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In Bali you need a fixit guy

For new expats or for those who plan to live in Bali for at least 1/2 a year, you are hereby warned that the things in your dwelling will break… frequently. The reason is that appliances and fixtures from outside of Indonesia are subject to import taxes, and if they’re in the luxury category, its […]

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Local life News Reflections Travel Tips

The beauty of Bali’s rainy season

Sometimes it seems almost surreal that months can go by in Bali without any rain. The dry season in this tropical part of the world can get seriously rain-free. For a 5 – 7 month period there might be a total of 2 or 3 days of rain. Then the rainy season begins and you […]

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Pererenan Beach 2019 & 2020

2019 was an eventful year in this little section of paradise. Besides the opening of our boutique hotel in June, we witnessed the opening of two other hotels: nearby Wasabi Hotel, and closer to the beach, Shore Amora Canggu, a rugged yet modern hotel / villa complex. The addition of several restaurants, including nearby Honey, […]

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Guests News

A lovely holiday season

While November was as slow as molasses, December was quite hectic, at least for the final week. We had people from Canada, Sweden (two families — who didn’t know one another), Australia, America and Germany. We spread the word that on New Year’s eve we were going to make an Indonesian meal, and two families […]

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Guests News

A caring mom sends a card & flowers

I received the above email about a week before some guests were to arrive. And so we recommended flowers. The mom sent us $ via paypal and we placed these flowers in the guest’s room: Needless to say, the guests were both surprised and very pleased. Always fun to do something extra nice for our […]