Category: Lifestyle

John Bergman

John Bergman

Meet John Bergman. A professional photographer who enjoys living the dream in Bali. John, you are now a photographer in Bali shooting clubs and villas, however you...

SUMMER SYNDROME – Kid Kudi at PHBC

Everyone loves a costume party, and when I mean everyone… I mean me. Usually I have to wait until Halloween every year to get dressed-up and I always try to impress....

Rudolf Bonnet

Rudolf Bonnet – Son of a Priest from Tampaksiring

This beautiful pastel drawing made in 1929 by the Dutch artist Rudolf Bonnet is remarkable for several reasons. Having arrived on Bali only a year before, it is a rare...

Regina Shultz Boysen

Regina Shultz Boysen

Meet Regina Shultz Boysen. The creative force behind Bali’s first spa. We have been friends for over 30 years and both of us are the daughters of Diplomats. How did...

Classic Non-Fiction Set in Indonesia and Malaysia

This article follows on from that on Classic Western Fiction Set in Indonesia and Malaysia published previously in issue 76. Most of the books mentioned here have not...

Salsa Dance

Feeling the Vibes of Jakarta Latin Nights

Dancing salsa for twelve years in Rome, which is home to some of the largest Cuban Diaspora in Europe, and where thousands of dancers join clubs on weekends, I would...

3 Runners at KDM

Run for Fun, Run for the Kids

Running to some frees the mind and to others is a painful chore best avoided. Running on a treadmill indoors however, can take the pleasure away from even the most...

Behind the Scenes with the China Brothers

Congratulations on your debut feature film “Crawl”. How does it feel to have completed such a big project which Paul wrote and directed and Benjamin produced? You...

Sarita Newson of Saritaksu Editions: Independent Bali Publisher

 “I saw a marlin jump out there once.” We were sitting in an open balé in Sarita Newson’s home office complex near the seashore in Padanggalak on a...

Bali Royal Necklace

The Story of a Royal Necklace

Gold, Rubies, Sapphires, Diamonds, History Encrusted with over 70 rubies from Myanmar, diamonds from Borneo and sapphires from India, and weighing over 200 grams, this...

A Tale of Iko

“This is my earthly life, full of trouble and struggle, and many are my enemies, laughing at me…their words sharper than the Kris… Thou shall lift me up and...

Oh La La, Madeleine!

Jakarta may not seem much from an outsider’s perspective, but for us that live here, we know that hidden within the city’s walls are little pockets of cool in places...

Majapahit Terracotta

At its pinnacle in the middle of the 14th century, Truwulan, the East Javanese capital of the puissant Majapahit Empire was a bustling metropolis with broad avenues,...

The Path to Perfection through Action

I hug trees. Some trees hug me back. Learning about the sculptures around the place I live and work from my elders, I found out that my family has always had a thing...

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