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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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BALI COMMUNITY FIGHTS TO SAVE STOLEN STATE LAND
Sat, 7/08/10 – 13:15 | No Comment
BALI COMMUNITY FIGHTS TO SAVE STOLEN STATE LAND

The community of Nusa Ceningan works together with a collation of local NGOs to seek justice for their stolen land at Bali’s high court
The community of Nusa Ceningan is struggling with a legal battle to …

Bali’s Travel Boom: Eat, Pray, Love Tourism
Sat, 7/08/10 – 5:06 | 3 Comments
Bali’s Travel Boom: Eat, Pray, Love Tourism

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By Hillary Brenhouse / Ubud
On a still road in Pengostanan Village in Bali’s central foothills, a dull, blue-stained …

The Giant Kites War at Tanah Lot Kites Festival 2010
Mon, 2/08/10 – 13:54 | No Comment
The Giant Kites War at Tanah Lot Kites Festival 2010

Annually, kites festival is held to appreciate the traditional entertainment –flying kite-that is usually done by the young Balinese. This kite festival is held in many regions in Bali such as Sanur, Kuta, and Tanah …

Sanur Village Festival 2010
Mon, 2/08/10 – 6:46 | 2 Comments
Sanur Village Festival 2010

Following our four consecutive successful celebrations, we are proud to announce the return of Sanur Village Festival set for August 4 – 8, 2010 taking place at Segara Ayu beach and Inna Grand Bali Beach …

Farewell to Ni Ketut Cenik
Thu, 29/07/10 – 14:59 | No Comment
Farewell to Ni Ketut Cenik

Paradise island of Bali has lost one of her maestro, Ni Ketut Cenik, excellent performer and teacher of Balinese dance, mother of Balinese dance maestro, I Made Jimat, and grandmother to I Nyoman Budiarta who …

Golfing in Bali
Wed, 28/07/10 – 8:12 | One Comment
Golfing in Bali

The paradise island of Bali is not just paradise for tourist but also for golfers. In the last decade, Bali is growing rapidly into a sought after golfing destination. With several top class 18-hole championship …

Alila Ubud is committed to responsible waste management
Thu, 22/07/10 – 12:48 | No Comment
Alila Ubud is committed to responsible waste management

There is an ongoing campaign to raise the awareness of illegal waste dumping that concerns corporation as well as tourism partners in Bali. Illegal dumping of waste goes entirely against the green philosophy of Alila, …

Photo Gallery of The Stones Hotel and Entertainment Center
Thu, 22/07/10 – 4:51 | No Comment
Photo Gallery of The Stones Hotel and Entertainment Center

Your Soft Opening Dose of Beauty: The Stones Hotel and Entertainment Center

Manado North Sulawesi in a Glimpse
Tue, 20/07/10 – 12:49 | One Comment
Manado North Sulawesi in a Glimpse

North Sulawesi is one of Indonesia’s popular destinations. It has magnificent coral reefs protecting virgin white beaches, mountains and active volcanos, as well as jungle with indigenous and rare flora and fauna. It is a …

Top 3 Must-Visit Places in Bali
Mon, 19/07/10 – 8:58 | One Comment
Top 3 Must-Visit Places in Bali

There’s no shortage of great places to visit in Bali, but if you’re looking for the really special places, you can find these within easy travel distance of your Bali hotel . Bali’s a great …

The Stones Hotel and Entertainment Center
Sat, 17/07/10 – 11:39 | 3 Comments
The Stones Hotel and Entertainment Center

The Stones Hotel and Entertainment Center
Built as beachfront landmark of Kuta, The Stones Hotel and Entertainment Center inspires tourists and locals alike with its various restaurants, bars, boutiques and hotel, all with casual and chic …

Mengwi Bali’s Royal Cremation 2010
Sun, 11/07/10 – 3:55 | 5 Comments
Mengwi Bali’s Royal Cremation 2010

Royal Cremation ceremony of Mengwi’ queen’s, Ida Tjokorda Istri Winten from Puri Ageng Mengwi, Friday (Juli 2nd, 2010 was attended by thousands of Mengwi residents. The royal cremation ceremony took place around 1 PM with …

Bali Culinary Professionals
Thu, 8/07/10 – 18:00 | No Comment
Bali Culinary Professionals

Dear friends and culinary lovers,
Greetings from the island of gods!!
I hope you and your family enjoyed a wonderful holiday season. This year Bali Culinary Professionals will become the forefront in our industry as …

