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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

Why Bali is The Best Place to Visit

Bali is an island of paradise and worth to visit. The beautiful landscape, deep blue waters, soft sandy beaches and sunny blue skies can attest to that fact. In addition to the natural wonders, Bali is world renowned for its eccentric and rich cultural traditions and history, something that visitors will immediately notice as soon as they arrive on the ...

April 26, 2019 Activities, Bali Style, Culture, Hotel, Nature, Tips, Travel

Omed-omedan: The Kissing Ceremony in Bali

Bali is known for its history and rich cultural traditions that have been well preserved by its people. One of the many traditions worth noting is Omed-omedan, also known as the kissing ceremony.   What is Omed – omedan? Known as the Kissing Ritual, Omed-omedan is a ritual which has been held for at least a century by the Balinese ...

April 5, 2019 Activities, Bali Culture, Culture, Tips

Hiking Tips in Bali

The island of the Gods is abundant with nature’s wonders. As its nickname suggests, Bali is blessed with natural landscape that needs to be experienced to be truly appreciated. One of the best ways to admire and appreciate its beauty is to get up close and do hiking onto one of the many trails and mountains and hills in Bali. ...

February 20, 2019 Activities, Bali Culture, Bali Style, Culture, Tips, Travel

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

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