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Islands to visit around Bali

Islands to visit around Bali

3 days ago, balihomeimmo

Nusa Penida & Nusa Lembongan Those two islands are located in the South-East of Bali, but really less busy. Indeed, for Balinese, those islands have the reputation for hosting demons… That’s why this place is less crowded than Bali. But also because tourists generally never heard about Nusa Penida and Nusa Lembongan, Bali and The

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Local Markets

Local Markets

2 weeks ago, balihomeimmo

Local markets in Bali are a good way to discover a bit deeper the local culture and the Balinese way of living. There are many markets, not so far from Canggu, where you can find a lot of products like food, spices, fruits, but also art with pottery, sarongs, wood sculpture… It is something to

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Best beaches in Bali

Best beaches in Bali

4 weeks ago, balihomeimmo

Bali is known in the entire world for many things but principally for its beautiful beaches all around the island. You might have heard about Kuta, Seminyak and all the Best beaches in Bali. But many beaches on the island are much beautiful and less crowded, some little piece of paradise that you have to

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Traditional Healing in Bali

Traditional Healing in Bali

1 month ago, balihomeimmo

Bali has a long tradition of Balinese traditional healing. This practice uses natural herbs and spices, holistic therapies and ancient wisdom to cure physical and mental illness. Some balian have learned their art from studying the ancient scriptures and apprenticing with a master. Others have received divine inspiration and heal from the heart. Both have

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Pollution in Bali

Pollution in Bali

2 months ago, balihomeimmo

Bali suffers for years from an irrevocable consequence of mass tourism and the development of the island: pollution. In Bali, tourism represents 50% of GDP and 25% of jobs but also exploits 60% of water resources. Coastal erosion has also become a concern in recent years. This is detrimental to the local population and the

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Why you should visit Bali ?

Why you should visit Bali ?

2 months ago, balihomeimmo

Why you should visit Bali ? Probably you’ve heard so much about Bali, many people spend their holidays in this amazing Indonesian island. For some, Bali has only beaches, bars and parties, but there are many things to discover in the island of Gods. List of few things that visitors will appreciate : Beaches : The

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Starting a business in Bali

Starting a business in Bali

2 months ago, balihomeimmo

Starting a business in Bali combines two of entrepreneur’s greatest desires such as living in paradise and making profit. The number of international startups has increased in the last few years, actually Bali is not just a Southeast Asian holiday destination. Startups can reduce their costs, maximize their profits and live in a magical part

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Drugs in Bali

Drugs in Bali

2 months ago, balihomeimmo

Drugs in Bali, Indonesia has one of the most strict drug laws in the world: zero tolerance!Dozens of convicted person are sentenced to death for drug trafficking, among them the French Serge Atlaoui, are on death row. This policy of zero tolerance of drug trafficking is found globally in many countries of Southeast Asia. This sad

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Shopping Mall in Bali

Shopping Mall in Bali

3 months ago, balihomeimmo

BeachWalk This shopping mall in Bali with its unique design and architecture offers a wide choice of shops. Composed of three levels, this giant shopping mall offers international brands such as Zara, Hugo Boss, Mango, LEGO, but also more cultural experiences such as the Museum Kain or Cloth Museum by BIN House which exhibits more

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Only four names in Bali!

Only four names in Bali!

3 months ago, balihomeimmo

Only four names in Bali!, Yell “WAYAN!” on a crowded street and observed how many people looking at you! Regarding the names, the local culture in Bali is unique. Indeed, traditional Balinese parents have to name their children based on birth order. The firstborn is “Wayan”, second is “Made”, the third is “Nyoman”, and fourth

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Best Souvenirs From Bali

Best Souvenirs From Bali

3 months ago, balihomeimmo

Best Souvenirs From Bali, Only few days before coming back home and you still haven’t finished your shopping yet? You want to buy memories from the Island of Gods but you don’t have any ideas? Here are some options which will probably please your family, friends and lovers! Sarong A sarong is a large piece

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7 Cafes in Canggu for Breakfast

