On the top of a hill in Campuhan Village in Ubud, lies an artistic, modern-looking building now known as the Blanco Renaissance Museum. Antonio Blanco, arguably the most successful artist to ever live in Bali was born in the Philippines to Spanish parents. He first landed in Bali in 1952 and destiny introduced him to the Royal family of Ubud. His Royal Majesty, the King of Ubud, granted him two hectares of land, located at the confluence of two sacred streams.
Dear Valued guests, The Balinese Hindus do not celebrate the coming of the new year of Saka calendar with lavish party; they celebrate it with meditation instead. No activities are allowed to take place. These mandatory religious prohibitions include no pleasure (Amati lelangon), no traffic (Amati lelungan), no fire (Amati geni) and no work (Amati [...]
Is kombucha tea healthy, what are the potential side effects, and what is a 'scoby'? We explore the science behind this fermented fizzy drink.
These must-see temples in Ubud offer you a glimpse into historical Bali with ancient reliefs and classical Balinese temple architecture. They also serve as cool retreats or brief stopovers along your leisure walks through town.
Galungan is about the victory of dharma over adharma. The series of Hindu religious ceremonies that are performed during this 10-day Festival Period are generally considered to be the most important ones of Hindu Bali. During this period the followers of the Balinese Hindu Dharma religion focus on the importance of living a life based on dharma
Once a year, the entire island of Bali shuts down for a day. The airport is closed, the roads are free of vehicles. What’s the occasion?