The prettiest time of the year – Galungun and Kuningan

Posted by Vanessa on May 30, 2018

I love this time in the Balinese Calendar, the streets are decked with colourful penjors outside each home.

READ MORE

My Top 10 Breakfasts in Bali

Posted by Vanessa on May 4, 2018

My Top 10 Breakfasts in Bali
I’m often asked where to go for Breakfast, so here are my top picks………. in no particular order, for all budgets and tastes.

READ MORE

Living on two wheels in Indonesia

Posted by Paul V Walters on March 28, 2018

So you’ve decided to spend some time in Indonesia ?
Good Choice.
Now if you are a long term resident you simply have to get around. Taxis are fine, but after a while you will become frustrated at being dependent on somebody else, so the only other option is to bite the bullet and get yourself a scooter.

READ MORE

First the monsters then the silence – the uniqueness that is Nyepi Day

Posted by Vanessa on March 10, 2018

The monsters have started appearing in the Banjars (local communities) and meeting places all over Bali. From 30cms to 30 metres high, they are called Ogoh Ogoh and are representations of the evil and bad spirits that have congregated in Bali in the previous year. The creation of these wonderful statues is a collective effort in each Banjar and they can take many months to complete

READ MORE