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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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Hari Raya Nyepi Posted by on Mar 12, 2018

Hari Raya Nyepi

Hari Raya Nyepi is the Balinese New Year, which is also known as the Day of Silence. This is because the entire island shuts down for a day of meditation, prayer, and reflection. There are lots of ceremonies in the lead-up to Nyepi, including the exciting ogoh-ogoh parades. Nyepi is on a different day every…

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Bali Day Trips Posted by on Jan 9, 2018

Bali Day Trips

Many people plan their Bali vacation around laying on the beach. I’m all for that, as Bali really does have some great beaches. Actually, one of my favorite Indonesian phrases is “Santai di pantai” (relaxing on the beach). It’s so much fun to say! That being said, there are so many beautiful places to visit…

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A Morning Tour of Sanur Posted by on Aug 29, 2017

A Morning Tour of Sanur

When it comes to Bali beach towns, it’s hard to beat Sanur. Sure, some may call it “Snore,” but there’s actually quite a lot to do here. A great way to explore the town is on two wheels in the early morning. Get out there before the sun is too strong and then you can…

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Sanur Night Market Posted by on Aug 28, 2017

Sanur Night Market

If you’re visiting the beach town of Sanur in Bali, you’ll definitely want to check out the night market. Here you can sample a wide variety of Indonesian street food such as bakso, siomay, and nasi campur. Fill up your belly without emptying your wallet as you enjoy cheap, delicious Indonesian food. Take a video…

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East Bali Road Trip (Video) Posted by on Aug 14, 2017

East Bali Road Trip

If you’re looking to travel to Bali but want to escape the crowds, your best bet is to head up the east coast. An awesome East Bali road trip includes visits to the towns of Sanur, Candidasa, and Amed. You can also check out the island’s stunning water palaces while you’re at it. Join us…

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East Bali Road Trip Posted by on Aug 2, 2017

East Bali Road Trip

Most visitors to Bali spend a majority of their time in the popular beach towns in the south. Many others choose to stay in Ubud for rice fields and yoga. If these are the only parts of Bali that you see, you’ll certainly get the impression that the entire island is full of tourists. Those…

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