Jember Fashion Carnaval did it again! They did it again! Like in previous years, Indonesia was represented at Chingay’s street parade by Jember Fashion Carnaval. The costumes and make up of the performers in this troupe are just fabulous. Is it a forest, a stupa, a skeleton or a bird? Each costume is like […]
Hinduism plays a big role in Balinese culture and traditions. So does animism. Despite all modernizations on Bali, ancient traditions are still omnipresent in daily life, everywhere on the island. Traditional Bali still exists.
Remember how I told you about Salty Seagull, a wonderfully kitschy restaurant in Seminyak, Bali? And how I immediately fell in love with that place? Well, the people behind Salty Seagull have another restaurant in the same neighborhood, named Motel Mexicola, which I fell for equally hard and fast. I am not going to repeat […]
When we stumbled upon restaurant Salty Seagull in Seminyak, I thought I’d died and gone to heaven. This colorful and playful street side front drew me right in. It is a big place, indoor and outdoors. It happens to me from time to time, that I come across a house, a restaurant, a hotel, a place, […]
The W Retreat and Spa in Bali- Seminyak; wow, where to begin?! Let me start with pointing out, that we were there only five days and that we chose not to do a whole lot;-). We did not go to the gym nor to the Spa. Instead we went from our room, to one of […]
Long term readers know that I am a huge fan of the W Hotels. I wrote about them here, here and here and that’s not even all;-). Type W hotel in the search bar on the right side of my blog page and all the posts will pop up. I love the cool and quirky […]