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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Penampahan Galungan
Monday, 21 Oct, 2013 – 9:00 | No Comment
Penampahan Galungan

Penampahan Galungan, is a day before Galungan (a Christmas for Balinese). The word “Penampahan Galungan” derives from the word “tampah” which means “to slaughter” and “galungan” which means victory. So Penampahan Galungan is a day …

Tumpek Kandang
Saturday, 26 Feb, 2011 – 5:47 | One Comment
Tumpek Kandang

Yet another religious occasion will be celebrated on Saturday February 26, 2011 in accordance to the Balinese calendar. This day is known as Tumpek Kandang or Tumpel Uye and offerings are made to honour animals, …

Pande: Master of Metal
Wednesday, 10 Mar, 2010 – 11:00 | 2 Comments
Pande: Master of Metal

In Bali, becoming blacksmiths is not a matter of skill. Although you can learn how to make a steel implement, you cannot be called a blacksmith. The only way to become a blacksmiths is …

Puri Taman Sari
Saturday, 6 Feb, 2010 – 11:30 | No Comment
Puri Taman Sari

Puri Taman Sari offers you an unforgettable wonderful experience of living inside a traditional royal Balinese house compound with authentic Balinese architecture and nuance. Puri Taman Sari is designed and built based on Balinese ancient …

Villa Flamboyant at Banyuning Amed
Monday, 18 Jan, 2010 – 5:30 | 4 Comments
Villa Flamboyant at Banyuning Amed

“Feels like home” nowadays has become an overused phrase in describing a villa, and many times this phrase become meaningless, but for describing Villa Flamboyant, the phrase “feels like home” get its full meaning. Villa …

New face for a familiar place…Puri Saraswati Bungalows
Thursday, 17 Dec, 2009 – 8:05 | No Comment
New face for a familiar place…Puri Saraswati Bungalows

Puri Saraswati Bungalows has recently completed its new lobby. It is elegantly constructed of white Palimanan stone and beautiful carving on the pillars. The lobby is welcoming to guests and has a warm and friendly …

Surga Villas Bali
Monday, 7 Dec, 2009 – 11:52 | One Comment
Surga Villas Bali

Surga Villas Bali, just a quick drive from the major tourist centres of Kuta and Seminyak, and 25 minutes from the Bali International Airport. The Surga Villas sit in perfect rural seclusion. Surrounded by hushed …

Bali Photography: Balinese Women
Friday, 4 Dec, 2009 – 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 …

The 2009 Ubud Writers & Readers Festival
Tuesday, 6 Oct, 2009 – 0:41 | One Comment
The 2009 Ubud Writers & Readers Festival

Om Swastiastu

The 2009 Ubud Writers & Readers Festival program is gathering momentum, and a rich array of panel sessions, readings, book launches, literary lunches, nighttime gatherings and workshops are coming together at Legong-speed to create …

Villa Mary
Monday, 7 Sep, 2009 – 5:08 | No Comment
Villa Mary

“Wow, it’s huge” is the first impression Villa Mary gives to you. Established on 3270 square meter of secluded beach of Pererenan village, just 25 minutes drive from Seminyak area. With its wide rice field …

Ware Ware Surf Bungalows
Thursday, 27 Aug, 2009 – 7:44 | 3 Comments
Ware Ware Surf Bungalows

Ware Ware Surf Bungalow has 8 Standard Rooms and 1 family room. Ceiling Fan and Aircon, new and clean with panoramic views. Both nicely furnished with wooden antique beds with mosquito net. Overlooking Sanghiang Bay …

Genjek: Jokes in a Song
Tuesday, 18 Aug, 2009 – 7:11 | One Comment
Genjek: Jokes in a Song

One of many social art performances that are originated from Buleleng is Genjek. The word “genjek “is derived from the word “gonjak” means joke. It was born as a kill-time activity; it started through talking …

A Gratitude to the Tools: Tumpek Landep
Saturday, 15 Aug, 2009 – 0:00 | 2 Comments
A Gratitude to the Tools: Tumpek Landep

If you happen to be in Bali today, you will have a chance to see cars, motorcycles and bicycles all over the island are adorned with beautiful coconut-leaf decorations. Today, Balinese celebrate Tumpek Landep holiday; …

Tony Blair at the Elephant Safari Park, Taro
Friday, 14 Aug, 2009 – 13:45 | One Comment
Tony Blair at the Elephant Safari Park, Taro

