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The Mighty Mount Agung of Bali

Mount Agung is classified as an active volcano, located on the island of Bali. It is also the highest point on the island with an altitude of 3,142 meters, featuring a humid and cool temperature. Its cool temperature and fertile soil make Mount Agung the ideal area for farming fruits, vegetables, and flowers.   Mount Agung and Its Sacredness Mount ...

December 21, 2018 Activities, Bali Culture, Nature, Travel

Tips – Visiting the Monkey Forest in Ubud

The Ubud Monkey Forest should be on your list of things to do in Gianyar. This forest is not just a point of interest to see monkeys. This sacred Monkey Forest has spiritual, economical, educational, and conservational importance for the residents of Padang Tegal village. You will get to encounter more than 700 monkeys with 186 other species in this ...

December 7, 2018 Activities, Animals, 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

Top 3 Beaches Around Gianyar, Bali

Located in central Bali, Gianyar is one of the most populated areas after Denpasar and Badung. Although most people would be more familiar with the picturesque rice terraces at Ubud (Gianyar), there are also a number of beaches worth a visit when you are in Gianyar. Keramas Beach Surfers will love this beach! This beautiful black sandy beach is no ...

November 9, 2018 Activities, Bali Culture, Travel

Conservation – Help Save the Rhinos

Did you know that there are less than 80 Sumatran rhinos living in Indonesia? These animals can weigh up to 1,000kg and are classified as critically endangered, almost reaching extinction. In Indonesia, there is only a population of Javan rhino left, while species from Vietnam have, sadly, already become extinct. Currently, there are 5 different species of the rhinoceros – ...

November 8, 2018 Animal, Animals, Nature

Tegenungan Waterfall – Everything You Need to Know

When people think of Ubud, they think of culture and nature. In addition to Ubud’s famous rice fields, there are also a number of waterfalls worth a visit. Of all the waterfalls in the area, Tegenungan waterfall should be your first pick. This popular site is located just 10 kilometre away from Ubud and only requires around 30 minutes to ...

October 19, 2018 Nature, Travel