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6 Romantic Spots to Watch Impeccable Bali Sunset

Are you lovers or Bali honeymoon couples who looking for impeccable romantic spot to watch sunset in Island of Paradise? Too boring enjoying Bali Sunset among the crowd of Kuta beach? Here, we provide a list of six peaceful places with romantic sunset that can be considered for your next date in Bali. Check it.. read more »

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Easy Words and Phrases That Will Make You Best Friend of The Balinese

Going to a country where not everyone speaks English sometimes causes some small trouble in communication. Therefore, learning some common words and phrases of the local language is important. This also applied in Bali. Probably, some of you may don’t know that Bali is an island located in Indonesia, a country located in South East.. read more »

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Why many Balinese have same names?

(Priest or Pemangku. Photo by: Mertha Kurnia on Fivehundredpx) Probably you wonder why there are so many Gustis, Agungs, Kadeks or Wayans, or why women and men have same names. Some people find it weird, some people find it funny, some people find it normal. However, they probably don’t know the history why there are.. read more »

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How do Balinese do “Thanksgiving”?

(Balinese women carrying Gebogan – photo credit: Nat Stravers Photography) As we may know, Thanksgiving is a national holiday celebration in United States. It is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. The meaning of Thanksgiving itself is a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest of the preceding year. The history.. read more »

The History of Balinese Offerings – Canang Sari

( Canang Sari – Balinese offerings with burning incense- Photo credit by: http://blog.icbali.com ) When you walk around in Bali while enjoying your holiday, you probably see at least one small square or round palm leaf made, filled with colorful flowers lying on the ground either in front of houses, shops or temples. Those things called Canang.. read more »

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5 Things You Might Not Know about Nyepi in Bali

Nyepi Day, or the day of silence in Bali this year falls on 28 March 2017, or exactly on the last date of the month. Balinese Hindu will flock beaches days before the day to clean the earth with offerings and prayers, while at night, the ogoh-ogoh parade will live up and ignite the island.. read more »

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Traveler’s List: 5 Buddhist temples to Visit during Chinese New Year Festival in Bali

Bright and cheerful red-gold decorations, mandarin oranges, fancy red dress and the most awaited red envelopes (ang pao) are among items that are enliven this weekend festive moment; the Chinese New Year or also known as Spring festival. From firecrackers to fortune cookies, flying dragon to lion dance (Barongsai), with red being the prevailing color,.. read more »

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Nyepi: The Silence of the Island

As you may notice that the last week of this March the Earth Hour will be celebrated around the world by millions of people in across 152 countries and territories to switch lights off for an hour as a massive show of concern for the environment. Now let us fast backward to earlier week of.. read more »

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