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Halal Bi Halal Posted by on Jul 31, 2016

Halal bi halal is a social gathering to celebrate Lebaran ‘Eid-al-Fitr’ which is held after the event with co-worker, family, and friends. It has become an annual tradition that uniquely Indonesian. The focus of activity is asking each other forgiveness from any wrongdoing with shaking hands. Often time, it is also a moment to renew the acquaintance,…

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Streets, Beats & Eats – Seminyak Posted by on Jul 27, 2016

Seminyak is one of the most popular areas of Bali. Days here can be spent lounging on the beach, or out in the water surfing or boogie boarding. There are tons of options for dining and nightlife as well. Sunsets are big here, and the party really gets going when the sun goes down. Explore…

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Uluwatu and Kecak Dance Video Posted by on Jul 25, 2016

Bali Day Trips

One item that is high atop tour itineraries in Bali is a visit to Uluwatu Temple to see a kecak performance. Explore this important Balinese temple and see highlights from the traditional dance in this short video. Sunset at Uluwatu with the kecak performance is a highlight of any Bali trip.

Uluwatu Temple and Kecak Dance Posted by on Jul 21, 2016

Bali is home to over a thousand pura (temples), which play a vital role in the daily lives of the island’s inhabitants. Temples in every village across the island host important ceremonies, such as Purnama (full moon) and funerals. While each temple is important in its own right, the nine directional temples are a step above the…

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Bajawa – Villages and Hot Springs Posted by on Jul 13, 2016

The town of Bajawa in Flores is a great base for exploring traditional Ngada villages and natural hot springs. Check it out in this short video tour, featuring the villages of Wogo and Bena.

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