be based in Hobart. If you love good food, fabulous wines and fine...

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Merry Christmas!

I feel like I blinked and this year is nearly over. Is it just me or is everyone else the same, are we doing more than ever before or is it that we’re all getting older?   What an exciting year it has been for me personally, getting to know myself once again!! It’s...

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October Tour Blog – Solo Adventures

It was such a pleasure to welcome another first timer to Bali, with this lovely lady Terri. I had a couple cancel due to medical and financial reasons (so happy they’ve already rebooked in 2019) So the tour went on as a Solo Adventure for Terri! She told me half way...

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The Tour of Many Firsts…

Libby Weston Tour Blog First time flying for over thirty years, eating in a third world country, overcoming fear of heights with a photo shoot in a swing high above the ground on a very windy day, being totally herself by letting the inner child out and having lots of...

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Bali changes you if you let it…

Tour Blog: What a fabulous night we had at our villa last night. We were teaching my housekeepers son (Ady who is 18, but looks 10) to speak English and they were trying to teach us their 'bahasa' or language, what a laugh! Lucky for body language...and maybe I did...

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Countdown to Bliss Sisters Tour

Well only three more sleeps on the countdown to the bliss sisters tour - when I team up with Libby Weston for our ‘Surthriver Retreat.’ It’s actually a test as Libby hasn’t been to Bali for 20+ years and we are going to show her our tour as she wants to work in...

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Bali & Lombok Earthquake

Our thoughts are with everyone in Lombok and Bali right now!! I’m rewriting words said today by Leanne from @ellieandco_bali as I couldn’t have said it any better myself. There are over 90 confirmed deaths and our hearts go out to their loved ones. I have never...

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Find Your Passion & Inner Peace

How many hats have you worn? I have worn many but saved the best for last! It's important to find your passion in life. My early days were spent as a hairdresser, so when it comes to finding a good operator, I‘m pretty fine with that. I’ve sourced some great salons in...

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Do You Like Flying?

Do you like flying? In my younger days I found flying exciting, but as I approached my thirties I started suffering with bad anxiety about flying, it gave me an upset stomach and I felt as if I was nearly passing out... I’d just dread it and sit watching a movie. I...

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What Makes a Great Holiday?

What makes a good holiday for you?...is it lying by the beach all day, daily cocktails around the pool, having fun with a bunch of friends, shopping for gifts, homewares and fashion, pampering sessions, daily yoga or maybe more adventure like white water rafting, quad...

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Yoga in Bali

When you think of yoga it’s easy to think Bali, they go hand in hand. I only wish I had discovered yoga when I was younger as I’d be much more flexible now if I did. As you get older the aches and pains start, I am finding this such a relief! Not to mention the...

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Finally a Travel Pillow that works!

FaceCradle Travel Pillow One of the worst things about traveling is finding a way to get comfortable enough to fall into a decent sleep.  Being stuck on a long flight in an aircraft proves to be one of the hardest situations to sleep, especially if you're seated in...

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Christmas Time in Beautiful Bali

I have to stop and ask myself what country I’m in when going to Bali around Christmas time? I’m in a Hindu, Muslim country that have more decorations up in their airport and hotels, staff wearing Santa hats more than we do here in Australia. Bali has a large Christian...

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Media and It’s Effect on Tourism and Businesses

While we have a need for the media and the good they do for keeping us up to date with the latest news, travel warnings and natural disasters, making the world seem a lot smaller, the thing that worries me is the negative effect they also can have on businesses and...

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Small vs Large Tour Groups

When I started Safe Travel Tours I decided to specialise in Small Groups for Women who wanted to travel to Bali, rather than for Larger Groups of 20 – 25 people. I have been on a couple of these tours myself and found them too big and quite impersonal.  It was in 2001...

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Travel Insurance and Why it is So Important

Travel Insurance and Why it is So Important! My friend recently travelled to Bali with me, this was her fourth trip to the beautiful island and she got sick on our second last day. Instantly we thought it was Bali belly because of the incredible stomach cramps and...

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Diana – ‘My safe travel tour had it all!’

“I love to travel but do not have the time to organise trips, so being able to sit back, relax & enjoy a fabulous holiday organised from start to finish is perfect for me. My safe travel tour holiday had it all – fun, white water rafting, shopping, loved the...

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Megan – ‘The trip ticked all the boxes!’

“I love Bali and this trip ticked all the boxes for me! My highlight would be Carangsari near Ubud, I loved the yoga in the mornings , the Instructor comes to you so it felt very special. And the white water rafting, cycling through the rice paddies – beautiful, what...

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Bali Businesses, Part 1: Dentist

I’ve been going to a fabulous dentist Dr Harry in Denpasar for the last seven years, it was my female dentist in Sanur who had recommended him for root canal therapy as she didn’t do this procedure. Sadly, she passed away that same year, I think that’s why she told us...

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My Tips for Travelling to Bali

Everyone has their own tips for Bali, but as I've been travelling there for so many years and I have been on the tour countless times, I am sharing the best travel tips for Bali if you are touring with us! Wear joggers and good walking shoes as paths are quite rough...

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Safe Escorted Tours for Women in Bali

My name is Suz Slater and I’ve been travelling to Bali since I was in my 20’s. Some things have changed since I first landed and collecting my luggage from a tin shed. One thing that hasn’t changed, however, is the beautiful Balinese people and their culture. Bali is...

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