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Meditation for Beginners: Get Mindful with These Three Easy Apps

Health & Wellness | Apr 27, 2020

The circumstances in which we’ve all been through into because of Covid-19 are, at the minimum, frustrating. Whole sections of our ‘regular’ lives have been quickly stripped away, from our work schedules, lifestyle needs, daily routines, ability to be social and for many of us, financial security. With many potential stressors bearing down on us, […]

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Cooking Klepon : A Favourite Indonesian Dessert

Cook and Mix | Apr 27, 2020

In Indonesia, the favourite desserts are often those found in the market, called ‘jajanan pasar’, or market snacks. You may get these at Indonesian restaurants, or perhaps with an Indonesian-twist of a high-tea experience. One of the most popular is ‘klepon’, glutinous rice balls with a sugary filling. Here we share an easy-to-follow recipe for […]

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Bali After Covid-19 | Special Episode

NOW! Bali Podcast | Apr 27, 2020

This week on The NOW! Bali Podcast we share a special episode outside of our usual cultural series. NOW! Publisher, Alistair Speirs OBE, takes over the airwaves and shares his thoughts on how Bali (and Indonesia) should recover from the financial fallout of Covid-19. Based on his widely read article ‘After Covid: What Next?’, also […]

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Tomorrowland: Post-Apocalyptic Movies That Remind Us, We’re Actually Okay

Must Watch Movies | Apr 27, 2020

During a global crisis like this, watching post-apocalyptic movies might not seem like the greatest idea, but, hey, not all these films are bleak. The post-apocalyptic genre typically has memorable heroes and stunning landscapes, but most importantly, they offer a timeless look into how society reacts and responds in times of crisis. What’s fascinating about […]

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Early ‘00s Throwback Playlist

Music to the Ears | Apr 27, 2020

From modern R&B, garage rock, to power pop hybrids of past eras, music of the early ‘noughties’ is excitingly diverse yet eclectically cohesive. It saw rockers jamming out to Bon Jovi, starlets moving their hips like Shakira, slick dudes busting rhymes to OutKast; but despite the different ranges of sounds and styles, it all just sounded right […]

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Kaja, Bali’s True North | Episode 3

NOW! Bali Podcast | Apr 21, 2020

In Bali, north has a different meaning. North, or Kaja, is towards the mountain, Mount Agung to be exact. It is the direction towards the spiritual, where the Balinese orient themselves towards. This orientation is found throughout Balinese structures and is all about orienting oneself with the universe.  We bring this podcast to you weekly so please subscribe to […]

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Learn to Make Sambal : Indonesia’s Favourite Chilli Relish

Cook and Mix | Apr 21, 2020

Oh sambal! It’s a condiment that an Indonesian meal cannot go without. Sambal is chilli relish and anyone who’s eaten at an Indonesian restaurant will notice is bright red colour on the plate, simultaneously warning you and luring you in for another addictive spicy bite.  Subscribe to ‘Home Life’A Monday newsletter with new recipes, movies […]

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Yoga at Home with Erin Kindt of Odyssey Mvmt

Health & Wellness | Apr 21, 2020

Are you itching for a yoga session? Well, even though the majority of yoga studios and shalas are closed in Bali, that’s no excuse for getting on your mat and settling into Child’s Pose or enjoying a proper Vinyasa flow! Subscribe to ‘Home Life’A Monday newsletter with new recipes, movies to watch, workouts to try, […]

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Co-Quarantine Cuddles: Best Tales of Love and Romance in Movies

Must Watch Movies | Apr 17, 2020

At times like this, where we are left with no choice but to be in isolation, many people might be separated from loved ones. We should always hold our nearest and dearest close to our hearts, especially now, more than ever. Some people might be lucky enough to be with their loved ones. What better […]

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One-and-done: One Hit Wonders of All-Time

Music to the Ears | Apr 16, 2020

Sometimes it only takes one massive hit to garner a following of billions. This week, we’ve compiled a number of the world’s greatest hits; some you still sing at the top of your lungs, some you may have forgotten after all this time, but all have one thing in common… There’s no science behind what […]

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