Uluwatu Temple

April 12th, 2014 | Bali | No Comments »

Uluwatu Temple is located 30 km south of Denpasar, or 15 km from Ngurah Rai Airport. This temple has a special attraction, because there are rocks overgrown bushes inhabited by hundreds of tame monkeys and protected by the surrounding community.
Regions around the Uluwatu temple, Badung regency, becoming a favorite tourist attraction on the island, so visited a lot of tourists from within the country and abroad. Even the second highest after Tanah Lot in Tabanan.

Hindu holy place that stands majestically at a height of 97 meters above sea level stand on the bridge and the high cliffs and jutting into the sea, at the southwestern tip of Bali, which makes this lure every tourist who visit here. Location of the temple is considered to be very beautiful and amazing, because it is directly on top of a cliff overlooking the sea. This atmosphere makes Uluwatu Temple which was founded around the XI century increasingly impressed her purity.

High and steep cliffs in this temple is the perfect place to watch the sun set on the western horizon. Tourists would love to watch the sunset, combined with the expanse of the sea and the pounding of the waves. After enjoying the stunning scenery with the sunset, then the tourists while resting dance presented by the artists who performed. The performance is in the form of an open stage Kecak dance, a sacred but also entertaining. This performance was held intentionally for tourists in the area of ​​Uluwatu Temple every day after sunset.

Nusa Penida Festival 2014

March 11th, 2014 | Bali | No Comments »

Nusa Penida Festival 2014 will take place on June 2 to 6, 2014 and centered in the village Batununggul, District of Nusa Penida, Klungkung regency, Bali. Department of Culture and Tourism of Klungkung as the middle of the festival organizers invite the private sector of the tourism industry to take part in the festival. Some of them include actors in the field of nautical tourism, culinary and spiritual tourism. A variety of unique activities in this festival will be directed to give special impression to the visitors, both domestic and foreign guests.

The five-day festival will be filled with various activities such as cultural festivals, tourist object recognition, and exhibits unique culinary Nusa Penida and the sacred dance performances in Klungkung and Bali. The festival will also be enlivened Nusa Penida traditional boats race. Nusa Penida is an island southeast of Bali Island has many beautiful unspoiled places but no less than the one in Bali mainland. However, its potential is still much untapped. Some interesting things are unique and typical of this island is a woven fabric tube and weaver as an icon of Nusa Penida, seaweed, and of course the beauty of unspoiled underwater. Expected convening Festival Nusa Penida can be boost the tourism sector in the region.

Currently, Bali travel and tourism in the region is still dominated in Nusa Lembongan, Nusa Penida Island while undeveloped visible only snorkeling and diving alone. In fact, a lot of interest in the land is to be dived among them is Penida Beach, Beach atuh, Batumedawu temple, Pura Goa Giri Putri, Pura Dalem Ped, Puncak Mundi, and some springs in the south of Nusa Penida offering spectacular ocean side cliffs as high as 200 meters. To reach the island of Nusa Penida, visitors can reach from Sanur Beach, Kusamba and Padang Bai. Visitors can take advantage of Quicksilver Cruise transportation services at affordable prices. There is also a speedboat Nusa Penida can be achieved approximately 45 minutes from Benoa Harbour or regular transportation every day by boat from Sanur to the village of Jungut Batu and Nusa Lembongan.

Nine of the 10 most romantic hotels in Indonesia are in Bali

February 8th, 2014 | Bali | No Comments »

Valentine’s Day is coming and for those who do not yet have a plan for such an important day , TripAdvisor , the largest travel site in the world reveal the Travelers’ Choice Hotels for Romance in 2014 in Indonesia .
Bali came out as the winner with the highest number , ie, 9 of 10 hotels in the list of Travelers ‘ Choice Hotels for Romance in 2014 came from the island . And the last award given to hotel in Lombok.  Komaneka at Tanggayuda success in Indonesia in the first position , followed by The Chedi Club Tanah Gajah and Villa Semana .

” The property is small and feels very warm and comfortable . Villa is gorgeous with beautiful views to the hills and rice paddies . Proper place for relaxation and / or romance , ” says TripAdvisor travelers about Komaneka at Tanggayuda . ” The global community TripAdvisor already inform their choice of the most romantic hotels in the country . By staying at one of the winners , you will keep the fire of love with your partner on Valentine ‘s Day , ” said Jean Ow – Yeong , TripAdvisor spokesperson .

