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First Toll Road of Bali
Sunday, 14 Jul, 2013 – 11:28 | No Comment
First Toll Road of Bali

Bali’s Brand-new toll road is ready for action after a grand consecration ceremony on Wednesday (7/10/2013). This new highway stretches 12.7 km and connects Benoa Harbor, Ngurah Rai International Airport and Nusa Dua area. The …

July Highlight
Monday, 1 Jul, 2013 – 12:36 | No Comment
July Highlight

15 June – 13 July 2013
The 35th Annual Bali Art Festival
The 35th Annual Bali Art Festival is held from June 15 to July 13 2013. This one-month festivals boast more than 340 arts performances with …

What to Do in Uluwatu
Thursday, 11 Oct, 2012 – 16:17 | No Comment
What to Do in Uluwatu

Uluwatu area is located in the end of Southwest Peninsula of Bali and well known for its beautiful cliff-top temple, great beaches, hot surfing spots, kecak dance and of course, cheeky monkey.

Uluwatu offers some interesting …

Underpass To Be Constructed To Parse Congestion in Southern Part of Bali
Saturday, 29 Oct, 2011 – 5:07 | No Comment
Underpass To Be Constructed To Parse Congestion in Southern Part of Bali

When you are riding motorbike from your hotel in Kuta to tourist destinations you will notice that the road is so crowded. Even you often moan because you need to struggle with the congested road. …

The Real Bali Adventures
Wednesday, 26 Oct, 2011 – 6:33 | No Comment
The Real Bali Adventures

The best way to enjoy Bali is enjoying every ‘adventure’ which can be experienced on the road, on the beach, and in various occasion. After leaving your comfortable Bali villa, you will face exciting ‘adventures’ …

Tips To Visit Nusa Dua and Kuta With only IDR 10.500
Friday, 21 Oct, 2011 – 13:42 | No Comment
Tips To Visit Nusa Dua and Kuta With only IDR 10.500

You may not believe that with only IDR 10.500 you can travel to both Kuta and Nusa Dua from Sanur or vice versa. But that is obviously possible. Since two months ago, Bus Trans Sarbagita …

Understand Subak More at Museum Subak
Wednesday, 12 Oct, 2011 – 11:00 | No Comment
Understand Subak More at Museum Subak

Subak is without doubt a backbone of Balinese rice cultivation. Subak can refer to Balinese water management and irrigation system and also a socio-religious agricultural association. As explained in the article released by Australian National …

Balian: Medicine Man
Monday, 26 Sep, 2011 – 18:37 | No Comment
Balian: Medicine Man

Balian or outsider call it medicine man exist in Bali which people trust in God and also modern scientific healing. Many people who are still lack of knowledge about the function and the role of …

Balinese Names
Thursday, 8 Sep, 2011 – 10:49 | One Comment
Balinese Names

Balinese Hindu community is divided based on the caste. And each caste has its own name order so that people will know in which caste a person belong to; Brahmana, Ksatria, Waisya, or the lowest …

Helmet Controversy
Tuesday, 16 Aug, 2011 – 10:31 | No Comment
Helmet Controversy

First time in Bali, you may feel that there is weirdness on the road. Why people have a strict obligation to wear helmet when riding in the meantime some ‘special’ people do not. My foreign …

Gebug Ende (Blood for Rain)
Monday, 13 Jun, 2011 – 5:02 | One Comment
Gebug Ende (Blood for Rain)

The village of Seraya, the home of Gebug Ende dance is situated on the eastern tip of Bali (Karangasem regency). This eastern tip is known as the driest area in Bali and the scarcity of …

The Beautiful Belandingan Village
Friday, 10 Jun, 2011 – 5:06 | One Comment
The Beautiful Belandingan Village

Perched on the east slope of mount Batur, Belandingan is a remote village, which is quite difficult to reach since the road to this village is bumpy. However, Belandingan worth every bit of your effort …

Pasar Senggol
Monday, 30 May, 2011 – 16:48 | No Comment
Pasar Senggol

Nowadays this phrase may be familiar to you. Many upscale resorts in Indonesia use its name and adopt its concept to pamper the tourists with the festive eating place and Balinese culture alike. Pasar Senggol …

Pagerwesi: A Message to Stay Aware
Wednesday, 27 Apr, 2011 – 11:02 | No Comment
Pagerwesi: A Message to Stay Aware

