Best Way to Discover Kintamani
The wild, rugged landscape of Kintamani is a vista for everyone to enjoy. A trip to this enchanting natural beauty is a perfect decisions, even for a great family day out. Here are the best way to discover the beauty of Kintamani.
Cycling is probably one of the best things to do in Kintamani. During the trip to the heart of Bali you will push yourself through tight rice-field paths, a healthy galumph through the countryside and remote village that maintain tradition of Balinese culture for over years. You can rent a bike nearby or joining cycling tour. In common, the tour starts with a morning pick-up that takes you towards Mount Batur that famous for its sunrise spots. The next destination will be an intriguing agritourism site. This stop is perfect for those keen to learn more about the local fauna; as you wander the lush grounds, the friendly guides explain to you the different cash crops of the area. You will see coffee beans, cacao pods and Balinese snake fruit all growing here. You will also learn also about local spices and the processes of preparing coffee beans. After your insightful lessons, you are invited to taste and savour the different kinds of coffee, cacao and more before the cycling begins.
Trekking and See the Spectacular Sunrise
Trekking Mount Batur for sunrise is the most spectacular outdoor experiences ever. Breathtaking view and need some hard work to go on the top is a rewarding challenge for any nature lover. As the sun rose, light filled the land to the west and we could finally see and feel the height of the mountain. The expanse of green at Mount Batur’s feet extended to the coast. As the sun continued to rise, the colours of the land changed. From the cool blue of first light, warm amber and finally the brilliant green shining off the sun’s strong strike.
Enjoy Hot Spring
Natural and pure, visiting hot springs can be a fascinating and healing experience for many people. In the north part of Bali, nestled at the foot of Mount Batur there are several spots famed for its hot springs. Soaking in the hot pool, amidst the sublime natural beauty, blanketed by cool air whilst admiring the vastness of Lake Batur, you feel somehow rejuvenated. Afterwards, it’s nice to recharge in their modest restaurant with a local speciality flavoured with a secret recipe of spices. There are many hot spring nestled at the foot of Mount Batur with fascinating little villages where the roadside was filled with sculptures and paintings. The scenery from the hot spring spot was truly astonishing.
Thursday 19 December 2019
Cheap Foods yet Healthy in Bali
From small eateries to top-notch restaurant, from Asian to Western, Bali has everything to satiate your appetite, Harbouring some of Indonesia’s best and most diverse gastronomic flavours. If you are looking for a local dish with cheap price, these places are worth a try and don’t worry you won’t ill since they are clean and healthy.
Bali is renowned for fresh fruit and that’s why dessert was always mouthwatering here. When it comes to dessert, there are so many options and gelato would be the queen for everyone with Gaya Gelato became one of the best chain stores that provide it. It has genuine Italian ice cream parlours, sourcing locally grown fruits and ingredients to create their authentically European desserts. Using 100% natural ingredients, including Balinese durian and tamarillo fruits, and high quality Italian imports, Gaya Gelato has a scoop to suit all tastes – with a refreshing cone for only IDR 20K (US$1.50).
Warong Legong is a small eatery, inspired by Balinese traditional legong dance. This family-run small eateries, situated in Keramas Village, Gianyar, serves international dishes and local specialties in a pretty and homely cabin. The menu here changes frequently to reflect the produce that is available at the local market, where the owners purchase their ingredients, cooked from authentic Balinese family recipes, handed down over the generations. The food starts from IDR35 K (US$2.62) to more than IDR 200 K (US$ 20).
Warung Bambuku is about a local restaurants and entirely humble in appearance with amazing tastes when it comes to the food. This ultimate budget restaurant, situated in the popular Seminyak area, serves wonderful breakfast and lunch with cheap price and It has also serves everything from smashed avocado on toast to feta and spinach omelettes. The food starts from IDR 20K (US$ 1,5)
Friday 06 December 2019
Things to Explore This Week
Whether you are in search of places to hang out for drinks or eat this week, these places are worth a try. Several are a brand new place that attracted many people to come and the rest still waiting for you and your friends to come to enjoy the weekend. Things get very intriguing if you bring also your camera and put your photos to Instagram and see how people will love and commenting on your photos.
Experience a brand-new dining experience within aquarium dining destination, with colourful and eclectic dining experiences probably the first of its kind in Bali. Last week The Apurva Kempinski Bali has opened Koral Restaurant, the resort’s latest gastronomic venture. Koral offers diners with meticulously crafted dishes that draw inspiration upon Indonesia’s coastal flavours, prepared using locally-sourced ingredients completed with a spellbinding soundtrack that captures the magic and mystery of aquatic life found at the depths of the sea. Catch the sight of multicolour swirls as the family of fish swim behind the aquarium windows and glass-roofed tunnel, displaying captivating scenery as you enjoy your meal. The menu presented at Koral highlights the plethora of seafood found across the Indonesian waters, enriched with an abundance of fresh ingredients sourced from the lands of the archipelago.
Fika in Bali
This brand-new dining destination opening up in Petitenget, Seminyak recently. Fika is very much a contrast to the bustling behemoths like others nearby. It has humble looking and sparsely decorated destination that invites one into a spacious and naturally lit room; here the warm white is only contrasted by the wood of the furniture. The philosophy fits closely with meaning of fika. A Swedish word, it refers to bringing friends together over coffee and food, inviting everyone to slow down and enjoy each others company.
Keramas Aero Park
Keramas Aero Park try to combine inflight restaurant and bar where people could gather and eat at the same time. Where one can spend their quality time either with family or bestie. The interior were made of Boeing 737 Body that lies on Keramas Beach surrounded by rice fields, the beach and the ocean as far as the eye could see. The restaurant located in the body of the plane while the bar located below the suspension of the Boeing.
Black Cat Mini Mart
Black Cat Mini Mart is a speakeasy and almost make everyone puzzled as it nestled in hidden plain sight. It is inside the a minimarket in an alternative way to Canggu. It has cheap booze, quality music, food and a pool table for playing or dancing on.
