TIMELESS Bali : A Limited Edition NOW! Bali Publication

TIMELESS Bali is a limited edition magazine which focuses on the elements of Bali that are considered to be ‘timeless’. The history, culture and nature of the island have been carefully preserved in stories and photographs, so that every reader appreciates Bali and learns about Bali more. In this first volume, you will find stories

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Nyepi 2021: Where To Stay During Bali’s Day of Silence

Whilst local Balinese Hindus stay home to follow their religious rites and obligations, other residents find this time perfect for a Nyepi staycation. Hotels and resorts around the island offer special packages during this period, as Bali comes to a complete standstill. If you’re looking to ‘escape the silence’ this Nyepi 2021, we’ve put together

No Ogoh-Ogoh Parade Before Nyepi for Second Year Running

The Indonesian Hinduism Society (PHDI) and the Traditional Village Council (MDA) of Bali Province have issued a Joint Circular regarding the processions of this year’s Hari Raya Nyepi (Balinese Day of Silence), which falls on Sunday, 14 March 2021. In light of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, processions of the annual ogoh-ogoh parade are prohibited to

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Ubud Artisan Market Returns : Showcasing Bali’s Young Entrepreneurs

The latest initiative from the Foundation behind Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (UWRF), The Ubud Artisan Market is making a comeback to help aid the local economy and create opportunities for Bali’s young entrepreneurs. Supported by the Bupati of Gianyar, in collaboration with local businesses, The Ubud Artisan Market aims to bring together the island’s

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Food Donations That Need Your Support in Bali

It has almost been a year since Bali went into its first official lockdown, which took place after Nyepi Day of Silence on 26 March 2020. Since then, Bali’s economy has entered the single worst period it has ever experienced, far beyond the Bali bombings or Agung Eruption. The real tragedy is of course the

Bali Govt Extends and Tightens Social Restrictions Until 8 February – An Analysis

On 24 January 2021, the Bali Provincial Government (Pemprov Bali) released a new circular (SE 02 Tahun 2021) announcing that they were extending the social restrictions, known as Pemberlakuan Pembatasan Kegiatan Masyarakat (PPKM), that were already in place. The call for extension comes just one day before original deadline for the restriction.  The new circular

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Sensatia Botanicals’ Vegan Fragrance Line Has Finally Arrived

Indonesia’s leading natural beauty care brand, Sensatia Botanicals is elevating your sensory experience with its first-ever vegan fragrance collection, complete with a genderless option. Free from animal cruelty and testing, the Elements Fragrance Collection was conceived with an all-natural formulation using selected plant extracts to achieve aromatic longevity and naturally enhance olfaction, or the sense

Wave of Plastic Waste Returns to Bali Shores (And How We Can Stop It)

Bali’s famous Kuta beachfront was once again awash with marine debris, most of which was plastic, giving residents a harsh reminder of their environmental impact. Whilst this did not bode well for the new year in Bali, solutions do exist for this persistent ecological problem, which we share here. Skip to solutions A bad start

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