Today, Wednesday, Balinese celebrate a special holiday, Pagerwesi. The Pagerwesi occur every 210 days on Wednesday Kliwon Sinta (the first Wednesday in Balinese Pawukon calendar). The Pagerwesi mark the beginning of Balinese Pawukon cycle with …

Siwaratri (Purgatory a la Balinese)
Monday, 3 Jan, 2011 – 5:51 | 9 Comments
Siwaratri (Purgatory a la Balinese)

Today Balinese celebrates Siwaratri, here is the interesting article on last year edition:
Tonight, on the seventh month’s  fourteenth day of waxing moon,  Balinese will celebrate the Siwaratri or the Night of Siwa. This holy day …

The Goddess of Knowledge
Saturday, 25 Sep, 2010 – 4:49 | One Comment
The Goddess of Knowledge

A beautiful woman, having four hands, standing on a big lotus, and is accompanied by a swan and a peacock are a little bit appearances of Saraswati. Who is she? Balinese sometimes call her The …

Bali’s Botanical Gardens
Friday, 10 Sep, 2010 – 8:14 | One Comment
Bali’s Botanical Gardens

Kebun Raya Eka Karya is the official title for Bali’s botanical gardens that stretch majestically across a plateau between two minor mountain ranges in an area known as Bedugul. The gardens provide a recreational destination …

The Temple of Evil – Dalem Peed
Sunday, 29 Aug, 2010 – 5:11 | 2 Comments
The Temple of Evil – Dalem Peed

A great many mainland Balinese make the trip to Nusa Penida every 210 days for the odalan (temple anniversary) for Pura Dalem  Peed (this year the temple anniversary falls on Wednesday, September 8, 2010). This …

Porter at Ngurah Rai Airport
Monday, 17 May, 2010 – 16:19 | No Comment
Porter at Ngurah Rai Airport

This photo was taken on International departure hall; it is just outside the hall.  Please read carefully to avoid inconvenience.

Balinese Cockfighting Tajen
Friday, 14 May, 2010 – 6:29 | No Comment
Balinese Cockfighting Tajen

Cockfights are staged in Bali on auspicious days in conjunction with Hindu ceremonies that require a sacrificial blood offering. The spilt blood is combined with a series of complicated purification offerings to appease the negative …

Batukaru Temple
Thursday, 13 May, 2010 – 7:00 | No Comment
Batukaru Temple

Pura Luhur Batukaru, a unique sacred mountain sanctuary and royal temple of Tabanan dynasty, situated on the foot of mount Batukaru, 23 km north of Tabanan, built to venerate deities of mountains and lake.

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Subak
Saturday, 6 Mar, 2010 – 5:01 | One Comment
Subak

Rice is the staple diet of the Balinese and a great deal of effort goes into sustaining this vital food source. Past generations of farmers have painstakingly transformed pockets of natural landscape into the most …

Mount Batur Sunrise
Tuesday, 2 Mar, 2010 – 15:07 | 6 Comments
Mount Batur Sunrise

Mount Batur Sunrise
Sunday, March 26, 2006.
Morning call woke us up at 3.30 am and we met our local guide at the lobby hotel of Puri Bening Hayato located in Toya Bungkah. We arrived the previous …

Here are some tips that can make your holiday in Bali goes smoothly and enjoyably
Wednesday, 20 Jan, 2010 – 8:16 | No Comment
Here are some tips that can make your holiday in Bali goes smoothly and enjoyably

Here are some tips that can make your holiday in Bali goes smoothly and enjoyably.

Security Tips When You Travel
Monday, 18 Jan, 2010 – 8:56 | One Comment
Security Tips When You Travel

Security Tips When You Travel

Bali Phone
Friday, 25 Dec, 2009 – 13:08 | No Comment
Bali Phone

Telecommunication through telephone especially using mobile phone is the most popular and widely used in Bali. To shed some light on telephone communication in Bali, we bring you some information that you may need.

