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SUMMER IN
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FOUR MUST-VISIT
A TREAT TO RESTAURANTS
INDULGE
GET PAMPERED AT
KARMA SPA

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MUST-HAVE ITEMS,
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TEAMTALK

19TH ANNIVERSARY
Om Swastiastu...

It feels like it was only yesterday that we celebrated our Sweet Eighteen, and now our
beloved Bali & Beyond magazine is turning 19! To be 19 means to be young, energetic
and full of life we embrace this lively spirit by presenting you a number of special
stories.
For a fun dining experience in Seminyak, our contributor Gendhis Dover
recommends four top places that have become the talk of the town; Mrs. Sippy, Bikini,
Betty Lou and Da Maria. They dont only serve delectable dishes, they also have a
vibrant atmosphere, making each one of them a perfect place for you to see and be
COVER
Photo Courtesy of seen in Seminyak. Find out more about these restaurants in DINE & DELIGHTS. After
Cosmic Diner spending a night out in Seminyak, why dont you go to the cliff-top Karma Spa the next
day and have a rejuvenating treatment? We share our pampering experience at Karma
Spa in INVITE & INDULGE.
What are the trends in July? We have the answers for you! Find out this months
must-have fashion items, must-go events and must-try food and drinks in Bali only in our
LIFESTYLE & LEISURE. Meanwhile, CAPITAL CORNER reveals Jakarta Creative Hub,
one of the trending places in Jakarta where creative people gather and run their startup
businesses.
We also share a trip to Anambas Islands in Riau Islands in Sumatra, a relaxing
stay experience at Padma Hotel Bandung and more. All of these stories are especially
compiled for you to join us in celebrating our special 19th anniversary. Happy ipping
through our pages!

Om Shanti Shanti Shanti Om


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CONTRIBUTORS

EDNA TARIGAN GHENDIS DOVER GINO ANDRIAS JOSEPH WANG KEYZA WIDIATMIKA
is a Jakarta-based travel Born to a British father is a Bali-based writer and loves to write (ne) has been loving
writer. She began her and a Javanese mother photographer, coffee restaurant reviews. A photography and
professional career as a in Timika, West Papua, junkie, food addict and keen traveler, he also journalism since he was in
journalist, living in Bali Ghendis never really stays lover of the outdoors. loves to try anything new. high school.He works as
for a year then moving in one place for a long Hell write and shoot One of his to-do items a freelance photographer
back to Jakarta to chase time. Now she has found almost anything, from for this year is going on and a Secretary of Bali
another dream. home in Bali, and looking live concerts to water a solo road trip from Photographers Society
www.edededan.com forward to explore her sports and everything in Singapore to Hanoi. for 2016-2019 period.
mothers homeland. between. www.keyzawidiatmika.

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CRAFT&CULTURE
THE MUD RITUAL
INVITE&INDULGE
BY THE CLIFF
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Mabuug-buugan in Kedonganan Get pampered at Karma Spa
Village
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22 SIGHTS&SOUNDS
LIFESTYLE&LEISURE PHOTOS & FUN FACTS
19 JULY HIGHLIGHTS Snapshots and quotes picked up
This months must-have, must-do, throughout May and June
must-go

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DINE&DELIGHTS
SUMMER IN SEMINYAK
Four new restaurants in
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PROFILE&PORTRAIT Hot deals and promotions of
A MOMENT FOR LIFE the month that shouldnt be missed
Meet the brain behind
SweetEscape photography 18 NEW&NEWS

FIRST COLUMN PHOTO COURTESY OF BETTY LOU, SECOND COLUMN PHOTO BY MICHAEL TRI
This months select news updates
from the islands tourism industry
and whats new around the island

WIJAYA, THIRD COLUMN PHOTO COURTESY OF NUSA DUA BEACH HOTEL & SPA
6 0 BEYONDUPDATES
News updates from the tourism
industry and whats new beyond Bali

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Schedules, calendar highlights and
various happenings of interest, from
art exhibitions to special events

64 SEE&SEEN
38 Snapshots of events and happenings
REST&RELAXATION within the preceding month
A VALLEY HIDEAWAY
Relax at the secluded Padma Hotel 66 BALIMAPS
Bandung Map of Bali showing specic tourism
areas and places of interest, as

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the islands main destinations
FOTOFOLIO

26 BALI IN FRAME
Bali, captured by three young photo
enthusiasts
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70 INFOINDEX
Useful directory of companies and
island-based businesses
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TOP AND BOTTOM LEFT PHOTOS COURTESY OF WONDERFUL KEPRI,
BOTTOM RIGHT PHOTO COURTESY OF ARMADA FLOW HOUSE BALI

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ACTION&ATTRACTION
DOWNTOWN RUSH!
Three places to pump up your
adrenaline in the city

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THE CREATIVE MIND
BEYONDBALI Visiting Jakarta Creative Hub

THE GEMS OF JEMAJA


Take a trip to Anambas Islands
in Riau Islands, Sumatra 48
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PRIMEPROMOTION

MY BIG FAMILY
Preparing for the upcoming long holiday, Nusa Dua Beach
Hotel & Spa offers the four-night stay Family Getaway
Package. You can choose to stay in a Deluxe Room with
a complimentary bed at Rp. 8,800,000++ or in a Family
Room with bunk beds at Rp. 14,850,000++, and enjoy a
lot of privileges like the buffet breakfast, the use of sports
and spa facilities, one-time two-course lunch or dinner for
the whole family and private airport transfers. Dont forget to
take your children to the Gecko Kids Club where they will be
fully entertained with face painting, sh feeding, and more.
You can also unwind at one of the resorts three swimming
pools or simply relax at Nusa Duas white sandy beach.
Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa
BTDC Lot N-4, Nusa Dua, (0361) 771-210
www.nusaduahotel.com

