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Tumpek Holidays - Celebrations in Bali | Bali Buddies

Tumpek Holidays

Tumpek Holidays provide the Balinese with an opportunity to create offerings in exchange for luck, safety, and blessings. From making offerings to musical instruments to doing so for plants and crops, they have plenty of chances to bring blessings to their own life....

Saraswati and Pagerwesi

Pagerwesi & Saraswati

For the Balinese, Sarasvati and Pagerwesi aim to bring a plethora of knowledge and wisdom to the people. Sarasvati takes place every 210 days, with celebrators making offerings, blessing books and praying in their homes or temples. Four days later, people acknowledge Pagerwesi with floral...

Galungan & Kuningang - Balinese Holidays | Bali Buddies

Galungan & Kuningan

If you're one for cultural immersion, there's no denying that Bali is the place to be. And if you just so happen to be planning your Indonesian getaway around the Balinese-Hindu holidays of Galungan and Kuningan, all the better....

Grand Mirage all-inclusive Resort - Pool Bar | Bali Buddies

Grand Mirage Bali

Recently we took the family for a stay at Grand Mirage all-inclusive resort in Nusa Dua for the “all-inclusive” Gold package. We’ve never really done the whole all-inclusive experience as we love to explore the many.....

Bali's Best Shopping Malls | Bali Buddies

Bali’s Best Shopping Malls

Are you coming to Bali all excited about the prospect of shopping after a lazy beach day? You’ll be surprised and delighted at the variety and the number of shops on this Island. Here’s our take on Bali’s Best Shopping Malls: ...

Taman Safari Bali | Bali's Best Haunted Places | Abandoned Places in Bali

Abandoned Places in Bali

When you were a kid, did you like telling ghost stories and watching scary movies? Do you like a good vampire story and are you not afraid to enter abandoned buildings? Then you’ll love to find out more about Bali’s abandoned places, considered to be...