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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

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

Things To Do In East Bali

Sick of all the noise and traffic in South Bali? If you’re someone looking for a little bit of quiet, culture and tradition, then head towards East Bali for some luxurious tranquility. Here are some of the things you can do while exploring East Bali. Gunung Agung Even if you’re not into mountain climbing, seeing Gunung Agung “up-close” from the ...

September 28, 2018 Activities, Bali Culture, Tips, Travel

Wild animals seen from Mara River Safari Lodge

The next time you’re staying at Mara River and Safari Lodge, you’ll have plenty of wonderful opportunities to come up close to a myriad of wild animals as they roam free in their respective habitats. Here are some of the favourites. Elephants Our friendly pachyderms are everyone’s favourite! You can meet our gentle giants, feed them with fruits and vegetables ...

September 21, 2018 Activities, Animal, Tips

Award Winning Park and Hotel in Bali

The 3rd of August was a special day for Bali Safari Park and Mara River Safari Lodge. It was the day the Indonesia Travel & Tourism Awards (ITTA) held an Awarding Gala Dinner Night in Inaya Putri Bali, Nusa Dua Bali - awarding the winners of the 3rd Bali Tourism Awards. Bali Safari Park and Mara River Safari Lodge have ...

September 10, 2018 Accommodation, Hotel

Bali’s Most Popular Temples

One of Bali’s most intriguing features is its beautiful ancient temples, the hallmark of the island’s mesmerizing culture and tradition. Set against breathtaking backdrops, the temples make for great photographs. Here are some of Bali’s most popular and beautiful temples that you must not miss: 1. Tanah Lot Arguably Bali’s most popular temple; pictures of Tanah Lot are used as ...

September 7, 2018 Activities, Bali 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