PICNIC IN SEMINYAK
Take your loved ones to Anantara Seminyak Bali Resort and enjoy
Picnic by the Beach, the resorts take on a picnic at Seminyak
Beach. Every Sunday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., Picnic by the
Beach will indulge you with an array of delectable international
buffet selections choices range from salads, pastas, grilled
meat and more for a late lunch or early dinner. Selections of
fresh cold-pressed juices and sweet treats like Indonesian shaved
ice (es campur) are also available. The best time to have this
picnic is at 5 p.m. as the view of the sun setting on the horizon

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will accompany your dining experience. Picnic by the Beach is
available at Rp. 350,000++/adults and Rp. 100,000++/child.
Anantara Seminyak Bali Resort
Jalan Abimanyu, Seminyak
(0361) 737-773
www.bali.anantara.com
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THE THREE TEMPTATIONS
The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas Nusa Dua, Bali invites you
to enjoy their irresistible new recipes in their three restaurants;
Table8, The Caf and Edogin. Table8 is serving delicious tiger
prawns that you just cant miss. Try the baked tiger prawn
Portuguese style and wok seared spicy tiger prawn that are
prepared with the chefs most secret way of cooking. If you feel
like eating Japanese food, Edogin presents Unagi or freshwater
eel with tofu and egg Yanagawa hot pot. After having those
delicious meals, you can go to The Caf and relish their Thai
desserts, wonderfully exotic, sweet and tropical treats. We
recommend you to try their Khao Nhiew Ma Muang, Tago Haew
and Tub Tim Grob.
The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas Nusa Dua, Bali
Jalan Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Nusa Dua, (0361) 301-7777
www.themulia.com

SEAFOOD MEETS JAZZ


The Seafood and Jazz Weekend dinner at the
Big Fish Bar and Grill at The Stones Legian Bali
A MarriottAutograph Collection Hotel will make
your weekend unforgettable. Every Saturday and
Sunday, the restaurant will please your palate and
ears with selections of delicious seafood buffet and
a live jazz performance. The dinner starts at
6 p.m. and is available at Rp. 375,000++/person,
including a glass of sparkling wine.
Big Fish Bar and Grill
The Stones Legian Bali A Marriott
Autograph Collection Hotel
Jalan Raya Pantai Kuta, Legian
(0361) 300-5888
www.thestoneshotelbali.com

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NEW&NEWS

A NEW FACE
A change is always good for a fresh look.
Mozaic Restaurant Gastronomique in
Ubud now welcomes you with a highly
upgraded look on its Lounge and Dining
Room that are designed with a modern
and stylish touch the lounge room has
been transformed resembling Chris Salans
living room, while the dining room is
set with large mirrored alcoves on the
walls, signature terracotta pendants for
the lighting and illuminated night sky
ceilings. Not only did they redesign the
interior, but they also renewed the menu.
New six- and eight-course meals are
available, each one embraces Mozaics
philosophy of French cuisine with Balinese
avors. Opt for a wine-paring dinner for
an ultimate dining experience.
Mozaic Restaurant Gastronomique
Jalan Raya Sanggingan, Ubud
(0361) 975-768
www.mozaic-bali.com

SUMMER FLAVORS
Selections of the delicious new MoVida Bali menu will surely
brighten up your summer in Bali. Inspired by the warm summer
nights in Spain, the new dishes are created by Executive Chef
Jimmy Parker and his kitchen team using locally-sourced high-
quality fresh ingredients. Try their new paella and mejillones
(mussels in Escabeche). Better yet, order the Txuleton, a 43-
day aged Txogitxu bone with meat so tender it is cooked to
perfection, and can be shared with four to six people.
MoVida Bali
Katamama
Jalan Petitenget No. 51B, Seminyak
(0361) 302-9940
www.katamama.com

AFTERNOON TALK
Are you looking for some sweet dishes to enjoy with your
friends and family? Just head to Honey & Breads Caf
where you will be indulged with mouthwatering homemade
breads and treats. The restaurant is also a perfect place for
an afternoon talk with your loved ones while relishing their
selections of tea paired with Asian or Western light bites.
Located only two-minutes away from the Bali Mandara toll
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road, this convenient place can be easily found within the


Pepito gourmet grocery market in Nusa Dua.
Honey & Breads Caf
Jalan By Pass Ngurah Rai Km. 25, Benoa, Nusa Dua
(0361) 776-316
www.honeyandbread.ramarestaurantsbali.com

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PARTY OF FIVE
Good news for all family travelers as Bali Dynasty Resort has just
opened their brand new 80-square-meter Family Suites that can t
ve adults! The Family Suites have a well thought-out design with
two bathrooms, double balconies where you can enjoy the view
of the hotels manicured garden and a spacious separated living
room which you can turn into a secondary bedroom once the
Murphy or the pull-down twin beds which are as comfortable as
the bed in the main bedroom are set. And to keep your children
entertained, the hotel offers endless fun activities at the Kupu-Kupu
Kids Club and Kids Water Fun Zone which are just redesigned
with Superhero and Disney theme.
Bali Dynasty Resort
Jalan Kartika, Kuta
(0361) 752-403
www.bdr.pphotels.com

