Pura Taman Ayun Temple Mengi Bali

Pura Taman Ayun: A Beautiful Garden Temple

Taman Ayun Temple is an important part of Bali’s history. It is a remnant of the once powerful Mengwi Kingdom, a place of worship for the kings and queens of old. It is the second largest temple complex on the island today and remains an integral part of Bali’s subak water-sharing system. Manicured to near

Coming to Terms with Change in Bali (and of Bali)

Listen to this article through the NOW! Bali Podcast: Change is inevitable, and Bali is no stranger to change. It’s no stranger to development and improvement, as well being no stranger to deterioration and damage. What governs whether this inevitable change is positive or negative is those who are part of it, who contribute to

Paradise on Hold: The Reality of Food Waste and Poverty in Bali

Continuing on-going efforts to provide unemployed Bali residents and vulnerable communities with much needed food donations, the people behind the renowned book, Our Bali Your Bali, are releasing an all-new documentary series called Paradise on Hold to reveal the reality of Bali’s enduring hardships. Our Bali Your Bali When Dean Keddell had to close down

Our Bali Your Bali – A Fundraising Cookbook Like No Other

Article on Our Bali Your Bali Originally Published 2 December 2020, Updated 14 January 2022:When the tourist gates closed back in April 2020, everyone thought that this would be a temporary setback. Like the Bali bombings, or the eruptions of Mount Agung, this was just another hiccup in Bali’s unpredictable tourist game. Now, nearly nine

Public Feedback Campaign: What Should the Government do to Sustain Tourism in Bali?

Part of their on-going efforts to encourage the continued use of the Balinese language, the foundation BASABali organises regular writing contests inviting Balinese to freely and honestly express themselves across a range of topics. In the latest campaign, they ask millienals to answer the question: What should the government do to evoke and sustain the


Say Goodbye to 2021 at KU DE TA’s New Year’s Eve Celebration

This legendary Seminyak destination, the island’s pioneering beach club, invites you to an unforgettable New Years in Bali. KU DE TA, renowned for their epically entertaining events, are gearing up to say goodbye (and good riddance!) to 2021 and they’re doing it in style. With a luxurious Seafood dinner to an evening of dancing and

The Suku Bali Celebrates the Season with Christmas Dinner & Cocktails

It’s going to be an extra cosy Christmas in Ubud this season, as The Suku Bali presents their specially prepared culinary offerings, including a very cheeky afternoon tea experience, Christmas-inspired cocktails and celebratory feasts! One of Ubud’s newest hotspots, The Suku Bali is a unique venue comprised of an expansive living garden, a stylish-yet-laidback lounge

Ijen at Potato Head: Keeping Seafood Simple (and Sustainable)

It seems the Potato Head Family is on a hot streak. Having reopened its Bali ‘complex’, better known as the Desa (or village), encompassing the Beach Club, Potato Head Studios and everything that happens in-between, the lifestyle destination has been active reinvigorating the local art, music and food scenes. Riding the momentum, the group has

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