Eco Buzz – September 19, 2012

Mount Batukaru – Sarinbuana Eco Lodge The success of Bali Eco Stay (day 2 – eco excursions) is, in part, due to their serendipitous meeting a few years earlier with some real Bali eco pioneers. And so to my next eco hosts I go. A little further up the mountain Sarinbuana Eco Lodge, born as […]

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Eco Buzz – September 05, 2012

Day 2 – Eco Excursions MT Batukaru – Bali Eco Stay I’ve been broken in after my stay at Swasti Eco Resort: I am a serene, organically fed, aesthetically enchanted, ethically superior being and so my next destination is going to have to make me really swoon. Fortunately, Bali Eco Stay, that is not going […]

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Eco Buzz – August 22, 2012

Day 1 – Eco Excursions – Ubud I found myself sitting at Swasti Eco Cottages in Ubud one Saturday afternoon hours after a deliciously late night in Seminyak.  Not that I had lost myself of course, but it is nearly possible after a few too many nights doing what one does in Seminyak.  It is […]

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Eco Buzz – August 8, 2012

If there was an Indonesian answer to the grunge melodies of legendry band Nirvana – Navicula is it. As one of ten finalists in the Rode Rocks International Band Competition, they are ogling a career-shifting trip to LA with a visit to the Record Plant Recording Studios. Self described green grunge gentlemen Navicula are passionately […]

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Eco Buzz – June 27, 2012

DYING TO ENTERTAIN YOU I have a magical sunset memory of launching our newly purchased Canadian canoe into the river for the first time, quietly gliding on the still water, pink skies, our one year old boy wide eyed. My visual cliché became ridiculously heartwarming the moment a couple of playful dolphins surfaced, frolicking at […]

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Eco Buzz – June 13, 2012

World Environment Day and World Ocean Day just slipped past you. Shame you missed it really, because these are two of the most important reasons why Bali is so utterly adorable to so many. So what is the latest news? Incredibly inspiring, wonderful, brilliant bunches of people all over the island, lovingly contribute so much […]

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Eco Buzz – May 30, 2012

But love has pitched his mansion in the house of excrement Willy Butler Yeats. So many loving feelings for Bali, so much sh*t everywhere!!! Bali needs some super heroes to save its sorry looking eco butt. Super heroes are never the politicians, so Bali is reliably safe from breaking any super hero genre rules there. […]

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Eco Buzz – May 16, 2012

WE LOVE A GREEN DESIGNER! Bali is a truly a delicious campur of designers from all over the world. Refreshing to the eyes is Bali Style Mag’s feature on green designers with plenty of home grown talent. This includes one of THE original architects on the island Popo Danes who has received awards for environmental […]

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Eco Buzz – May 02, 2012

EARTH DAY Earth Day has just passed with 1 billion pledges to act green occurring across over 190 countries. With pledges to plant more trees, walking to work, and using less plastic being the more obvious choices, one person made the commitment to break up with his girlfriend because she refused to recycle. That’ll teach […]

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Eco Buzz – April 18, 2012

HANGING AT HOME These Easter holidays I am going on a staycation. It means no agonizing over mystery destinations, unseen hotel rooms, internet bookings and forget packing. It won’t take a minute to get there and of course I’ll have everything I need when I do. Further more I don’t have to feel lazy or […]

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