Balinese Performing Art: Dance And Drama

July 4th, 2016|Culture|

Visitors might be forgiven for thinking that Balinese dance is all about tourism, since the performances they are likely to see are those produced for tourists. But in fact Balinese dances grow out of village [...]

Introducing The Village of Keramas

June 9th, 2016|Culture, Keramas, Travel|

The village of Keramas, some 15 kilometers southeast of Ubud on the coast, needs no introduction among Balinese. It is famous for its Arja, a form of dance-opera in which the players must be skilled [...]


May 21st, 2016|Culture|

You may have seen some rather sexy looking guys in black T-shirts and black & white checkered hip cloths directing traffic at a cremation or temple festival. They are Bali’s traditional security guard, or pecalang. [...]

Explore Old Bali

May 17th, 2016|Travel|

Bali’s middle class has been booming in recent years, and many of the roadsides are filled with new buildings and new small businesses — but much of ancient Bali still remains, if you know how [...]

Afternoon tea at Komaneka

April 23rd, 2016|Culinary, Komaneka|

Guests at Komaneka Resorts are cordially invited to complimentary afternoon tea every day from 3.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Besides tea and balinese coffee, you will be offered an array of taste treats that includes [...]