Ngusabha Kasa Festival, Asak , Karangasem
Sat, 3/07/10 – 9:35 | One Comment
Ngusabha Kasa Festival, Asak , Karangasem

The two dance terms used for this dance have different meanings in different villages. Both dances have their own particular characteristics. In the traditional village of Asak in Karangasem, however, these two names are combined …

Bali International Spa & Wellness Expo 2011
Fri, 2/07/10 – 14:11 | No Comment
Bali International Spa & Wellness Expo 2011

To be held next February 11 to 13 in Bali International Convention Center (BICC), Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.  This event will be attended by Spa Operators, & beautician from all over the world with number …

Through the Eyes of Balinese High Priest:Trihitakarana for UNFCCC
Sun, 27/06/10 – 16:25 | No Comment
Through the Eyes of Balinese High Priest:Trihitakarana for UNFCCC

Here is another good articles on climate change by Balinese high priest Sri Bhagawan Dwija Warsa Nawa Sandi from Buleleng regency who has great concern on environment and climate change without further ado here is …

KITEBOARDING returns to Sanur for the 5th HOTAIR! 2010
Sat, 26/06/10 – 10:07 | 3 Comments
KITEBOARDING returns to Sanur for the 5th HOTAIR! 2010

Sanur is one of the most popular places in Bali for Kite Boarding and boasts near perfect conditions for all water-sport enthusiasts. It is situated on the southeastern shore of the sunny Bali, …

Face Landscape
Wed, 23/06/10 – 12:40 | One Comment
Face Landscape

Month of June and July in Bali was filled with exhibitions and art festivals. One of them is very interesting exhibition of photographs taken by IB Putra Adnyana (Gustra) entitled ‘Face Landscape’

Bulantrisna Djelantik

Suryak Oe
Thu, 17/06/10 – 17:13 | One Comment
Suryak Oe

The anniversary of temple is a-day-to-day event in Bali but the celebration of temple anniversary that has unique ritual in it does not happen every day.  The anniversary of Pura Dalem (one of three civic …

HARD ROCK HOTEL BALI “CELEBRATES FOUNDER’S DAY AT CENTERSTAGE”
Wed, 16/06/10 – 12:53 | One Comment
HARD ROCK HOTEL BALI “CELEBRATES FOUNDER’S DAY AT CENTERSTAGE”

Hard Rock Hotel Bali celebrated “Founders Day” on June 14, 2010, in recognition of the first Hard Rock Cafe opening 39-years ago in London, England. To celebrate its inception, Centerstage turned back the clock …

Let’s Be Butterfly with Bali Safari
Tue, 15/06/10 – 15:59 | No Comment
Let’s Be Butterfly with Bali Safari

As a form of social responsibility towards society, Bali Safari & Marine Park together with Sekolah Petra Berkat had invited 56 people with physical and mental disabilities from the Butterfly Foundation Bangli and …

Legong Legacy
Sat, 12/06/10 – 20:55 | No Comment
Legong Legacy

Photo Exhibition by  I Ketut Widiatmika – Legong Legacy
Inauguration: Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 18:30 pm
To Public: 11 –  20 June 20, 2010 from 10:00 to 18:00 pm
Venue : Bentara Budaya Bali

‘Eat, Pray, Love’ Trailer HD
Thu, 10/06/10 – 7:41 | No Comment
‘Eat, Pray, Love’ Trailer HD

Starring: Julia Roberts, James Franco and Javier Bardem
Directed by: Ryan Murphy
Opens August 13, 2010
Based on the beloved memoir of the same name, Eat, Pray, Love tells the story of Elizabeth Gilbert (Roberts), a newly single …

GEMPITA GIANYAR Festival is Back to Ubud
Sat, 5/06/10 – 7:29 | 2 Comments
GEMPITA GIANYAR Festival is Back to Ubud

Bali, 26 May 2010, After a successful event in 2007 and 2008, this year GEMPITA GIANYAR will be held again in Ubud on 2-3 July 2010.  In its third year, GEMPITA GIANYAR is held also in appreciation …

Nusa Dua Beach Hotel and Spa – Refurbishment
Fri, 4/06/10 – 10:55 | 3 Comments
Nusa Dua Beach Hotel and Spa – Refurbishment

Nusa Dua Beach Hotel and Spa are improving, on the First Phase of our refurbishment plan starting today, 01 June 2010, 82 rooms of our superior room in the Nusa Dua Wing will be closed …

