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Bali Barat (Part One) Posted by on Apr 18, 2018

Bali Barat (Part One)

Travelers to Bali looking to get a bit off-the-beaten-path may want to take some time and explore Bali Barat (West Bali). Don’t worry about crowds here, as it’s the least populated and least visited part of the island. In the next two posts, we’ll learn all about West Bali and what you can see and…

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Streets, Beats & Eats – Bukit Posted by on Apr 12, 2018

Streets, Beats & Eats - Bukit

The Bukit peninsula is the rocky, rugged southern end of Bali. This area is home to some of the island’s most beautiful beaches and most epic waves. With a scooter and a surfboard, you can spend weeks exploring Bukit and not hit them all. Explore all that Bukit has to offer in this new “Streets…

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Countries, Nationalities, and Languages in Indonesian Posted by on Apr 4, 2018

Countries, Nationalities, and Languages in Indonesian

If you’re a bule (foreigner) in Indonesia, you’ll probably attract the attention of curious locals. One of the first things people will want to know is where you’re from. We’ll help you answer that in this post about countries, nationalities, and languages in Indonesian. Countries The most common question you’ll get in Indonesia is definitely…

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Chilling in Jimbaran Posted by on Mar 26, 2018

Chilling in Jimbaran

If you’re looking for a great place in Bali to kick back and chill, look no further than Jimbaran. The beach here is far more peaceful than in Kuta or Seminyak, but there are still some small waves if you’re looking to surf. You’ve got plenty of choices for places to eat, drink, and relax…

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Bouncing Around Bukit Posted by on Mar 21, 2018

Bouncing Around Bukit

The Bukit peninsula at the southern end of Bali is full of stunning beaches and great surf breaks. It’s far less crowded than the more popular beach towns of Kuta and Seminyak. With a motorbike at your disposal, you can spend your days here beach hopping, riding waves, and partying with fellow travelers at some…

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A Guide to Bukit Posted by on Mar 19, 2018

A Guide to Bukit

While most visitors to Bali spend a majority of their time in the popular beach towns or up in the cultural center of Ubud, there’s a whole other world worth exploring just south of the airport. The Bukit Peninsula is a rocky, dry, and rugged mass that would be its own island if not for…

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Nyepi in 60 Seconds Posted by on Mar 15, 2018

Nyepi in 60 Seconds

There’s a lot going on in the lead-up to the Balinese New Year, known as Hari Raya Nyepi. A few days before, there’s the Melasti ceremony where sacred objects are brought to the sea to be purified. Then there’s the freaky ogoh-ogoh statues and a big performance or parade. Finally, the actual New Year’s Day…

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