Air Conditioner Efficiency

The wet season is ending and the weather is starting to warm up, now is a good time to think about your air conditioning. Are your air conditioners working well enough? Let us look at common problems with selecting and maintaining air conditioners.   How big an air conditioner do you need? It is important […]

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Bali Eats

Warung Gouthe, Jln Pantai Berawa, Canguu, is the perfect breakfast/brunch place. Open 7.30 a.m. till 8.00 p.m [COVID hours] they offer a French style menu but with a definite American twist. Omelettes are open and served in a skillet, mushrooms on top. The ‘Farmer Omelette is served with just bacon and toast and the Egg […]

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Bali Eats

Massimo has always been different. When his menu says ‘home made’ they really mean it. ‘Home made’ has always appeared to me to be very overused words in Bali whenever describing the pasta of the house or the gelato, they never tell you in whose home it wa actually made? At Massimo’s on Jln Tamblingan, […]

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Circle of Life In RCBUS

It is with deep sadness that Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset [RCBUS] announces the death of a former member and that of an active member. Former member, Danielle Foss, died 20 April 2021. Active member, Ray Bishop, passed away on 27 April 2021. Both will be sorely missed. Ray was born in Adelaide, South Australia […]

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Let the Games Begin!

The government is pouring aid into a chosen series of festivals, in anticipation of Bali opening to international tourists, but happy to welcome domestic tourists, and YOU are invited. These art, culture, sports, and entertainment events have been talked up on every tourism website, but specifics are subject to change. I add my comments to […]

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Local News

Bali College Students Urge Government To Reopen International Borders During the National Labor Day, Denpasar National College Student Movement (GMNI) conveyed their aspiration to the central government to reopen the international travel corridor. The Head of Denpasar GMNI, I Putu Chandra Riantama criticized the central government’s policy to ban all international visitors to gain entry […]

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Local News

Bali Government Will Provide Free PCR Tests For Citizens For those of you with COVID-19 symptoms or have been in close contact with a confirmed patient, you can now take advantage of a free PCR test in Denpasar courtesy of the Bali provincial government. Bali Health Agency Chief, Ketut Suarjaya, announced the free service yesterday, […]

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Managing Your Money in A Pandemic

For expats dealing with tax authorities, other government departments, banks and other financial institutions in their home countries, life has become more and more complex in recent years. It is a particular challenge for the older generation who did not grow up in a digital age. If expats lived in their home country they might […]

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Why in the World Would You Want to Join Rotary?

About a year ago, Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset [RCBUS] asked its membership that exact question. The answers were not a surprise to anyone. Most of our members join RCBUS to access the service opportunities the club offers. Our service projects address such concerns as health care, hunger, poverty, available clean water supplies, women’s issues, […]

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