Art


Experience Five Aspects of Balinese Culture

Bali is an experience. Depending on the way you look at, it will assault your senses in every aspect. It is a tantalising experience that will leave you awe-inspired and yearning for more. This of course depends on whether you look at the culture, the nature and the Balinese people […]


The Ancient Lontar Scripts of Bali are Going Digital

Some of you reading this might not realise what a lontar is or is importance in the ancient Balinese culture. Basically, a lontar is written history and Bali has a unique way of preserving it. These manuscripts are writings from hundreds of years ago that are inscribed on the leaves […]


Purchasing Textiles in Bali

Everyone who visits Bali inevitably leaves with one kind of souvenir; it could be a T-shirt or some strange looking phallic symbol. However, for that special souvenir, and one that is everlasting, look at the options of purchasing a piece of textile. I don’t mean your wrap-around sarong but a […]


Places to Visit in Bali: Tenganan

Tenganan is the most famous Bali Aga (original Balinese) village and is located close to Candi Dasa in East Bali. Villagers maintain a strict cosmology and social organization. Villagers must live inside the village and marry from within. There are parts of Tenganan, outside of the village proper, where villagers […]


The Rudana Museum: Peliatan, Ubud

Ubud is, without a doubt, the cultural heart of Bali and it is here you will find some of the best art galleries and museums on the island. Getting from one museum to another or gallery is as easy as taking a walk, or if you prefer, hiring a taxi. […]