Land for sale at Balangan Beach, Jimbaran Bali
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Total area of 38000 square meter of land is nestled in Tanjung Balangan; on the beach, white sand, magnificent cave, cliffs ocean view. And Airport in distance is blinking with lights. New Kuta Resort and …

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What to do in Seminyak
Thu, 31/12/09 – 14:04 | One Comment
What to do in Seminyak

Spending your day in Seminyak can be a day full of activities. Seminyak offers lots of things to do to spend your holiday there, here are some of them.

Where to eat in Seminyak
Wed, 30/12/09 – 11:46 | One Comment
Where to eat in Seminyak

Seminyak is one of few places in Bali where you have many options of world class restaurants. If you want to get a world class dining scene and you do not mind high price by …

JINGLE BELL ROCK PARTY Centerstage
Mon, 28/12/09 – 17:07 | No Comment
JINGLE BELL ROCK PARTY Centerstage

As in many countries around the world, Christmas in Indonesia is a special time of the year and an opportunity to be with friends, family and loved ones on rock the night away at. Hard …

Seminyak
Mon, 28/12/09 – 7:03 | One Comment
Seminyak

Situated just on the north of Kuta and Legian, Seminyak has a more up market profile than Kuta with high-end shopping, combined with the clustering of many fashionable fine eating establishments and luxury accommodation. Seminyak …

Bali to hold second international yoga festival
Sat, 26/12/09 – 19:07 | 3 Comments
Bali to hold second international yoga festival

Denpasar (ANTARA News) – Bali-India Foundation will hold another round of International Yoga Festival which will be participated in by some 1.500 Yogis from across the world.
“The second international yoga event will be held in …

Bali Phone
Fri, 25/12/09 – 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.

Second Bali Airport to Boost Lovina Beach Property Investment
Thu, 24/12/09 – 7:00 | 2 Comments
Second Bali Airport to Boost Lovina Beach Property Investment

Indonesian government confirmation of a second airport for the tourist island of Bali is expected to stimulate investment and increase property prices along the north coast of the tropical paradise island.

Tiger Cubs:Madam, You’re having quads!
Mon, 21/12/09 – 15:07 | No Comment
Tiger Cubs:Madam, You’re having quads!

Gianyar, Bali (October 1, 2009) Having a baby is always a joyous event but the birth of four baby Bengal tigers is worthy of a major celebration. Bali Safari and Marine Park has now expanded …

Dala Spa at Villa De Daun
Mon, 21/12/09 – 4:19 | 2 Comments
Dala Spa at Villa De Daun

DaLa in ancient Sanskrit means leaf. As a child of Mother Nature, the leaf is a symbol of the eternal cycle of life and man’s quest for vitality. A leaf is a source of nutrition, …

Siat Sampian (Part 2)
Sat, 19/12/09 – 10:03 | No Comment
Siat Sampian (Part 2)

Siat Sampian, or war of sampian is one of the oldest Balinese Hindu ritual that held annually only in Pura Samuan Tiga. In this war, dozens of female devotees attack each other using young-coconut leaf …

Short History of Protestant in Bali
Thu, 17/12/09 – 16:26 | One Comment
Short History of Protestant in Bali

Though Christmas has just passed but the joy is still being felt. They still have beautiful Christmas tree, and delicious foods, and obviously friends whose regions vary to share the joy with. The joy is …

Shadow Puppet: Old and New Style
Sat, 12/12/09 – 5:20 | 2 Comments
Shadow Puppet: Old and New Style

Shadow puppet is one of Balinese art performance that undergoes great changes in many ways only in the course of twenty years. Out of hundreds shadow puppeteers all over the island only some of them …

Fighting Global Warming a la Balinese
Fri, 11/12/09 – 7:35 | 4 Comments
Fighting Global Warming a la Balinese

Global warming has been the most popular and the most global problem recently and various ways have been thought, planed and implemented to fight the global warming and in the United Nation Conference For Climate …

