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Archive for February, 2016

I Love You, Indonesia Posted by on Feb 29, 2016

I Love Indonesia

I’m in love with Indonesia, and I don’t care who knows it! See why I love this amazing country in this short video, and then tell us why YOU love it! There’s a lot I love about Indonesia. The landscapes – volcanoes, rice terraces, rushing waterfalls, beautiful mountain sunrises, empty white sand beaches, and amazing…

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Balinese Culture – Galungan and Kuningan Posted by on Feb 25, 2016

Galungan offerings

Anyone who visits Bali will most likely see some kind of ceremony at some point in their trip. Whether at temples, at home, or in the village, it seems like there’s always some kind of ceremony going on. There are certain times of the year, however, when the ceremonies and processions are especially elaborate and…

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A Video Tour of Gili Air Posted by on Feb 22, 2016

Gili Air

Explore beautiful Gili Air in this short video. Go diving, relax on the beach, walk through the village, enjoy a sunset, and check out some of the nightlife.

The three different “when” in Indonesian: which one would you use? Posted by on Feb 21, 2016

Using the word ‘when’ in Indonesian is a little bit different from English. First, you have to choose which ‘when’ can be used in the context of your sentence. Second, you have to decide how you will convey your message: is it formal or informal? Third, you have to identify in what time frame you…

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Gili Air Posted by on Feb 18, 2016

Gili Air

This is our final post in our Gili Islands series. We’ve already looked at the “party island” Gili Trawangan and the “honeymoon island” Gili Meno. The last stop on our journey is Gili Air, the closest of the three to the main island of Lombok. If you’re visiting all three Gili Islands from Bali on…

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