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Soul-Searching and Outdoor Adventures: Bali is for Everybody

Soul-Searching and Outdoor Adventures: Bali is for Everybody

  This is a guest post from Jason Lowder at Internations.org   Ever since Julia Roberts went soul-searching in Bali’s paradise and managed to snatch up Javier Bardem in “Eat, Pray, Love”, the destination has gained considerable popularity. But whether you visit Bali for a vacation or quick get-away or are staying to experience life… Continue Reading

Nyepi in Bali – Happy New Years 1934 is NOT a Typo

Nyepi, some love it, some hate it and for the Balinese it is just another important holiday to celebrate that happens every year. Those that happen to be in Bali during Nyepi can often find the rules and customs surrounding it quite surprising and restrictive although it all happens for a reason. Nyepi can be… Continue Reading

Julia Roberts in Eat, Pray, Love vs. the Real Bali

If you take a walk around Ubud these days and pop into its many cafes, you will notice a trend. There are many women there who are on a similar journey as Elizabeth Gilbert took in her now famous book turned movie, Eat, Pray, Love. While Bali is certainly not an unheard of destination, there… Continue Reading

Rabies in Bali

Rabies in Bali

At one point Bali was known to be completely Rabies free despite all of the wild dogs running around.  Within the past couple of years however there have been Rabies outbreaks that have tarnished Bali’s Rabies-free image. Many tactics have been introduced to try and control the spread of Rabies, with some of them being… Continue Reading