Design Local life News Profiles

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 […]

Food Local life News Profiles Travel Tips

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 […]

Guests News Profiles

Guest turns Loft into an Office

Our monthly guest Justin first moved to Bali to start a personal coaching business. In the distant past Justin had issues with addictions, but he was able to overcome them by adopting highly disciplined health and diet routines. The results are impressive. Along the way Justin pivoted on his business plan and now is in […]

Local life News Reflections

Bali Ducks Living the Good Life

Being a duck in Bali means having a chance to devour all of the yummy treats that are left after a rice harvest. Ducks are free to roam, and then when the job is done, the rice farmer corrals the ducks up and somehow gets them back in the truck. Here’s 45 seconds of duck […]

Food Local life News Travel Tips

Gruppetto: Cafe and Bicycles

Yet another restaurant opens in our wonderful little neighborhood! Along with Arte, Vignando, and The Pizzas, we now have another Italian restaurant called Gruppetto. Owner Stefano, who has opened several restaurants in Bali, notably in Ubud, has climbed aboard the Pererenan ship and is steering it from the heart of our main street. The name […]