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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

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