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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Pagerwesi day – Iron Fence Against the Evil
Wed, 20/06/12 – 6:30 | No Comment
Pagerwesi day – Iron Fence Against the Evil

On June 20, 2012, the Balinese Hindus celebrated Pagerwesi, a very special day devoted to our ancestors. During this day, we ask for protection and prosperity.

Banyupinaruh Holiday
Sun, 17/06/12 – 6:30 | One Comment
Banyupinaruh Holiday

On Sunday, 17 June 2012, Balinese celebrate Banyupinaruh holiday. This holiday is celebrated every 210 days, every six months in Balinese Pawukon Calendar and every seven-month on Gregorian calendar. Banyupinaruh is a holiday in which …

June Highlight
Sat, 2/06/12 – 12:25 | No Comment
June Highlight

June 2, 2012
The 3rd Bali Jungle Run
The 3rd Bali Jungle Run will be held on June 2, 2012 in Petang Badung Bali. It stars at 2 PM for the Super Long Run and 4 pm …

May Highlights
Thu, 26/04/12 – 17:21 | No Comment
May Highlights

3rd  May 2012
VERTICAL HORIZON TOUR 2012 Hard Rock Cafe Bali will house VERTICAL HORIZON TOUR 2012 on May 3, 2012. Vertical Horizon is an American alternative rock band formed at Georgetown University …

The BII Maybank Bali Marathon 2012
Sat, 21/04/12 – 3:47 | No Comment
The BII Maybank Bali Marathon 2012

Indonesia’s  first open full marathon race in over 20 years is to be held in Bali on Sunday, April 22, 2012

Addressing the Needs of Emerging Indonesian Backpackers
Sat, 7/04/12 – 10:55 | No Comment
Addressing the Needs of Emerging Indonesian Backpackers

In the last five years, the numbers of Indonesian backpackers who travel the archipelago has increased steadily. More and more Indonesian travels in backpacker style to the exotic regions of Indonesia and other interesting …

Dajuma Weddings
Thu, 5/04/12 – 14:09 | No Comment
Dajuma Weddings

Authenticity, serenity, harmony and spirituality: beyond all doubt, Puri Dajuma is the place for weddings.
Far from the crowd, every place in Dajuma enjoys the magnificent view of the Medewi cape and the ocean, enhanced at sunset.

Nyepi: A Silent Celebration
Wed, 21/03/12 – 7:00 | One Comment
Nyepi: A Silent Celebration

Friday, 23/03/2012, early in the morning, the island of Bali will be blanketed with silence. Nyepi, Balinese New Year is celebrated with day of silence, fasting, and meditation.  Observed from 6 a.m. until 6 a.m. …

April 2012 Highlights
Tue, 20/03/12 – 7:18 | No Comment
April 2012 Highlights

April 1, 2012
The last day of The 5th Annual Balispirit Festival (28 March – 1 April 2012) The BaliSpirit Festival is a spiritually charged event that celebrates yoga, dance and music …

Melasti in Various Regions
Tue, 20/03/12 – 4:49 | No Comment
Melasti in Various Regions

Nyepi (Silent Day) is always preceded by some rituals and celebrations. Those rituals are : Pangrupukan (one day before Silent day) and Melasti or Makiis (several days before Silent day).  Hindu-Balinese community who lives outside …

March 2012 Highlight
Wed, 22/02/12 – 12:30 | No Comment
March 2012 Highlight

March will be another month of festivity in Bali with the keywords are wellness, yoga, silence and parade. There are Nyepi or Silence day, The 5th Annual Balispirit Festival, Bali International SPA & Wellness Expo …

February Highlights
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February Highlights

For Balinese, February this year, is the peak of festivity that starts at in January; Galungan, Balinese equivalent to Christmas is right on the 1st February, there is also Kuningan holiday ten days afterward. February …

Sidemen, Karangasem
Sat, 14/01/12 – 14:39 | No Comment
Sidemen, Karangasem

This is the advice of the guide “Lonely Planet” we have struggled to book a guest room in this place quite exceptional. First, the view of Mount Agung is simply breathtaking … It is a …

Immersed in Subak Culture
Tue, 10/01/12 – 11:04 | No Comment
Immersed in Subak Culture

Immerse yourself in the culture of Subak with a visit to the Subak with Art Festival, 14th – 28th January at the Subak Museum, Jl Gatot Subroto, Tabanan, Bali, tel/fax 0361 810315.
Subak with …

Balinese “Green traditions”
Thu, 5/01/12 – 16:39 | One Comment
Balinese “Green traditions”

On Saturday, January 7, 2012, Balinese will Tumpek Wariga or Tumpek Uduh, a celebration to honor the plants especially those that are useful in Balinese everyday life. This celebration can be viewed as one of …

New Year Healthy Program with COMO Shambala
Thu, 15/12/11 – 11:31 | No Comment
New Year Healthy Program with COMO Shambala

COMO Shambala this New Year offers a simple and interesting way to get a healthier living. COMO Shambhala’s Spa Retreats and Urban Escapes with its expert instructors take a practical, tailored approach that’s appropriate to …

Latest Performance of Grup Gedebong Goyang at Sanur Village Festival 2011
Thu, 8/12/11 – 10:03 | No Comment
Latest Performance of Grup Gedebong Goyang at Sanur Village Festival 2011

