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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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 For Kids

Yoga for Kids Teacher Training course will be held 27th – 29th January, from 9 am to 5 pm at Practice Bali (Jalan Batu Bolong #94A, Canggu). The course will teach you how to set up a kid’s yoga class, based on their needs at various stages of their development. The course includes things like […]

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Bandit Saints of Java by George Quinn

When Islam first arrived in Indonesia in the 15th C., it came ready-packaged in a mystical doctrine that was widely welcomed across Java. Though widespread conversion from the Hindu-Buddhist faith to Islam was complete by the 1600s, the old belief systems did not disappear. Buddhism and Hinduism had a presence on Java for 1000 years […]

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Bokashi Treatment

I’m always open to new things and willing to try them out. So when someone suggested I check out this place, which he described as soaking in mud I was intrigued. Located on the by-pass near Lotte Mart it was easy to spot the poster advertising Bokashi Therapy. Entering the place I noticed that there […]

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Canggu News

Team Sports Turn Lives in the Right Direction Anyone who struggles with addiction will know that it can leave you feeling lost, powerless and alone without direction. Among the various methods employed to combat the risks of relapse for those who have made it to the stage of seeking help to rehabilitate is team sport. […]

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Canggu News

Now’s The Time To Take The Plunge! It’s holiday season and the perfect time for diving in Bali! AquaMarine is delighted to launch their 2019 January to March (excluding 05-06 Feb) Special Offer. Book any daily dive trip with them during this time, get your rental gear free and save USD $15 per day! Sitting […]

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Collecting Rainwater

Dr. Kris, There’s so much rain it seems a pity not to capture it for use. We erected a gutter on my roof in Ubud to catch the rain water into a rain barrel. The problem is the stored water quickly turns brown and fetid and attracts all kinds of unwanted insect life in there. […]

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Home Design Resolutions for The New Year

Too many things weighing you down? It’s amazing how quickly we can accumulate ‘stuff’ without realising it; it’s so much easier to bring things into our homes than to take them out. When we first bring home a new item, we find the perfect spot for it and enjoy its presence. After a while, we […]

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