Gimme Shelter Bali
Gimme Shelter Bali is all about rock n roll club which offer a live bands every Wednesday and Saturday as well as Open Mic every Monday. If you are staying near Canggu and looking something that gonna rock you, this is the right place and stays open past midnight.
Own & Operated by bar entrepreneur Shah Dillon, The 40 Thieves Club is a New York style speakeasy bar focusing on craft cocktails & artisanal spirits accompanied by genuine flamboyant hospitality to provide u a true cocktail experience in Bali. Welcome to the 40 Thieves Club.
Friday 22 November 2019
Fun Activity To Do with Kids in Seminyak
It is no doubt that Seminyak are hedonistic party playground, fast becoming the new and improved suburb to happening, full of swanky spas, beachfront bars and more boutiques than years ago. Apart from that, Seminyak and nearby are also best fitted for family vacation. For those who wanted some getaway with children, these places are worth a visit and offers experiences like never before.
Get Wet at Splash Waterpark
Situated inside the friendly Finns Rec Club, Splash Waterpark is the ultimate water-filled day out in between Canggu and Seminyak.. Slip and slide down four world-class slides are the Giant Racer, Speed Racer, Super Bowl and the Big Red or wind your way around the relaxed Crazy Creek. For the littlies, there’s a Water Wonderland with cannons, mini slides, a climbing fort and big water bucket under the watchful eye of life guards. All of that splishing and splashing is hungry work, so there’s also a delight dining menu of Indonesian and western dishes that can be ordered direct to your sun bed or table.
Just over the road from Splash Waterpark is Bounce, there are air-conditioned trampoline facility that’s been specifically designed with spring-loaded frames for maximum bouncing fun. You and your children can free bounce and practice tricks all day long as there are jumping sessions on the hour, every hour or try one of the scheduled and specialised classes like private bounce boarding, trampoline group fitness, trampoline dodgeball, basketball and even Friday night disco bouncing.
Strike it lucky with Ten-Pin Bowling
Need to chill out away from the balmy Bali sun for a couple of hours? Head over to Strike for a spot of family friendly ten-pin bowling. Strike offers the latest and greatest modern tenpin bowling experience in Bali, with six lanes automatic pinsetters and a computerised system for scoring. For littlies or first-timers, there are even bumpers available to keep the ball from going off track. And to keep hungry tummies happy, there’s an entire menu of scrummy food and drinks, including enormous family-sized pizzas, served lane-side.
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Monday 11 November 2019
Popular Asian Cuisine in Bali
Talking about a food is not as easy as we eat. As old as the civilization the local culture has affected the food. Below are the Asian cuisine that popular in Bali. The uniqueles and variation of the cuisine commonly time-honored. So, indulge in unique dining experience and enjoy the Asian taste.
This food is popular in Southeast Asia and commonly served with spicy taste. It is spicy noodle soup that mixed with sweet basil, fried crackers, curry coconut milk, meat, vegetables and sometimes added with extra spicy sauce or sambal. If you are close to Seminyak and looking for best Laksa, Mr Husky Bali is one of the best places to enjoy this food.
Fried Noodle and Fried Rice
Although there are many types of noodles, fried noodles is the perfect option for a quick weekday meal because you can skip the process of boiling water and you’re unlikely to ruin the dish by picking the wrong type of noodle. Here in Bali, you can get either fried noodle or fried rice mixed with chicken, shrimp, vegetables and eggs. You can get this food from small eateries close to the main road to top-notch restaurant all day long as both fried rice and fried noodles are favourite among local and tourist.
Duck Breast and Fried Duck
A perfectly cooked, pan-fried duck breast will have a crisp, golden skin and succulent pink flesh. While plum is a classic flavour to serve with duck, the sweet sharpness of the fruit goes well with the rich meat. In several places like Glass Bridge, the duck served with Lime ginger, cucumber sushi and chives.
Many might feel aware that curry cooking style originated from the southern part of Asia. However, since many parts of Asian has its own culture, curry has been developed. Instead with meat, curry often combined with seafood like scallop prawn, fish fillet, soft-shell crab and fried potato. You can get this food in Asian restaurant nearby like those in Jimbaran bay restaurants.
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Friday 04 October 2019
Where to Get Megibung in Bali
Megibung might sounds rare if you are not a native. It is a festive and sumptuous dining experience, originally coming from East Bali and dating back many centuries. Megibung is a community ritual gathering village people sitting cross-legged on the floor around a large plate containing mountains of rice, meat and vegetables. All over the island, Balinese communities have continued this ancestral tradition of eating together under the leadership of elders opening ceremonies with. For those who want to taste and see by naked eye, several restaurants below are providing delicate megibung and send it into your table.
Here at the Sukun Restaurant, one can discover the secrets of the authentic Balinese traditional cuisine and enjoy a Megibung. Starts with Jamu or Loloh, some freshly brewed herbal healthy drinks derived from ancient recipes. Next, condiments are served with flavoured spice pastes and various Indonesian crackers. Main courses come in large trays lined with banana leaves and garnished with a mountain of yellow rice surrounded by side dishes. Aromatic Bali Coffee accompanied by sweets on coconut shells end this delightful gastronomic ritual.
The restaurant commited in serving the best traditional Indonesian and Balinese fare. The concept of the restaurant itself is very open and casual. They have big communal tables and private tables for whatever mood you’re in. If you feel like sharing, go try their version of Balinese Megibung. Keeping it natural, dishes are made using local produce, fresh from organic gardens to ensuring optimum flavour and wholesome goodness. What you will try in a Megibung set is Sate Lilit Ikan, Sambel Be, Tongkol Siap, Base Kalas, Bebek Goreng Bali, Lawar Ayam, Lawar Udang Srombotan and grilled pork.
