‘Code Red’ – How Savers Can Save The Planet

Earlier this month a sobering document, years in the making and approved by 195 nations, was published by the International Panel on Climate Change. The report shines a spotlight on governments dithering in the face of mounting evidence that climate change is a real threat. Bali and Indonesia in general have a long history of […]

Read more

‘My Home Is My Pension’

Where the vast majority of people living in western countries are concerned, retirement means an end to getting up early in the morning and going to work and the beginning of a new way of life with free time to enjoy life that is no longer funded by the weekly or monthly paycheck but by […]

Read more

A Healthy Lifestyle in the New Normal Bali

I cannot make a medical diagnosis for anyone, but I can make some suggestions to enhance anybody’s lifestyle, longevity, and quality of life. If we’re going to ever get back to sitting in movie theatres premiering cutting edge cinema, if we’re going to attend art openings, in-gallery performances, and wild group happenings, if we’re ever […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

Bali – Traditions Not Standing Still

Like other cultures and traditions across the world, Balinese culture is by no means     immune to change. In the West, we only have to look at a tradition / belief as massive as Christmas, which is not only quite possibly on the wrong date for someone who may not have even historically existed, but also […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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, […]

Read more

Bali Eats

Aperitif, the fine dining restaurant at Ubud’s The Viceroy, host the 2nd Trilogy Dinner, Saturday January 23. Aperitif, Locavore and Mozaic restaurants, all located in Ubud Bali, are collaborating on a series of 3 incredible dinners, creating a unique gastronomic trilogy over a 3-month span. Each dinner features all of the chefs (Nic Vanderbeeken of […]

Read more

Bali Eats

Indigo, Jln. Pantai Berawa, Canggu offers chic contemporary Japanese fusion, with a slight European influence. Whether you prefer a classic sushi selection or you’re in the mood to try something a bit more innovative, like their New Style Sashimi or the sublime Yakimono dishes cooked over the charcoal grill, you will find Indigo a place […]

Read more

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. However, the ribs are as close to perfect as you can get, so juicy and tender.. There have also been recent additions […]

Read more