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ATM Scams in Bali - Blog by Bali Buddies

Be Aware of ATM Scams in Bali

If there's one thing that can turn a sweet vacation sour, it's getting your money stolen. Unfortunately, in many places across Bali and Southeast Asia, this crime is not unheard of. Here are our tips for a safe vacation....

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Travel Insurance - Bali Buddies

Travel Insurance

If you can afford to travel, you can afford travel insurance. Get protected on your travels by buying a travel insurance in advance. Read more tips in our blog....

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How to spend Nyepi Day in Bali - Blog by Bali Buddies

How To Spend Nyepi Day in Bali

There's one day a year that the island of Bali literally shuts down. Nobody is allowed on the streets, malls are closed, beached are empty, and even the airport is closed; no air traffic for a period of 24 hours....

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How to Spend Your Bali Vacation When It's Raining | Bali Buddies

When it’s Raining in Bali

Maybe you're familiar with the unpredictable weather of the wet season in the tropics, or perhaps you're taken aback by the Bali rain. Whatever the case, you'll surely want to fill even the cloudiest of days with activities that will make your Bali stay one...

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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....

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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...

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