Visa Travel Formalities
Friday, 11 Dec, 2009 – 5:28 | 16 Comments
Visa Travel Formalities

It is important to note that the Government of Indonesia has issued a new regulation concerning the Visa On Arrival policy. This most recent regulation applied by the Indonesian Government came into effect on 1st …

Tanah Aron
Monday, 23 Nov, 2009 – 15:05 | 2 Comments
Tanah Aron

Among other things which are named after or have anything to do with Balinese national hero I Gusti Ngurah Rai (i.e. Ngurah Rai International Airport, Ngurah Rai by pass, or Margarana Heroes Burial Park), Tanah …

Boomerang from Waterbom Bali
Monday, 16 Nov, 2009 – 7:02 | 5 Comments
Boomerang from Waterbom Bali

Another thrilling waterslide from Waterbom Bali that will sends you down fast, climb 60 degrees up and throws you backward at the end.
This newest slide has the characteristic of a massive half pipe, where two …

West Bali National Park
Thursday, 5 Nov, 2009 – 3:42 | 5 Comments
West Bali National Park

The West Bali National Park, established in 1941, covers 77,000 hectares of wooded slopes, savannah, rainforest, monsoon forest, mangrove swamp and coastal flats, and is the only remaining natural habitat of the endangered jalak putih, …

New Kuta Golf
Tuesday, 3 Nov, 2009 – 16:35 | No Comment
New Kuta Golf

Nestled on the cliffs of Bali’s Bukit Peninsula New Kuta Golf offers panoramic view of vast Indian Ocean’s  rolling blue surf and of course Ronald Freeman-designed eighty-five hectare eighteen hole golf course. Ranked among Asia’s …

The Complete Guide for Driving in Bali
Monday, 2 Nov, 2009 – 5:00 | 5 Comments
The Complete Guide for Driving in Bali

When there is a temple ceremony, half of the road will be occupied for ceremonial purpose. Be patience. Use the opportunity for taking a picture or two.
On foot ceremonial procession will slow you down. Again, …

Tipat – Bantal War / Aci Rah Pengangon
Thursday, 1 Oct, 2009 – 16:51 | No Comment
Tipat – Bantal War / Aci Rah Pengangon

Kapal Villlage is one of traditional village in Bali that is rich with unique culture, customs and traditions, this village is part of Mengwi District in Badung Regency – Bali, that have many interesting and …

The Origin of Kasodo Ceremony
Thursday, 17 Sep, 2009 – 16:36 | No Comment
The Origin of Kasodo Ceremony

The legend has it, at the end of 15th century; the Kingdom of Majapahit was in its final hours due to rapid expanding of Islam, there was chaos everywhere. The Princess Roro Anteng and her …

New Kuta Golf Course Bali
Friday, 11 Sep, 2009 – 6:09 | 4 Comments
New Kuta Golf Course Bali

The unveiling of a natural masterpiece with a world of experience between Golfplan Ronald Fream, David Dale & Kevin Ramsey, USA. Has been providing golf course planning and design services worldwide since 1972. Golfplan was …

Madakaripura Waterfall, East Java
Wednesday, 9 Sep, 2009 – 17:08 | 2 Comments
Madakaripura Waterfall, East Java

When you happen to visit Bromo or planning to visit it, make sure to include Madakaripura waterfall to your itinerary. Madakaripura waterfall is situated at the village of Sapih, in the district of Lombang, around …

Bromo’s Sunrise
Monday, 7 Sep, 2009 – 16:18 | No Comment
Bromo’s Sunrise

Sunrise at Bromo Before we get to Bromo’s stunning sunrise, it is better to get a glimpse on Mount Bromo. Mount Bromo is only 2392 m high but the beauty of Bromo does not rest …

Makepung: Bull Race
Monday, 20 Jul, 2009 – 9:31 | 4 Comments
Makepung: Bull Race

Makepung or bull race is the only spectacular crowd-gather event that is held in Jembrana Regency. Even the regency itself is nick named after this sport event, Bumi Makepung or Land of Bull Race.

The origin …

Klapa New Kuta Beach
Saturday, 18 Jul, 2009 – 8:59 | 2 Comments
Klapa New Kuta Beach

The property occupies a 6.000 m2 lot at a prime location within New Kuta Beach Area, one of the hottest surf spots in the world. the two-storey perfect gateway features fitness & spa facilities, three …

10 Things You Did Not Know You Could Do in Bali
Monday, 13 Jul, 2009 – 4:59 | No Comment
10 Things You Did Not Know You Could Do in Bali

As they say, ‘one trip to Bali is never enough.’ Vast, seemingly endless beaches, beautiful tropical landscapes, the fascinating culture, amazingly hospitable people and shopping for local crafts continue to attract repeat visitors to Bali, …