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“I’ve Been to Bali Too” | Old 80’s Music Video by Australian Singer

NOW! Bali Blog | Aug 11, 2017

It can be argued that the real ‘tourism’ scene of Bali started in the late 70’s, early 80’s. It started with the original ‘backpackers’ of the world – mainly from the UK, Australia, USA, France and other developed Western countries -looking for exotic destinations far from home.  In his 80’s music video for “I’ve Been […]

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Trip Advisor’s Traveler’s Choice 2017: Bali is Number One

NOW! Bali Blog | Apr 25, 2017

After Bali being voted DestinAsian Readers Choice Awards’ Best Island for the 12th year in the row, it wasn’t long after that Trip Advisor announced that Bali was chosen as the Best Destination in the World 2017. Of course, as NOW! Bali, we have to agree with the millions of voters out there… but we look […]

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Bird’s Eye Bali: This Photographer Captures Amazing Images from the Sky

NOW! Bali Blog | Apr 06, 2017

It is no question that Bali is a truly photogenic destination; landscapes and seascapes, culture and commercialism, modern and traditional come together to create an environment perfect for the lens to capture. Many of us snap the sights whilst we travel the island, but one photographer seemed unsatisfied with the angles that lay ahead of […]

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Voting The Best Island in the World, Why Is Bali Among Them?

NOW! Bali Blog | Feb 24, 2017

Recently, DestinAsian Readers Choice Awards 2017 awarded Bali as the best island destination for the 12th year in a row. Before that, New York’s Travel+Leisure Magazine rated it as the second best island in the world after Ecuador’s Galapagos Islands, and before even that travel sources from Trip Advisor to Condé Naste have lauded Bali […]

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Suku Bali – Up Close with the People of Bali [Video]

NOW! Bali Blog | Dec 10, 2016

You probably think you’ve seen it all before, don’t you? Well, we don’t blame you; with the explosion of videos that are coming out of Bali – each very beautiful with panning drone videos of padi fields and crashing waves – you may be hard to impress now. However, Suku Bali by Jonny Micay takes through a […]

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Human Roots an Exhibition by Mickael Obrenovitch

NOW! Bali Blog | Dec 02, 2016

Supporting arts rooted in nature and local culture, Maya Ubud resort presents “Human Roots”, an extraordinary exhibition of tree root sculptures by contemporary French sculptor Mickael Obrenovitch. Mickael harbours an intense passion and respect for trees as an enduring symbol of life. By carving directly into the tree’s roots he sculpts, the artist gives birth […]

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Christmas in Bali: Lunches, Dinners, Celebrations 2018

Festive Season | Dec 01, 2016

Finally the December holidays have come and Bali is surely going to be filled with people looking for an island Christmas. Well, if you’re spending your Christmas in Bali, you’ll be happy to hear that hotels and restaurants are offering a huge range of specials, whether you’re after a Christmas Eve dinner, Christmas Day Lunch (or […]

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A Portrait for Charity: Le Meridien’s Photography Workshop

NOW! Bali Blog | Nov 24, 2016

As we have heard many times before, a picture is worth a thousand words. However, it isn’t often that a photo can save lives. This is the aim of Le Meridien’s event called “A Portrait for Charity”, a photography workshop that will raise money for their UNICEF Check Out for Children programme. On Saturday, 3 […]

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Remedies for the Morning After

Bali Watering Holes | Nov 09, 2016

Hangover Cures in Bali: Yes ladies and gentleman, there are, unfortunately, consequences to enjoying Bali ‘after hours’. An innocent sip of a craftily concocted drink may very well start an evening of unexpected excitement involving slightly less innocent sips of something stronger, then well, the rest is history! Such an evening often comes complete with […]

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Tango in Paradise 2016

NOW! Bali Blog | Nov 05, 2016

In Bali, the Tango Community is thriving with passion. And following the success of Tango in Paradise last year, the dance community is holding its 5th Tango in Paradise that will take place this November 24-27 at Hotel Kumala Pantai and Padma Resort Legian. The four-day festival will host a series of programs that range […]

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