The restaurant that is a part of The Anvaya Beach Resort Bali will share you unique stories. The staff are so friendly and eager to share the stories of Megibung with you. At the restaurant, there’s two types of Megibung that you can choose from: Tenganan and Bali Aga. This refers to two areas in Bali that are famous for their Megibung with different specialties. The Tenganan set starts with three types of satay, followed with Komoh Ikan soup, then 6 items from fish, chicken and prawn served on a big tray. Meanwhile, the Bali Aga set contains pork. Then, when we are about to start, the staff will provide a small bowl and they will pour water to wash our hands. This is because Megibung are often enjoyed with our hands. This is a procession usually reserved for the elites.
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Wednesday 25 September 2019
Where to Get Free-Gluten food near Seminyak
For several people eating gluten might be harmful since it is lead to celiac disorder, diarrhea, bloating and even depression. For those who want to eat gluten-free food during stay near Seminyak, these places offer delicious foods yet 100% free from gluten. Some of the restaurants are open daily from breakfast till late dinner.
Started as a cafe, Bali Buda has now serving delicious wholesome, organic and gluten-free foods in several towns in Bali. The restaurant made a homemade meal, cooked fresh daily and comes from sustainable products. The gluten-free foods in Bali Buda varied from bread, muffins, pancakes and even burger.
This joglo-decorated restaurant served traditional and modern food of Indonesia and some of the menu are gluten-free products including the tea that made Biku is probably one of the best places in Bali to enjoy afternoon tea with baked goods as well. To make sure the gluten-free products are in high quality, the restaurant puts separately the ingredients from another material.
From breakfast to dinner, international award-restaurant Clean Canteen is amazing little place that filling but healthy. It has Asian and Western street food with gluten-free option which makes you a little bit happier and healthier as its slogan.
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Friday 09 August 2019
Vibrant Night Clubs for First-timers in Bali
Many would lit up the night in Bali by visiting night-clubs since it has been long known that Bali’s nightlife activity is the sophisticated techno and house crowd that continues to grow all over the island. Not to mention, bunch of international DJs regularly visit and play. Apart from that, here are popping up night clubs and the island’s current hotspot.
This club play tech-house and hip hop often with resident DJs and international acts.The terrace open all week from 6pm-1am. It has 10 VIP tables, state of the art lighting to suit each event and create an atmosphere that is fun and comfortable. Some local parties also held, such as Indonesian Independence day, as well as international festival launch parties. Located in Seminyak, Red Ruby is in the bucket list every traveller and worth a visit.
This new clubs started its doors in 2018 and located in Legian Street. Ever since that LXXY is getting more and more popularity. The club struggle to become one of the best iconic clubs in Bali with passion for music and partying. It has a pool club and bistro as well. Open from the sun is still up till late night. From sunny poolside to a glamorous dance floor.
Whether it's a poolside cocktail, a beachfront bite or a late night session or mixologist in action, there's something for everyone. Located in Seminyak, Woobar open daily from 10 AM to 1 AM. Sightsee and sip from the sky deck atop the club and boogie to top International DJs spinning live mixes at the beachside area or later downstairs in the bunker.
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Monday 29 July 2019
Cooking Classes for Kids
Bali is all about everything. From the perfect honeymoon spot, to make proposal marriage, holiday with bestie and even family getaway. For those in search for family escape, not to mention with the kids, join a cooking classes might be a perfect idea. If you are looking for one of them, here are one of the best you can get.
Located in Petitenget, Monsieur Spoon is a family-run bakery and cafe which has been opened since 2012. It serves numerous high-quality handmade French pastries, cake and bread with selected sourced ingredients. Subsequently, many of its product become the signature, like French all-butter croissant that becoming best-seller and by now it has 6 branches all over Bali. As this reputation and many people love the products, Monsieur Spoon open its first pastry class for kids. The kiddos need to register in advance before joining with this class. As the class is kicked-off this year, the bake house run the class monthly. During the class, kiddos will learn how to choose the good ingredients and guided from the beginning to the end of how to make the food based on what they wanted. The almonds and chocolate croissants are the most favorite among the kids.
For some people, this might be a great chance to spend with kids or family. At the Sunday Brunch with the Chef, you are in for a treat. Here you can enjoy lots of activities that will make everybody happy. First of all, you can enjoy endless food in an international buffet-style Sunday Brunch in their beautiful open kitchen style restaurant with the refreshingly beautiful beach in front of you. During this session, kiddos who want to try their hand at cooking under the guidance of Anvaya’s highly skilled chefs are allowed. Just grab the apron and the chef’s hat. Stroll around the Sands Restaurant’s open kitchen and the super nice chefs will greet you and invite you to try to cook with them. From Apem, pasta to pizza and calzones; whatever you wish for, they have it. Let the kids explore their creativity by making pizza with a Junior Chef certificate to be won, and happy memories to be brought home.
Four Seasons Resort at Sayan
Cooking class at Four Seasons Resort at Sayan lead by friendly staff. They upbeat and great with the children. All the kids were completely engaged throughout the class and they enjoyed the food that they cooked, which was a menu especially put together with children in mind. Classes are intimate and personalised, open for a maximum of eight participants daily. The kids will cook for traditional Balinese cuisine based on the chef’s old family recipes or a plant-based menu inspired by Ubud’s more recent evolution.
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Sunday 21 July 2019
Traditional Healing in Bali
Over years Balinese believed that mind, body and soul well-being mattered a lot and have to be balanced. In particular, the local also known two fundamental of living: Sekala and Niskala. Sekala refers to conscious world or material that can be seen while Niskala is something that is unseen. In Bali there are several healer which locally known as Balians or shamans that conducting a traditional healing for years and can heal chronic disease. They work with divine energy to treat physical and mental illnesses, remove spells and channel energy from ancestors. Some Balian have learned their art from studying the ancient scriptures called lontar and apprenticing with a master. Others have received wahyu or divine inspiration and heal from the heart. Both have an esteemed place in Balinese society. However, keep in mind that you should wear clothes properly before you come.
