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  • Riding The Waves of Bali

    Riding The Waves of Bali

    The combination of consistent water temperature, weather and sea swells throughout the year makes surfers from all over the world consider Bali as the holy spot of surfing. Since the 70’s, after...

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  • Kepayang : Dance The Romance 

    Kepayang : Dance The Romance 

    Watching a dance performance makes my heart content. And if we trace it back, it is the sweet ripe fruit of days of hard work. For the artist, their sore legs and arms are nothing to compare with...

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  • Tibetan Sound Healing in Heavenly Spa

    Tibetan Sound Healing in Heavenly Spa

    To inspire and engage healthy lifestyle seekers, Heavenly Spa by Westin™ has just announced the launch of Tibetan Sound Healing Meditation. Conducted by Jitendra Pokhriyal, a resident Wellness...

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  • The Gems of Riau

    The Gems of Riau

    The Riau Islands is home to what is decidedly one of Indonesia’s favoured destinations – Batam and Bintan. Bridging the heart of Singapore with the lush scenery of Indonesia, the islands have seen...

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  • A Chaine Comeback

    A Chaine Comeback

    After a long hiatus, the Chaine des Rotisseurs Bailliage de Bali, as well as the Bailliage de Jeunesse de Legian, were both finally able to gather their members once again to enjoy the three...

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  • Living in Harmony

    Living in Harmony

    Welcome to Bali where Mother Nature continues to breathe her blessings from the caldera of the active Mount Agung. The threat of disruption from volcanic ash (and of course there is a possibility...

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  • Sanur Village Festival 2018

    Sanur Village Festival 2018

    The 13th annual Sanur Village Festival (SVF 2018) aims to facilitate and develop the Sanur community’s creativity and achieve creativity and tourism synergy. Themed “Mandala Giri”, which literally...

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  • Bali’s Bizarre and Beautiful: Costumes of Culture

    Bali’s Bizarre and Beautiful: Costumes of Culture

    While the Balinese seem to go about their daily lives in a fairly normal way, in reality it is just a cover. What they really like to do is attend ceremonies and functions where they can dress up!...

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  • New Sunday Brunch Launched at W Bali’s FIRE

    New Sunday Brunch Launched at W Bali’s FIRE

    W Bali – Seminyak has taken FIRE’s Sunday Brunch to a whole new experience, featuring more diverse selections from western specialities, live counters, seafood bar to premium selection of...

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  • Beach Views, Hot Grills : Can It Get Better Than This?

    Beach Views, Hot Grills : Can It Get Better Than This?

    Sitting at the broad terrace facing Kuta beach with its spectacular sunsets, is a wonderful way to end the day. Tony Roma’s enjoys a perfect location in the heart of Kuta. Lodged between the...

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  • Donate to Help Those Affected by the Lombok Earthquake

    Donate to Help Those Affected by the Lombok Earthquake

    On Sunday, 5th of August 2018, Lombok was hit by a second earthquake. This second Lombok Earthquake reached a magnitude of 7 , with its epicentre only 15km from the island’s North Coast.  Many,...

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  • Education and the Efforts to Grow Bali’s Next Generation

    Education and the Efforts to Grow Bali’s Next Generation

    Contrary to popular belief, Bali’s tourism industry which is growing at an unprecedented rate doesn’t always impact people living in rural areas. The myth of the ‘trickle down effect’ strikes...

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  • Prana Spa Bali Wins Award for ‘Luxury Ayurveda Spa’ in Global Awards

    Prana Spa Bali Wins Award for ‘Luxury Ayurveda Spa’ in Global Awards

    Prana Spa Bali was one of Bali’s original ‘spa destinations’; this luxurious spa treatment centre offered holistic wellness experiences well before the yoga and wellness trend spread over Bali....

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  • The Karma Passport to Paradise: Your Ticket to Summer in Bali

    The Karma Passport to Paradise: Your Ticket to Summer in Bali

    When ‘summer’ comes around, Karma Beach Bali really comes alive. That’s why from June until August, every weekend is filled with something special at this secret, sultry, sandy escape deep in  the...

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  • Sneak Peek into Tropicola : Opening Saturday, 11 August 2018

    Sneak Peek into Tropicola : Opening Saturday, 11 August 2018

    The team behind Motel Mexicola and Bondi’s Bucket List announce that Tropicola, Bali’s freshest beach club, is set to rise up from the Island’s along the Batu Belig beachfront in a riot of...

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  • This Bali-Made Seafood Dish Just Won a Marriott International Recipe Competition

    This Bali-Made Seafood Dish Just Won a Marriott International Recipe Competition

    Without a doubt, the ocean’s are on the minds of every environmentally-conscious global citizen out there. The ocean is facing many issues today, from climate change to over fishing and more...

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  • Mapping Bali 32 : Into the Arid Land

    Mapping Bali 32 : Into the Arid Land

    There is a dramatic transition as you head north through the valley between Mt. Agung and Mt. Seraya. You travel from thick forests and fertile rice fields into plains of dusty rocks and cacti....

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  • Homage to Heritage: Shopping for Ethnic Fabrics

    Homage to Heritage: Shopping for Ethnic Fabrics

    While Batik is probably the most well known textile from Indonesia, there are actually many other textiles from many other regions in the country – including Bali. Boasting different patterns, and...

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  • Power to the People: Empowering Local Balinese Communities

    Power to the People: Empowering Local Balinese Communities

    According to the Central Bureau of Statistics of Bali, there is up to 5% of the population on this island classified as poor. It is such a sad fact that despite the tourism industry is growing, we...

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  • Touring Tabanan: Lakes, Rice Fields and Botanical Gardens

    Touring Tabanan: Lakes, Rice Fields and Botanical Gardens

    The green belt of Bali, Tabanan is just the place to go if you long for tranquility and relaxation – and if you would like to experience Bali in its own special and traditional nature. This...

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