British ex Prime Minister Tony Blair, his wife Cherie and children visited the Elephant Safari Park at Taro today. They were welcomed by the park owner Nigel Mason and his son Jian. Nigel, who is …

Presentation of the Exhibition Bali Kuno
Wednesday, 5 Aug, 2009 – 15:06 | One Comment
Presentation of the Exhibition Bali Kuno

A celebration of a by gone era…
It is through the very development of photography that images of Bali were divulgated all around the world, evoking the foreign conception of this island as an idyllic land. …

Villa Kalimaya
Monday, 3 Aug, 2009 – 6:59 | 3 Comments
Villa Kalimaya

Named after a river of gem, Villa Kalimaya is just a stone throw from the vast Indian Ocean where most rivers in Bali ended. Situated on Bali’s southwest coast, on 2000 square meters of premium …

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 …

Karma Kandara, Uluwatu
Friday, 17 Jul, 2009 – 6:41 | One Comment
Karma Kandara, Uluwatu

Karma Kandara will provide no disappointment in fulfilling the promise of its name. Set atop the sweeping cliffs of Uluwatu, Karma Kandara overlooks what is arguably Bali ‘s most beautiful beach. Kandara is blessed with …

Viceroy Bali
Sunday, 12 Jul, 2009 – 4:34 | 5 Comments
Viceroy Bali

Viceroy Bali is owned and managed by an Australian family with vast worldwide traveling experience who have bestowed the resort with their love of culture and fashion. Guests can expect to experience graceful and caring …

Helipad at Viceroy Bali
Thursday, 2 Jul, 2009 – 6:51 | No Comment
Helipad at Viceroy Bali

The Viceroy Bali helipad is on site just a few meters walk to the reception. Guests can choose to fly in directly from the International Airport (15 mins) instead of a taking the 45 …

Food for the future, Organic farming takes root in post-bomb Bali
Wednesday, 1 Jul, 2009 – 6:59 | 12 Comments
Food for the future, Organic farming takes root in post-bomb Bali

Food for the future, Organic farming takes root in post-bomb Bali
Graeme MacRae

In the 1990s, the tourism industry in Bali boomed. Many Balinese became rich during this period. But farmers, the traditional upholders of the Balinese …

Komaneka Bisma
Tuesday, 30 Jun, 2009 – 17:53 | 4 Comments
Komaneka Bisma

The newest Komaneka in Ubud is designed as a sophisticated and contemporary lifestyle destination. It’s elegant villas, each with its private pool, and spacious suites are completed with an Indonesian fine dining restaurant, luxurious spa-villa, …

Traditional Balinese Children Song
Monday, 29 Jun, 2009 – 4:35 | 4 Comments
Traditional Balinese Children Song

Back in my childhood days, my friends and I used to play traditional Balinese children game called “meong-meongan” or “the cat” game. It is a simple game, derived from the well known theme of a …

Gebogan
Tuesday, 23 Jun, 2009 – 11:08 | No Comment
Gebogan

Gebogan is one of many different kinds of beautiful offerings Balinese women traditionally make. It contains, flowers, fruits, rice, cone-shaped cakes and a roasted chicken. What is included in Gebogan will vary from one part …

Alila Hotels and Resorts
Friday, 19 Jun, 2009 – 22:36 | 2 Comments
Alila Hotels and Resorts

Alila Hotels and Resorts offers a stylish, relaxing environment with a new level of guest experience which is continuously redefined by the latest developments in design and living.
Alila Jakarta has earned recognition for …

Indonesia tourist arrivals on the rise
Tuesday, 16 Jun, 2009 – 15:02 | No Comment
Indonesia tourist arrivals on the rise

Indonesia recorded a 1.35% increase in the number of foreign tourist arrivals between January and April of this year, state news agency Antara has reported.
According to data from the country’s Tourism and Culture Ministry, …

Perang Pandan ( Mekare – Kare )
Sunday, 14 Jun, 2009 – 10:35 | 2 Comments
Perang Pandan ( Mekare – Kare )

Symbolic Mekare kare (duel between two young men, who is respective armed with two pieces of thorny pandanous leaves on the right hand and an armour made of plaited rattan on the left), held at …