What You Can Get from Therapy Session?
As many films and books mentioned and tell the story of the Balian, people overseas and tourists who come to Bali put the Balian as a must-do activity during stay. The Balian is an instrument of divine healing, and the client enters a covenant to receive this healing with respect. Commonly, your experience will be very public, with all the other clients watching avidly. The healer may make magic, create fire, use mudras, draw patterns on your body, spit wads of chewed herbs on your skin, apply scented oils, poke you with sharp sticks and give you a deep tissue massage or manipulation that will be very painful indeed.
Where to Find?
Balian live almost in every town in Bali, they have specification or reputable session that different each other. Ask local or some one in Banjar or neighborhood community and they will give you instructions as some of the Balian require appointments beforehand. In 2016, It's estimated that Bali has 8,000 Balians, almost four times as many doctors
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Monday 15 July 2019
New Beach Club in Southern of Bali: Roosterfish
The vibrant southeastern of Bali is now getting more and more popularity that similar to hustle and bustle Seminyak and a newcomer, Roosterfish has recently opened. The beach club offers a variety of snacks, salads, Balinese favorites, wood fired pizzas and grilled seafood. The venue is open to the outside, with covered and terrace seating. The outdoor sunken barbeque pit and pizza oven, both wood fired are signature elements. All dishes are crafted in the open kitchen, creating motion and activity at the covered area. Live seafood market and homemade popsicle display at the open kitchen invites interaction between the chefs and guests. The roosterfish located close to Pandawa beach where Indian Ocean breeze meet with white pristine beach. As a part of Renaissance Bali Uluwatu Resort, Roosterfish Beach Club located in open area that faced the sea where you can chill out or soaked in the pool along with the music beat. The name Roosterfish is chosen to showcase how the beach club will fuse the land and sea from its location, fresh ingredients, and ambience. It’s all about playful, quirky and fun experiences.
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Wednesday 10 July 2019
Places That Make Your Heart Beat Faster
Whether you are in Bali right now or already have made some itinerary, at glance you might think that what is unique parts we can get while stay. For those who love incredibly distinctive stunning experience, millennials and high desire of heart pumping activity, these places are great. It is worth to try either to kill the time or spend a quality good moment with besties.
Mother Huckers Axe Club
An axe throwing may be a rare activity in Bali. But in several countries aboard this activity commonly takes place in backyard. Similar with dart throwing, the players throws the axe at the target attempting to hit the bulls eye. This sport deal with potentially dangerous weapon and that’s make the sport challenging. This sport also best fitted to try our hand-eye coordination, and that’s why no skills or previous experience are necessary. All that we need is a sharp aim. The goal is to let the body leverage forward so we can simply swinging the axe. No need to worry if we cannot perform the axe throwing because the Mother Huckers Axe Club will be given some coaching. To play the axe throwing, there are no minimum amount of people and of course we can get the adventurous experience when we played with many of our best friends.
MMA Bali is the best place to learn either a martial arts or mixed martial arts in Bali consisting of Boxing, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, No-Gi and Yoga. Since opened in 2014, this club and train center have become a seedbed for international athletes. Many elite teams and individuals were training together at this place and the community dedicated to providing with quality instruction, regardless of the fitness level or ability. People come to build their body and strengthen their mental and physical condition while some others are dedicated their time to pursuing a dream as an athlete. In a several times in a month, a competition being held where the athletes all over the world are coming. In addition to the competition and sports center, MMA Bali occasionally put the concern on social activity as well. In other words, they are raising charity program for Lombok after a series of earthquake shock the island.
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Sunday 07 July 2019
Newcomer to spend your “Friyay” This Week
It is the last weekday and for most people, it should be celebrated. What about dine out with bestie or the beloved one into a place that serve romantic ambience and delicacies? If sounds intriguing, Botanica Bali as newcomer in Seminyak is worth a try.
Unique Restaurant and Bar Concept
Botanica Bali is modern Australian restaurant tucked in Jl Kayu Jati, Seminyak that used locally grown ingredients, ethically sourced produce from around Indonesia. The menu has been designed by award-winning chef from Australia. Along with delicacies, Botanica also served unique place where one can indulge in a dining room filled with lush hanging foliage to perfectly complement the bold edges of the furninsing and enjoy the beautiful Bali climate.
Top Wine Selections
Close to the dining spot lies The Vin+, a retail store, wine delivery and a bar with top selections over 100 brands of wine in total. Alongside with the wine, The Vin+ also served the cocktail that has been made up from natural indigeneous Indonesian ingredients as well as the beers, juices and smoothies.
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Thursday 04 July 2019
Where to See Modern Art in Bali
Why Bali is one of the top tourist destinations is because the island not only bestowed with the enchanting beauty of nature, but also a creative people. It is no doubt that modern art is getting more and more popularity in Bali that’s why people keep coming to enjoy and make another alternative with an array of art. For those who want to see some of them, the art center bellow will give you a distinctive experience of Bali.
Tamora Gallery is a lifestyle shopping arcade located in the best area of Canggu just minutes away from Berawa Beach with high traffic. Tamora Gallery provides a natural space where Berawa residents, tourists, shoppers, and passersby can have a premium shopping and F&B experience. From clothing to gourmet coffee, Tamora Gallery will have much to offer with some of them are dedicated on arts, such as Lyfe In Bali, a shop and a restaurant that also focusing to unlocking creativity through the vehicles of writing every fortnight and painting on fortnightly rotation. This to encourage people to discover their inner creative by exposing them to writing exercises, tools, & techniques that can empower them to get rid of their internal critic. Inspiring them to level up in all areas of their personal, professional, and spiritual lives. Lyfe in Bali and all the art center and shop in Tamora Gallery will gives you a sense like no other place as the interior have been made by famous architects and designers to create new Bali landmarks and the facilities is also a best place for kids to play
Dream Museum Zone (DMZ) Bali
DMZ is a fun and interactive art gallery featuring a vast collection of three-dimensional, life-size murals for visitors to pose and play with. The gallery features a rich array of masterfully painted artworks that each serves as interactive backdrops for illusory three-dimensional photography. There are an impressive total of 120 unique artworks in 14 different categories spread over three levels, which provide a full-day of discovery and creativity. A team of local and Korean artists collaborated to produce the rich compilation of artworks. The illusionary effects in various sizes using only paint and well positioned lighting are absolutely stunning. Stepping inside the galleries of Dream Museum Zone, you will be transported to various dreamy realms, from Venice to Egypt, and Indonesia to the Amazon; you will easily find yourselves posing in the wackiest poses imaginable, alone or together, to capture that perfect shot.