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CRAFT&CULTURE

THE MUD RITUAL


OUR CONTRIBUTOR KEYZA WIDIATMIKA
WITNESSED A MABUUG-BUUGAN RITUAL
IN KEDONGANAN VILLAGE

I
t was three oclock in the The word buug comes from the prevent abrasion and tsunami. Then,
afternoon when I arrived at Balinese language meaning for soil they nally understood why their
Kedonganan Village. The or mud. The people of Kedonganan ancestors created Mabuug-buugan
mangrove forest was so quiet believe that mud is a symbol of and how important that ritual really
with no objects oating nor Mother Earth and it represents their is. The Mabuug-buugan is rich with
swamp monsters swimming in the gratitude to God for fertility. philosophy; mud that represents
water. I was standing on one side For decades, this tradition water and land is a source of life,
of the mangrove forest, enjoying the seemed to be forgotten, however while the mangrove trees are the
breezy wind that blew the leaves and in 2015 a youth organization keepers. If the mangroves are gone,
watching some crabs running after named Karang Taruna Eka Santhi the whole area can drown when a
small creatures, when suddenly the realized how vital mangroves are to great wave comes. Of course, as the
tranquil water rippled. A number of
men walked into the water, making
the mud crabs frantically hide in
their holes. From the west direction,
hundreds of footsteps and hands went
further into the mud. These people
then smeared the mud onto their
ivory-skinned bodies until all of their
body parts were covered, from toes
to necks. They were the people of
PHOTOS BY KEYZA WIDIATMIKA

Kedonganan Village who were about


to hold a Mabuug-buugan tradition.

BACK TO ROOTS
Mabuug-buugan is a ritual held on
Ngembak Geni Day, just a day after
the Balinese celebrate the Silent Day.

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future generation of Kedonganan
Village, these young people do not
want that to happen.
Their concern was supported by
the village ofcials who decided
to cooperate with some academics
from Udayana University to do a
research on whether or not the mud
can be used for the cultural activity.
The research resulted in good news
when in 2015 the Mabuug-buugan
tradition ofcially resurrected on
Ngembak Geni Day to celebrate Mud represents
prosperity for everyone.
Saka Year 1937.

PROSPERITY FOR ALL


On this years Ngembak Geni Day,
the people of Kedonganan Village
gathered at their banjar (the villages
community center) when the sun
was already overhead. All of the
villagers were there, from the elders
to the youngsters, men and women
I could feel their excitement as
they held Mabuug-buugan for the
third time in three consecutive years
after a long hiatus. When the mass of participants was large enough, ritual also got some mud splashed
they paraded to the Bale Agung on them, but they didnt mind
Temple intersection to meet with because mud symbolizes prosperity
other Kedonganan villagers. Then for everyone. The sound of gong
together they prayed in a temple to bale ganjur musical instruments
ask for Gods blessings so that the played by the youngsters also
ritual can run well. The village chief made the participants even more
later ordered the villagers to go passionate to smear mud on each
to suwung (the mangrove swamp) others faces.
which was not far from the temple. Kedonganan beach became their
Mentul menceng mentul last destination to take the mud
menceng, glendang glendong bath. The villagers hope that the
glendang glendong, the villagers implementation of Mabuug-buugan
chanted these words along the road. tradition will not only strengthen the
When they arrived at suwung, they kinship of Kedonganan villagers, but
immediately covered all of their also make each one of them a better
body parts with mud. Other local person in the New Year.
people and tourists who watched this By Keyza Widiatmika

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LIFESTYLE&LEISURE

19 JULY
HIGHLIGHTS
THIS MONTHS MUST-HAVE ITEMS,
MUST-GO PLACES, MUST-TRY FOOD AND
DRINKS AND MORE
By Risty Nurraisa

RACE IN THE JUNGLE


Looking for an adrenaline rush? The new
Mason Jungle Buggy at Bali Adventure Tours
will challenge you to race using a high-spec
buggy by Polaris. Located in Tatag Village,
the off-road race track will take you to cross a
local plantation. So, are you ready to race?
BEACH DAY OUT www.baliadventuretours.com
The latest Azurbali Beach Tote Bag is your new friend for a beach
day out. Made of 100 percent waterproof material, this stylish dry
bag is spacious to keep all of your belongings, from food boxes and
a folded mattress to beach sarongs and towels. Available at Rp.
475,000, the bag also comes with a waterproof pouch to keep your
money or cell phone safe from water splash.
www.azurbali.com

UNDERWATER ZEN
If you love yoga and diving, you dont want to miss this one. The Zen
Harmony Underwater Yoga at Alila Manggis will take you to dive into
the ocean in East Bali and hit your Zen zone. This program combines
breathing techniques with massages and a Zentsu session, a water- REFINED STYLE
based relaxation method that will help soothe your sore muscles and Be it for a ladies night out or a romantic
ease your mind. Better yet, take the resorts Dive in Harmony, a four-day dinner date, COACH bags are here to give a
stay package that includes a lot of benets like one-time Zentsu session, sophisticated touch to your look. Check out their
one-time yoga class, scuba diving, 20 percent discount on Spa Alila new store at Beachwalk Bali and choose your
treatments, and more. favorite bag!
www.alilahotels.com/manggis www.coach.com

