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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The benefits of scuba-diving

The benefits of scuba-diving Besides the pleasure of discovering a new world, scuba diving offers many others benefits. He are 4 reasons why you should practise this activity. 1- A remedy against stress. Be in a submerge territory, immersed in a different world, far from all the daily bothers : this is the promise of scuba diving. We know that ocean’s environment (wave sound, movement and blue color) is a relaxing experience for the entire body, but scuba diving allows you to escape in another world, the submarine one. Let yourself go with this quiet and foreign atmosph...

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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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Artificial reefs in Bali

Artificial reefs in Bali What is it ? We can define it by a structure voluntarily immersed by man to create suitable habitat for sea life. What’s the use of that ? Since a long time, Human action on our oceans raise a major concern for our planet. Pollution, overfishing but also burning of fossil fuels lead to real climate disasters as well as physical disasters on oceans : Increasing of water’s temperature, sea biodiversity loss and physical pollution are the sad results of the Human impact on our environment. To fight it, artificial reefs are used to create...

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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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Diving With Nitrox

One of the most popular activity to do when you’re on holiday is Scuba Diving especially in a place like Bali. Breathing under water and seeing all the beautiful sea creatures is unique and an unforgettable experience. But unfortunately, this can only be done for a limited amount of time. Unless you dive with a Nitrox tank, which expands this time, so you can enjoy your dive longer. What exactly is Nitrox? Nitrox or Enriched Air Nitrox is a nitrogen/oxygen gas mixture with an oxygen concentration higher than the 21% found in normal air. Most popular blend has 32% of oxygen and ...

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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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8 facts about Mola Mola

Mola Mola, the fish of many names. In common English it is called “the ocean sunfish”, Germans call it “the swimming head”, other European countries name it “the moonfish” and the Chinese name is “toppled wheel fish”. Many different names but one special fish, and here are 8 facts about it. 1. Name origin of the Mola Mola The name Mola is Latin for the large round stone, the millstone. It gives a reference to the grey, round body and rough texture of this fish. 2. World’s largest and heaviest bony fish The largest Mola M...

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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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