Bali Eats

Mamasan continues to operate on Jln. Raya Kerobokan, just with a reduction in opening times. Lunch is served [12.00 to 3.30] and dinner [6.00 to 8.30]. Specials include one of Will Meyrick’s signature dishes from sibling, Sarong, Crispy Pork Belly [pictured] with Szechuan chilli salt, tamarillo and tamarind sauce. Another Sarong favourite is the Tuna […]

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Bali Eats

Mozaic in Ubud, hosts a special night revisiting their classic dishes of the past, next Friday October 23. The xix course option [Rp. 950,000++] begins with Amuse Bouches du Chef, followed by their special version of a Caesar Salad with polenta crusted soft shell crab [pictured]. This is followed by a dish of Atlantic Black […]

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BYO to Virtual Ubud

The Ubud Writers and Readers Festival isalive and well and readers anywhere in the web-connected world can take part in this extraordinary feast next week. From 29 October to 8 November, the epicenter of the contemporary literary world is Ubud’sKembali 2020. That theme directly speaks to Bali’s rebuild, and the festival gives local talent a […]

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Leaking Roofs

“Ark The ‘Erald Angels Sing” It’s been a bit wet. In fact it has been so wet that the ducks have all had new seals fitted to their nether regions. A leaky duck is a very unhappy duck you know. My next door neighbour has started behaving quite odd. He has suddenly started collecting animals. […]

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Local News

Indonesia halts automatic stay permit extensions for foreigners, announces ‘new normal’ immigration policy Indonesian health officials yesterday conducted a simulation for COVID-19 vaccination in Bali’s Badung regency, as the country gears up preparations to distribute potential vaccines for the infectious disease. The Health Ministry has chosen two community health clinics (Puskesmas) in Bali and Bogor, […]

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Local News

Bali tourism industry concerned with Australia’s plan to restrict overseas travel until late 2021 The increasing likelihood that Australia’s borders will remain closed for international travel until late next year appears to have added another layer of concerns among tourism players in Bali, many of whom had been counting on the return of foreign travelers […]

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Sustainability – The Key to Survival

The coronavirus has been a wake-up call to a world that has been brought almost to a standstill by its impact. It has caused chaos in developed and developing countries alike and all but destroyed global travel and tourism, the industry most vital to Bali. The disruption to work, travel and the lockdowns has also […]

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The Show Must Go On!

BIS Virtual University Fair Sanur, Bali 30 September 2020: Bali Island School held its first Virtual University Fair on 25th September 2020. Approximately 80 universities were in attendance. THE SHOW MUST GO ON! That was our motto for this year’s Virtual University Fair. And go on it did; the list of schools participating this year […]

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