Arlo Hennings: Indonesian Jazz

Arlo Hennings has been an aficionado of Indonesian jazz and other styles of indigenous music since 2011. The curator of Indojazzia website, Facebook page and record label, Arlo has more than 45 years in the music business in Indonesia and abroad. He has helped many Indonesian musicians and continues to do so with their music […]

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Art For All

It might be the slow season for tourism, but the hot season for festivals, charity events and culture simply never ends! Ever checked out Ubud’s Onion Collective on Jalan Raya Pengosekan? Nestled behind the street’s D&D Tourist Info, this hostel, work space, and cafe is a great place to connect with environmental innovators and creatives […]

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As goes Bali – so does a Polluted World

2018 seems to be the tipping point – the year when the world finally woke up to the reality that climate change and environmental pollution have to be addressed and it’s up to us. There’s nothing really special about 2018, except perhaps that the sense of powerlessness felt by many of us seems to have […]

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Balancing Hormones Naturally

We hear so much talk about hormones as we get older and how it affects our health, especially for women. Hormones naturally decline as we get older.   There are 7 types of hormones in the body: Oxytocin (the love hormone) which responds to touch Cortisol (the stress hormone) which tells us when to run […]

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Bali Eats

The Melting Pot, Bali’s largest and best sports bar and Texan restaurant, continues its festive season habit of producing batches of that doyen of Mexican street food, Tamales. They are served as a single tamale [pictured] or as a Tamale Platter [3 tamales, beans and rice] but they will only be available for a short […]

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Bali Eats

Naughty Nuri’s Seminyak is actually on Jln Mertanadi, Kerobokan. Whilst Ribs are obviously the specialty of this franchise, unlike the original in Ubud they also offer quite an interesting menu of other options. The most recent additions to the menu have been a full range of different burgers. The Pulled Pork Burger [pictured] has tender […]

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Bali Eats

L’Assiette is French and offers ‘home-style’ cooking at its garden restaurant on Jln. Merthanadi, Kerobokan. Real French, no fusion just classic French! Lunch is lighter cuisine; Terrine de Campagne or Oeuf Cocotte aux Girolles, coddled egg with mushrooms, Dinner is more exotic; semi-cooked Duck Foie Gras [served cold] and a main of that all time […]

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Bali Eats

Massimo has become a Sanur institution. His Jln. Danau Tamblingan restaurant in Sanur is constantly full of diners, the gelato stand at front forever busy. However the ever-smiling Massimo has never been one to rest on his laurels. Not satisfied with dominating the Bali gelato market, he has continually developed more quality product such as […]

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Bali Eats

Cafe des Artistes is a survivor. Once a lonely warung on a dead-end road on the outskirts of Ubud [Jln. Bisma] it has been a thriving restaurant now for many years. The secret has been reasonably priced comfort food, served with a smile. Many of the staff have been there for the 17 years of […]

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