Not all vegan restaurants are created equal and the motivation behind them is what defines them; Whether it’s health and nutrition, sustainability or a love of animals, the following restaurants are on a plant-based mission, not a plant-based trend. By careful ingredient sourcing and making sure to include whole foods in their menus, these favourite local spots prove you can in fact stay healthy on plants.
There’s a lot to be said for a beach day with Bintangs and nasi goreng. However, if you want something a little cooler, head to one of the island’s famous beach clubs and indulge in fruit-filled cocktails, soundtracks that float on the breeze and swimming pools straight out of the pages of a glossy magazine. Bali has the lot, from laid-back chill out beach clubs to new ones with refreshing concepts to add to old favourites that have both survived and thrived.
The launch of Bali’s own Nusantara Cold Brew created by the craft alcohol company, Spice Island Distilling Co has transformed our favorite cocktail and given it a unique local flavour. Made with the finest beans sourced from the Spice Islands, this distinctively crafted coffee liqueur delivers a rich coffee flavour with less sugar than most commercial brands. The result is a liqueur that is as intriguing and mysterious as the islands that inspired it.
March 3, 2022 marks the first day of the Balinese New Year, Nyepi. Like everything in Bali it has incredible spiritual significance as the entire island is cleansed in the days before in preparation for a new year. Nyepi is a day completely unique to the Balinese, a day of complete silence without any noise, traffic, fire, internet or lights. It is a day of complete stillness in the physical and spiritual worlds. While many will stay home, for others it’s a chance to explore. But where? Here are our top suggestions.
Like the rest of the world we have learned to live by the famous quote, “Man plans…God laughs”. Our community has grown a thicker skin and supported each other through the most difficult times, knowing that the time will come to celebrate together again. The Bali Food scene has shown incredible resilience and as always […]
As we make it halfway around the sun this year, we dive deep through the culinary happenings in Bali. In this chapter of Bali Food Diary, we share latest updates to keep you in the rhythm of Bali’s culinary scene. Our daily what’s on on our Instagram page is filled with daily deals and events […]
This Christmas our local gift guide supports local businesses so we can fill our hearts as well as our stockings. With gifts for everyone, it's a time to celebrate together.