Post Tagged : ocean

Experiencing Labuan Bajo with Ayana Komodo Resort

Archipelago Diaries | Nov 27, 2018

This tropical jewel box remained a secret for years, only explored by those willing to go off the popular travel map to discover hidden gems away from the tourist masses. Now that infrastructure has been improved and the tourism industry is maturing, Labuan Bajo has gained a reputation as a must-visit destination with many predicting […]

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Trincomalee: Travels to Sri Lanka with Will Meyrick

Explore Bali | Nov 26, 2018

The challenge to find a holiday destination in July to August is actually more difficult than you’d think, especially when you live on paradise island like Bali, and everything is at your doorstep. We have the school holidays to consider and I do like to get away with the kids, taking them somewhere different each […]

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Mapping Bali 33 : Turning to the Sea

Culture | Sep 20, 2018

Turning to the Sea Another strategy to survive this arid environment is to turn away from the hills and look to the sea. Generally speaking the Balinese don’t like the ocean, but know when to put it to good use. When the scarce rains fall in the arid regions, the people turn to the land […]

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Say Bye Bye to Plastic Bags : A Bali-Born Initiative

Our Bali Heroes | Sep 07, 2018

It doesn’t take much to see that this island is drowning in plastic, and that there is no escaping from this reality. Who is going to do something about it? Sometimes we forget that it only takes one person to create change. Instead of pointing fingers, asking people to change the world, why not look […]

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Treasure of The Ocean

Indulge | Aug 27, 2018

Among the many ocean riches that have been popularly known for their immaculate beauty are pearls. Throughout history pearls have always been fascinating as treasures of myth and legend. Long known as the queen of gems, pearls possess a history and allure far beyond what today’s wearer may appreciate. Throughout much of recorded history, a […]

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Atlas Pearls: Treasures of the Ocean

Shopping | Aug 23, 2018

Among the many ocean riches that have been popularly known for their immaculate beauty are pearls. Throughout history pearls have always been fascinating as treasures of myth and legend. Long known as the queen of gems, pearls possess a history and allure far beyond what today’s wearer may appreciate. Throughout much of recorded history, a […]

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Bijoux Bajo: Exploring Flores in Style

Archipelago Diaries | Jun 21, 2018

Once a regency of sleepy fishing villages with empty white sand beaches and bay islands, Manggarai on the island of Flores in East Nusa Tenggara is now on the verge of becoming the next “it” tourism destination in Indonesia. Its extraordinary marine life is definitely an attraction, but more so are its unspoiled, off-the-beaten-track natural […]

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Coastal Communities: Saving Bali’s Beaches One Piece of Plastic at a Time

Coastal Living | Jun 21, 2018

Bali is facing a waste management crisis. With Indonesia being one of the world’s biggest contributors to ocean plastic, this is a problem. This island has declared a ‘garbage emergency’ after the beaches were inundated with a rising tide of plastic waste. Local communities are working hand-in-hand to keep Bali’s beaches clean. Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia […]

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A Perfect Sunrise: Chasing Dolphins in Bali

Indulge | Jun 12, 2018

What does beach time look like for kids? Drawing in the sand, building sand castles and playing in the water. Escaping from Bali’s busy southern hub, the north coast holds another highlight of the island. This is Lovina, and the area offers an experience beyond just building sand castles, seeing the famous dolphins in Bali.  […]

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Photo Essay: Coastal Lives on the Island

Coastal Living | Jun 11, 2018

A lot is happening on Bali’s coastlines. From the fishing villages to ceremonies and sea salt farming and leisure and weekend playgrounds for the residents, the beaches of Bali are always buzzing with life. HOMAGE TO THE GODS  Seen here is the Melasti purification ceremony held on the beach of Nusa Dua Beach Hotel and […]

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