Explore Bali

West Bali : The Road Less-Travelled

Explore Bali | Nov 18, 2019

There’s more to west Bali than the protected areas of the national park. The region’s villages, both inland and on the coast, invite keen travellers to feast their eyes on breathtaking natural views and experience the ‘real Bali’. Aone of a kind natural wonder in west Bali is Bunut Bolong. Found in Manggisari village, Bunut […]

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Where to Go Camping in Bali : Best Campsites and Experiences

Explore Bali | Nov 17, 2019

In this day and age, children’s interactions with nature are limited, their everyday lives are consumed with gadgets that steal their attention. That’s why it’s important for parents to help their children disconnect and remind them what the wonders of nature are all about. Nothing does this better than a family camping trip. This month, […]

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Bangli’s Hidden Temples

Explore Bali | Nov 16, 2019

If you explore Bangli deeper, you’ll be amazed by the regency’s many charms not listed in any guide book – Pura Taman Pecampuhan and Pura Dalem Balingkang for instance. Bangli is best known for its Kintamani highlands, home to the majestic Lake Batur and Mount Batur. Both residents and visitors usually flock the area for […]

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Back to Traffic, Again

Explore Bali | Nov 10, 2019

I didn’t want to write about traffic again but after the last few days of chaos on the roads of Bali, I have to! Traffic jams spoil holidays and that’s what 6 million people come here for, a holiday, to relax and enjoy their precious free time. But that simply does not involve sitting for […]

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On the Search for Bali’s Quiet Beaches

Explore Bali | Nov 09, 2019

Some destinations are worth the journey, especially if you enjoy long drives and even longer walks on the beach. These glorious seaside spots offer a quieter disposition to their celeb-status counterparts but still nurture a vibrant atmosphere to soak up the sun, surf, or even paraglide! The only catch is finding them, but that’s also […]

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A Night in Bali’s Wilderness : Amazing Escapes Out in Nature

Explore Bali | Nov 05, 2019

Exploring Bali’s far to reach destinations, far from the developing south coast, is the best way to witness ‘real Bali’. The island’s natural beauty takes centre stage, where rice fields, forests and mountainside dominate the landscape. If a mere day-trip to such areas doesn’t quench your thirst for the great outdoors, consider staying a night […]

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Exploring Bali’s Beaten Tracks

Explore Bali | Oct 31, 2019

Hiking Mount Batur in pursuit of sunrise, jogging down Campuhan Ridge, or posing on a swing 78-metres above the ground – these are all de rigueur experiences for Bali first-timers. However, for those who feel like ‘they’ve done it and seen it all’, you’re in luck. To spice up your Bali itinerary, we’ve curated a […]

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Three Causes of Well-Being in Bali

Explore Bali | Oct 11, 2019

Welcome to Bali where there are many traditions and cultural beliefs. One that I greatly admire and respect is TRI HITA KARANA which translates as “ Three causes of well-being”. No, they are not power, money and love! they are much more meaningful than that. They are: harmony with God, harmony among people and harmony […]

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“57×76” Exhibition at Komaneka Fine Art Gallery

Explore Bali | Oct 05, 2019

Komaneka Fine Art Gallery in Ubud is presenting “57 x 76”, a collaboration between artists  Hanafi and Goenawan Mohamad (GM). The ‘x’ sign in the title of this exhibition does not only reinforce the meaning of a meeting or dialogue, but also the fusion of the artistic visions of two figures who have long been […]

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Pura Ponjok Batu and the Boat-Shaped Shrine

Explore Bali | Oct 01, 2019

Julah village in Tejakula, Buleleng regency, is one of the areas in Bali where old traditions live on. Here, a sea temple attracts the pilgrims looking to be blessed with prosperity for their business, artists for skilful hands to create works of arts, and fishermen for an abundant catch on a day out at sea. […]

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