Travelers’ Choice Hotels for Romance 2014 :
1 . Komaneka at Tanggayuda , Ubud , Bali
2 . The Chedi Club Tanah Gajah a GHM Hotel , Ubud , Bali
3 . Villa Semana , Ubud , Bali
4 . The Samaya Bali , Ubud , Bali
5 . Hotel Tugu Lombok , Lombok , West Nusa Tenggara
6 . The Samaya Bali , Seminyak , Bali
7 . Damai , Lovina Beach , Bali
8 . Komaneka at Monkey Forest , Ubud , Bali
9 . Uma by COMO , Ubud , Bali
10 . Komaneka at Rasa Sayang , Ubud , Bali

Bali, Cheap Travel Destinations for British Tourists

January 14th, 2014 | Bali | No Comments »

Bali is cheap tourist destination for tourists from England. According to the latest report issued by holiday spending Post Office was quoted as saying by the Daily Mail, Kuta in Bali is the cheapest holiday destination, followed by the Algarve in Portugal.

Compared to previous years, this year the total spending of 44 tourist destinations surveyed decreased. The expense report is based on the calculation of vacation packages in the form of three meals for two people, a glass of beer or wine, and purchase moisturizing sunscreen, cigarettes, and mineral water.

Bali as a destination for the cheapest, British tourists spend enough 31.48 pounds (about Rp. 613 thousand) for holiday packages mentioned above. After Bali is the Algarve in Portugal is 35 pounds and Prague in the Czech Republic by 37 pounds.

In contrast, the most expensive tourist destinations for British tourists is Auckland in New Zealand with a total expenditure of £ 115.06 ( about Rp. 2.2 million ). After Auckland is Darwin in Australia, followed by Singapore and Beijing in China.

Denpasar Festival

December 13th, 2013 | Bali | No Comments »

Visit Denpasar Festival event which will be held on 28 – 31 December 2013. Thematically, the implementation of the first five – year Denpasar Festival (2008-2012) mapped as Gajah Mada Town Festival : Inspirational Memories (2008 ), Embracing Tomorrow – Toward a Bright Future (2009 ), then Buana Citra Kara – Studded Sphere Creation and Performance ( 2010), followed by Line : Reflections spirit of heroism City ( 2011) and the recent past, Denpasar Kotaku, My Home ( 2012) confirms Denpasar Festival as a “good story telling ” will Denpasar strong identity, especially diverse community of creative potential ( talent ), ability to adapt to the challenges of the times ( technology ) and bersambungnya values of local, national and universal ( tolerance ) that underlie its existence as an open city, multicultural and growing.

Referring to the necessity of dignity, transformation, education, life, and the responsibilities mentioned above, the implementation of the second five – year Denpasar Festival will be framed by the spirit of ” Nurturing Legacies, fostering Growth” or ” Caring for Cultural Heritage, Stimulate Creativity rate ” to encourage the continuity of the spectrum full creative exploration and adventure, which is able to contribute and take part, useful and bring Denpasar achieve equivalent horizon of creative cities of the world.

Creative In Motion
Related larger narrative ” Caring for Cultural Heritage, Stimulate Creativity rate “, the theme proposed for Denpasar Festival 6 is Creative in Motion, a thematic that illustrates that creativity in Denpasar is not only limited to scrolling, but also has the capacity to animate and apply creations as a solution in everyday life, that underlies creativity of city life where people were able to cooperate, collaborate and coexist ( cooperate – collaborate – coexist ) to look back and reflect on the existence of the city itself, especially from the perspective of the problems, weaknesses, and shortcomings.

Creative in Motion is a horizon of creativity that began as imagination, further created as a product or service, then staged or consumed, further distributed, then in retrospect to be an inspiration or imagination subsequent creation process.

Bali Interfood Expo 2013

November 20th, 2013 | Bali | No Comments »

Towards the end of the year there are many events in Bali that you can see during the holidays. Whereas in the past in the area of Nusa Dua has held the Nusa Dua Fiesta then on November 21 to 23 will be held the Bali Interfood Expo 2013. This event is an International Exhibition for Food & Beverage, Technology, Ingredients, Additives, Raw Materials, Services, Equipment, Supplies.
This event is brought to you to find the latest ideas about food exhibition, products, services and technology to help keep your business one step ahead of your competitors.
Meet more than 1000 participants in the F & B industry are some of the nicest and friendliest you could ever hope to meet.
Bali Interfood Expo 2013 featuring :
Food & Beverage (Products and Technologies), Bakery & Confectionery (Bakery & Confectionery, Machinery, Equipments, Supplies, Ingredients). Food & Hospitality Indonesia, (Wine & Spirits, Equipments, Supplies, Storage, Services & Related Technology for Hotel, Catering, Restaurant, Cafe, Supermarket). Food Ingredients, (Food Additives, Food Chemicals, Food Ingredients, Food Materials). Herbal & Health Food, (Herbal & Health Food and Food Supplments). Retail Technology, Design & in Store Marketing. Supply Chain. Franchising & Licensing. Coffee, Tea and Cocoa. Fresh and Processed Fruits. Agricultures Products. Halal, Organic and Natural Health Food Products. Frozen Food, Fish Seafood and Meat Products.