7 Cafes in Canggu for Breakfast

3 months ago, balihomeimmo

7 Cafes in Canggu for Breakfast, It’s morning in Canggu and you are hungry? No problem, there are so many nice places to go. You will never run out of options! Avocado Cafe If you are looking for healthy food and want to be sure that you will get organic products, this is the place

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Celebrating Christmas & New Year in Bali

Celebrating Christmas & New Year in Bali

4 months ago, balihomeimmo

Planning to celebrate Christmas or New Year in Bali? Wondering what to do and where to go? Here are few recommendations to find Santa in the Island of Gods or join one of the best New Year Eve Party Christmas Celebration Christmas Eve Buffet – Mariott Hotel – Nusa Dua Christmas Party – Potato Head

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10 Reasons Why you need a Real Estate Agent?

10 Reasons Why you need a Real Estate Agent?

4 months ago, balihomeimmo

10 Reasons Why you need a Real Estate Agent? Education & Experience A real estate agent has all the knowledge about buying and selling a property because he has the education and the experience for it. Neighbourhood Knowledge Agents know intimate knowledge about the neighbourhood and they can easily guide you to find the best

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What to do when it’s raining?

What to do when it’s raining?

5 months ago, balihomeimmo

What to do when it’s raining? Bali is generally known for its good weather during the dry season and for its beaches and outdoor activities. But during your trip, you will sometimes have to face bad weather such as heavy rain and cloudy days. So what can you do to enjoy your trip even when

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Traditional Healing in Bali

Traditional Healing in Bali

5 months ago, balihomeimmo

Traditional Healing in Bali Bali has a long tradition of Balinese traditional healing. This practice uses natural herbs and spices, holistic therapies and ancient wisdom to cure physical and mental illness. Some balian have learned their art from studying the ancient scriptures and apprenticing with a master. Others have received divine inspiration and heal from

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How to move in Bali

How to move in Bali

6 months ago, balihomeimmo

How to move in Bali ? First of all, you need to know that the habit of circulation in Bali may be very different from what you know in your country. At the first sight, moving on the island can seem very difficult because of the heavy traffic, especially in the West Coast where the

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Balinese People Celebrate Galungan

Balinese People Celebrate Galungan

6 months ago, balihomeimmo

  “ Colourful celebrations throughout the Island of God ”   Balinese people celebrate the day of Galungan, which commemorates the victory of Dharma over Adharma, or good against evil, this November 1-3. This celebration comes twice a year in our Gregorian Calendar as Balinese use a 210 days Calendar. This is a unique welcome

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Global Warming

Global Warming

6 months ago, balihomeimmo

Global Warming, As you know, global warming is an important issue that causes a lot of problems nowadays and Indonesia has to face it. Indeed, Indonesia is the world’s third largest emitter of greenhouse gases which make this country extremely vulnerable to the effects of climate change. It will impact a lot of aspects of

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Supermarkets Bali

Supermarkets Bali

6 months ago, balihomeimmo

Supermarkets Bali, Shopping the first time in Bali can be a bit overwhelming. You will find minimart every 200 meters and supermarkets every kilometer depending on the area where you are located. You will come across a considerable number of shops, markets, trailers, grocery stores, not to mention the many Circle K, Indo Market, Alpha

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Keep calm and speak Bahasa Indonesia

Keep calm and speak Bahasa Indonesia

7 months ago, balihomeimmo

Keep calm and speak Bahasa Indonesia, The Republic of Indonesia is not only the largest archipelago in the world, it is also a large group of peoples and communities. There are more than 540 dialects but the official language of Indonesia is Bahasa, which is learned in schools and allows to facilitate communication between the

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Flight Companies to go to Bali

Flight Companies to go to Bali

7 months ago, balihomeimmo

Flight Companies to go to Bali. You can find below all the airlines flying to Bali (DPS). You will not only find the cheapest flights but also the cheapest flights and the most luxurious flights. Airlines Companies who serves Bali : Flight by KLM Flight by Singapore Airlines Flight by Cathay Pacific Flight by Emirates

