Kuningan Day

The 10-day period Galungan ends with Kuningan, The day when the gods and ancestors return to the heavens. It is a day of prayer, filled with blessings and feasts.  Offerings to be given to the ancestors on their farewell day include yellowed rice (Kuningan derived from the word kuning which means yellow) placed in a small “bowl” made of coconut leaves with other typical offerings like satay, egg, cucumber and fish or shrimp. The yellow rice is the symbol of human gratitude towards God for all the life, joy, wealth, health, and prosperity given. The bowls decorated with small figures of shadow puppets that represent angels that bring joy and wealth to earth. Balinese…

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Health Tips for Bali Vacation

We know that keep healthy while traveling and enjoying your trip can be a challenge, but no one wants to be sick while it supposes to have the fun in Bali! Follow our health tips to make the most out of your holiday in Bali, bon voyage! Hygiene  Food quality in Bali nowadays is getting better, but you should consider where you would like to have your meals. Trying the local foods is never going to be wrong as well as the quality of street food is already improving. There are many options for clean and good quality Balinese cuisine. We also recommend bringing your own hand sanitizer to keep you…

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Bali Events Calendar : February 2020

Following on from our blog post series, in this month we will provide information and important events happening in and around Bali during the month of February 2020. Galungan – 19 February 2020   A good indication that its Galungan time of year is the long bamboo that can be seen lining the streets. These are usually decorated with fruit, coconut leaves, and flowers, and a small altar containing woven palm-leaf offerings for the spirits is also placed at the entrance of each home especially for the holiday. Galungan is one of the most important religious ceremonies in Bali, held every 210 days according to the Balinese calendar, it’s when…

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Kura-Kura Bus Guide : Tickets

Did you know Kura-Kura Bus has 3 types of tickets? Do you know the difference? Kura-Kura Bus offers various types of tickets that you can use while traveling in Bali. Unfortunately, it can be confused when choosing it. To resolve your confusion, We will explain to you each type of Kura-Kura Bus ticket, so you know which one is the right for you! Single Trip Ticket First, before traveling using Kura-Kura Bus you must know that you can choose between buying a Single Trip ticket or buying Daypass pass for multiple trips. The difference is for a single trip ticket only  for a single trip in the direction of the destination. It’s ideal…

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