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How to Enjoy the Nyepi Holiday (with Children!)

Nyepi, also known as Day of Silence, is a unique Balinese tradition. Nowhere else in the world will you see an entire island ‘shut down’ – even the international airport and harbors stops operating. All roads and other public outdoor locations are deserted, and the human footprint is minimized, as going outside is not an option. If you happen to ...

March 13, 2020 Activities, Bali Culture, Tips, Travel

Bali Agung Show: Experience A Spectacular Cultural Performance

The live theatrical performance is not just a neat addition to your experience at Bali Safari Park. It also complements your entire experience in Bali as a whole. Bali is indeed very unique due to the Hindu-Javanese cultural influence, so it is no surprise that you will hear a lot about the myths and legends that are deep-rooted into the ...

January 10, 2020 Accommodation, Activities, Bali Culture, Bali Style, Tips, Travel

Desa Penglipuran: The World’s Most Neat Traditional Village

Authenticity is an ancient value kept alive by the people of Bali. The populace has a reputation in the world for paying special attention to preserving traditional philosophies and ways of life in the face of modernization and global tourism. Desa adat (cultural villages) are distinct villages, characterized by houses that strictly adhere to traditional architecture, and the inhabitants usually ...

November 29, 2019 Activities, Bali Culture, Bali Style, Nature, Travel

Mepantigan: A Balinese Martial Art

Mepantigan, meaning “to throw” in Balinese, is a unique form of martial arts in which the main objective is not self-defense, but rather to act as a medium to educate people about nature, empathy, and discipline. It takes place in muddy rice fields that sprawl across the Ubud agricultural landscape. Sometimes the tradition is carried out on a soft sandy ...

November 22, 2019 Activities, Bali Culture, Bali Style, Nature, Travel