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Bali, an island full of colors

Bali, an island full of colors

7 months ago, balihomeimmo

Bali, an island full of colors, Balinese wear the most beautiful traditional clothes during religious ceremonies or to attend a wedding for example. Balinese woman would look almost like princesses in their brightly colored outfits. For the men’s an aura of serenity emerges from them. Behind these colors there’s a signification. For women, hair is

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Balinese Castes

Balinese Castes

7 months ago, balihomeimmo

Balinese Castes, In the Balinese tradition, society is decomposed into a caste system. A caste is an endogamous social group, most often having a hereditary profession and occupying a determined rank in the hierarchy of a society. In Bali, despite the use of titles, the importance of caste tends to decrease, in favor of education,

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Kids in Bali

Kids in Bali

7 months ago, balihomeimmo

Come with Kids in Bali is an enriching experience. You will see, all the Balinese people consider kids like a part of the community, and this a social asset when you are in Bali because locals will display great interest in any child they meet. Everyone has a responsibility towards them. Kids of all ages

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Hinduism Religion

Hinduism Religion

8 months ago, balihomeimmo

Hinduism Religion, When people are thinking about Bali, they usually think about the famous and amazing landscapes: endlessly rice fields, beautiful beaches of white sand, amazing surf spots, huge temple, mountains and volcanoes and so on. Bali is a destination which has so much to offer if you try to discover its culture deeper. It

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The world’s most expensive coffee come from Indonesia

The world’s most expensive coffee come from Indonesia

8 months ago, balihomeimmo

The world’s most expensive coffee come from Indonesia What makes Luwak Coffee so famous and valuable are his processes of selection and digestion by the Asian palm civet. Yes, you read me correctly, digestion! The selection occurs if the civets choose to eat coffee cherries, the digestion improve the flavor of the coffee beans that

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INDEPENDENCE DAY – HARI MERDEKA

INDEPENDENCE DAY – HARI MERDEKA

8 months ago, balihomeimmo

If you are in Indonesia on the 17 August, you can’t miss the celebration of hari Merdeka, aka the Indonesia Independence Day. But why this day is so important for Indonesian people? HISTORY To understand the importance of this day in Indonesia and why it’s considerate as the National day, it must be important to

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Balinese Art

Balinese Art

8 months ago, balihomeimmo

Balinese Art is something really anchored in the Balinese lifestyle, so much anchored that art doesn’t exist from their point of view. It is an activity which is present in their habits, it is not only limited for ceremonies but in every moment of their life. You can notice it when they are doing their

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Best Luxury Spas in Bali

Best Luxury Spas in Bali

9 months ago, balihomeimmo

Best Luxury Spas in Bali. Bali is Asia’s spa capital, and home to more than 20 of the world’s best spas. If you come to the island of God to relax, destress, or just to have fun allow yourself to receive the utmost for your holiday. Travelers can enjoy their trip in Bali by day

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Water activities in Bali

Water activities in Bali

9 months ago, balihomeimmo

Diving & snorkeling Diving and snorkeling are among major attractions in Bali. You can see various marine creatures, such as colorful tropical fish and coral reefs. The best time for those activities is during the dry season, from April to October. Where are the most interesting spots? –               Nusa Penida & Nusa Lembongan: Located in

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New flight route to attract more Chinese tourists in Bali

New flight route to attract more Chinese tourists in Bali

9 months ago, balihomeimmo

New flight route to attract more Chinese tourists in Bali, Indonesia still can do more to facilitate Chinese tourists. The major challenge is to increase the number of direct flights and low-cost carriers between China and Indonesia. Garuda Indonesia has officially opened up a new route from Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport to the capital

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Sport activities in Bali

Sport activities in Bali

9 months ago, balihomeimmo

Yoga Bali is the preferred destination for people who practice yoga. It seems to be the perfect place to practice this activity. First because of the spirituality which emerges from this island with the Hinduism religion and also because of the beautiful background offered by this place. The sense of the true inner peace found in Bali coming

