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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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Denpasar – more than just an airport… Part 3

NOW! Bali Blog | Jun 20, 2016

3. Pasar Burung Denpasar’s infamous pet market. On a small square of maybe 200 sq m, a lot of so-called “pets“ are offered for sale along the streets. Held in cages, you will find mostly birds, but also small rabbits, guinea pigs and even puppies that are waiting (probably begging) to be bought and released […]

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Denpasar – more than just an airport… Part 2

NOW! Bali Blog | Jun 20, 2016

2. Renon Square If it should happen that you are bored on a Sunday afternoon, in or around Denpasar, or perhaps suffering from the post-thrills of a Saturday night, this amazing city still has its secret corners and fairly unknown sites if you’re some much-needed distraction. Maybe one of the best, closest and most peaceful […]

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Denpasar – more than just an airport… Part 1

NOW! Bali Blog | Jun 08, 2016

1. Pasar Badung Typical of big cities in Southeast-Asia you will find lots of attractions like huge shopping-malls, universities, abandoned ruins and big markets. Denpasar, albeit a smaller version, is no different. One such abandoned place to speak of is what is left of Pasar Badung (Badung Market). Once a huge market where literally everything […]

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Denpasar – more than just an airport…

NOW! Bali Blog | Jun 08, 2016

Denpasar is an overwhelming place. Even people who have lived there for years are still surprised by its huge variety, the  heat and the never pausing street-life. This city is like a living cosmos, always changing, growing and constantly evolving – follow us through this series showing sides of Denpasar you might have never expected. Denpasar is […]

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Our 5 Favourite Things About W Bali

NOW! Bali Blog | Mar 04, 2016

On the 5th of March, W Retreat turns 5 years old! Five-on-Five! So we’ve decided to list out 5 of our favourite things about the W that have made it such an iconic holiday destination for luxury travelers around the world. 1. The Entrance Even before you’ve entered W, the drive down into the lobby […]

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10 Ice Cream Spots To Beat The Bali Heat

NOW! Bali Blog | Jan 29, 2016

When Bali’s heat has become so unbearable that just standing in the shade makes you melt away, a refreshing ice cream may just be the only remedy! Luckily, Bali has the perfect solution for a quick cool down. We’ve put together a list of tasty gelato, ice cream and frozen yoghurt joints that will help […]

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NOW! Bali’s Annual Red and Black Dinner

NOW! Bali Blog | Jan 09, 2016

We at NOW! Bali would just like to thank those who came to join us last month at our ‘Annual Red & Black Dinner’. It was an evening of appreciation to NOW! Bali friends and family, and we hope that those who came an enjoyable evening, filled with laughs and good cheer. We also auctioned […]

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