Tag Archives: Bali

A change in the Winds of Bali Travel Trends – An Impressive Boost in the Numbers

Recently published tourist numbers reveal that Bali welcomed 4.6 million visitors in 2016, which is a 15% increase when compared to the numbers of the year before. Amongst many other nationalities, Australia has been recorded as the primary source of foreign travellers visiting Bali since 1970. Tourists visiting Bali have varied accommodation options to choose […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 24-Jun-2017
Day of Silence, Bali Indonesia – Life in Bali Comes to a Standstill

Bali has a booming tourism industry that caters to millions of travellers on any given day; however, the 28th march is not one of them. The 28th marks Nyepi, a Hindu festival mainly practised in Indonesia, which requires observers to spend the day reflecting on life while being completely silent. For 24-hours, no one works, […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 15-May-2017
Bali expected to carry 40 percent of country’s overall foreign tourist arrivals in 2017 – More Holidays in the Sun

Each year the number of travelers visiting Bali keeps increasing, resulting in the government setting higher arrivals targets to reach annually.The island’s 2016 target was set at 4.4 million tourist arrivals, however impressively enough, this number was surpassed by November of the same year. Looking at these numbers, the government has been given new hope […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 03-Mar-2017
Tumpek Uduh – Celebrating Life

Tumpek Uduh marks a holy day dedicated to blessing plants, especially those that produce fruit and flowers. Households pay their respects to the god Hyang Widhi Wasa, asking for blessings upon their plantations and farms for successful harvests. According to ancient Hindu scriptures, the Bhagavad Gita teaches humans about the balance of life. It explains […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 07-Feb-2017
Bali Nusa Dua Festival – Bringing the World to Bali

The Indonesian Tourism Development Corporation organized and successfully completed the Bali Nusa Dua Festival, themed ‘Bring the World to Bali’ at the Peninsula Island from November 13th to 20th, 2016. The annual extravaganza featuring various local art events, sports action and a series of exhibitions was an immense success with hundreds of people taking part. […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 15-Jan-2017
Fun Filled Days at The Nusa Dua Fiesta – Celebrating the best of Bali

The annual Nusa Dua Fiesta 2016 recently concluded its 9th year this November. The fiesta is held in Bali’s tourist haven, Nusa Dua, which welcomes both locals and tourists to enjoy the different shows around the town, with this year’s fiesta themed ‘Love, Peace and Harmony’. Hotel deals in Bali are a plenty and while […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 04-Dec-2016
Artquatic Trip Bali 2016 – exploring the deep waters of Bali

Barcelona’s diving enthusiasts will once again descend on the shores of Bali on the 2nd of December, for the annual Artquatic Trip Bali 2016. The trip provides European divers the chance to dive in to the unfamiliar, but beautiful, clear waters off the coast of Bali, and take in the splendor of their surroundings. Airfare […]

By fritzjames
Date : 30-Nov-2016
Tough Mudder in Bali 2016 – First Ever Festival in Asia takes Beach Capital by Storm

As one of the world’s most coveted obstacle and endurance testing contests, Tough Mudder held its first ever Asian event in Bali on October 1st this year. Dubbed “Tough Mudder Bali 2016” the gritty event took place from 7am to 6pm in the scenic confines of Southern Bali’s Jimbaran area. A host of local and […]

By catalinaforbes90
Date : 17-Nov-2016
Tirta Empul Temple Piodalan Anniversary – purifying the soul in holy water

The prominent temple complex, Tirta Empul, located near the lush green hills of central Bali, famed for its Ubud resorts set among the sloping hills, like the Alila Ubud; will be celebrating its piodalan temple anniversary, on 8th October. Piodalan, which means purification in Sanskrit, marks the anniversary ceremony of the temple and takes place […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 02-Oct-2016
Perang Tipat Bantal / Rice Cake Wars – bestowing prosperity with rice

Bali is full of spiritual traditions, but the Perang Tipat Bantal “Rice Cake Wars”, is one that stands out among the rest. The century old tradition is carried out by residents of the Kapal village. Kapal is located not far from Seminyak, better-known for surfing and resorts, like the Alila Seminyak Bali; villagers gather in […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 02-Oct-2016