Editor Review: Puri Raja Hotel
Fri, 11/12/09 – 7:03 | One Comment
Editor Review: Puri Raja Hotel

Great location for budget price is the main point you can get at Puri Raja Hotel. This hotel is located right at Legian beach and only a short walk to restaurants, bars, or cafés. …

Visa Travel Formalities
Fri, 11/12/09 – 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 …

AIDS Day Out – Charity Bazaar
Wed, 9/12/09 – 14:10 | No Comment
AIDS Day Out – Charity Bazaar

Hard Rock Hotel Bali, in honor of AIDS Day conducted a charity event on Saturday, 5 December 2009. In line with our Hard Rock mantra ‘Take Time To Be Kind, Hard Rock Hotel …

Colossal Megibung at Taman Ujung, Karangasem
Mon, 7/12/09 – 14:34 | No Comment
Colossal Megibung at Taman Ujung, Karangasem

Colossal megibung at Taman Ujung Sukasada Karangasem broke the world record of largest communal eating, 19,768 people participated in this megibung (communal eating) event. The participants came from all over Karangasem regency. The participants of …

Bali Photography: Balinese Women
Fri, 4/12/09 – 4:43 | 7 Comments
Bali Photography: Balinese Women

Bali was brought to the attention of the Western world through photography. Krause’s provocative black and white shots of maidens and lads bathing, topless women going about their daily business and posed half naked women …

Editor Review: Saren Indah Hotel
Thu, 3/12/09 – 12:17 | No Comment
Editor Review: Saren Indah Hotel

Saren Indah Hotel is located around 200 meters south of Monkey Forest, Ubud, just a walking distance from the market. This little hotel has spacious and clean room with rice field or garden view for …

Tanaya Bed and Breakfast
Mon, 30/11/09 – 14:57 | No Comment
Tanaya Bed and Breakfast

Situated at Jalan Legian, near Ground Zero, Tanaya Bed and Breakfast has a good location, around 5 minute walk from the beach and in the center of Kuta’s nightlife, obviously not for those who want …

Echo Beach Canggu
Fri, 27/11/09 – 9:48 | One Comment
Echo Beach Canggu

Echo Beach in Canggu is good destination to spend your sunset time, stunning sunset view, great beach side restaurants and cafes, surfing, great atmosphere and vibes; a nice getaway from hubbub of Kuta and …

Boreh: Healing Pasta of Bali
Fri, 27/11/09 – 4:09 | No Comment
Boreh: Healing Pasta of Bali

There are many techniques of natural healing exist today, range from ancient Ayurweda to homeopathy, from hydrotherapy to acupuncture, not to mention widely known aromatherapy and various herbal-based alternative medicines. Bali also has its own …

Editor Review: Satriya Cottages
Fri, 27/11/09 – 3:49 | No Comment
Editor Review: Satriya Cottages

Satriya Cottages is a small hotel down the Popies Lane II, Kuta. As I type this review there is construction of new room going on so expect some noises around the day. Since there are …

Editor Review: Grand Sinar Indah Hotel
Thu, 26/11/09 – 6:50 | No Comment
Editor Review: Grand Sinar Indah Hotel

Grand Sinar Indah Hotel is a budget hotel in Legian area. This newly renovated hotel gives minimalist touch to its new look. The room is quite spacious and clean, the air con and TV work …

Rengganis: The Symphony of Silence
Wed, 25/11/09 – 7:25 | 2 Comments
Rengganis: The Symphony of Silence

One of many unique art performances that can be found in Buleleng is Rengganis. Rengganis is similar to acapella in Western country but Rengganis is not imitation of musical instruments but rather imitation of various …

Editor Review: Aditya Beach Resort
Wed, 25/11/09 – 7:24 | No Comment
Editor Review: Aditya Beach Resort

Aditya Beach Resort is located at Lovina, North Bali. This three star hotel has a good location, right on the beach and has quiet atmosphere (except when Muslim morning prayer call is in the air). …