Sanur Village Festival 2011, once again hosted the performance of Grup Gedebong Goyang or G3. The group comprises of four expatriate women : Rucina Ballinger, Kerry Pendergrast, Suzan Kohlik and Antonella De Santis, but only …

January Highlights
Tue, 6/12/11 – 10:04 | No Comment
January Highlights

January is a festive season for Balinese. There are many holidays and ceremonies that will highlight the everyday life of the island on January since Galungan, the celebration of virtue’s victory over evil, Balinese version …

December Highlights
Sun, 4/12/11 – 3:52 | No Comment
December Highlights

Finally extremely long holiday come. December is people’s favorite month since they can take long holiday with family to Bali. For extremely comfortable long holiday on December, Bali villa could be the best choice where …

Balinese Wedding
Wed, 30/11/11 – 13:04 | No Comment
Balinese Wedding

As a Balinese I often attend friends’ Balinese wedding so more or less I know what to do and to expect at a wedding party. But for foreigners who are invited to a traditional Balinese …

Balinese Baby’s Anniversary
Mon, 28/11/11 – 14:42 | No Comment
Balinese Baby’s Anniversary

When your Balinese friend gave birth to a baby, she with her husband will hold a ceremony after 42 days, 105 days, and 210 days from the day the baby was born. If you are …

Ubud Young Artists Exhibition
Thu, 24/11/11 – 16:44 | No Comment
Ubud Young Artists Exhibition

The very first exhibition by Balinese artist was held in 1934 by Rudolf Bonnet and Walter Spies who truly cared about the development of Balinese artists whom they saw an immense amount …

Ayam Betutu, At Least Once in Your Life Time
Wed, 16/11/11 – 7:20 | No Comment
Ayam Betutu, At Least Once in Your Life Time

“Why come to Bali for delicious Rendang?” It is a satire for those travelers who eat other dishes instead of trying Balinese cuisines in Bali. Ayam Betutu is a popular Balinese cuisine renowned for its …

Welcome To Ngurah Rai International Airport
Wed, 2/11/11 – 5:06 | No Comment
Welcome To Ngurah Rai International Airport

We have landed in Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali. On behalf of all crew, I am captain for this flight would like to say thank you and have a nice holiday.  After warm welcome from …

Underpass To Be Constructed To Parse Congestion in Southern Part of Bali
Sat, 29/10/11 – 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
Wed, 26/10/11 – 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
Fri, 21/10/11 – 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 …

Bali Bombing 1 To Be Reconstructed
Thu, 20/10/11 – 13:47 | No Comment
Bali Bombing 1 To Be Reconstructed

Especially for Balinese and the victims’ family, bomb terror in 2002 recalls a bad memory of sad night when they lost their family. But for Umar Patek, the suspect of this terror, he must undergo …

Understand Subak More at Museum Subak
Wed, 12/10/11 – 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 …

Indonesian Visa
Wed, 12/10/11 – 10:34 | No Comment
Indonesian Visa

In the last decade, Indonesian Goiverment has made a great leap on visa regulation by applying visas regulation that is able to better accommodate the non-citizen who want to visit Indonesia. Basicly. the visa regulation …

Lake Batur Festival
Thu, 6/10/11 – 19:54 | No Comment
Lake Batur Festival

Craving to get involved in Kuta Karnival which will be held on October 14-16 2011? Warm yourself up at Lake Batur, Bangli Regency. This idyllic lake will host Lake Batur Festival held on October 10-12th …

November Highlights
Thu, 6/10/11 – 10:47 | No Comment
November Highlights

November 2011 is a rich month. There will be so many traditional ceremonies and festivals as well. Many Hindu traditional ceremonies will be held in the middle and the end of November while some musical …

October Highlights
Thu, 6/10/11 – 8:20 | No Comment
October Highlights

Some annual international events are held in Bali on the month of October. Ubud Writers and Readers Festival as one of five biggest literary festivals in the world is back with various famous writers and …

Finally Lombok Has An International Airport
Mon, 3/10/11 – 18:09 | No Comment
Finally Lombok Has An International Airport

Start from October 1st, you can enjoy direct international flights to Lombok Island. Indonesian and NTB government decided to open Lombok International Airport replacing the old Selaparang airport. Boeing 737 belonging to national carrier Garuda …

The Beverly Hills Bali
Sun, 2/10/11 – 7:17 | No Comment
The Beverly Hills Bali

Discover the hillside beauty of Bali from a new luxury private villa complex nestled into the mountains overlooking Jimbaran Ocean. Cooler climes await visitors to this hidden gem known as The Beverly Hills Bali, a …

Top Ten Courses In Bali
Thu, 29/09/11 – 16:52 | No Comment
Top Ten Courses In Bali

There are so many things that you would like to learn from how to master Balinese dance to carve the wood. Or you are craving to stand on the surf board but you still can’t …

Robin Lim: A Finalist Top Ten CNN Heroes
Mon, 26/09/11 – 19:37 | No Comment
Robin Lim: A Finalist Top Ten CNN Heroes

When her younger sister died because of complication during the third pregnancy, Robin Lim was very shocked and sad. Knowing that maternal and infant mortality rate in Asia was so high finally made her took …

Balian: Medicine Man
Mon, 26/09/11 – 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 …