Explore Bali

Puzzles and Mysteries at Totem Room Escape Bali

Explore Bali | May 13, 2019

Do you have what it takes to break free? In an unassuming, three-storey building on one of Seminyak’s busiest streets, a hidden experience offers tourists and passersby a thrilling, 50-minute adventure. Totem Room Escape is for the adventurous type; those who are up for an adrenaline pumping, mind-boggling challenge. If you’re keen on puzzles and […]

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Backstreet Secrets of Kuta & Sanur

Explore Bali | Apr 30, 2019

For this month’s edition of NOW! Bali, we took the roads less travelled in Kuta and Sanur, learning that there’s more than the beaches and usual cliché hotspots in two of the island’s popular tourists hubs.  Currently two of the most developed areas in Bali, Kuta and Sanur are bursting with life, entertaining visitors to […]

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Tracing the History of Bali: Religious Tolerance & A King’s Love Affair

Explore Bali | Apr 13, 2019

I was once enticed by Bali. Suffice to say, her charm has once again ensnared me. It isn’t the picturesque natural beauty and living culture that has brought intrigue to me again, and it’s certainly more than the tourist attracts, restaurants and bars, it’s the history of the island’s religion that has piqued my interest. […]

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Democracy in Action in Indonesia

Explore Bali | Apr 12, 2019

Welcome to crunch month, when the country decides who will lead it for the next five years. The debates are over, the pollsters are making money – sorry – predictions and forecasts, everyone has become an expert on government, on the economy, the leaders, the powers behind the thrones, the spouses behind the powers, the […]

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An Adventure at Bali Safari

What To Do | Apr 01, 2019

Bali Safari Park, together with Taman Safari Indonesia, is at the frontline of animal conservation in Indonesia. Located in the Gianyar Regency, on the road heading east, this expansive park prioritises giving their guests an entertaining learning experience that can be enjoyed by all ages, whilst showcasing their commitment to safeguarding animals and endangered species.  […]

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Jemeluk Bay : Amed’s Favourite Sunset Spot

Where To Go | Apr 01, 2019

The first glimpse of the beautiful Jemeluk Bay has to be from Sunset Point, or for the eager beavers, for sunrise. From this gorgeous elevated viewpoint, you see the whole bay spread before you, while in the background, Bali’s holy mountain, Gunung Agung, shimmers in the morning light. To the north slightly, you see the […]

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5 Best Golf Courses in Bali

What To Do | Mar 27, 2019

With Bali’s stunning natural beauty, it’s of no surprise that golf has found a home on the island of the gods. Whilst certainly not the biggest tourist lure to the island, golf in Bali is truly a stunning experience that any golfer would certainly plan their holiday around! From a round of 18 on the […]

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40 Years in Bali (Part 1) : First Contact

Explore Bali | Mar 11, 2019

Ten Years of NOW! Bali but Forty Years of Memories Part I (this is extracted from the speech given by NOW! Bali Founder, Alistair Speirs to the assembled tourism industry at the NOW! Tenth Anniversary Dinner on 13th February 2019 at The Renaissance Bali Uluwatu Resort and Spa) NOW! Bali has survived and thrived for […]

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Mother Huckers : A Hucking Good Time

Explore Bali | Mar 08, 2019

Not exclusive to lumberjacks, axe throwing is a Canadian pastime that casually takes place in one’s backyard which has found a home in the heart of Bali. The sport may seem daunting but is an all-round fun activity to break a sweat and have a laugh with friends and family. Date nights, birthdays, or work […]

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Jatiluwih : The Brilliant Greens of Tabanan

Explore Bali | Feb 27, 2019

The enchanting natural beauty that awaits you at Jatiluwih certainly justifies the long drive. The area is still relatively quiet, and to avoid getting lost, bring a map and familiarise yourself ahead of time with two or three of the towns you will encounter along the route.  Rice fields such as those in Tabanan regency […]

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