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Sunday 30 June 2019
Newcomer in Legian and Seminyak
Legian and Seminyak were fast becoming the epicentre for epic new restaurants in Bali, this month’s lineup of hot new tables comes rolling in. A heady mixture of wild and wonderful new concepts right across the island, this month we have radical, retro, and psychedelic vibes in both Legian and Seminyak, a brand new Japanese gastropub in Nusa Dua, and we even have a number of new names of celeb faces behind them – not to mention some Canggu must try for good measure.
Warung Chickpea – Seminyak
An Ottolenghi-inspired Middle Eastern restaurant tucked away in the back streets of Seminyak, Warung Chickpea is not typical Indonesian warung. For starters, this fresh, healthy and downright delicious lunch spot is helmed by Australian chef Nick Philips, and this kitchen genius uses local produce, spices and charcoal grilling to whip up a spread of dishes designed to pick and choose from Nasi Campur-style. You won’t find any rich Rendang or oily Nasi Goreng here however. Instead, expect light and zesty marinated pomelo, a chilli, cauliflower and chickpea salad, charred broccoli and lemon tahini, and Turkish-style lamb kofta with pomegranate molasses. You’ll want to arrive early too, as lunches starts at 11.30am and lasts only until everything is sold out.
Brunch Club – Legian
If you are a sucker for a great brunch, well, welcome to the club. Brunch Club in Legian is where fellow pancake and coffee connoisseurs can gather to graze on all-time brunch favourites: Melbourne-style eggs, fluffy waffles, fruity smoothie bowls and smashed avo, alongside lunch staples like big burgers, toasted sarnies, loaded salads and pizzas. To really make the most of this munching marathon, the restaurant is a large, two-floor building dressed in traditional Balinese temple brick, concealing a Melbourne-style café downstairs. Wall murals are as colourful as the cocktails they serve, while a full length, spray-cooled roof terrace features a separate pizza kitchen for all-day grazing. And because no brunch is complete without great coffee, at Brunch Club you’ll also find carefully selected blends that have been expertly roasted on the island, served exactly as you take it.
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Friday 28 June 2019
Inspiring Proposal Marriage Ideas in Bali
It has long been known that Bali is an ideal place for romantic moment with myriads spot and scenic views ideas of marriage proposals. If you are in Seminyak, this places will boosting the confidence to pose the sacred four words question and worth to try for those who want to bring the relationship into commited one.
Propose Upon Riding a Horse
Some people might think about a unique style to propose a marriage. If a fairy tale or royal family is your imagination, there is a possibility, too. Bali has several horse riding services, either in Canggu or Seminyak. Now, the thing to consider is if you want to do this at the beach and propose a marriage proposal while both of you are riding the horse and with sunset backdrop. This will bring magical moment.
At Bali’s Iconic Nature Views
The lush and terraced rice field, or waterfalls provides a beautiful and unique backdrop for your down-on-one-knee moment. A simple trick, such as falling down at the dyke, then trying to get up, and propose will work. Or, simply ask the question at the right time where the sun is going down, and the atmosphere becomes serene.
Propose While Having Candle Light Dinner
When music speaks more on your relationship, romantic dinner with candle light in a resort or villa near the beach will be your ultimate choice for marriage proposal. Under the canopy of wooden gazebo or adorned terrace with rose petals, both of you will experience undisturbed romantic fine dining dinner with your partner. As the meal is served, singers will come with lovely songs. You can imagine the rest. What a lovely moment.
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Wednesday 26 June 2019
Where to Buy Art Products in Bali
Bali offers all different kinds of markets and gives you a unique shopping experience, where you can discover the local artwork and handicrafts. The Balinese are great artists and makes everything within the art of stone- & woodcarvings, paintings, silversmiths, textile etc. A trip to the market are definitely worth a visit if you plan on shopping, even if that’s not the intention the markets are a fantastic place to experience local Indonesian food for a good price. For both reasons it offers a fun and existing insight into traditional Balinese culture and should definitely be on your bucket list for things to do in Bali. But first, negotiating at the markets in Bali is expected and is an essential thing to do, especially at the traditional markets. Do it with a smile and the experience of bargaining with the price can be fun and exciting. The list for traditional markets in Bali is long, the following suggestions are only a few of the markets Bali has to offer.
Where to Buy Balinese Masks
Artisans from the Central Bali town of Singapadu carve topeng (masks) for cultural dancers and Balinese temples; these hand-crafted, goggle-eyed faces can be seen in performances all over Bali. These masks are generally commissioned for traditional purposes only, but many examples find their way to art markets and malls in South Bali and Ubud.
Best Place for Jewelry Shop
For generations, the town of Celuk has excelled in the production of silver and gold jewelry. Tourism has breathed new life into the local craft, as visitors can now browse among a wide assortment of shops along the town's main road, all hawking rings, earrings, bracelets, brooches, and more, in both traditional and modern designs. You can go deeper into the village to meet the actual artisans, and possibly negotiate a lower price. Local jewelry brands like Prapenand Mario Silver sell their Celuk-made bling in Kuta, Ubud, and far abroad. In Denpasar, you can find plenty of gold and silver dealers along the intersection of Jalan Hasanuddin and Jalan Sulawesi.