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MILKSHAKE LOVERS
Cookies and Cream, Salted Caramel, TRAVEL COMPANION
Chocolate Trifecta and more the selections Embun Naturals new travel set is what you need to keep your skin
of milkshake at Cosmic Diner will satisfy healthy and refreshed as you wander from one place to another.
the sweet tooth indeed! Cosmic Diner also The travel set consists of a shower gel, a shampoo and a body
launched a loyalty card program where for lotion, available in 60 ml or 100 ml with lemongrass aromatherapy
every Rp. 100,000 spent at the restaurant, scent that will make you feel relaxed. It is also practical to bring as it
you will get a stamp. And once you collect ten is packed in an adorable pouch.
stamps, you can get a free milkshake! All the www.embunnatural.com
more reason to visit Cosmic Diner, isnt it?
www.cosmicdinerbali.com

COLORFUL
SMOOTHIES STYLISH
When youre visiting Ubud,
refresh your energy by
SHADE
indulging in one of the layered These stylish sunglasses
smoothies at Habitat. Choices by Neo Noir are what
range from Red Avocado, to you need for an edgy
Yellow Dragon, Berry Vanilla look as you explore the
and Mango Hulk, and all are island. Just go to GAIA
made with fresh ingredients House of Shades, and
that result in beautiful colorful get one of these chic
healthy drinks! shades at Rp. 739,000.
www.habitatubud.com Instagram: @gaiaina

STAY IN SEMINYAK
The Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach is
your new home away from home in the
area. The hotel has a well thought-out
design that combines Balinese culture with
contemporary style that makes all of its
289 rooms and the overall hotel, for that
matter look eclectic yet still feel homey.
Dont forget to indulge in delicious food
and drinks at its dining places.
www.seminyak.hotelindigo.com

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TASTE OF BALI
Learn a little bit about Balinese cuisine by joining the Culinary
Class and Lunch at Rajas Balinese Restaurant at Nusa Dua Beach
ISLAND PARTY Hotel and Spa. Available at Rp. 395,000++/person, this class will
introduce you to authentic Balinese dishes, and is even more fun as
KU DE TAs famous Bikini Party is back! Held on July
you get to cook the traditional meal. You will also get a recipe, a
30 from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m., this years Bikini Party will
certicate and lunch. Bring your family and friends because at least
turn the restaurant into a paradise city highlighting
four participants are required to join one cooking class. Reservation
a bohemian glam-rock underworld. So, mark your
is essential.
calendar, wear your best bikini and dance to music by
www.nusaduahotel.com
international DJs until the sun comes down!
www.kudeta.com

FRENCH
DELIGHTS
Celebrating Bastille Day, Mulia
Deli presents a selection of Frances
traditional pastries, like Rivoli Style
Vanilla St. Honore and French
almond cookies. And dont forget
to check out their signature cake of
the month the apricot and caramel
French ag cake will surely please
your palate!
www.themulia.com

A SWISS TWIST
On a hot sunny day in Bali, a
scoop or more of the Swiss-
style ice cream at Mvenpick FAMILY TIME
Caf is denitely what you Take your children to Seminyak Village
need. The texture is super from July 1 to September 15, when the
creamy, and it is available in lifestyle mall will host Summer Festival
various avors, such as Vanilla where your little ones can have fun at the
Custard, Organic Chocolate playground. Hand in hand with Dough
and Maple Walnut, and more
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Darlings and The Westin Resort Nusa


pick your favorite! Their Dua, Bali, Seminyak Village will also
selections of sorbet, which hold cooking, art, circus and traditional
range from Lemongrass, Kiwi, dancing classes for kids check out
Rose and more, are also @seminyakvillage on Instagram for the
worth a try. schedule.
www.movenpick.com www.seminyakvillage.com

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DATE NIGHT
Take your loved one to a romantic night at S.K.A.I Beach Club at
Padma Resort Legian on July 28, and indulge in the restaurants
special four-course dinner, the UnOaked 2.05, courtesy of
CRUISE TO KINTAMANI
Chef Theodorus Setyo. Available at Rp. 398,000++/person, An adventure with WakaLandCruise to Kintamani
UnOaked 2.05 presents delectable Balinese dishes with area will make your holiday in Bali even more
a twist of Western touches, and each of the dishes will be memorable. The cruise will take you to explore the
beautifully paired with a glass of ne wine. Dinner starts at 7 25,000-year-old caldera where Mount Batur and
p.m. onwards. Lake Batur are nestled and then journey through a
www.padmaresortlegian.com mysterious lava eld. You will also be taken to Segara
Windhu coffee plantation for some coffee and tea,
Tegallalang to see the rice terraces and Ubud Monkey
Forest to discover long-tail grey macaques, ancient
temples and various tree species.
www.wakahotelsandresorts.com

LOL!
Laugh all your stress away only at Laughter Yoga class
at Alila Ubud. Available at Rp. 600,000++/person,
this 90-minute private class helps balance your mind,
body and soul as it combines meditation and breathing
techniques with a lot of laughter and smiles. Trying to think
positive has never be this fun!
www.alilahotels.com/ubud

ICY SUNSET
Sunset on Ice at W Bali Seminyaks Starsh Bloo restaurant
is the new sunset session in town that you shouldnt miss. Please
your palate by pairing the restaurants Pan Asian dishes with
the new frozen signature cocktails by Ice Bar that incorporates
distinguished ice techniques. Dont forget to nibble their oysters
on ice and complimentary canapes while watching the sun set
on the horizon. Sunset on Ice is available every Friday and
Saturday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
www.wretreatbali.com

LET IT GLOW
The Divine Peony Facial treatment at Heavenly Spa at The Westin
Resort Nusa Dua, Bali is what you need to keep your skin aglow.
Using the Peony Essence 009, this treatment will bring out your
natural radiance and stimulate your skins activity. The mask will also
make your facial skin even more awless. The 60-minute treatment is
available at Rp. 1,500,000 net you can also bring home a Peony
Essence worth Rp. 350,000 for free at the end of the treatment.
www.westinnusaduabali.com

