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Shopping Options in Ubud

July 26th, 2016|Travel|

Anyone who passes through the center of Ubud knows that there’s plenty of opportunity there for shopping. The entire town seems to be composed of shops — from stalls in the traditional market to smart [...]

Staying Fit On Holiday

July 26th, 2016|Wellness|

How do you stay fit while you’re on holiday? There are so many temptations to let everything go: sleeping in late; lounging by the pool with a book; discovering new food and drinks or indulging [...]

Reni Thinks Creative Way to Improving

July 17th, 2016|Komaneka|

Ni Wayan Reni is a shy and gentle woman with a big job: she is the Restaurant Manager at Komaneka at Tanggayuda, in charge of the recently opened Batukaru Restaurant, which is quickly becoming a [...]

Romantic Dinner With View In Ubud

July 10th, 2016|Culinary|

Sometimes it’s nice to leave everything up to somebody else. This is especially true when you’re on holiday and in the mood for a romantic dinner with verdant greenery forest, garden, or pool. All you [...]

Warm Stone For Your Health

June 27th, 2016|Spa, Wellness|

Heat is an important life energy. Imagine: our planet originated in the Sun, and all life bears this trace of living heat. The island of Bali arose from a volcano, and its volcanic mountains are [...]

Yan Gek, Passionate Energy For Others

June 24th, 2016|Komaneka|

Ni Wayan Juliani, the Front Office Manager at Komaneka at Tanggayuda, has a passion for working — and a passion for dancing, and a passion for her family. She is indeed a passionate young woman [...]

Arak For Inner Music, Balinese Style

June 9th, 2016|Culinary|

For all the artistry a mixologist can bring to a cocktail, sometimes you’re in the mood for local wisdom. The Balinese are not big consumers of alcohol, but they have several libations that they regularly [...]

Art Stone at Komaneka at Tanggayuda

June 3rd, 2016|Komaneka|

Crowning a hill overlooking a grassy courtyard at Komaneka at Tanggayuda is a mysterious grouping of stones. The stones are upright, recalling the famous monumental work at Stonehenge, although none of these are more than [...]

A Feast Of Balinese Ritual Food

May 21st, 2016|Culture|

‘Mepanggangan di Bencingah’ sounds like the name of a fashion designer or perhaps a strange new wine. In fact it is Balinese for fixing a grilled dinner (mepanggangan, from panggang, ‘to grill’) in the forecourt [...]