Setia Darma House of Masks and Puppets

Featuring masks used in shamanistic practices, communal rituals, and theatrical performances, this gem speaks of the human impulse to transform one’s identity. The Setia Darma House of Masks and Puppets presents a treasure trove of heritage quite unlike anything else. Celebrating cultures and traditions by housing over 1,300 masks and 5,700 puppets from across the

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Lontar Museum Bali Pustaka

Bali’s Lontar Museum : A Library of Ancient Wisdom

Living their day-to-day, the Balinese follow a set of rules and routines inherited from their ancestors, recorded on palm-leaf manuscripts. From plant-care to the philosophy of death, thousands of these centuries-old literature still exist on the island. Some remain part of furniture at homes, whilst many have been ‘rescued’ by the lontar doctors, ensuring they

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Bali for Kids: Best Family-friendly Parks in Bali

For those in Bali with kids looking for somewhere to enjoy a family day out, there are some great destinations to keep them entertained. Bali is home to many family-friendly parks that make for an exciting and memorable day out – both for the kids and the adults! From waterparks to bird sanctuaries, here are

6 Bali Bootcamps That Will Kick You Back Into Shape

One of the most popular fitness styles in Bali at the moment are ‘bootcamp’ style workout. If you’re not one for a standard workout in the gym or running on the treadmill, why not mix up your routine and challenge yourself in one of these awesome Bali bootcamps for a real fitness wake up. Note: Photos are taken before Covid-19 Pandemic

GWK Bali Statue

GWK Bali : Facts You Didn’t Know About Garuda Wisnu Kencana

Soaring high from the hills of Uluwatu, a magnificent copper-brass statue towers over the island. You may see it airborne, as your plane descends for landing, but it’s visible from various locations on the island when you face southwards. Garuda Wisnu Kencana, colloquially known as GWK Bali, is an iconic landmark located within the GWK

Ubud Monkey Forest Bali

Ubud Monkey Forest Reopens: Things to Know Before You Go

After shutting its doors for several months due to the pandemic, renowned Ubud tourist destination, Ubud Monkey Forest, finally reopens to the public on 5 November 2020 with the new health and safety protocols intact. If you’re looking for things to do in Ubud, the monkey sanctuary is the perfect place to visit but before

Raining in Bali

10 Fun Indoor Activities For When It’s Raining in Bali

Unfortunately for many sun-seeking vacationers, October to January in Bali is notorious for its wet weather. As the rainy season kicks in, the beaches become a little less appealing but that doesn’t mean you can’t make the most of your time here on the island. Don’t let the rain get you down, as we’ve compiled

Nusa Penida

Exploring Nusa Penida : A NOW! Bali Guide

If you’re in the search for an exotic island escape that’s more secluded than Bali, a place much more off-the-grid, where it’s just you and the profound beauty of nature, try exploring the neighbouring island of Nusa Penida. Nestled just off of mainland Bali, lies three small islands in the Klungkung Regency : Nusa Lembongan,

Discovering the Best Waterfalls in Bali

Bali is renowned for its pristine beaches, majestic hills, rich culture, luxurious resorts and fancy beach clubs, but it is also blessed with scores of breath-taking waterfalls that are scattered throughout the island. Many of them are easily accessible through a hike or trudge through forests, along trails and among wildlife. Here we invite you

The 7 Best Museums in Bali: Discovering Art and History

When you are travelling, it is essential to understand the history of a place. Museums are the best places to go for this, filled with art, artefacts and mementos of culture. Here in Bali, the culture is rich and to learn and understand it you’ll need to go to the places that display this culture in

Nusa Lembongan Bali

Escape to Nusa Lembongan : A NOW! Bali Guide

It’s hard to imagine that an island like Bali requires its own island escape, but it exists! The three ‘nusas’ (islands) of Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan serve this purpose exactly; each island presents they’re own sights and thrills and have become day-trip, weekend or even outright holiday destinations. Surrounded by azure waters

Into The Blue : Bali’s Best Diving Spots

Bali has been a destination for divers since the early 70s, attracting people from all over the world.  With a mesmerising underwater seascape that surrounds the island, – North, South, East, West – diving in Bali offers variety and exotic sea life.  Here are the top 5 dive sites in and around Bali:- Nusa Penida Dive Sites An island off the shore of Bali’s south east coast, Nusa Penida has now made it onto every Bali visitor’s bucket list, known for its particularly ‘Instagramable’ landscapes, cliffs and beaches. Long

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Gunung Kawi: A Window into Ancient Bali

One of Bali’s most ancient archaeological sites has for some reason remained off the main tourist trails. Gunung Kawi, found in the Tampaksiring area 30-minutes north of Ubud, is a stunning complex of shrines of an old Hindu civilisation from the 11th Century, and is a must-visit for any lover of history and culture.  Tampaksiring

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