Usaba Sambah; Mekare kare, Tenganan Pegringsingan
Friday, 12 Jun, 2009 – 8:09 | No Comment
Usaba Sambah; Mekare kare, Tenganan Pegringsingan

Symbolic Mekare kare (duel between two young men, who is respective armed with two pieces of thorny pandanous leaves on the right hand and an armour made of plaited rattan on the left), held at …

Villa Semarapura
Monday, 8 Jun, 2009 – 17:07 | No Comment
Villa Semarapura

Situated on secluded location between Canggu and Tanah Lot, near Cemagi Beach, overlooking picturesque panorama of volcanoes in the distance and rustic sea temple (Pura Bata Ngandang) which is situated on dramatic coastline with stunning …

Tumpek Kandang : Balinese Animal Day
Saturday, 6 Jun, 2009 – 13:00 | 2 Comments
Tumpek Kandang : Balinese Animal Day

Today, Saturday, o6/06/2009, Balinese celebrate the “Tumpek Kandang” holiday. This holiday is dedicated to Sang Hyang Rare Angon, the god of all cattle and livestock. On this day Balinese show their appreciation and thankfulness …

The First International Conference and Festival on the ‘Cultural Identity of Buleleng’
Monday, 1 Jun, 2009 – 17:38 | No Comment
The First International Conference and Festival on the ‘Cultural Identity of Buleleng’

The First International Conference and Festival on the ‘Cultural Identity of Buleleng’ will be held from July 30 until 2 August, 2009 at The Bali Taman Hotel, Lovina Beach. Its aim is to (re-)discover the …

Nights after the Cremation Ceremony
Saturday, 30 May, 2009 – 13:45 | No Comment
Nights after the Cremation Ceremony

Cremation ceremony is a source of joy for Balinese even after the ceremony is over. For three nights after the cremation ceremony the male member of the banjar (hamlet), clan members and relatives that stay …

Requesting for a Child
Thursday, 28 May, 2009 – 21:34 | No Comment
Requesting for a Child

For Balinese couple having a child is essential and should be done as soon as possible since the child will take all parents’ socio-religious responsibilities when he / she gets married. Most Balinese couple who …

Balinese Wedding at Puri Taman Sari
Thursday, 28 May, 2009 – 9:15 | 6 Comments
Balinese Wedding at Puri Taman Sari

Why not married, renew your vow or wedding all over again the most exotic paradise island of Bali? We are pleased to create your dream wedding in our tropical wedding pavilion or outdoor wedding, with …

Tirtha Uluwatu 2
Sunday, 24 May, 2009 – 10:17 | No Comment
Tirtha Uluwatu 2

Enjoy an unforgettable tropical wedding surrounded by your loved ones in the ultimate wedding venue, high above the Indian Ocean on the southern cliffs of Bali. This spectacular location sets the scene for the most …

Anda Amed Resort
Friday, 22 May, 2009 – 13:48 | No Comment
Anda Amed Resort

If you are looking for a place, where you can find tranquility as well as comfort, privacy as well as warm hospitality, a perfect place for hideaway and spending your time without counting the passing …

Siat Sampian (Part 1)
Thursday, 21 May, 2009 – 15:14 | No Comment
Siat Sampian (Part 1)

‘Siat sampian’ or sampian war is one of the oldest Balinese Hindus’ sacred tradition that is performed annually at Samuan Tiga temple in Gianyar. In this war, dozens of premas – or women – worshippers …

Tirtha Uluwatu
Tuesday, 19 May, 2009 – 10:59 | No Comment
Tirtha Uluwatu

Your wedding day is a moment so precious, only the finest location will meet the occasion. Set high on the cliffs of Southern Bali, with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, Tirtha Uluwatu is truly …

Through The Eyes of Researcher: Cockfight and Balinese Men
Sunday, 17 May, 2009 – 8:00 | One Comment
Through The Eyes of Researcher: Cockfight and Balinese Men

Here is an interesting excerpt on cockfight and Balinese men taken from Clifford Geertz’s writing entitled “Deep Play: Notes on the Balinese Cockfight”. It will give you an interesting insight on the relation between cockfight …

Puri Taman Sari
Saturday, 16 May, 2009 – 9:18 | No Comment
Puri Taman Sari

Puri Taman Sari offers you an unforgettable wonderful experience of living inside a traditional royal Balinese house compound with authentic Balinese architecture and nuance. Puri Taman Sari is designed and built based on Balinese ancient …