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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What to do in Sanur?

Sanur it the ideal option for those who want to avoid the busy streets of Kuta. Although it has become more busy the past few years. The popularity of Sanur among travel organisations and travellers has increased a lot. The bay where Sanur is located is shielded by a coral reef, so the sea is calm and the waves are small. Fishing On the beach of Sanur there are many fishing companies offering day trips. Due to the high diversity of fishing companies, you can choose what kind of fishing you would like to do. Another possibility is joining local fishermen’s on a small boat. This is a...

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The most beautiful beaches of Bali

Dreamland Beach, Uluwatu, Bali One of the most beautiful beaches of Bali are located on Bukit Peninsula, the peninsula in the southern tip of Bali. The beaches are surrounded by high cliffs and surfers can indulge themselves here. The beaches are wonderful to relax and certainly around Uluwatu there are plenty of trendy restaurants and beach clubs. Bingin Beach is a wonderful place to watch surfers and eat fresh fish on the beach in the evenings, but Dreamland Beach is the most beautiful beach: wide, white and bordered by high cliffs. Short said: this is the place to be in Bali when it come...

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Discover Bali's food

In Bali you can find tasty gourmet cooking from all over the world, however being in Indonesia you should try traditional local dishes first. Here is a list of 5 typical Indo/Bali dishes : 1. NASI GORENG « Nasi Goreng » is a must in Indonesian cuisine. Discover this wonderful dish made with fried rice, chicken and sautéed vegetables. It is considered the country national dish so make sure to try. You will find this dish everywhere in bali, from little "Warung" (small Indonesian restaurants) to your hotel restaurants. 2. MIE GORENG This dish is e...

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