Pura Tirta Empul: The Holy Spring of Indra

In an area of Bali rich in ancient and archaeological history, you will find a temple within which holy waters are said to gurgle from deep beneath the ground. Pura Tirta Empul, a holy spring temple found in Tampak Siring, is where many Balinese Hindu will go to perform the melukat purification ceremony. However, it

An Ocean of Learning in Bali’s Center for Marine Conservation

Bali-based environmental NGO, the Coral Triangle Center (CTC), is on a mission to educate millions about the oceans, and more specifically how we can protect them. Seeing their impressive Center for Marine Conservation in Sanur, this mission is well on its way. In the space of ocean found between Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the

The New Prestige of Apéritif Restaurant

As one of Bali’s most opulent fine dining restaurants, Apéritif has secured a reputation as being the go-to destination for special occasions and a truly memorable culinary experience. Inviting new and loyal diners to explore their impeccable kitchen creations, Apéritif have launched a brand new menu, the Prestige Degustation.  Available for lunch and dinner, the

New Fine Dining Delights at Di Mare Restaurant

With a location that’s hard to beat atop the cliffs of Uluwatu, with full-length windows ensuring impeccable views across the Indian Ocean, di Mare Restaurant is a real culinary destination. Recently, the restaurant released a brand new menu, as Executive Chef Joseph Antonishek takes guests on a discovery of his favourite Indonesian ingredients, infused masterfully

Fraksi Epos Exhibition: Indonesia’s Contemporary Art Scene Come Together

Inside the construction site of South Beach, a new expansion to the Discovery Shopping Mall in Kuta, an innovative art exhibition and showcase has manifested within the development. Titled Ruang Baur Seni: Fraksi Epos 2022, this one-of-a-kind art event sees a huge collaboration of Bali’s many creative communities, together displaying a mosaic of Indonesia’s up-and-coming

Singapore Airlines Officially Resumes Direct Bali-Singapore Flights

At 11.56AM, 16 February 2022, Singapore Airlines landed in Bali’s I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, marking the first foreign airline to fly to Bali after the Indonesian government opened Bali to foreign tourism. This inaugural flight was carrying 156 passengers straight from Singapore, 47 of whom were Indonesian citizens and 109 were foreigners. All

Estuarine Explorations at the Kedonganan Mangroves

If you’re looking for an easy-to-access activity, one that takes you into the heart of nature and gives you a new way to see Bali, then a boat trip through the Kedonganan mangroves may just be the ticket. Blessed with a range of environments and landscapes, Bali continues to be a haven for those who

For People and Planet: Developing Trail Tourism Across Bali

In an effort to bolster Bali’s local economy, one company is establishing a network of treks and trails throughout Bali with the objective of directly empowering local communities whilst also encouraging a sustainable, eco-tourism model for the island. Bali is no stranger to outdoor tourism, for decades visitors have been able to charge up mountainsides

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The Arak Farmers of Karangasem

Before bottles of Grey Goose or Dom Pérignon ever reached the island, the libation of choice was always arak. This island moonshine was not just a delicacy, it was a craft. Today, these arak artisans continue to produce using age-old methods, supplying the local arak scene from their humble, home-based distilleries. ‘Arak – Made in

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

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