Bali Eats

Aperitif, the fine diniong restaurant at Ubud’s The Viceroy continues to present interesting and different dining options. This time it is a collaboration Dinner on Friday April 9. A collaboration between Aperitif’s chef Nic Vanderbeeken and Koral’s Andrea Astone. Koral is the amazing underwater seafood restaurant at the luxury Kepinski Hotel at Nusa Dua. It […]

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Bali Eats

Breman is a microbrewery and restaurant on Jln. Pantai Keramas, Blahbatuh, Gianyar. It serves freshly brewed beers, in German style, along with an interesting menu prepared by local chef Manu of Negara. Whilst the accent is on local Balinese dishes there is also a range of international options. Their two signature beers are the Terang […]

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BaliCore: Relief for Remote Villages

Lucky readers who are perusing this issue of the Bali Advertiser, poolside in Canggu, or in an Ubud home office overlooking a grove of shimmering palms. You did it! You found a way to get fresh coconuts for a song, you’re surfing beautiful breaks, and maybe you’re having a tough time not gloating about it […]

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Buying an Air Conditioner

Living in Indonesia one of the important investments we will make is in our air conditioners. We expect them to run continuously for many years with very little maintenance and to not let us down particularly on those occasional very hot days. So what do we buy? There are so many to choose from. A […]

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Circle of Life In RCBUS

It is with deep sadness that Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset [RCBUS] announces the death of a former member and that of an active member. Former member, Danielle Foss, died 20 April 2021. Active member, Ray Bishop, passed away on 27 April 2021. Both will be sorely missed. Ray was born in Adelaide, South Australia […]

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Dr. Angga Joins Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset

On February 22, 2021, Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset [RCBUS] welcomed its newest member, Dr. Angga. He was sponsored by Sue Bishop. The entire membership is pleased to welcome him into our Rotary Club. Dr. Angga was born in Surabaya, Java, the second largest city in Indonesia and the capital of East Java. From 2002-2006, […]

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Drainage

It’s wet, very wet. Ark Constructions Pty of Serangan are doing a roaring trade, ducks are getting new seals fitted to their nether regions and my dog is growing webbed feet. Finally, after years of pretty feeble attempts at a wet season, we are now being treated to a more acceptable tropical monsoon experience. Who […]

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Financial Resolutions For A Better Year

Firstly a Happy New Year to all readers of this column! When I expressed the same wish at the start of 2020 I never imagined how the year would become a nightmare for billions of people across the globe. In December 2019 the coronavirus was just a breaking story in the unheard of city of […]

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Honoring and Protecting Our Artists and Friends

Enormously spirited, free of charge, a fixture on the Denpasar calendar and favorite of informed travelers, the 2021 Bali Arts Festival (Pesta Kesenian Bali) was hanging in uncertainty right up to press time. It was originally hoped that this, one of the world’s longest running cultural festivals, would begin next week with the annual wild […]

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How Do 14 Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset Members Synchronize Projects With Over 1,2 Million Other Rotary International Members?

Rotary International, with over 1,2 million members worldwide, focuses its action on 7 areas: peace and conflict prevention/resolution, disease prevention and treatment, water and sanitation, maternal and child health, basic education and literacy, economic and community development, and protecting the environment. So how do 14 Balinese and expat members of Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset […]

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