What Will Travelling to Bali be like After Covid-19?

Being stuck at home for so long, the dreams of travelling are keeping many people sane. Something to look forward to. No doubt Bali will be high on the list for many — but what will a visit to Bali look be like, post-Covid crisis? Listen to this article on the NOW! Bali Podcast (Episode 8) Available

Promoting Tourism in Bali, Is There a Right Way? | Episode 5

More tourists is always good, right? Not always. What if they don’t care about the local culture, or have no curiosity for the history? Then numbers don’t mean anything. So, how can we promote Bali to attract people who DO care? In this episode we explore what promoting Bali ‘the right way’ might look like,

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Legends of Bali’s Great Temples | Episode 4

Did you know, being centuries old, Bali’s great temples have a whole host of wonderful myths and legends surrounding their founding? As with all things in Bali, there is plenty of magic and mysticism involved. In this episode of The NOW! Bali Podcast we share the stories of Tanah Lot Temple (Pura Tanah Lot) and

Bali After Covid-19 | Special Episode

This week on The NOW! Bali Podcast we share a special episode outside of our usual cultural series. NOW! Publisher, Alistair Speirs OBE, takes over the airwaves and shares his thoughts on how Bali (and Indonesia) should recover from the financial fallout of Covid-19. Based on his widely read article ‘After Covid: What Next?’, also

Kaja, Bali’s True North | Episode 3

In Bali, north has a different meaning. North, or Kaja, is towards the mountain, Mount Agung to be exact. It is the direction towards the spiritual, where the Balinese orient themselves towards. This orientation is found throughout Balinese structures and is all about orienting oneself with the universe.  We bring this podcast to you weekly so please subscribe to

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Keeping the Balance in Bali | Episode 2

In this second episode of the NOW! Bali Podcast, we share the unique way in which the Balinese Hindu perceive disaster as well as deal with disaster. This is a nice segue into the discussion of ‘balance’: how mankind is at the centre of balance between ‘good’ and ‘evil’; and the purpose of ceremonies and

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Jero Gede Mecaling, Spreader of Death & Disease | Episode 1

This is the first episode of The NOW! Bali Podcast, an audio experience of Bali through stories surrounding culture, heritage, folklore and more. We bring this episode to you weekly so please subscribe to stay up to date! In this debut episode of The NOW! Bali Podcast, we share the story of Jero Gede Mecaling,

The NOW! Bali Podcast – Episode List

Bringing you the richness of Balinese culture, heritage and history through this specially curated audio experience, NOW! Bali aims to create a deeper appreciation on why Bali is a truly unique destination not only in Indonesia, but in the world. The NOW! Bali Podcast shares mythology, folklore, cultural explanations and insights that shed a light

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