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What to Do & What Not to Do in Bali

There has been a lot of hand-wringing recently about certain types of tourists who are disrespecting the Balinese culture. So here’s a list of what to do (and what not to do) when you visit this lovely island. Dos Don’ts

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Sunbow Juice Bar

UPDATE: CLOSED as of January 2023 Everyone loves a fresh glass of juice. Especially in a tropical setting. But in Bali, most juice drinks come loaded with ice and, surprisingly, they are diluted with water too. Not so at Sunbow Juice Bar. There’s fresh-squeezed options galore, with unique combinations that you may find appealing. However, […]

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BABAstreet: Where Thai, Malay, Indo & Sg Meet

When different cuisines cross-pollinate you can get beautiful, fragrant flowers, or you can get weeds. Fortunately at BABAstreet, it’s an in-your-face rainbow bouquet. Whether you go curry or crispy pork belly, or whether you go moo ping or mee pok, you will be in for some very pleasant surprises. I’ve had several dishes and so […]

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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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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. […]