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DINE&DELIGHTS

SUMMERIN
SEMINYAK
INDULGE IN DELICIOUS FOOD
AT THESE FOUR RESTAURANTS,
THE NEW TALK OF THE TOWN
By Gendhis Dover

its Bali branch with a pool club Classic menu that consists of diced
concept, it was truly a refreshing buttersh, shaved fennel and
change in the scene. chilli topped with refreshing citrus
Tucked away between Alila dressing.
Seminyak and Potato Head Beach For your main course, place an
Club Bali, Mrs. Sippy makes up order from their Grill menu the
what it lacks in beach view with its 500-gram Grass Fed Beef T-Bone
laidback and warm atmosphere, an Steak is highly recommended as

S
ummer is here and Bali 800-square-meter saltwater pool and the meat is so delicate it will just
will soon be ocked by the pice de rsistance three melt in your mouth. For drinks, dont
holidaymakers from all diving platforms, all surrounded by miss their Crushed cocktails! Our
corners of the world. And the soft curves of its Mediterranean- favourite is their Mandarin Smash,
Seminyak, as the hippest style architecture, daybeds, a thirst-quenching concoction of
and most sought-after enclave of cabanas, lush greenery and shady smashed mandarin and ylang ylang
southwestern Bali, has several cool palm trees. Adding to its cool vibe infused with Ketel One Vodka,
new spots for the waves of people to is its menu which features a wide kalamansi, belimbing (starfruit)
see and be seen at. Here are the top range of casual yet scrumptious cordial and Massanez Triple Sec.
four spots that you have to visit on Mediterranean-inspired treats and Mrs. Sippy also holds a list of fun
this holiday season. fruity libations. events which you should keep an
Your perfect day under the eye open for as they will surely be
ITS A POOL CLUB! Balinese sun at Mrs. Sippy should a hit this summer!
Being the hippest area on this be complemented with their Charred
paradise island, Seminyaks Cauliower salad, which is a Mrs. Sippy
coastlines are lled with beach clubs refreshing combination of Swiss Jalan Taman Ganesha,
already. So, when Mrs. Sippy the chard, raisins, salsa verde, walnuts Gang Gagak 8, Seminyak
popular, iconic bar and restaurant and pecorino. Pair it with a plate of (0361) 335-1079
in Sydneys Double Bay opened Buttersh Tartare from its Poolside www.mrssippybali.com

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FUN DINING However, Chef Jethro makes it easier
Sitting on Jalan Kayu Cendana for you with a Feed Me option
in Seminyak lined with cosy little where he can send up to 15 dishes
hangouts and eateries, is Bikini, to your table for an ultimate Bikini
which has been redening the experience.
casual-chic dining concept in the One of the highlights from the
area since its opening with fun, Feed Me menu is their Foie Gras
irty and quirky twists. Run by the Parfait Cigar with quince, presented
same people behind the BO$$ on a golden ashtray with bread and
MAN, Expat and Sisterelds, Bikini butter ash which you can dab your
is the new gem in the areas vibrant Some cocktails, anyone? foie gras into served in an ashtray.
culinary landscape. Another star of the menu is Corn on
Fusing the modern New York Corn, a scrumptious dish of corn,
warehouse with the vibe of Miamis at a ne-dining restaurant, but popcorn, chipotle and manchego
beach party, Bikini presents a make it accessible in a fun, party that gives an explosion of avor in
celebration of contrasts with environment. We call it fun-dining, your mouth.
its decadent and luxury dining claimed Bikinis Creative Culinary Dont forget to order the Bikinis
experience in its playful ambiance. Director Jethro Vincent. Black Negroni cocktail, a classic
Flirt is the word that would come to Inspired by the islands seasonal negroni with a kick of strong
mind as you step into the premise. produce whilst also pushing diners espresso. This drink will elevate your
The fun play of contrasts at Bikini to re-discover shared plate dining, summer nights in Seminyak!
doesnt just end at its well-designed Chef Jethro and his kitchen team
interior as it also extends to what have carefully crafted a plethora of Bikini
they serve on the table. inventive and whimsical gourmet Jalan Kayu Cendana,
My vision for Bikini is to creations that will make it hard to No. 6, Seminyak
bring the highest quality of dining place an order as youll probably 0813-5338-2346
experience which you may get want to try every one of them. www.ulookhotinbikini.com

The delicious
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Oyster Crackers
at Bikini
MEAT GALORE
Perched atop the Holy Crab
restaurant on Jalan Petitenget, Betty
Lou is the place to go for a real
South American-style meat galore.
Adorned with white-coloured
wooden furniture, high ceiling, an
open kitchen and a combination
of indoor and outdoor spaces,
Betty Lou exudes a strong tropical-
island-casual atmosphere that gives
everyone a great feeling of easiness.
This utterly chilled-out ambiance
is also reected in their dishes.
Offering authentic South American
barbecue, this little eatery displays
its delectable dishes in a rather non-
chalant fashion.
Despite all of its effort to push
the casual atmosphere, there is
nothing easy about their way The beef brisket will just
of preparing the food. Serving melt in your mouth.
authentic South American barbecue
requires an incredible amount of
passion and dedication. The aptly garlic-roasted mashed potato and
named low-n-slow method that their creamy mac and cheese. If
the restaurant adopts involves long you are not really into red meat,
hours of cooking that takes up to 20 Betty Lou also presents a range of
hours in a low-temperature smoker, Southern-style comfort food like the
which needs painstaking handling Creamy Crawsh Spaghetti that is
every few hours to ensure the meat equally brilliant!
is perfectly cooked. This cooking Pair your food with their
technique yields juicy results that no refreshing Watermelon Hibiscus Tea
other method can deliver. Cooler. Better yet, just go straight to
Try their Texas Style Wagyu Beef the signature cocktail Watermelon
Brisket and huge 1.1-kilogram US- and Passionfruit Mojito and (yes, we
sourced St. Louis Pork Ribs, which said and) Dry Smoked Rosemary
are slow-smoked with wood for up Martini.
to 18 hours. These beautiful tender
ALL COURTESY PHOTOS

