Top 5 Favorite Spots in Bali to Watch the Sunset
Watching the sunset never gets old. Yes, the sun will rise and set every day, but you will never get bored of watching the sun go down beneath the horizon or the misty mountains, to greet the night sky. Here we recommend 5 Instagrammable spots where you can appreciate the sinking of our orange star, and the lovely colors it ...
January 24, 2020
Accommodation, Activities, Nature, Tips, Travel
Visit the Best Coffee Shops in Ubud to Cool Off from the Heat
Ubud is a vibrant tourist destination and a hot spot for unique restaurants, bars, and cafes. When the tropical sun is directly above you, temperatures can get as high as 32°C. If the shady Monkey Forest isn’t enough to shelter you from the heat, we recommend you cool off from the heat in a coffee shop. Sit back in an ...
January 17, 2020
Activities, Bali Style, Restaurant, Tips, Travel
Bali Agung Show: Experience A Spectacular Cultural Performance
The live theatrical performance is not just a neat addition to your experience at Bali Safari Park. It also complements your entire experience in Bali as a whole. Bali is indeed very unique due to the Hindu-Javanese cultural influence, so it is no surprise that you will hear a lot about the myths and legends that are deep-rooted into the ...
January 10, 2020
Accommodation, Activities, Bali Culture, Bali Style, Tips, Travel
Awesome Facts About Zebras
Zebras belong to the horse family but unlike most horse species, they have never been domesticated. They can be considered as true wild horses, much like the Przewalski's horses in central Asia. The most distinguishable feature of zebras is none other than their black and white stripes. When they migrate across the savannah in masses, you will be dazzled by ...
January 3, 2020
Accommodation, Activities, Animals, Nature, Tips, Travel
Must-Visit Cultural Destinations in Gianyar
Experiencing other cultures while traveling is a rewarding activity. Bali’s rich cultural heritage is one of many reasons people come to the island in the first place. If you’re coming for a cultural tour, here are some of the destinations you should visit. Seafood and coconut water at Pantai Lebih Pantai Lebih is a great pick for food because it’s ...
December 27, 2019
Activities, Bali Culture, Culture, Nature, Tips, Travel
Best Way to Spend Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Gianyar
When it’s peak season, holidaying in Bali is twice the fun. If you’re exploring the Gianyar region in eastern Bali, you’re in luck! There are so many things to do in Gianyar to celebrate Christmas and New Year. Here we list a few tips on how to spend the season in this underrated holiday destination. Have yourself … a hearty ...
December 20, 2019
Activities, Tips, Travel
Places to Buy Artistic Souvenirs Around Gianyar
Souvenirs make great gifts for families and friends back home. But in some places, souvenir prices are ridiculously high. We list a few places around Gianyar where you can get more for less – don’t let high prices prevent you from buying gifts! Sukawati Art Market In places like Kuta and Legian, shopkeepers have to pay ridiculously high rent, which ...
December 13, 2019
Activities, Culture, Tips, Travel
5 Awesome Little-Known Facts About Elephants
You know the elephant as the largest, most lovable land mammal that ever walked the plains of Africa. But how much do you know about them? Here are 5 awesome facts about the Elephantidae, the modern elephant family. 1. Asian and African elephants are very distant cousins How can you tell whether an elephant is an Asian elephant or an ...
December 6, 2019
Activities, Animals, Nature, Tips, Travel
Goa Gajah: An Ancient Cave of Wonder
In a rocky forest of Tampaksiring, Gianyar, a Dutch archeologist discovered an ancient ruin that predates the era of the Balinese Kingdoms. These ruins were unlike any other. Usually, what survives across time are grand ancient memorials and temples. But what was discovered back in 1923 was a cave, Goa Gajah - a lonely, reclusive meditation cave that is guarded ...
November 15, 2019
Bali Culture, Nature, Tips, Travel
Tirta Gangga Palace: Beautiful Water Garden in East Bali
On the gentle steps of the volcanic Mt. Agung in eastern Bali, a royal palace was built. Unlike other Rajas (kings) in Bali, the late Raja Anak Agung Anglurah Ketut Karangasem (1887-1966) did not build a comparatively grand residency. He focused his attention instead on his lavish 1.2 acres of pools, fountains, fish ponds and water features that sprawl across ...
November 8, 2019
Bali Culture, Nature, Tips, Travel