Lombok is a different world, it is a quiet island, waiting to be explored and discovered. For those looking for an island experience entirely different from Bali, venture east to the land of the Sasak people. The flight from Bali to Lombok is incredibly short, as soon as the plane reaches its cruising height and […]
Once an island of sleepy fishing villages with empty white sand beaches and bay islands, Flores is now on the verge of becoming the next “it” tourism destination in the country. Its extraordinary marine life is definitely an attraction, but more so are its unspoiled, off-the-beaten-track natural gems. One developing area in Flores is the […]
My first encounter with Gili Trawangan was quite some years ago. I was on a liveaboard cruise, and being in the middle of nowhere things were pretty quiet. But that was until the vessel I was in approached Trawangan at around 5am, when suddenly came this sound of thumping house beats. Living up to its […]
Bali’s Romeo & Juliet The Love of A Goddess Sitting on the top of the hill in Kalianget village, North Bali is the gravesite of the island’s ‘Romeo’ and his beloved ‘Juliet’. During the 17th century, a boy named Jayaprana, an exceptionally handsome orphan boy, was adopted by the King of Buleleng. The King came to […]
A quiet village, with lush padi as far as the eye can see; Ubud’s exquisite nature and its simplicity of life was once the perfect atmosphere for budding artists to find inspiration, allowing them to make beautiful pieces of art or intricate handicraft. However, such a wonderful spot could not stay a secret forever and […]
Bali’s coastline is surrounded by beautiful beaches and cliffs. Some of those beaches are packed with people from dusk until dawn, while others are still a local secret and remain pristine. Each beach on the island has its own uniqueness, some are overlaid with white sand, while others brown sand and on the other end of the scale some […]
TAKEN FROM REAL BALI BOOK Given the island’s unique religious and cultural dimensions, it’s no surprise that Bali’s places of worship are so plentiful and diverse. We’ve gathered together a collection of seven of Bali’s most interesting and mystical puras (temples).PULAKI This temple is located in Pemuteran village, the eastern part of Buleleng regency. During rainy season, […]
it is difficult to pick just one favorite place to visit on the island as each part of Bali has a different unique aspect. So I have decided to share with you three of my favorite places in the hope that you, our kind readers might have the opportunity to visit one or all three.