cuts of meat will not only leave juicy Betty Lou


fat dripping down your chin, but Jalan Petitenget No. 50,
also instantly melt in your mouth Seminyak
The refreshing Frozen literally no chewing required. While (0361) 474-1392
Watermelon Margarita.
youre at it, place a side order of Instagram: @bettyloubali

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ITALIAN-STYLE
Bringing the chic atmosphere of the
Italian Amal Coast and combining
it with the unpretentious attitude of
Bali, Da Maria the brainchild of
the famous restaurateurs Maurice
Terzini and Adrian Reed of Motel
Mexicola presents an Osteria style
Italian restaurant.
Designed by Roman architect
Lazarini Pickering, Da Marias
interior pays homage to the beautiful
aesthetics of 1960s Amal Coast
courtyard with a fresh blue and white
palette and bold geometric styling.
The space is even more welcoming as
the contemporary take on the classic
is paired with typically Balinese
greenery of rubber trees, cacti and
passion fruit vines spiraling down portioned by white linen curtains. Steven Skelly. Pizza becomes the
the walls from the Roman Pantheon- Da Maria serves dishes that star of the menu, because the chef
inspired skylights that can either be are as fun and accessible as the together with Maurice have adopted
opened or closed. As you step into venue. We are offering traditional the Neapolitan artisanal technique,
the venue, you will be welcomed Italian food, done correctly, in a where the pizza dough is fermented
by a central bar and an expansive modern environment without trying for 24 hours and cooked in Naples-
space extending to the back, casually to reinvent the wheel, said Chef inspired lava stone ovens. Another
highlight is the Oreccheitte pasta
served with spanner crab, fragrant
zucchini ower and a dash of
refreshing lemon.
As for the tipples, this hot new
place presents libations that mostly
incorporate the avor prole of
Campari or Aperol blended with
white spirits, local fruits and citrus
their classic Italian Negroni is not to
be missed! Did we mention that Da
Maria also has a fantastic weekly
disco and pizza offer?

Da Maria
Jalan Petitenget No. 170, Seminyak
(0361) 934-8523
www.damariabali.com

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PROFILE&PORTRAIT

DS: Ive always been interested in photography since I


was young. I picked up my rst camera in school and
ever since then I dont think Ive ever stopped loving the
photography world.

BB: Do you still remember your rst professional


photography experience? How was it?
DS: Its been a while. It was a wedding photoshoot for
my friend in Seattle. It happened so fast, the photoshoot
was done within half a day. But it was truly memorable
for me, not just because Puget Sound was gorgeous but
also because it was so quick and effective. I remember
I refused receiving any payment because I had so much

A Moment fun with the shooting.

for Life
BB: You never thought of becoming a professional
photographer before. So what changed your mind?
DS: I have three passions in life; food, travel and
DAVID SOONG, CREATOR OF photography. I think the best areas to work in are the
areas you are passionate about.
SWEETESCAPE, SHARES ABOUT HIS
PASSION IN PHOTOGRAPHY...
By Risty Nurraisa

W
hat was once a hobby is now
a promising business. David
Soong used to capture important
moments of his friends on the
weekends. Now, not only has
he become a professional photographer, but he also
has created an innovative photography service named
SweetEscape that focuses on holiday photography. BB: Providing professional photography for tourists and
David Soong (DS) talks to Bali & Beyond (BB) about his travelers is a breakthrough in the photography industry.
passion and business... What inspired you to create SweetEscape?
DS: I believe that vacations are chances to create new
BB: When was the rst time you are interested in the memories that should be cherished for a long time. I
photography industry? launched SweetEscape so that vacation-goers can come
home with not only remarkable memories but also pictures.
PHOTOS COURTESY OF SWEETESCAPE

SweetEscape offers the best souvenirs to take home at the


end of a vacation. Customers will feel like they have a
personal photographer to capture their most intimate, raw
and undedited memories. Its simple and hassle-free, yet
the photos are something to treasure for years to come.

BB: How many photographers in how many countries


does SweetEscape now have?

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to not only be able to take good pictures, but also be a
good friend to the vacation-goers and make them feel at
ease. Our photographers need to be comfortable enough
to show the clients the best coffee shop in town!

