Jl. Oberoi


A year ago I stopped into StreetLife, a bar on Jl. Oberoi, and chatted with owner Luca, from Belgium. This afternoon I went back to see how he’s doing. Luca is a man of action, and is currently splitting his time between Bali and Shanghai, a place he refers to […]

StreetLife in Seminyak Bali



My house sits down a small gang (alley) in Seminyak. Its the kind of place you would never know existed unless you’d been there. Although I feel I’m at the end of the alley, there are actually a few ways out to a main street. Its kind of cool and […]

The gangs behind Jl. Seminyak Bali




Indonesian made furniture is set to take India by storm. The reasons for this are the selection of materials used from teak, bamboo, rattan and others. The second reason is Indonesia has a wealth of skilled carpenters and craftsmen (and women).

Indonesian furniture set to take of in India




Monday lunch for me was fish & chips at a place I recently discovered in Seminyak. ‘Wrap A Snapper’ is located on Jl. Oberoi about 50 meter in from Jl. Seminyak around the first bend. I used to live on Jl. Drupadi and have passed this place many times. For […]

Wrap A Snapper: Fish & Chips in Seminyak Bali


Coming home from Global internet in Kerobokan I was thinking what to have for dinner. Not wanting rice, I chose a place that doesn’t serve rice, Rumours on Jl. Oberoi. Parking across the street I saw the lot was full, strange because I was not expecting too many people to […]

Stroganoff at Rumours: Seminyak Bali


Jl. Oberoi / Jl. Petitenget has a selection of good places to eat. Most of the fancy looking places I bypass on my way to the nasi padang joints. Last night I stopped into one called the Half Moon. Not knowing what to expect I stepped through an entrance way […]

The Half Moon: Jl. Oberoi in Seminyak Bali



Eat street in Seminyak as it is sometimes called is also known as Jl. Oberoi (as well as Jl. Laksmana). If you want good food come down here. I don’t get out at night much any more and places open up without me realizing. One of those places was Street […]

Interview with Luca from Street Life Bali in Seminyak