Bali's craftsmen have long had experience working in wood and stone the ancient Balinese created plenty of statuary out of plentiful local raw material for use in their traditional ceremonies. Local stone sculpture actually crafted out of sandstone and wood carvings evoke traditional Hindu myths, but modern themes and styles are taking up more and more shelf space in the shops. Many of these craftsmen can be found in Batu Bulan village where you can see a stonecarving shops as well.
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Thursday 20 June 2019
Artistic Restaurants in Seminyak Must Visit
While getting a dinner might be common things for you, these restaurants serve something different that gives you a pleasurable experience like no other place. Below are the artistic restaurants you must visit while in Seminyak.
Nirvana Burger Bar
The restaurant not only serving amazing burgers and a wide variety of drinks to enjoy over live music, but Nirvana Burger Bar also the place for quality nightlife entertainment.The restaurant has amazing fireshow displays available every Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Sit back and get cosy as the performers with their fiery show that ends with a big bang as fire sparks fly behind the performers. Magicians perform their tricks every Monday and Wednesday too.
Escape to Italy with an authentic Italian food and wine experience all set within captivating interiors in the heart of Seminyak. The hyped restaurant attracts a hip crowd and has quickly evolved into the latest place to see and be seen. The restaurant is the best place to highlight the diversity of Italian food, wine, music, art and friends with stunning interiors by notable Roman architects
Step out of your beach attire and into your nicest high heels before stepping into this classy restaurant and bar. Refresh yourself with one of its superb cocktails before residing to your table to enjoy the award-winning flavours and spices inspired by asian street food vendors, predominantly in India.
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Monday 17 June 2019
Surfing in Seminyak for Novice and Things to Keep in Mind
Seminyak has myriads of attractions to offer including its fascinating waves that would be fitted for surf lovers. Ranging from beginner who will Learn the basics of catching waves, standing up and board control in a safe secure environment, how to choose a board that affects performance and for those just above beginner who is not just about being able to stand up, but also develop consistency and pose.
Rent and Get Mentoring Programs
There are mentoring program which offered by local near the shoreline. They renting the boards and serve the course which aims to solidify foundation, work on quirks and building your surf confidence. With a strong foundation you’re set to take on the challenges of surfing proper waves head on. Develop consistency, pose and board control. Learn forehand and backhand turns along broken and peeling waves as the first step to trimming. Prerequisite: Provided you are able to catch small broken waves without assistance, you balance and stand relatively well and understand the basics of surfing. Commonly, local provide a program you can join from beginner with proper waves and open face surfing to intermediate. It takes a lot of practice and patience, but you will have an exciting time learning.
Best Time to Surf in Bali
For the best surfing as well as Bali surf lesson experience along the year, July has been admitted as the best month. However, on the west coast, the best timing to go surfing is between April and October since in that time the offshore wind is occurring, making it better for surfing as well as starting learning to surf . Meanwhile, on the east coast, the best time to surf is between middle November and early March. In addition to that, on the east, the reef breaks is better for more experienced surfers.
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Wednesday 12 June 2019
Popping Up Coffee Shops in Seminyak We Can Try
Seminyak has been striving to be a hub of millenials activity in Bali on every aspects including a place to slurp a coffee and plant the tasks ahead in the morning, lunch and take instagramable moment in the afternoon, even to have chit a chat with bestie at night. These are popping up coffee shops in Seminyak that are incredibly amazing with cozy atmosphere, mouthwatering food and drink.
This cafe is as cute as palms tree at your doorstep. Located at the second level of clothing store, the coffee shop has amazing offbeat interior decor, tropical wall art and outdoor funky look. Not only coffee shops that serves breakfast and coffee on the daily at morning, but Neon Palms has also the cocktails at that time. Neon Palms is one of the best coffee shops in Seminyak for morning good times with varied food, vegetarian meal and other concoctions
Sea Circus is a touch over relaxing escape from the busy streets. It has quirky and cool interiors and incredibly mouthwatering food offerings and coffee that suitable for your morning or afternoon talk. The cafe is a one-stop destination for those who want to tick things off to-do list, whilst socializing with islander expats from around the world. This is what makes Sea Circus is different.
Cafe Organic offers health conscious vegetarian and vegan meals passionately crafted using fresh, locally- farmed produce. Cafe organic is one of the most iconic eateries in Seminyak where wood grains and distressed whites dominate the space. Every corner has been styled for the gram with the star of the show being the açai bowls served in coconuts. It has an array of healthy food and beverage that suitable for by jazzy tunes or meet up for a big brunch with the rendezvous.
The Coffee Library
Just like its name, The Coffee Library try to preserve a best home for the coffee lovers and booklovers at the same time. Beside as the coffee providers, The Coffee Library believe that sipping a cup of coffee will automatically increasing concentration while we read something. In other way, this coffee shop try to improve the literature culture for its visitors, actually for Indonesian. That is why we can easily found a book on its wall and read anything we want like novel and magazine. Having said that, this place also a perfect one for a relaxing getaway and offering a nice atmosphere to just hang out, chill and relax.
The coffee shop has well-chosen products and a place where beautiful things may ultimately find themselves. The cafe attempts to meandered wonderful moments of sharing, family and relaxation. The decoration made of raw wood, recycled teak root, glassware and ceramics. Marble top French cafe tables, teak kitchen hutches, vintage wooden chairs, brassware, cushions and much more. While on another corners of the room are made of authentic handcrafted, hand hewn quality in everyday use that reflects the unpretentious and useable beauty of Bali. The baristas are individually trained by our wonderful Italian friend who has coffee roasting running thru his veins. Every morning our vintage La Marzocco rewards Espresso lovers with the heady aroma of great brewed coffee. This make Kim So is a best place for every single moments with family or friends and plan the day ahead and for every couple who on their romantic holiday in Bali.
