Melbourne Cup Gala

Not simply a day of watching the Melbourne horse races, this special event in Australia has developed into a day of fashion, food, entertainment and general celebration – and the Canggu Club is making sure you don’t miss out whilst you’re in Bali. Revered as one of the best lawn parties in Bali, the Melbourne

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Ku De Ta says: Don’t Stop the Music

Ku De Ta will be bringing the noise with Don’t Stop the Music! This is a brand new musical concept created by the joint forces of Ku De Ta Bali and Dragonfly Jakarta. Don’t Stop the Music! has been created to bring together the best of both international and local hand-picked talent across several genres,

Children-run brand ‘Love Our Earth’ Launched

Stella’s Child Entrepreneurship and Widhya Asih Foundation successfully launched their Love Our Earth brand on Thursday, 27 August 2015, at The Parlour Restaurant Seminyak. Their Community Gala welcomed nearly 200 individuals, celebrating their work on the 2015 Entrepreneurship Program. The attendees had the opportunity to see and purchase the products made by Widhya Asih’s children,

12 Reasons Why You’ll Hate a Vacation in Bali

Bali is an Indonesian island known for so many wonderful things – its rich, living culture, volcanic mountains, iconic rice paddies, beaches and coral reefs, yoga and meditation retreats, and so on. The ‘Island of the Gods’ doesn’t really need a long introduction. Bali is still such an amazing holiday spot for most people, or,

Bali Zoo Kids Festival

On the 3rd and 4th of October, 2015, Bali Zoo will be holding its second ever Kids Festival. With its new theme “Love. Conserve. Share.” the event aims to educate children about loving and conserving animals and sharing the news and awareness, whilst also giving them a fun recreational space to enjoy. The 2 days

Balinale 2015 to Feature Over 100 Films!

The final number of films selected for this year’s 9th edition reaches 100 titles up from 60 films in 2014. BALINALE received a record number of entries with over 300 from 42 countries adding to the challenge of completing the line-up with so many excellent movies to choose. To name a few: ‘Ode To My

Literary Fest Set for Ubud

The organisers of Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (UWRF) have just announced the full line up of authors who will be speaking at the 12th festival which is due to be held from 28 October until 1 November in Bali’s cultural capital, charming Ubud. This year’s literary fest will play host to 160 of the world’s

A Diva Lunch for Bali’s Children

On September 18th 2015, join the Bali Diva’s for a memorable Bali Diva Lunch at Cocoon Beach Club to raise awareness and funds for the Bali Children Foundation. The lunch, which starts at 12 noon, includes a welcome drink, a three course meal (a delicious choice for each course) and great entertainment. The cost is

Bali Adventure Skytours Launched

Bali Adventure Tours (BAT) has just recently launched Bali Adventure Skytours with the arrival of its new Eurocopter B2. Taking the adventure to new altitudes, the sky tours offer breathtaking ventures, charters and transfers around the island. Bali Adventure Skytours operates Bali’s first high-end Helicopter equipped with air conditioning, luxury leather interior and state-of-the-art internal

Maja Opens in Sanur

MAJA opened its new showroom and furniture collection in Sanur last month, showcasing a wide range of its fine products that include chairs, sofas, ottomans, tables, consoles, cabinets, armoires and pendant lamps.  The collection uses natural, handcrafted materials such as hand-blown glass, hammered copper, and artisanal wood finishes. The showroom is an intimate atelier space,

Starbucks is Opening More Stores in Bali

It’s another day on the Island of the Gods, and we all need uber-good caffeine to start the day with. Currently operating in fourteen locations in Bali, iconic coffee brand Starbucks will soon be brewing its additional new stores in Bali. Everyone can now treat themselves to a perfectly handcrafted beverage, such as their popular Lattes

Australian Ambassador Visits Wianta’s Studio

Being an aficionado of the works of arts by Indonesian artists, the Australian Ambassador to Indonesia Paul Grigson made an impromptu visit to renowned Balinese artist Made Wianta in his home studio in Denpasar on July 30. Accompanied by Consul General Majell Hind, Grigson had a guided tour by the celebrated artist himself, given a

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