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Keto & Ko: the Italian Way

I’m not a follower of the Keto or Ketogenic diet, but as far as diets go it kind-of makes sense: The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carbohydrate mainstream dietary therapy… The diet forces the body to burn fats rather than carbohydrates. For more info click here However, if you want good, old-fashioned pasta here Daniella, the owner, will be […]

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Bali Cremation Ceremony

Pelebon Puri Agung Peliatan in Ubud The cremation ceremony was for the late Anak Agung Oka Susmini, wife of Ida Dwagung Peliatan IX, who passed away after illness on 12 December. Her remains were transported from the Puri Agung Peliatan to the Setra Dalem Puri in a nine-tier bade that stood 24 meters high. Groups […]

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Blow-your-mind Bread at BARO Bakery

The owner of BARO bakery, Emerson Manibo, is passionate about bread. Having trained in the USA for five years and worked at the famous Tartine bakery in San Francisco, Emerson knows his dough. Amazingly, he’s brought his talent to the tiny town of Pererenan, in a sweet spot just a few minutes from the beach. […]

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When it rains, it pours

This post is for those people who are considering owning an inn, a bed & breakfast, or a boutique hotel. As you might imagine, there will be nothing glamorous that I’m going to share. First, our well pump died. That means once the water is used up from our two water tanks, we are dry. […]

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Plastic in Paradise

It is obvious when one first visits Bali that, as a whole, the island is far from pristine. The word paradise means: heaven, as the final abode of the righteous. an intermediate place for the departed souls of the righteous awaiting resurrection. (often initial capital letter) Eden. a place of extreme beauty, delight, or happiness. […]