Editor Review: Ubud Village Hotel
Tue, 24/11/09 – 3:51 | No Comment
Editor Review: Ubud Village Hotel

Ubud Village Hotel is a three-star hotel down the Monkey Forest Road. The best part of this hotel is its location; it is in the center of Ubud, just a walking distance to many good …

The Unique Ngerebeg Ceremony
Tue, 24/11/09 – 2:30 | 6 Comments
The Unique Ngerebeg Ceremony

Hundreds of children, mostly of 3 to 15 years of age, gathered in the inner courtyard of Duwur Bingin Temple, in Tegalalang village on Wednesday (4/22/09). They dressed in traditional clothes some of them were …

Editor Review: Sari Sanur Resort
Mon, 23/11/09 – 15:49 | No Comment
Editor Review: Sari Sanur Resort

Sari Sanur Resort is a budget hotel, located just 100 meter away from Sanur beach. This resort has 18 Balinese style bungalows with private garden. The room is spacious and cleans with a king size …

Tanah Aron
Mon, 23/11/09 – 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 …

Editor Review: Ubud Village Resort
Mon, 23/11/09 – 15:05 | No Comment
Editor Review: Ubud Village Resort

Located around 10 minutes drive outside Ubud center, Ubud Village Resort is a four-star resort that is good for honeymoon and romantic gateaway. Each of the Balinese-style villas in this resort has its own pool, …

Editor Review: Tandjung Sari
Sat, 21/11/09 – 11:26 | No Comment
Editor Review: Tandjung Sari

Tandjung Sari in Sanur is a boutique resort that has direct access to the beach. Designed in bungalow style, the buildings is a bit date but well maintained and clean (an example of good maintenance …

Editor Review: Melasti Beach Resort
Fri, 20/11/09 – 5:44 | 3 Comments
Editor Review: Melasti Beach Resort

Melasti Beach Resort aka Melasti Beach aka Melasti Beach Hotel , is a three-star budget hotel located in Legian area, a bit old hotel but has a good location, Kuta beach is behind the …

Subak Irrigation Management 3
Thu, 19/11/09 – 4:45 | 8 Comments
Subak Irrigation Management 3

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In order to produce an optimum quantity of rice a complete farming tools is necessary. Balinese farmer has a wide selection of farming tool based the activity in the field. For example:

Sari Sanur Resort
Wed, 18/11/09 – 9:31 | No Comment
Sari Sanur Resort

Just a stone throw away from the famous Sanur white sand beach, Sari Sanur Resort offers a stunning sunrise view and warm tropical breeze to start your day in the paradise island of …

Cupak and Grantang
Wed, 18/11/09 – 4:35 | No Comment
Cupak and Grantang

Bali has many folktales. A several days ago you have read a romantic story entitled “Jayaprana and Layonsari”. Now I will present you a story about two brothers who had different attitude and appearance, “Cupak …

Boomerang from Waterbom Bali
Mon, 16/11/09 – 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 …

Editor Review: Adhi Jaya Hotel
Sun, 15/11/09 – 7:58 | No Comment
Editor Review: Adhi Jaya Hotel

Adhi Jaya Hotel is a newly renovated hotel with spacious room for three-star hotel category. The garden and the pool are well maintained, the swim up bar is worth try. The hotel is just ten-minute …

Serangan Island: The Island of Charm and Hope
Sat, 14/11/09 – 10:08 | No Comment
Serangan Island: The Island of Charm and Hope

The Charm of Serangan Island – Serangan Island Green Festival
Serangan Island, 13–15 November 2009

Serangan Island, on Bali’s south coast, has a diverse environment, society, culture and tourism which for many years has added value to …

Editor Review: Three Brothers Bungalow
Thu, 12/11/09 – 18:11 | No Comment
Editor Review: Three Brothers Bungalow

Three Brothers Bungalow is a simple budget hotel with dated Balinese style building, large garden decorated with statues and friendly staff. It has a bit dated but clean and well-maintained pool. From Three Brothers Bungalow …