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Essential Apps

Essential Apps

10 months ago, balihomeimmo

Whats App: Whatsapp is an instant messenger but via internet, it allows you to stay in touch with your loved ones. In Bali, everyone had a WhatsApp number and use it as Essential Apps. So, everywhere you can chat by Wifi or with Indonesian phone card. Available on : iOS : https://itunes.apple.com/fr/app/whatsapp-messenger/id310633997?mt=8 Android : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.whatsapp&hl=fr Go-Jek:

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Balinese babies are sacred

Balinese babies are sacred

10 months ago, balihomeimmo

Balinese babies are sacred. Bali babies don’t start off life on the right foot, or even on the left! Indeed, in traditional villages, Balinese babies are not allowed to touch the ground until they are three months old. This practice comes from the belief that newborns are sacred and deserve to be treated with veneration.

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Bali celebrate Muslims’ big day

Bali celebrate Muslims’ big day

10 months ago, balihomeimmo

Bali celebrates Muslims’ big day, At the end of this month, Muslims all over the world will celebrate the end of a month of fasting, the Ramadan. Idul Fitri is the name of this day, falls this year on June 25th. It’s one of the most important temporary human migrations, Muslims people will return to

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Local culinary art

Local culinary art

10 months ago, balihomeimmo

Local culinary art In Bali, you have a various choice concerning culinary tastes and places to eat. You can find a lot of local varieties from the simplest “nasi goreng” (fried rice with vegetables) or “satay” (chicken or pork with peanut sauce) to refined cuisines with natural spices like the “bebek tutu” (duck cooked on

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Wedding in Indonesia

Wedding in Indonesia

11 months ago, balihomeimmo

Wedding in Indonesia, There are many married couples in Indonesia where either the wife or the husband is a foreigner, and the spouse is from Indonesia. The regulations between Indonesian wives, and Indonesian husbands, are very different. This difference in treatment seems to be related to the issue of working. Foreign wives of Indonesian husbands

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Associations contributing to the cleaning of beaches in Canggu

Associations contributing to the cleaning of beaches in Canggu

11 months ago, balihomeimmo

Associations contributing to the cleaning of beaches in Canggu, one of the most worrying issues in Bali is the environment. The result is dramaticat: garbage runs along beaches, in rivers beds, and also in some villages. Far from clean and heavenly hotels, nature is in danger and the health of the inhabitants too. This pollution

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Medical care around Canggu

Medical care around Canggu

11 months ago, balihomeimmo

The hospitals and medical services in Bali are extremely advanced, with air ambulances, multilingual staff, and specialists in difficult emergency disciplines all represented on the island. – Siloam Hospital – Strategically located in the heart of Canggu in Bali, you can find a local branch of Siloam Hospital that’s provides excellent 24-hour Emergency Services, easy

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Schools in Canggu

Schools in Canggu

12 months ago, balihomeimmo

Enrolling the kids in an international school in Bali exposes their young minds to diversity and high standards of learning. From the get-go, students of international schools learn how to adapt well and engage with school mates, and learn foreign languages without losing their own ability to speak their mother tongue. Because many international schools

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“Is it expensive to live in Bali ?”

“Is it expensive to live in Bali ?”

1 year ago, balihomeimmo

This question is often the first question coming from many travelers before planning their trip to the Island of Gods but even if in Bali many things are cheaper than in western countries, now it’s time to debunk some myths.   In fact, if you just glance at basics products, many items of everyday life

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Tax Amnesty in Indonesia : The Ideal Moment to Invest in Property !

Tax Amnesty in Indonesia : The Ideal Moment to Invest in Property !

