Tropicola Beach Club Bali – From the People that Gave Us Mexicola

The team behind Motel Mexicola and Bondi’s Bucket List present  Tropicola, Bali’s freshest beach club, set on the Batu Belig beach front in a riot of movement and colour. Here’s a look into this iconic new beach destination: Tropicola provides for long lazy days and fun, balmy nights. It’s a mansion and playground for the new jet

Tropicola Beach Club Bali Batu Belig

Tropicola Beach Club : The Next Big Thing To Hit Bali Shores

Set to launch in August 2018, Tropicola Beach Club will be opening its doors on the Batu Belig beachfront for those on the search for sun, indulgence and to soak in the very essence of a tropical way of life! Hey! : Check out the first Sneak Peek into Tropicola before it opens 11 August 2018! Brought to us

Tirtha Bridal Bali Touch of Japan

A Touch of Japan: Tirtha Bridal’s Newest Wedding Experience

Long known as one of Bali’s most elegant wedding resorts, Tirtha Bridal has continued to add exclusive wedding experiences to their repertoire. As the island’s sole Japanese owned and managed wedding company, with a highly experienced team of Japanese and Indonesian wedding specialists, Tirtha Bridal now offers something brand new, a Touch of Japan.  Starting

Sangeh Monkey Forest

Pura Bukit Sari and the Tale of Talking Monkeys

This temple is so magical that it is said that the monkeys inhabiting it and the trees surrounding it also have magical powers – they can talk and walk. This is the tale of Pura Bukit Sari, otherwise known as the Sangeh Monkey Forest.  The 13-hectare forestland of Sari Hill in Mengwi is a protected grove

Ultimate Foodies Getaway Bali

The Ultimate Foodies Getaway to Bali: A 4-Day Culinary Adventure

Imagine a 4-day, all expenses paid, food-focused holiday to the island of the gods. Well, for two lucky food photographers, this became a reality having won the Ultimate Foodies Getaway in 2017. Without a doubt, Indonesia’s food industry has exploded in both quantity and quality in recent years. The flavours of innovation and creativity, which

TEDxUbud 2018: Inspiring an Audience Once Again

Another year of TEDxUbud has come and gone and it will be a long wait before the almost cult-following can sit enrapt in the pews of inspiration once again. To those not present, this may sound like exaggeration, but TEDxUbud 2018 saw a stage occupied by people bringing serious, positive change to the world for

Wellness in Bali

The Benefits of Being Well

Welcome to Bali, not only a place of spiritual tranquility but one of the world’s great “wellness” destinations. Yes, I know this word “wellness” doesn’t sit well on everyone’s ears as the older generation thinks more about health and “wellbeing”…. both of which fall nicely under the “wellness” title, but wellness is more than that.

Myth Magic Mystery in Bali

New Book Launched: Myth, Magic and Mystery in Bali

Whilst predominantly known for the monthly publication of both NOW! Jakarta and NOW! Bali Magazines, Phoenix Communications is no stranger to the world of books. The latest book to be published this year is Myth, Magic and Mystery in Bali, written by Dr. Jean Couteau. Indonesia Orders: Buy OnlineFor bulk, international deliveries or book store

Windee Winata: Focusing on the Mysterious

Bali is an extraordinary visual experience, equalled by few other locations on earth. From the spectacular, shimmering landscapes, to the architectural and sculpturally magnificent structures and monuments, the grandeur of festivals and ceremonies, and the grace of the Balinese. It is vibrant and rich in photogenic subjects that incite wonder and euphoria that continually seduces

Eastern Promises in Ubud

Ah the promises of the east. The mystery, the allure, the food is always exotic. Always, there is a tang of some exotic spice, or, in the case of Japanese, the intricate preparation with the amazing attention to detail. Today we visit two Japanese restaurants, each very different in philosophy and presentation. Ryoshi is already

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