Bali for Kids

Cici’s Kids Corner for Christmas will run until 5 January at the Trans Studio Mall Bali. The event is put on by Cici’s Party Services. There will be lots of activities for kids, such as drawing, making stencils, reading activities, toys and games. The mall also has coffee shops, stores, restaurants and a movie theater […]

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Bali for Kids

Blue Bear Bali – better known as a skate park near Ubud – is launching a Computer Science course for kids starting on 11 February. Programming (or coding) is the language of the future and good for kids to learn. At Blue Bear, they take a student-centered approach to teaching these valuable life-skills, including using […]

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Bali for Kids

Calling all families that love kittens and cats — or who just want to help a worthy Bali project. Villa Kitty, near Ubud, has been rescuing, caring for and re-homing Bali cats since 2011. Villa Kitty runs a program called Every Child Deserves a Kitten that educates Balinese kids and their families about animals and […]

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Bali For Kids

You’d have to be living in a remote cave in the Himalayas with no outside contact to not be aware of the world-wide corona virus pandemic and the travel restrictions, self-isolation and quarantines spreading rapidly across the globe. Schools in many regions are closing for a month or more and parents often have to stay […]

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Bali Island School

CAS Corner EOTC Trash analysis – Radhita Anggono Grade 11 Upon arriving at Les Village, we quickly settled down and got straight to work to improve on our efficiency. We introduced ourselves to the villagers and made ourselves familiar with the groups we would be working with for the next few days. On the first […]

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Bali Wise Annual International Women’s Day Event

Bali WISE annual International Women’s Day event is inspired by the courage and perseverance of Indonesian women who dedicate their lives to empower others and make their community a better place. As part of the celebration to the International Women’s Day around the world, we would like to hold an event to acknowledge the efforts […]

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Bali’s Themed Restaurants Transport Diners to Another World

There is little doubt that Bali has undergone a culinary revolution. From mahi-mahi ceviche to pan seared foie gras, the island abounds in cosmopolitan delights from around the globe. Indonesian and Balinese cuisine is also very much in the spotlight (for obvious reasons), whether it be at a fancy restaurant or a roadside warung. However, […]

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Bali’s Top Eco-Friendly Brands

Hippocrates once said, “Nature itself is the best physician.” And Bali has certainly heard the message. With its abundance of natural resources and traditional production methods, it is little surprise that the island is a haven of eco-friendly brands. From handwoven fabrics to cosmetics made from organic plants and herbs, there has never been a […]

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Camp Life Is Paradise for Freddy by Fred Lanzing

Camp Life Is Paradise for Freddy recounts Fred Lanzing’s youth in the Dutch East Indies, his experiences in Japanese internment camps and the first few months after liberation. Through the eyes of a child this book tells the dramatic story of the overthrow of an immense and helpless colonial empire, the routing of a puppet […]

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Can Financial Plans Survive The Pandemic?

The number of cases and deaths worldwide from Covid-19 has increased exponentially since my last article four weeks ago. Ironically the richest countries in the world have fared the worst, despite their advanced technologies and medical services. Indonesia is not out of the woods yet and is depending heavily on the government’s efforts to restrict […]

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