The Anniversary of Alas Kedaton Temple
Wed, 2/06/10 – 18:10 | One Comment
The Anniversary of Alas Kedaton Temple

Every year thousands of temple ceremonies are held in Bali but only few of them are held in unique way and one of them is the anniversary of Alas Kedaton Temple. But before we proceed …

Jauk and Telek Dance
Tue, 1/06/10 – 8:45 | One Comment
Jauk and Telek Dance

Out of many kinds of masked dances in Bali, Jauk and Telek can be categorized as the most singular one. Jauk is the male version of this genre while Telek is the female one. Jauk …

Passing Down the Knowledge through Ngayah
Sat, 29/05/10 – 15:04 | One Comment
Passing Down the Knowledge through Ngayah

For Balinese, a religious ceremony is not just an occasion to express devotion to God or to meet with families, relatives or community members but also an opportunity to pass down the knowledge that are …

HARD ROCK HOTEL BALI 12 YEARS ANNIVERSARY “REGGAE NIGHT” STAFF PARTY
Fri, 28/05/10 – 12:24 | No Comment
HARD ROCK HOTEL BALI  12 YEARS ANNIVERSARY “REGGAE NIGHT” STAFF PARTY

Hard Rock Hotel Bali celebrated its 12th anniversary on May 18, 2010 in true “Reggae” Style.
Band members were encouraged to immerse themselves into the reggae culture for the evening. They were …

Tajen Pura Hyang Api (Cockfighting of Hyang Api Temple)
Mon, 24/05/10 – 9:49 | One Comment
Tajen Pura Hyang Api (Cockfighting of Hyang Api Temple)

Hyang Api temple in Kelusa village, Payangan, Gianyar is well known for its deity-protected cockfighting. Hyang Api’s cockfighting is the biggest deity-protected cockfighting event in Bali, involving thousands of gamblers, several arenas, and last for …

Sushi Tei
Wed, 19/05/10 – 13:06 | No Comment
Sushi Tei

Sushi Tei – Where pristine culinary skills and incisive expertise with an innate appreciation of nature come together to inspire and enhance the experience of true Japanese dining.

Bungan Sandat by late AA Cakra
Wed, 19/05/10 – 9:09 | 2 Comments
Bungan Sandat by late AA Cakra

Yen gumanti bajang tan binaye pucuk nedeng kembang
disuba ye layu tan ade ngerunguang ngemasin makutang
becik malaksana de gumanti dadi kembang bintang
mantik di rurunge makejang mangempok raris ka entungang

Porter at Ngurah Rai Airport
Mon, 17/05/10 – 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.

The War of Fire
Sat, 15/05/10 – 13:09 | No Comment
The War of Fire

Paradise Island of Bali holds much unique ritual in its cultural inventory one of them is “perang api” or “war of fire”. This ritual can be found in Jasi and Saren village in Karangasem regency …

Balinese Cockfighting Tajen
Fri, 14/05/10 – 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
Thu, 13/05/10 – 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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Desa Seni welcomes New Resident Teacher – Lisa Esposito
Sat, 8/05/10 – 7:43 | No Comment
Desa Seni welcomes New Resident Teacher – Lisa Esposito

Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Desa Seni, A Village Resort is thrilled and excited to announce the arrival of our New Resident Teacher, Lisa Esposito, who will be with us for 3 months and starting to teach as …

Bibi Anu
Wed, 5/05/10 – 13:40 | One Comment
Bibi Anu

Wisdom if you look carefully can be found everywhere, for Balinese traditional song is an important source of wisdom. The song “Bibi Anu” that is usually sung by expecting mother in bygone days is a …

Satriya Cottages: Deluxe Room – New Look
Mon, 3/05/10 – 5:02 | 2 Comments
Satriya Cottages: Deluxe Room – New Look

The new face of the deluxe rooms which bring a new blend of Balinese tradition and modern style. There is a painting on the wall and also large flat screen TV that very comfortable to …

RESOR SEMINYAK BALI ANNOUNCES ITS NEW LUXURY BRAND
Mon, 26/04/10 – 15:26 | One Comment
RESOR SEMINYAK BALI ANNOUNCES ITS NEW LUXURY BRAND

Resor Seminyak Bali is delighted to announce its new luxury resort brand: The Seminyak – A Premium Beach Resort.
As an impressive complement to the stunning lifestyle of the trendy and most dynamic area of Seminyak, …