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Sunday 09 June 2019
Lovely Activities in Seminyak To Do as a Couple
Going on a honeymoon after a wedding or celebrate anniversary with the spouse is one of the most romantic things that every couple should do. In particular, at least once in a life. Therefore, planning a perfect honeymoon at a perfect destination is the utmost importance. If you and your spouse want your holiday to be as flawless as it can be, then it is crucial that you know exactly what the destination can offers. So that you can have the right expectations and the best experience, including if you want to stay in Seminyak. As Seminyak is not only one of the most popular tourist destinations in Bali, but it is also one of the most romantic honeymoon spots for couples from all over the world. With its gorgeous scenery, it is no wonder why Seminyak receives so much love from tourists, especially for surfers and beachfront addict as ideal place for honeymooners to keep their passion alive and spend as much time with each other. Here are some of the best activities that you should do with your partner in Seminyak.
Romantic Accommodation for Romantic Moments
Instead of hotel, the best place to stay for your honeymoon is a villa. If you want privacy, you’ll get all the privacy you want. It is quiet and you won’t be hearing the city noise at all. You can just binge watch netflix in the bathtub just next to the TV with your loved one. The private pool was the cherry on the cake with the swing and nice seating area. You can enjoy being in the pool with your partner and not be disturbed by anyone. If you want to find something like this, then come to Ayona Villa. The villa is best for your romantic stay for your pleasant experience. The villa also in close proximity to various adventurous activities and attractions.
Dining in The Restaurants with Stunning View
Another activity that you should do with your partner in Seminyak is dining in top-notch restaurant. The rapid growth of restaurants in Seminyak offers so many choices of food that are mouthwatering and picturesque. However, world-class food and rich of taste meal are not enough. Come to La Plancha. This restaurants trying to find another way to enjoying the food. A stunning view whilst we eat for a memorable moment. Once we come to this restaurant, sense two places at the same time: Spain and Bali. Some people loved this place so dearly as its food and some others prefer for a best place where they can see a legendary sunset in the southern of Bali. Situated towards the sea in Seminyak, the brightly coloured, vintage structure was designed to bring something different to Bali whilst maintaining and respecting the natural beauty of local environment. The concept is we can eat a Spanish and local food while sitting on the brightly coloured bean bag chairs. Moreover, La Plancha also offer for breakfast that arranged from 8.00 am to 11.30 am. This makes La Plancha as the only restaurant in Seminyak which provide very late breakfast.
Strolling Together and See The Legendary Sunset.
Nothing is more romantic than exploring the magnificent beauty of the Bali’s beach with your beloved one. Almost all the shoreline in seminyak blessed with the sandy beach where we can meet the legendary sunset of Bali. One of the most famous beach is Batu Belig Beach which has perfect waves and sea breeze.
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Thursday 30 May 2019
Things To do in Seminyak
Seminyak strives to be a hub of entertainment and romantic place in Bali. It is wanderluster’s dream and believed to be a favorable place for millenials. An array of accommodation have been increasing as not far from the brimming latest hang out spots or renowned beach to surf and evening strolling. With loads of this optional activity, here are the best things to do while staying in Seminyak.
Where to stay in Seminyak
Seminyak is getting more and more popularity where the visitors are able to get as close as possible to a warm orange backdrop for a picture-perfect moment. Why no try to live in one of the most romantic in Seminyak. Let’s say for instance, Ayona Villa, a honeymoon bliss experience villa in Seminyak. With romantic ambiance, Ayona Villa is definitely suitable for honeymooners who would spend their intimate time during vacation in Bali. Ayona Villa offers memorable services such as romantic flower decoration on the bed, pool, bathtub, surprise for birthday and celebrate wedding anniversary.
From Brunch to Lunch Restaurants
Popular for its active nightlife, Seminyak attracts restaurateurs from all over the world and foodies for a decent culinary adventure. An assortment of restaurants shares the scene, offering a seemingly endless mix of local and international cuisine. For those who want to enjoy a live music while eating, come to Ryoshi as this restaurant has been combined a live music and wonderful Japanese cuisine at the same time. Or, those who prefer local cuisine, find out legendary cuisine of Bali, Babi Guling. There are several restaurants that serves up appetizing Babi Guling like Babi Guling Pak Malen in Sunset Road
Blessed with its pristine beach and beautiful shoreline, Seminyak could be a place to enjoying a sunny afternoon or the golden hours of sunset. Seminyak is positively spilling with uber-cool coffee shops and cool speakeasy such as as KU DE TA, where we can get beach lounge set to an eclectic soulful soundtrack with panoramic views across the Indian Ocean. They serve a variety of dining options from informal grazing to relaxed fine-dining throughout open venue. Or, for those who want some intimate conversation come to Shelter. A coffee shop where all the creative people gather. Instead of looking for coworking places, Nomad people that working without office like travel blogger, photographers, story teller, journalist, or even designers often comes to this place.
Find the best Spa to relax and relief your body
From full body massage to hair treatment, Seminyak is one of the best place in where we can get all of it. Many said that Seminyak is a glamorous spa party. Why not try one of them and don’t forget to book ahead as the spa is burgeoning activity in Seminyak recently without hefty price tag. Such as Sundari Spa in Petitenget, which has blissful treatments in the exotic and uber romantic spa setting. The spa is focussing on holistic approach of the body with sophisticated technology. They also make all of their own essential oils.
Wednesday 22 May 2019
Ayona Villa - A Honeymoon Bliss in Seminyak
Today we relase new video on Youtube Channel Ini Vie Hospitality. Ini Vie Hospitality is proudly presents Ayona Villa. Ayona Villa is a honeymoon bliss experience villa in Seminyak. Featuring six units of one bedroom villa with private pool and floating bathtub which is completed with kitchenette, living area, sun lounge in the rooftop and 4 star villa facilities. With romantic ambiance, Ayona Villa is definitely suitable for honeymooners who would spend their intimate time during vacation in Bali.
