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Full Moon Ceremonies in Bali

Bali is often regarded as the Island of the Gods. Full moon ceremonies are common in Bali and considered as one of many ceremonies in Bali. There is a spiritual presence that permeates the island that can be observed from the Balinese architecture scattered on the island, the devoted locals offering their blessings and the daily smell of incense that ...

January 18, 2019 Bali Culture, Bali Style, Culture

Traveling to Ubud with a Baby

As one of the most exotic travel destinations, Bali offers many sights and sceneries for your family to enjoy. The rich Balinese culture and traditions will surely leave a lasting impression for your children. If you’ve been planning or daydreaming about traveling to Ubud with a baby or young one, we have some tips and destination suggestions that you may ...

January 11, 2019 Activities, Bali Style, Nature, Tips, Travel

The Blanco Renaissance Museum, Bali

In Ubud, there are plenty of museums and galleries offering various collections of Balinese art pieces from local and international artists. Most art enthusiasts wouldn’t want to miss a visit to Ubud when vacationing in Bali without visiting The Blanco Renaissance Museum. Overlooking Campuhan river and rice fields, Blanco Museum is one of the most popular museum to visit in ...

November 26, 2018 Activities, Bali Style, Culture, Travel

Cooking Classes in Ubud, Bali

When you stay at the Mara River Safari Lodge there are a lot of cool activities to do in the surrounding area, including joining different cooking classes in Ubud. The traditional Balinese cuisine is famous for its use of banana leaves and spices. There are several options to attend a cooking class and learn all about traditional Balinese food. Most ...

November 16, 2018 Activities, Bali Style

Ngaben – The Cremation Ceremony in Bali

Ngaben, a Balinese sacred ceremonial ritual, is one of the most important cultural events. It’s a cremation ceremony where families send off the deceased known to enter the “next” life. In Hindu, ngaben means to separate the soul from the body, which is done in this ritual through cremation. Before the main ceremony begins, family members of the deceased prepare ...

October 5, 2018 Activities, Bali Culture, Bali Style, Culture

Different Types of Balinese Dance

Balinese dances are performed all over the island. Some of the more popular Balinese dance forms include the Barong, Kecak and Legong Dance. Whichever dance type, all Balinese dances are a sight to behold. Here are a few that you mustn’t miss the next time you’re in Bali. Barong Dance Barong Dance is one of the ancient Balinese Dance forms. ...

August 14, 2018 Bali Culture, Bali Style, Culture, Travel

Bali – Balinese Traditional Clothing and Etiquette

Balinese culture is nothing short of enchanting. If you’ve always wanted to witness a Balinese religious ceremony, you could always visit a Bali temple to see prayers taking place, you need wear sort of Bali traditional clothing and having some etiquette. The best time to do so is when a large ceremony is being held, such as during full moons ...

July 28, 2018 Activities, Bali Style, Culture

Explore Gianyar: Experience The Gianyar Night Market

Explore the traditional Gianyar Night Market on your next trip to Ubud and enjoy a whole new and unique local experience: If you’re craving to explore and experience something authentically local while holidaying in Ubud, Bali, do visit the famous The Gianyar Night Market that’s located just a few minutes drive away from the centre of Ubud. The Gianyar Night Market ...

July 27, 2018 Accommodation, Activities, Bali Style, Culture, Hotel