Where To Go

Touring Tabanan: Lakes, Rice Fields and Botanical Gardens

Explore Bali | Aug 06, 2018

The green belt of Bali, Tabanan is just the place to go if you long for tranquility and relaxation – and if you would like to experience Bali in its own special and traditional nature. This beautifully landscaped regency is divided into a series of environments. The lowlands are covered with rice fields, while the […]

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Klungkung : Craftsmen , Heritage and History

Where To Go | Jul 05, 2018

Ubud is now known as the centre of Bali’s arts and crafts. But around 700 years ago, in the 1300s, Klungkung was the home base of the ruler of the island, making the region not only the place for the central government, but also the centre of Bali’s arts and culture. Today, away from the […]

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Discovering The Wonders of Komodo Island with Seraya Resort

Explore Bali | Jun 19, 2018

Once a destination only ventured by the brave and the adventurous, the islands surrounding Komodo Island in East Nusa Tenggara have now attracted the well-heeled, sun-seeking travellers thanks to the establishment of posh resorts such as Seraya Resort. As a definition of a tropical barefoot luxury in its truest form, Seraya Resort offers a glimpse […]

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Island Wanderlust: Exploring the Islands Off of Bali

Coastal Living | Jun 13, 2018

On the southeast of  ‘mainland’ Bali, separated by the Badung Strait, are three little islands off of Bali that serve escapism in its purest form. These islands are unique spots, culturally authentic places away from the traveling masses and with beautiful beaches that deliver magical sunsets. The people just live a different pace of life […]

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Pura Puncak Luhur Sari: The Temple of Love

Explore Bali | May 30, 2018

William Shakespeare has his Romeo and Juliet, and Bali has its similar tragic love story. Sitting on the top of the hill in Kalianget village, North Bali, is the gravesite of Jayaprana and Layon Sari, the island’s ‘Romeo’ and his beloved ‘Juliet’.  Pura Puncak Luhur Sari, or popularly known as Pura Jayaprana, is a landmark […]

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Pura Tanah Lot Temple: Where the Giant Snake Dwells

Explore Bali | May 28, 2018

Today, Pura Tanah LotTemple  is one of the most visited religious sites in Bali, attracting not only the Balinese Hindu pilgrims, but also the non-Hindu residents and visitors to the island. But centuries ago, Dang Hyang Nirartha had to fight a giant sea serpent in order for him to build the currently famous temple.  The origin […]

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Pura Candidasa Temple: Ten Children and a Happy Goddess

Explore Bali | May 27, 2018

The name Candi Dasa derives from the words cili dasa, meaning “ten children”. This temple, Pura Candi Dasa, is believed to be the source of fertility and abundance. And when it rains, the magic will grow even stronger. As the most popular area along the coast of East Bali, Candi Dasa provides a quiet seaside […]

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Pura Bukit Sari and the Tale of Talking Monkeys

Explore Bali | May 24, 2018

This temple is so magical that it is said that the monkeys inhabiting it and the trees surrounding it also have magical powers – they can talk and walk. This is the tale of Pura Bukit Sari, otherwise known as the Sangeh Monkey Forest.  The 13-hectare forestland of Sari Hill in Mengwi is a protected grove […]

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Pura Gaduh Temple: Home of a Giant’s Head

Explore Bali | May 23, 2018

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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Pura Luhur Uluwatu Temple: The Gate to Heaven

Explore Bali | May 15, 2018

Pura Luhur Uluwatu or popularly known as the Uluwatu temple is dramatically located on a cliff’s edge. The temple, as documented on ancient lontar, is also a portal that can transfer those who deserve it to heaven. Uluwatu temple is celebrated for its religious importance and the stunning natural surroundings, making it one of the […]

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