Ayona Villa offers memorable services such as romantic flower decoration on the bed, pool, bathtub, surprise for birthday and celebrate wedding anniversary. It takes 30 minutes driving to I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, five minutes driving to most-renowned beach such as Batu Belig Beach and speakeasy nearby like Tropicola Beach Club, shopping center, top-notch restaurants and coffee shops that make your trip to be memorable one in Bali.
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Tuesday 07 May 2019
What to Know Before We Go to Bali
Before we arrive, ensure to know the uniqueles of The Island of Gods. Here, we try to give some information that essential. A small things with tremendous impact for the best getaway such as a wide range of transportation, must-try local cuisine and several tricks to getting the best out of a trip to Bali.
1. Rent A Scooter
Bestowed with the enchanting of nature, Bali is full with mesmerizing place like no other. From lush greenery jungle in the northern, and pristine beach in the southernmost. Nonetheless, it is not easy to find a public transportation in Bali, whether it was limited or many places are unreachable with such a public transportation. That’s why rent a scooter is recommended one and that will be beneficial as we can go anywhere with flexibility. Just keep in mind that Indonesia using left track and bring also international driving license while driving. The price for rent a scooter might be varied and approximately IDR 80 thousand or around US$ 6-7 per day. The price may getting cheaper for weekly and monthly rent. As easy as getting the accommodation, we could rent a scooter in hotel, villa and nearby.
2. Get Local Sim Cards
As soon as we arrived we might feel terrible without phone and internet access. Just stay calm as Indonesia is one of the modest price country for phone and internet services. But, avoid to get the Sim Cards in the airport as it slightly more expensive. On a way to accommodation, try to find authorized Sim Cards center such as Telkomsel, Indosat, XL and 3 for best price and services either on supermarket nor recognized shop.
3. Taste Some Delicious Indonesian Food
Bali has always been known as The Island of Paradise that encompass natural beauty and culinary activity. Here, we can get glorious food, rich of nutrition, which part of the culture in the past and present. Try a Babi Guling, a roasted pig that became one of the most quintessential dining experience for Balinese. In the past, a Babi Guling feast was usually reserved for big rite of passage celebrations such as wedding and funerals. Today, the delicious taste of Babi guling is already spread out and because of mass tourism it is become must-try food while staying in Bali. Another options is Ayam Betutu, a steamed chicken mixed with red chilli peppers, onion slices, coconut oil and anothers condiment. Similar to Baby Guling, we can easily find it in luxury hotels and local restaurants.
4. Get Experience of Floating Breakfast at Private Villa
It is unclear since when floating breakfast has been discovered but this morning routine are keep popping up. Above all, there are some villas that become a trendsetter of floating breakfast that gone viral, such as Ini Vie Villa in Legian. Unlike any other villas, Ini Vie is architecturally designed as romantic villa with all aspects of modern living and facilities. Everything was so nicely presented including the floating breakfast to pampering the visitors. The floating breakfast that consist of bread, local or western cuisine, hot beverage are served on the floating tray.
5. Download Handy Mobile Application
Either of Go-Jek or Uber are imperative mobile application that we must have while staying in Bali. We can order an online transportation, order some meal and stuffs and even a massage services to our room just in one touch. It was handy and so instrumental. Oftentimes we’ll stuck in the traffic congestion in Bali and online transportation were beneficial. All that we need to do just in one click. Order for transportation, wait and sit as the driver take us to the place we want, and no need to worry of lost. These application also complemented with e-money so that we can chain on several mini market and supermarket by only scanning the bar.
Thursday 02 May 2019
Bali as the Fifth Best Destinations in the World
Bali has selected as the fifth best destination in the world by TripAdvisor- travelers choice awards recently. Of course we are grateful to hear that and for those who are now living for a vacation, congratulation, we are part of the beauty of Bali. Let’s keep the island clean and nurturing the culture and environment. The Island of God offers an array of beautiful spots that we can visit. There are mouthwatering dishes on every corner of the street from the most renowned restaurants to the street food, natural parks, legendary beaches, historic sites, clubs and coffee shops that will spoil us. All of these fabulous spot bestowed to Bali and attracted more and more people to come. There are 7176 things to do listed by TripAdvisor, but the top three will bring us to a whole a new level as it were the most visited place recently.
1. Kelingking Beach
Kelingking is one of the best beaches in Indonesia. It has breathtaking view like no other so that the reputation of this beach soaring rapidly. If we want to go to this jaw-dropped place, we need to go to the port nearby as this beach located in Nusa Penida Island in the southeastern of Bali and about 45 minutes by fast boat. It has long been known that Nusa Penida has a lot of beach and not too many people around there and Kelingking is one of the most renowned by getting crowded with tourist each day as its stunning location. Kelingking is a cliff with the sandy beach below. Many people are stumbled when they try to get the “perfect shot” on the top of cliff. Queues of people even lining up to get the best picture in the way of the actual pathway and it is worth.
2. Sekumpul Waterfall
Sekumpul Waterfall is touted as one of the most beautiful waterfall in Bali. It is located in Sawan, Buleleng Regency, a highland that has so many waterfall and lush jungle. To see Sekumpul Waterfall closely, it takes a bit of effort and struggle. From the parking lot, we have to walk quite far away, down a dirt road and hundreds of stairs followed by across the river. It takes about 30 minutes to walk before finally we’ll hear the roar of waterfall and see the vertical drops of water comes in three ways that showcasing breathtaking view.
3. Luhur Batukaru Temple
Located in Penebel, Tabanan Regency, Luhur Batukaru Temple is one of Bali's key attractions and a site of pilgrimage for Hindu Balinese. The Pura Luhur Batukaru lies in 1,300 meters above the sea level, on the slopes of Mount Batukaru and often misty. All around the Batukaru temple we'll find a garden of flowering frangipani, with a gigantic, inhabited, humid tropical forest all around it. The impressive placed Batukaru is situated since the 11th century, which is an especially sacred site, even by Balinese standards. That's why all visitors have to carefully read and abide the temple rules posted clearly at the entrance.
Tuesday 02 April 2019