2 years ago, andriana

It has been a few months since Indonesian investors were waiting for one thing : that the government passes the tax amnesty bill. It now has officially been done since 16 July 2016 : each Indonesian national can repatriate their offshore funds in exchange of a tax varying between 2% and 5%. Forgiveness is the

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Nyepi, The Day of Silence

Nyepi, The Day of Silence

2 years ago, andriana

The Day of Silence, also known as Nyepi, is the start of Caka – the Bali year. It would take place on March, 9th 2016. This is a religious ceremony that consists in hiding the presence of human lives by making no sound and turning no light on, in order to make the bad spirits

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Canggu Beach, Worth to Visit

Canggu Beach, Worth to Visit

2 years ago, andriana

On May 30, 2013, CNN (Cable News Network) put three beaches in Indonesia are among the 100 best beaches from around the world in the “World’s 100 Best Beaches”. One of those is  Canggu Beach ranked 39th. Among the many famous beaches in Bali, Canggu Beach is one of them which is worth visiting on

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Seminyak? Why Not

Seminyak? Why Not

2 years ago, andriana

The atmosphere in Seminyak offers a very different than Kuta Bali. If Kuta is known for casual and relaxed, while Seminyak gives the impression of a modern and formal. Only 15 minutes drive from Kuta, Seminyak is one of the famous places in Bali and home for many kinds of hotel, villa, restaurant and luxurious spa.

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Connecting to the Water Supply in Bali

Connecting to the Water Supply in Bali

2 years ago, andriana

Generally, big cities in Indonesia has already a connection to water supply company, PDAM. In a some region, they often use the groundwater under the house or nearby as a water supply. Before purchasing or renting a home, it is recommended to check the water pressure and have the water analysed by a laboratory. Connecting to

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Prepaid Electricity

Prepaid Electricity

2 years ago, andriana

This is the latest innovation from PLN (The largest electricity company in Indonesia) service is more promising Easy, Freedom, and Convenience to its customers: Prepaid Electricity – Electricity recharging! Prepaid Electricity With pre-paid electricity, every customer can control their electricity usage according to the needs and abilities. Like the pulse reload on a cell phone,

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How to Subscribe Internet and Telephone Line

How to Subscribe Internet and Telephone Line

2 years ago, andriana

Indonesian telecommunication systems have improved rapidly in recent years. Many homes in large urban areas already have a telephone line installed. It should be noted that new lines are not available in all areas so the availability of a line or additional line should be confirmed before choosing a place to live. There are some

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Jokowi as President

Jokowi as President

2 years ago, andriana

The 2014 Presidential election is done. As many had predicted, Jokowi won the presidential race. However, this was not an easy battle for the victor as the prediction said. If anything, it’s a really well-matched mano y mano competition. Jokowi only won with a slight margin of 5%, which roughly translated to 7 million voters. Some

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Indonesia’s 2014 Presidential Election

Indonesia’s 2014 Presidential Election

2 years ago, andriana

In my earlier post I’ve mentioned about Indonesia’s 2014 election. This time I want to talk briefly about Indonesia’s 2014 Presidential Election which is scheduled to be held on July 9, 2014. The election, that pits Jokowi with Prabowo, two of the most popular Indonesians, if not the best, is only less than 3 weeks

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A Call to Arms Against Perpres No 51/2014

A Call to Arms Against Perpres No 51/2014

2 years ago, andriana

Amid all the tensions and media coverage surrounding the upcoming presidential election, the current President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono passed the executive order, Perpres No 51/2014, that could became the legal basis of Benoa Bay reclamation program. Just to refresh your memory, this plan propose a massive landscape makeover of Benoa Bay area using land fill

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Is There a Future for Bali Co-Working Space?

Is There a Future for Bali Co-Working Space?

2 years ago, andriana

Villas and hotels that sprung up like crazy mushrooms in Bali will soon has competitors: co-working spaces, startup business, idea incubators, changemaker power houses (or all of them in one package), whose growth will be equally rapid if not more. They, I believe deserve a very warm welcome. Just recently, BBC  published an interesting article that captures

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Urban Agriculture in Bali

Urban Agriculture in Bali

2 years ago, andriana

This post is all about the idea of premiering urban agriculture in Bali. Everyone knows that Bali is in itself a product of thriving agrarian culture. The grand scale of paddy terracing and subak irrigation all around Bali confirm it. Those are hereditary knowledge and wisdom that begin to fade from day-to-day business of common Balinese

