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    I Hope You Are Hungry

    This month we feature FOOD, so whet your appetites, get into the gym, pour the cocktails, and sharpe...

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Fallin In Love With Italian Wine

If somebody were to ask me what I love about Italian wine, a big smile would spr...


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Thursday Whisky And Pool

Keep your ear to the ground as Single Malt holds its currently buzzing 9 Ball po...
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    Dressing To Dine A La Paul Ropp

    Restaurants that have labeled their dress code as casual may lead diners to believe that the door is left wide open. Yet, as a diner out on the town, keep in mind that when a fine dining restaurant mentions casual, their “casual” expectations are...
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    Bold Statement Bags

    Purses and handbags have become a common fixture for the modern woman. And for today’s femme fatales who believe that there is no better spot than being at the top by looking good, the statement bags by Sabbatha will surely tickle their fancy. Made...
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    Exceptional Balinese Craftmanship

    From necklaces to earrings, rings to bracelets, the artist-made jewellery of UC Silver & Gold is bold and daring with show-stopping, intricate details. They are enchanting to behold with gentle curves, natural forms, silver, gold, sparkling gems,...
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    Indulge Your Imagination with Art

    One of the reasons I was inspired to come over to Bali was to soak in all of the knowledge I could regarding the fascinating Balinese culture. And as I went along visiting as many historical places as I could manage and talking to the indigenous peop...
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    A Hole in One: Golfing in Paradise

    Golf, around the world, is a sport of leisure and luxury – whether you’re playing in the biting winds of St. Andrews’ Old Course in Scotland or under the blistering sun of now Dubai’s many desert courses. Golfing in Bali however, brings a...
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    Live Life to the Fullest

    Every once in a while you need a vacation to relax and see what else the world has to offer apart from your usual daily routine. The trick to finding the perfect vacation is the choice of destination, whether it be the Caribbean, a city break or isla...
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    Pura Luhur Candi Narmada

    Bali is known as the island of a thousand temples. I couldn’t agree more as temples might be the easiest thing to find on the island. For a start, every Hindu family on the island has a sacred compound with shrines inside; shrines where the spirits...
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    Still Worthy of Your Bucket List?

    Bali used to be pretty close to the top of many people’s “bucket list” along with African safaris, skydiving, whale watching and visiting Macchu Pichu. As it swiftly transforms from cultural destination to western playground, that is changing. ...
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    Taking it Easy in Gili Trawangan

    If escaping to an exotic island has been one of those things that you’ve dreamed about, here’s some good news: It’s easy to do. Let’s embark on an unforgettable tropical escape to a tiny island called Gili Trawangan. That’s right, immerse y...
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    One of a Kind

    A rare extravagance is probably the right term to describe these items. Produced only in a very small number (maximum four pieces in a month), these leather bags, designed and painted by Balinese artist Ni Nyoman Sani, are a serious treat for women ...
Bali Has Soul
Minutes later I find myself in front of a trio of flouncing lady-boy t...
Riding The Kerbaus – Bali Style
Have you ever been to a place where teams of tame buffaloes (kerbau pe...
Balinese Dogs
Have you ever seen a Balinese dog? I am sure you must have. These smal...
Cendrawasih : Beauty of a bird of Paradise
I’ve watched the Cendrawasih dance several times now. Even though ea...
Seeing Red in Bungaya
What is it about many traditional societies who just love the colour r...