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Everything you need to know about Tegalalang rice fields

The rice fields in Tegalalang are lush green rice terraces neatly stacked to make for an impressive view. The rice fields themselves are located just north of Ubud, and are relatively quick to reach. We recommend chartering a driver to get there as the parking can be quite challenging and the roads are narrow. If you’re comfortable riding a motorbike, ...

July 12, 2019 Travel

Tips for rafting in Bali with Kids

River rafting is an exciting and engaging activity for you and your family to enjoy while in Bali. You may be wondering, however, is it safe to take your kids? Well fortunately, it’s very safe! River rafting in Bali is completely safe for all ages, and there are guides and safety precautions in place as you drift through the river. ...

July 5, 2019 Activities, Tips

Kecak Dance – The Monkey Chanting Dance

With a history so rich and rooted in cultural traditions, Bali is known for its unique Kecak Dance. This legendary dance has captivated audiences and visitors from all over the world. You should definitely find time to see the Kecak Dance during your visit to Bali!   What is the Kecak Dance?     As with many Balinese art performances ...

June 28, 2019 Bali Culture, Culture

Help Wildlife Conversation in Bali

When it comes to the conservation of wildlife, it’s accurate to say that it falls upon the responsibility of everyone to make it a reality. Each one of us has the capacity to contribute to conserving and preserving wildlife, no matter how small the effort is. Not to sound like a cliché, but if each one of us made a ...

June 21, 2019 Activities, Nature

Bali Travel Tips – Dos and Don’ts When Visiting Bali

Bali is one of the most sought-after travel destinations in the world. As an island known for its rich cultural traditions, there are some customary rules you should follow. In this article, we’ll go over some of the do’s and don’ts when traveling to Bali.   Be mindful of the religious practices all across Bali     As you explore ...

June 14, 2019 Activities, Tips, Travel

Besakih Temple – The Mother Temple of Bali

Bali has always been known for its grand temples that decorate its landscape. Many of those temples were built long ago by the Hindu ancestors of Bali. Amongst all the temples in Bali, there are a select few that are known as the cardinal temples. These temples are uniquely special in that they carry significant importance, either historically or religiously, ...

June 7, 2019 Uncategorized

Hiking in Bali – Mount Batur

One of the best and most scenic hikes you can embark on while in Bali is to the top of Mount Batur. If you can wake up early enough, you’ll be treated to one of the most majestic sunrises on the island.     Hiking to Mount Batur Based on the experiences of both locals and visitors, the hike up ...

May 31, 2019 Activities, Nature

Lempuyang Temple – The Gateway to Heaven

Visiting Bali wouldn’t be complete if you didn’t visit the magnificent temples scattered around the island. These grand temples are tied to the rich Hindu and Balinese culture that exists on the island. You may have heard about Uluwatu Temple or Tanah Lot. Both are located along the western coast of Bali, both of which are absolutely beautiful in their ...

May 24, 2019 Bali Culture, Culture, Travel

Shopping in Bali – Souvenirs to buy

While in Bali, you may wonder what to buy for your friends and family back home, or perhaps you want to buy something for yourself to remember your trip by. Luckily there are plenty of places to shop! From traditional shopping malls to authentic Balinese gifts and snacks, there’s no shortage of options.   Sukawati Art Market, Gianyar     ...

May 17, 2019 Activities, Bali Style

Saraswati Day – A Celebration of Knowledge

Bali is known for its wide variety of vibrant cultural practices. Most people are familiar with the larger ceremonies such as Nyepi. When the island goes dark it is a way of paying tribute to the Gods. However, in this article, we’ll be discussing a tradition that is perhaps not as well-known. We're talking about  Saraswati Day.   What is ...

May 10, 2019 Bali Culture, Culture