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Nyepi 2014, Day of Silence

Nyepi 2014, Day of Silence

2 years ago, andriana

Hari Raya Nyepi 2014 marks the Balinese-Hindu’s New Year for Caka Year 1936. Nyepi is a celebration to be spent in silence, in meditation toward self-reflection. Ogoh-Ogoh During Buta Yajna Ceremony, Nyepi 2014 The Day of Silence is preceded by a series of ceremony in the following: Melasti: Is a purifying ceremony or ritual takes place several

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Effan Adhiwira: The Bamboo Warrior

Effan Adhiwira: The Bamboo Warrior

2 years ago, andriana

Meet Effan Adhiwira, a young, emerging architect specialized in bamboo structure manipulation; a master manipulator of everything bamboo; the bamboo warrior. Effan and his better half Novieta Tourisia. Back in the colonial days when the Dutch government of East Indies was cracking under the pressure of the spirit of freedom and independence, bamboo played a

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3 Things You Should Know About Petitenget Area

3 Things You Should Know About Petitenget Area

2 years ago, andriana

Petitenget, pronunced puh (as in pervert)–tee (as in tea)–teng (as in written)–and ed (as in dirt) is the name of area north of Seminyak that connects it to the three way forks. One leads to Berawa, one leads to Umalas and the last one to Kerobokan area. This page at Expedia offers a short historical

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5 Things That Will Make Your Life Easier in Bali

5 Things That Will Make Your Life Easier in Bali

2 years ago, andriana

One of the five things that will make your life easier in Bali is definitely to learn the language. Many of our clients (land or villa buyers and long-term villa renters), especially those “Bali first-timers” sometimes find difficulties in the beginning to adjust with Bali’s environment: the people, the culture, the habits, the geckos and

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An Insight on Perda No 26/2013: RTRW Badung

An Insight on Perda No 26/2013: RTRW Badung

2 years ago, andriana

The title above refers to the new Regional and Spatial Planning of Badung Regency, which hereafter referred to as RTRW or RTRW Badung ratified on December 30, 2013. The title is roughly translated into Regulation No. 26 Year 2013 of Badung Regency on Regional and Spatial Planning (Rencana Tata Ruang dan Wilayah). Background This regulation

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Basic Things to Know About Investing in Bali

Basic Things to Know About Investing in Bali

2 years ago, andriana

Ok. You have the money and you’ve been thinking about investing in Bali. What you need now is a good advice on what kind of investment you should make. Since we’re real estate and construction company, it’s clear that you’re looking to invest in this area right? Because, otherwise, you won’t be here. Here are

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Indonesia’s 2014 Elections

Indonesia’s 2014 Elections

2 years ago, andriana

Indonesia’s 2014 elections, namely legislative/parliamentary and presidential elections are on the horizon. The Election Commission (KPU) has scheduled both elections to be held in April 9 and July 9, respectively. For the first time in ten years, Indonesia will see a new president. Unfortunately, the same can’t be said for the members of the parliament

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Bali Tourism: The Dawn of The Chinese

Bali Tourism: The Dawn of The Chinese

2 years ago, andriana

Bali has become a major tourists destination since the 80s. That’s when the real boom happened. The annual 9-13% increase of tourists coming to Bali since 2009 is only a legacy to the exposure made nearly two decades ago. That increase correlated heavily with USA Government’s lifting its travel warning back in 2008. Since 2011,

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Why Bali?

Why Bali?

2 years ago, andriana

Bali is an ever emerging market for property and real estate, since the day people like Walter Spies, Vicky Baum and Colin McPhee bought or rented a piece of real estate in this island. Bali’s nature, exoticism (even to me, Hinduism still offers an unfathomable aura of mystery) and culture, have magnetized tourists and expats

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How To Buy Property in Bali

How To Buy Property in Bali

2 years ago, andriana

If you’re currently searching to know how to buy property in Bali, you’ve come to the right place. Here we provide steps you can follow in acquiring Bali property. Step 1. Begins with canvassing your desired area. Take one or two landmarks or hot spots that you want your property to be really close to

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