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Random Photos: Pererenan Part 1

For this post I’m going to keep text to a minimum and provide some photos from my daily walks around town, including the outlying rice fields. Enjoy

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Zali Cafe Opens with a warm, Middle Eastern Welcome

This neighborhood of ours continually defies description. I believe we are getting to the point where, when it is said that Pererenan is the sleepy neighbor of hipster town Canggu — we will soon need to revise the term sleepy. International, yes. Tasteful, yes. Filled with culinary surprises, yes and YES! Joseph, the owner of […]

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Our “Over the Top” Neighbor

In our little neck of the woods there’s a number of impressive villas for rent, and slowly but surely hotels will be popping up over the next few years. But if I had to place a bet on the villa with the most understated eye candy, I’d choose The River House. Designed by architect Alexis […]

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Enso Japanese restaurant is both elegant and off the beaten track

There is an abundance of villas, restaurants and shops that are tucked away down the narrow side streets of Bali. This is part of the “hidden beauty” of this intoxicating island. There are so many places that exceed one’s expectations, in areas that seem almost remote — or at the very least, quaint. Enso Japanese […]

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Swanky Brazilian Cocktail Vibe Lands in Pererenan, Bali

In a previous post, I pointed out how surprised I was by having a pastry chef who graduated from the Cordon Blue in Paris, France join the Pererenan community with the opening of a super lovely cafe called Esperluette. Now I am equally surprised by two brothers from Brazil who opened a creative, cool, and […]