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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

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

Central Bali: Museums galore

Most of Bali’s museums and galleries are centered in Ubud and surrounding areas, and revolve around art and culture. Central Bali, like any other part of the island, is rich in culture and history. Largely represented by museums, all forms of art in Bali are individually unique and will teach you a thing or two about Balinese art, history, and ...

May 25, 2018 Accommodation, Activities, Culture, Hotel, Tips

What to do in Gianyar and Central Bali

Central Bali is a different scene to its more hip and happening counterparts. Boasting more natural sightings and an artsy environment, check out these Bali activities to determine what there is to do in and around Ubud and Gianyar. Go on a Safari journey Bali hosts an extensive variety of activities and attractions, one of them being an African-themed safari ...

May 18, 2018 Activities, Culture, Hotel, Tips

Instagram worthy spots in and around Gianyar

Whether you’re a travel blogger, social influencer, or merely looking to spice up your feed, Bali is a haven for Instagram addicts. Beside hospitable locals and amazing tropical weather, you’ll find almost every corner of Bali is remarkable, enough for you to want to show off to your online buddies. Here are our top Instagrammable spots in Gianyar and Ubud. ...

May 11, 2018 Activities, Animals, Culture, Hotel, Tips