Bali Travel Blog

8 Traditional Balinese Foods You Must Try

Bali is well known not only of its beaches, traditions and culture, but it is also well known of its traditional foods. Coming to Bali without trying the traditional foods is like going to the beach without swimming or sunbathing. There are many kinds of traditional foods that you can try in Bali. However, there.. read more »

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: ) 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 »


Bali Arts Festival 2014: A Month to Celebrate the Balinese Arts and Performances

(A participant dressed in Balinese costume with a mask (topeng) during the Grand Parade of Bali Arts Festival. Photo credit: Agus Kurniawan) Each year, Bali has an annual art festival that is centered on its capital city, Denpasar. This year, the 36th Bali Arts Festival or known locally as Pesta Kesenian Bali will be held.. read more »


5 Things You Might Not Know about Nyepi in Bali

Nyepi Day, or the day of silence in Bali this year falls on 17 March 2018, 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 »