BB: What can the clients expect from a photoshoot with


SweetEscape?
DS: 40 candidly captured photographs that are already
edited and ready to download on an online gallery. In
short, they will have tangible memories of their beautiful
moments during their holiday that they can treasure for a
lifetime.
DS: SweetEscape has a team of over 400 photographers
in more than 300 cities around the world. We are BB: What are your next projects?
available in Bali, Amsterdam, New York, Kyoto, DS: We are always improving our services and
Melbourne, Hong Kong, London and Paris to name a few. working towards giving our clients a better experience.
SweetEscape has always been tech-enabled from the
BB: What are the characters that you look for in a very start and now the SweetEscape app is available on
photographer for SweetEscape? iOS and Android. So, the next time you want to book a
DS: We look for photographers who have the right skills session, try doing it from your mobile app.
and the right personality. We want our photographers www.sweetescape.com

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INVITE&INDULGE

BY THE CLIFF
PAMPER YOURSELF WITH A RELAXING MASSAGE TREATMENT WHILE LISTENING
TO THE SOUND OF THE WAVES AND ENJOYING THE VIEW OF THE TRANQUIL
OCEAN ONLY AT KARMA SPA

A
midst the serene fully relaxed already as I stood at
surrounding of Karma the edge of the balcony, treasuring
Kandara, Karma Spa the view of the ocean and enjoying
stands on top of a the feel of the wind. I could have
cliff overlooking the stood there all day, but one of the
tranquil Indian Ocean. The alfresco spa therapists greeted me and took
spa lobby sends a peaceful vibe and me back to reality.
the sound of the waves from down She asked me to sit on the
below serenaded my entrance to sofa and served me a welcome
Karma Spa. I could feel my mind is drink and cold towel to freshen

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One of the treatment rooms
that overlooks the tranquil ocean.

up. As I was sipping my drink,


she introduced me to some of the
treatments at Karma Spa. Focusing
on holistic beauty and wellness,
Karma Spa offers a number of
Asian-inspired treatments, not only
for relaxation but also rejuvenation.
The therapist suggested I experience
the Karma Rhythm Massage, one
of the signature treatments of the
spa, a recommendation that I
took delightfully without a second
thought.

GO WITH THE RHYTHM view of the tranquil ocean, making Compress around my feet. Then,
The treatment room at Karma Spa the room look even more lavish. As after I lied on the bed facing down,
is certainly different from other if thats not enough, the treatment I heard a sound of Ting! My
spas on the island. Standing on room has an open-air private therapist then asked me to take a
a cliff-edge, the room has a sleek bathroom designed with stone walls deep breath a couple of times to
design dominated by white. The big with a view of the Indian Ocean. relax before she worked her magic.
window on one of the walls which My Karma Rhythm Massage Karma Rhythm Massage is a special
I suggest you keep open boasts a began with the relaxing Warm treatment indeed as it is born from a

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I felt rejuvenated and reenergized
at the same time. And of course,
waking up to the view of the Indian
Ocean in the treatment room made
my pampering time at Karma Spa
incomparable. But there was no
need to rush I just couldnt check
out of the spa without trying their
Himalayan salt-infused pool and

collaboration between the spa team neck, shoulders and lower back,
and Joko Tri Li, one of the islands making the treatment perfect for
famous healer who is an expert in those who spend a lot of time
traditional Chinese medicine. This working in front of a computer. The
treatment also incorporates a unique massage is also performed with
technique designed by Jari Menari, slow and mindful movements which
one of Balis leading spa consulting effectively put me in a deep sleep.
and massage centers. And not only is the massage good
Aiming to counter todays digital to soothe sore muscles, it also boosts Balis rst ever Far Infrared Sauna,
lifestyle, Karma Rhythm Massage blood circulation. It was an excellent both of which overlook the Indian
involves on-point pressure techniques choice of treatment for a writer Ocean and are available for all spa
from head to toe with a focus on like me, indeed! Karma Rhythm guests for free.
Massage is made perfect with the By Risty Nurraisa
use of indigenous oil massage,
a concoction of coconut oil, pure Karma Spa
lavender essential oil, black pepper Karma Kandara
and marjoram. Jalan Villa Kandara, Banjar Wijaya
The 90-minute treatment ended Kusuma, Ungasan
when I heard another sound of (0361) 848-2202
Ting! When I opened my eyes, www.karmagroup.com
PHOTOS COURTESY OF KARMA SPA

Karma Spa offers their Fresh Air Package that is especially designed for a
wellness getaway. Available at US$ 2,174++/two persons for three nights,
this package allows guests to unwind in a private pool villa that boasts a
view of Indian Ocean. It also includes a lot of privileges, such as healthy
breakfast and dinner, detox cleansing juice, 45-minute infra-red sauna and
Himalayan pool, 75-minute Karma Rhythm Massage, 90-minute holistic
facial and more.

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SIGHTS&SOUNDS

Our cork board of photos,


quotes and fun facts that we picked up
while exploring in May and June ...

youre in Ubud? Just


Looking for a refreshing drink while
chill at their new bar on the rst
head to Hujan Locale and
wher e you can unwi nd with a glass or more of
oor
in your hands.
cocktails or other alcoholic drink

Marshmallows, sco
ops of gelato an
goodness at Flapja d more this bowl
cks will surely bo of
sunny day in Bali. ost your mood du
How can you res ring a
ist it?

ALL OTHERS BY RISTY NURRAISA


FLAPJACKS COURTESY PHOTOS

duli
t to visit Baku Pe
Bajo, dont forge weave fabrics
While in Labuan res tra dit ion al
out their Flo
Center and check
uvenirs.
and other local so

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REST&RELAXATION

factory outlets, delicious street food


and natural tourist attractions that
are completely different from Bali.
The city is so alive, yet it doesnt
mean that you cant nd a secluded
place to stay for a quiet getaway.
Nestled up on the mountains, Padma
Hotel Bandung is a serene haven
surrounded by lush greenery that is
still within close proximity to the city
center.