Typical Balinese painting

October 16th, 2013 | Bali | No Comments »

As a famous tourist destination , in Bali there are many places to buy beautiful paintings to decorate the walls of your home . Along the road in Kuta Beach , Legian and Seminyak , Sanur , Nusa Dua , on the Sukawati Art Market and Art Market Guwang there are many shops selling Balinese paintings or modern painting .

The artists in Bali at first did not sell his paintings to the public but they are used as decorative painting in places show , in the palace of the nobility and pretend . There’s even one village , for example Kamasan village in the southern city of Klungkung Semarapura or almost the entire population living as a painter since the days of the past until now the kingdom because they had always been painters who worked on the king of Klungkung so placed together in the village of Kamasan and always employed to decorate the royal palace ( puri ) and places of worship ( temple ) built by the royal family or the other nobles .

There are several features of form and style of Balinese traditional paintings are much in demand by tourists such as Kamasan paintings and Batuan paintings. Classical painting Kamasan Style comes from the golden age of ancient Balinese kingdom which has not been influenced by European or other outside influences . The theme is usually derived  from the tale of the life of the gods , life among the nobility and animal fables or Tantri. Rarely are the classical paintings of the life of the general public. The colors are usually taken from the natural colors , such as white color used for the crushed bone , charcoal used for black color and so on.

Classic Batuan painting style usually use paper for drawing media , and as they usually use dye inks because china is very highlighted the effects of light – dark contrast . Now besides also widely used Indian ink colors other than black and white . Another characteristic is this painting is prioritizing the details to the smallest detail that makes it seem very complicated . Classic style Batuan paintings usually depict stories of Balinese people, folklore and such so requires an understanding of the beliefs of the people Bali to understand the theme of his paintings.

Miss World 2013 in Bali

September 4th, 2013 | Bali | No Comments »

Of various events such as the Sanur Village Festival and Legian Beach Festival which took place in September this enchanting island of Bali with Jakarta and West Java will work mengehelat major international performances is Miss World 2013. Final night of the show will take place at the Sentul International Convetion Center, West Java, on Saturday, September 28, 2013.

Contestants themselves are those who have won the title “Miss” in their respective countries and are under license from Miss World. Indonesia should be proud because this year’s Miss World event was first held in Southeast Asia. Prior to the final night in Sentul, approximately 125 contestants representatives from various countries to come to Bali for a full month.

They will stay in Nusa Dua for live judging and of course to enjoy the natural beauty, beaches, culture, and traditional Balinese arts. To support this show, more than 120 top designers from Indonesia will participate in designing costumes contestants.

Bali Arts

June 10th, 2013 | Bali | No Comments »

Bali is known as a tourist destination has a variety of unique local arts and has been recognized by the world. Different regions of Bali has a typical art that is based on motivation as offering the best and “spirit” in all community activities Bali.

Bali provincial government tried to accommodate various activities and creativity of the artists as part of the program to support the government in terms of excavation, preservation and development of the value of Balinese art and culture by organizing an annual event known as the Bali Art Festival began in 1979 and was initiated by the late Prof.  Dr. Ida Bagus Mantra.

Bali Art Festivalt from year to year has provided its own nuances for the constancy of Balinese art and culture with the theme of the show is always different. For this year the theme of the Bali Art Festival is “Taksu

Oakley Pro Surfing Championships in 2013 at Keramas Beach Bali

June 2nd, 2013 | Bali | No Comments »

ASC (Asian Surfing Championships) has been officially approved Oakley Pro Bali held in Keramas Coast as part of the ASP World Championship (WCT) for 2013.  Bali event will be 5 of 10 events on the ASP World Tour Championship, which is the first elite tour event in Indonesia since the Rip Curl Pro Search held in 2008.

“We are very excited about the addition of Oakley Pro Bali 2013 ASP World Championship Tour schedule,” said Renato Hickel, ASP WCT Manager. “It will be the first ASP World title-deciding event in shampooing, place of internationally recognized high performance surfing, and we look forward to ASP Top 34 doing battle there for years to come.”

“Keramas, for me, is the most high-performance waves on the planet,” said Jordy Smith, current ASP WCT surfer,. “Oakley has their world junior event there for a few years and I was glued to the computer every time it’s on. To have the Top 34 there, it will be a big challenge for the judges as the show is going to be the next level.’s Really interesting . Known to be famous tourist destination, Bali will also host the Miss World 2013 event on September. If you want to visit the events don’t forget to contact Bali car rental for your transportation needs.