The black sand' beaches

Also known as the Island of the Gods, Bali is attracting more and more people from all around the world every year, with its natural beauty and diversity.You will discover volcanoes or rice fields terraces. And you will find also the contrast between long beaches of white sand and the beaches of black sand burning. Do not worry, there will be something for everybody. But, let's talk about these beautiful black sand’ beaches. Indeed, you will find on this island many rocky beaches which are composed of volcanic sand. This black color comes from volcanoes around, like th...

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State of Emergency: Stop plastic bags

Oceans cover more than 70% of the Earth's surface and are the home of thousands species, but also one of the main resources needed for our planet. Millions of marine species find food but also distractions in. Our oceans are essential to our survival.Unfortunately, every year, more than 8 million tons of plastics are discarded, causing global contamination and destruction of our biodiversity. Plastic production exceeds 320 million tons per year. A part of this plastic is abandoned on our roadsides or dumped into our oceans, only a tiny part is recycled. The last few years, ecologi...

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Join Ocean Gardener

You are dreaming to explore and know more about the coral. Join Ocean Gardener to do snorkeling, diving and get a better understanding of Coral! Do you know that Coral are animals? Corals are not plants but animals.Indeed, they do not make their own food, as plants do. Corals have tiny tentacles that they use to capture their food from the water. They need sunlight to survive. Learn more about Corals with Ocean Gardener Ocean Gardener is an NGO based in Bali, founded in 2016 and dedicated to coral reef education. As you know corals are endangered species. That&...

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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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