it is difficult to pick just one favorite place to visit on the island as each part of Bali has a different unique aspect. So I have decided to share with you three of my favorite places in the hope that you, our kind readers might have the opportunity to visit one or all three.
NOW! Publications and writers take on Ubud, four times over!
Since 2012, NOW! Bali and NOW! Jakarta magazines have published 4 books together with their writers, all focused on the cultures of Bali and Indonesia: the Cultural Books Series. This year, for the first time, they have been a part of the very popular literary gathering, the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival. The writers, supported
Meet the Authors at Ubud Readers & Writers Festival
Delve into a world of Balinese…
Cp Lounge Rocks the Monkey Forest
There really is only one place in Ubud where you can go to get your dance on until the wee hours: CP Lounge. During the day, CP Lounge is a great place to chill out for lunch or tapas in the breezy pavilion overlooking the football field. Once the sun goes down, CP Lounge becomes
Sun, Surf and Style
This boutique hotel is all about affordable luxury, with 66 rooms and lifestyle facilities for modern guests looking to experience the very best of Bali. It is just a stone’s throw away from the upbeat surf scene of Legian Beach and is part of a lively area teeming with shops, restaurants and bars.
Awaken the Heritage
With its striking nautical décor and retro touches, The Kuta Beach Heritage Hotel offers guests a taste of old-fashioned, yet glamorous, seaside charm. The details related to surfing, yachting, fishing and seafaring which are displayed throughout the hotel are quirky while the facilities and standard of service are befitting to the luxury and sophistication of a
Ngendag : The Awakening of the Dead
Historian and art critic Jean Couteau brings us stories depicting the life on Bali, sometimes real, sometimes myth, always meaningful. Here he shares the story of Ngendag , a Balinese ritual in which buried corpses are exhumed to be cremated. This and other stories can be found in Jean Couteau’s book, Myth, Magic and Mystery in Bali .
ETIHAD AIRWAYS DONATES PROCEEDS OF CHARITY FUN RUN IN SUPPORT OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has donated to the Abu Dhabi Centre for Autism the proceeds of a charity fun run marathon, held last month as part of the airline’s 10th anniversary celebrations.
Artists and Artisans – What’s the difference between an artisan and an artist?
An artisan is essentially a manual worker who makes items with his or her hands, and who through skill, experience and talent can create things of great beauty as well as being functional. Before the industrial revolution virtually everything was made by artisans, from smiths (goldsmiths, blacksmiths, locksmiths, gunsmiths) to weavers, dyers carpenters, potters, etc.
Spa For Two: Couple’s Treatments Perfect for Valentines Day in Bali
Nothing says self-indulgence more than a lineup of exclusive spa treatments. Spend a day (or a full weekend) of relaxation with your significant other to escape the daily hustle and bustle, spending quality time together in one of Bali’s most intimate, tranquil spa locations. This Valentine’s month, take advantage of these special couple’s treatments and