Gift Ideas for Him & Her this Valentine’s Day

Aside from the endless pampering and bonding experiences, Valentine’s Day is also about gift-giving. This is no simple feat, gift-giving should be considered an intimate act, as a lot of thought is, or at least should be, put into it. Here are some Bali gift ideas to show to your partner that you’ve been thinking

5 Couple’s Bonding Experiences To Try in Bali

We invite you and your significant other to reignite the love between you and challenge your relationship in these unique, couple’s bonding experiences available on this island not only of the gods, but also of romance. A night at the movies, a fancy dinner, perhaps coupled with gifts and flowers; these are certainly romantic gestures

Shoppin’ In The Rain: All You Need for Rain in Bali

The monsoon is here. Whilst it’s not always sunshine and rainbows even on paradise islands like Bali, don’t let the wet weather rain on your parade. To embrace Bali and all its rainy glory, we have listed a few items for you to stay dry and warm. Waterproof Camera Bad weather shouldn’t ruin a picture

The Radical Rapids of the Ayung River

There’s little point coming to a paradise island like Bali if you’re not spending some time outdoors. Hiking a volcano to chase sunrise, picking vegetables for a cooking class, there are so many ways to immerse yourself in the island’s natural surroundings. However, for those nature lovers with a more daring soul, there’s one activity

Say Bye Bye to Plastics with The Komitmen: An Interview with Melati Wijsen

Five years ago, the Bali born and bred sisters started a revolution on the island, now they are transforming businesses in Bali and have appeared live on CNN before Anderson Cooper and Kelly Ripa. Melati Wijsen, one of two Wijsen sisters from Bye-Bye Plastic Bag fame, arrived at the semi-vacant restaurant in Pererenan with a cardboard

Dear NOW! Bali, Letters from Our Friends On Our Anniversary

January 2018 marks the 10th year of our NOW! Bali publication. In selecting what to feature in this issue, we relied on the NOW! Bali tradition of constantly promoting Bali as a unique cultural wonder, and selected 10 stories from the past 10 years of our journey as a media company that we think best

A Handy Crafty Christmas : Make Your Own Presents

Be the ultimate gift-giver this festive season and surprise your favourite people with a cornucopia of personalised pleasures and your newfound vocational skills up your sleeve. Christmas presents are infinite times more meaningful when handcrafted with love. Plus, it will feel more rewarding! At the end of the day, you’ll wrap up the year knowing

Aye-Aye Captain : Learning to Sail in Bali

In Bali’s once sleepy district of Sanur, sits a sailing and water sport company with its sights set on offering a different kind of ocean experience than what Bali is typically known for. Both therapeutic and adrenaline-pumping activities are up for grabs here – set sail, captain! Sanur is Bali’s mature beachside town. Adored for

Where to Party in Bali Long into the Night

Bali is fun 24 hours a day , 7 days a week. That is a fact. From exploring the island all day, getting up early for a sunrise trek, discovering markets or museums, visiting a water park or safari park – even when its raining in Bali there’s things to do! Yes the fun is

Future Farmers Indonesia : Saving The Country’s Agrarian Industry

As a predominantly agrarian society, we would think that Indonesia has excelled in self-sufficient food production. Not only owing to the bountiful nature and supportive climate the nation is blessed with but also the available labour force. The reality, however, is Indonesia’s rural agricultural labour continues to decline with 70% of current working farmers aged

The Boutiques of Batu Bolong

Dubbed by many as a hipster paradise, Canggu is Seminyak’s quieter little sister. The district’s relaxed atmosphere serves as its most attractive appeal and travellers have fallen for its charm. Amidst the black sand and emerald rice terraces, we’ll walk you through Batu Bolong, one of Canggu’s buzzing streets, that is dotted with shopping spots

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