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A Brief History of Sanur: The Birthplace of Bali’s Tourism

Where To Go | Sep 30, 2020

If you’ve ever wondered how Bali became a top tropical destination for globetrotters around the world, you need to look back in time and discover how the quiet village of Sanur became the gateway that introduced Bali to the rest of the world – and birthed the island’s flourishing tourism industry. Long ago, before Seminyak became known as the dining […]

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Mads Lange : Why a Danish Man Has a Kuta Street Named After Him

Where To Go | Sep 23, 2020

If you explore the backstreets of Kuta enough, you’ll come across a road named ‘Jalan Tuan Lange’, dedicated to Mads Lange , a Danish man who had a colourful Denmark is about as far from Bali as pickled herring is from nasi campur, but there was a period of 18 years when these two very disparate cultures intertwined in a […]

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The 7 Best Museums in Bali: Discovering Art and History

Explore Bali | Sep 22, 2020

When you are travelling, it is essential to understand the history of a place. Museums are the best places to go for this, filled with art, artefacts and mementos of culture. Here in Bali, the culture is rich and to learn and understand it you’ll need to go to the places that display this culture in […]

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Gunung Kawi: A Window into Ancient Bali

Explore Bali | Sep 01, 2020

One of Bali’s most ancient archaeological sites has for some reason remained off the main tourist trails. Gunung Kawi, found in the Tampaksiring area 30-minutes north of Ubud, is a stunning complex of shrines of an old Hindu civilisation from the 11th Century, and is a must-visit for any lover of history and culture.  Tampaksiring […]

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Green Camp Bali Reopens, Invites You to Enjoy the Great Outdoors!

What To Do | Aug 07, 2020

The urge to reconnect with nature has grown stronger in recent months; time spent at home has had people yearning for the great outdoors. Now, if there’s one destination that knows nature, it’s Green Camp Bali. Found at the famous Green School, Bali, the one-of-a-kind bamboo school touted for its environmental-friendliness and innovation in education, Green […]

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Bali Bucket List: Get Out the South!

Explore Bali | Jul 03, 2020

While it’s still uncertain when Bali’s tourism will revert to normal, the ‘lockdown’ restrictions within the island have slightly been lifted, with residents of the island slowly but surely getting back on their feet and returning to a daily routine. And although many businesses are starting to reopen their doors to the public in this […]

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Bali Bucket List: To the Sea!

Explore Bali | Jun 09, 2020

After being isolated indoors for many months, there’s no doubt that many people are itching to go somewhere open and close to nature. What screams freedom more than the open ocean, where you can dip your toes in the sand, breathe in the fresh, salty sea breeze, bathe under the sun and soak in some […]

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The “Real Bali” Bucket List

Explore Bali | May 08, 2020

When the world opens up again, there’s no doubt that travel will be at the top of the agenda. Being cooped up indoors for weeks on end will set those feelings of wanderlust alight, a heavy itch with only one remedy: get on a plane! When that happens, Bali will be at the top of […]

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Pura Gaduh Temple: Home of a Giant’s Head

Explore Bali | Apr 10, 2020

Kept in one of the towers of Pura Gaduh in Blahbatuh is a statue of a giant, which legend says had parts chopped off as a peace offering to ease the tension between the temple’s priest and his congregation. Pura Gaduh, or known as Pura Kebo Iwa amongst the locals residing around the temple’s areas, […]

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Food as Medicine : Cooking for Health in Ubud

Explore Bali | Mar 31, 2020

Harnessing the healing benefits of vegan food, this cooking class will teach you how to cook healthy, delicious Indonesian dishes as you discover the wellness properties of local ingredients. “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food,” says Hippocrates, the ‘Father of Medicine’. Changing what you eat at home can be one of […]

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