Having been cancelled in 2020, the island’s most respected cultural festival makes a comeback. The Bali Arts Festival 2021, known locally as Pesta Kesenian Bali or PKB, has begun its month long showcase of Balinese culture from 12 June 2021 – 10 July 2021. This year marks the 43rd Bali Arts Festival (Pesta Kesenian Bali
The most common question asked to officials is When Will Bali Reopen for Tourists? After a brave announcement back in March that the island would ‘reopen in Mid-2021’, it seems that both the national and regional governments are doing their best to stick to that plan, with a rough estimation to reopen sometime this July
One of Bali’s most popular fine dining restaurants, Apéritif, has welcomed their new Head Chef, Maxie Millian, to lead the culinary team at this renowned Ubud destination. Apéritif Restaurant & Bar has remained incredibly active throughout Bali’s difficult months, becoming one of the very few fine dining destinations to stay open for Bali’s discerning gourmands.
The Apurva Kempinski Bali has added another title to its diverse culinary journey, inspired by a popular dining style from Mongolia and China. Bai Yun, meaning ‘white cloud’ in Mandarin, is the resort’s brand-new hot pot experience that treats you to premium-quality meat, fresh seafood, noodles, and more served in a bowl of piping hot
Rediscover the magic of Seminyak with Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach as it finally re-opens its doors to the public. Indulge in their offers at this luxurious accommodation. After shutting down operations for almost a year due to the pandemic, this vibrant Seminyak five-star boutique resort, Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach finally welcomed back guests
Indonesia’s Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment, Luhut Pandjaitan, is pushing the Indonesian Government’s Work from Bali campaign once again, encouraging not only personal or private sector to work from Bali, but ministries as well. He stated that because ‘working from home’ was already a norm now, then why not work from Bali to
On Friday, 28 May 2021, Mozaic Restaurant Gastronomique in Ubud will be host to a special collaboration dinner which will highlight French and Japanese cuisine, as well as six fine ingredients. Chef Chris Salans of Mozaic will be cooking alongside Chef Morita Shigehiko of Indigo Restaurant in Berawa – one of Bali’s best authentic Japanese
It’s an exciting moment for Bali, as the iconic Seminyak destination, Potato Head Beach Club, reopens after more than a year of closure. At the start of 2021, the Potato Head Family, had finally completed a ten-year project of creating ‘Desa Potato Head’ (Potato Head Village), with the final piece of the puzzle – Potato
On Earth Day, 22 April 2021, a pivotal documentary film will be premiered that is set to create significant change in the mindset of everyday Indonesians and wider audiences. PULAU PLASTIK, or ‘Plastic Island’, is an in-depth exploration on the extent to which plastic pollution now grips Indonesia, shown through the eyes of three individuals
For the full article on When Will Bali Reopen for Tourists please go to the link provided. This article is a discussion on Bali’s preparedness, based on industry input. In this article, we discuss (1) the targets that must be made for Bali to re-open to tourists, and how tourism will operate going forward; and (2) how
As global heating, overfishing, and pollution make coral degradation a regular event, scientists have made it clear that without human intervention, the world’s coral reef system will be lost. Working together with a local diving company, CarbonEthics and Carbon EcoTrip are encouraging island visitors to travel wiser through their #TravelCooler campaign, and inviting divers to
From 3 April – 24 April 2021, a pop-up art exhibition, Vaitasa, will be held featuring six emerging Indonesian artists. The exhibition is a collaboration between Cakravala and Aksu, taking place at T Lofts & Co-Living. There have been many effects of the pandemic, and one seldom discussed is how the pandemic has affected artists.
W Bali – Seminyak turns 10! Celebrating the new milestone in style, the vibrant Seminyak resort is hosting an array of epic events over 10 days. Always looking to “live it up”, W Bali is keeping it funky and fresh by offering guests the best of music, fashion, design and fuel from 21-31 March 2021.