Where to eat in Sanur ?

Where to eat in Sanur ? In Bali, you will probably be charmed by the Indonesian gastronomy , rich and tasty. The island is famous for its beaches, spectacular sunsets, family-friendly resorts and spiritual retreats, but the god island is also a good place to savour succulent food. We find you some right places to taste this food and satisfy your taste buds. In the city : Warung Santai and Warung Kecil : € Own by the same family , these two places are one of our favourites.These little warungs offer a great selection of tasty internationals and locals dishes a...

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Menjangan Island and Bali Barat National Park

Menjangan Island and Bali Barat National Park Located in the North-West of the Island, offshore Pemuteran, this little Indonesian gem is part of the Bali Barat national Park since 1982. The Bali Barat National Park : This National Park , founded in 1941, was originally an initiative to protect Balinese species such as birds or wild animals. At the beginning, the park had a total area of 77000 ha, nowadays it has a total of 19000ha. You will be surprised by the diversity of landscapes. The Bali Barat Park is composed of monsoon forest, mangrove forest, lowland rain forest, s...

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Nyepi 2019 !

Nyepi 2019 ! According to the Hindu Saka “Lunar” calendar, we are in 1940 , and we will celebrate the arrival of the year 1941 on the 7th of March. The Nyepi "Day of silence" is the Hindu New Year for Balinese peoples. Attracting many visitors, this religious celebration is the most important and special of the year. 24h of silence. This event is unique in the world and is based on a myth: To hide from the demons and make them believe that Bali became a peaceful and desert island. Nyepi preparations ! Those start at least, one month in ...

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Bali, an island in the middle of the Ring of Fire ?

Bali,an island in the middle of the Ring of Fire? Indonesia is part of the famous Ring of Fire which is a linear alignment of volcanoes surrounding the Pacific Ocean. How these volcanoes were formed ? In a simple way, our earth surface is comprised of several tectonic plates, all of them in motion. They are divided in 2 categories: Oceanic and continental. The main difference between them is their thickness which is 6 km for the oceanic crust and 30 km for the continental one. In the case of Indonesia and Bali, 2 of these plates are concerned: the Indo-Australian oceanic, a...

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Only 4 first names in Bali, true or false ?

Only 4 first names in Bali, true or false ? TRUE If you already been, or planning to come to Bali, you will probably notice that a lot of Balinese people have the same first name. Actually, you just have to retain 4 names and that’s all ! :) No matter your gender, job or physical appearance , Balinese from the Sudra caste (majority in Bali) have all one of these 4 names : Wayan, Made, Nyoman or Ketut. It depends upon what ? Simply it depends of the child’s position in the family. In a very simple way : if you’re the first of your sibling, you will be nam...

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Sanur.. Why choose to stay here?

Bali, the island of gods, has been climbing very fast. the list of most popular holiday destinations in the world. The reason for this is the diversity of activities and leasures it has to offer which will suit all kind of travellers. Whether you’re a backpacker, a family with kids, an adventurous or luxurious traveller, Bali has it all. When booking your holiday to Bali, it is important to know where you want to stay. In this blog we will give you several reasons why you should choose to stay in Sanur. Easy to reach from the airport If you do not reach Bali by boat, you will...

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Celebrate New Year 2019 in Bali

This year again flew by very fast and we’re only a couple of steps away from 2019. And where better to celebrate and kick off the New Year than on the Island of Gods, Bali. A hard decision to make every year is where to start the New Year and what to do. In this blog you will read about why you should choose for Bali, what to do and where to go. We can assure that there is something to do for everyone. Why choose for Bali to welcome the New Year? Most important reason to choose for Bali is of course the good weather. Are you done with celebrating New Year in the cold weathe...

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7 Reasons why you should go to Bali

Bali.. island of the gods, a place like no other. It’s the islands that surprises the most seasoned travellers and which has to offer something for each and every one. From white sandy beaches with crystal blue water to beautiful green rice fields, and from discovering the Balinese culture and temples to hiking to the top of a volcano. Bali has it all and here are 7 reasons why you should visit this magnificent island. 1. Sun, sun and more sun Located close to the equator results into a tropical climate, lots of sunshine and enjoyable temperatures. With 12 to 13 hours of su...

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Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno & Gili Air

During your trip through Indonesia or your holiday to Bali, you should not miss the Gili Islands. The three Gili Islands are about 35 kilometre from Bali. Are you in love with clear blue water, white beaches and palm trees on the beach? Then this is the ultimate place to enjoy all this beauty for a few days. Besides that, you can also have a good party, diving and snorkeling. Yes, the Gili Islands are really a paradise. It is quite touristy and not off the beaten track destination. Differences between the 3 islands Gili Trawangan is the largest island of the 3 and the most popular pl...

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Where to go in Bali

Bali is different from all other Indonesian Islands. It is the island of temples and rituals but also because of it’s tourism and surfing beaches. Around four million people live in Bali. Most people live in the coastal areas of the south. The Balinese culture is closely linked to Hinduism. The Balinese variant of Hinduism, however, still has animistic elements that you can clearly see in daily life. Ubud Ubud in the middle of Bali and is different from the coast places it is a town where art and culture are central. It is also a popular place for massages, cooking and yoga cou...

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