HIGHLAND BEAUTY
The unassuming entrance to Padma
Hotel Bandung is jaw-dropping as

A VALLEY
HIDEAWAY
STAY AT PADMA HOTEL
BANDUNG, A RELAXED
CITY HOTEL WITH A
STUNNING VIEW THAT
IS JUST A SHORT DRIVE
AWAY FROM THE HEART
OF BANDUNG

B
andung, the capital weather with southern France. it leads to an opening with oor-
city of West Java, is Bandung has come a long way to-top windows and high ceilings
only a two-hour drive after it was rst developed by the overlooking the lush valley that lies
away from Jakarta. It is Dutch as a tea plantation settlement right behind the hotel. Sitting on one
Indonesias third most in the early 18th century. In this of the sofas and just breathing in the
populous city and it is located 768 modern era, Bandung has become a fresh air while sipping the welcome
meters above sea level. The city is resort city where numerous luxurious drink is probably the best option
nestled on a highland with fresh air hotels, restaurants and cafes stand. once you arrive at the hotel. But
that, during the colonization era, Surrounded by volcanic mountains, better yet, head all the way to the
the Dutch called Parijs van Java or Bandung is a popular destination back and check out The Restaurant,
The Paris of Java due to its similar among the locals because of its a stunning rooftop dining place

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Surrounded by lush greenery,
Padma Hotel Bandung makes a perfect
place to hide from a city life.

with a 180-degree unobstructed denitely not a bad idea! joining one of the indoor activities
view of the hills. Taking advantage of the like painting, making batik and
While the view is to die for, the Ciumbuleuit Valley, Padma Hotel learning to play traditional musical
friendly hospitality service is also Bandung boasts beautiful natural instruments.
top-notch, just like other brands of scenery like no other, throughout But before you and your children
Padma Hotels. I personally think that the hotel, from the heated innity do any of those activities, make sure
Padma Hotels has the best standard pool to the cliff-top breakfast venue. that you dont miss the breakfast
in services compared to other local The combination of the breathtaking at The Restaurant. In fact, I would
hotel chains, and it shows in how the view and luxurious design makes recommend you get up early and
staff at Padma Hotel Bandung are this Instagram-worthy hotel a popular head straight to The Restaurant
all smiling and kind a note I kept destination during the weekends, so to treasure the view of the rolling
in mind as I descended to level eight it is advisable to reserve your room if mist in the distant hill showered by
below the lobby where the rooms youre going to stay here. golden rays that makes everything
are located. feel magical to say the least.
The hotel has 124 rooms in total FUN AND FOOD Choose the table at the edge of
with a new wing available just Padma Hotel Bandung also offers the terrace as it is the best place to
below The Restaurant. All of the plenty of activities for the children enjoy the scenery while relishing an
rooms have modern amenities, but and the young at heart. New array of breakfast choices, which
my choice is denitely the crown facilities just opened recently, such range from classic western dishes to
jewel the Premiere Suite, a modern as the Tree House, Mini Golf, Mini local snacks that the kitchen team of
spacious room with glass windows Zoo, and a shing area. Your Padma Hotel Bandung creates with
overlooking the valley. Waking up children will have the time of their authenticity worth the praise. Each
to a view of the lush greenery is lives trying the hotels ying fox or of the local dishes tastes the same as

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Take a swim in the pool and
treasure the beautiful natural scenery.

on the streets of Bandung, making woman wearing a kebaya outt. visit Tangkuban Perahu or Kawah
The Restaurant a very convenient Padma Hotel Bandung sure serves Putih if you are into exploring
place to sample local food. legit traditional cuisine. volcanoes. You can also wake up
Dont forget to relish the free early in the morning and head to
traditional afternoon tea that is EXPLORE BANDUNG Tebing Keraton at Ir. H. Juanda
available every day from 3.30 p.m. Bandung is a city where most Forest Park, which is located ve
to 5.30 p.m. Offering traditional of Jakarta residents go to for a minutes away from Curug Dago,
snacks from local chips to deep- weekend getaway, so dont be and enjoy the stunning sunrise from
fried tofu, the afternoon tea is such surprised if youre stuck in trafc. the top of the mountain.
a perfect nibble to accompany you However, the city is generally How to get to Bandung? There
in the comfortable cool weather. To pleasant during the weekdays, and are plenty of airlines ying directly
make it more authentically Bandung, thats probably the best time to visit. from Bali to Bandung. The ight
the afternoon tea is served by a While youre in town, you can is relatively short, and thats why
Bandung is a great option if you
want to experience something
PHOTOS COURTESY OF PADMA HOTEL BANDUNG

entirely different from Bali, be it the


culture or the ambiance, with equally
amazing hospitality service that Bali
is well known for.
By Joseph Wang

Padma Hotel Bandung


Jalan Ranca Bentang Nomer 56-58,
Ciumbuleuit, Bandung
(022) 203-0333
www.padmahotelbandung.com

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FOTOFOLIO

BALI IN FRAME
CELEBRATING OUR 19TH ANNIVERSARY, WE INVITED THREE INDONESIAN PHOTO
ENTHUSIASTS TO SHARE THEIR VIEWS ON THE ISLAND. THIS IS BALI IN THE EYES OF
THESE YOUNG AND TALENTED PHOTO CONNOISSEURS.

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Michael Tri Wijaya is a hotelier with
a big interest in photography. Born and
raised in Bali, Michael who is also a travel
and food enthusiast has a deep knowledge
of Balis little gems and loves to capture
lifestyle resorts and their architecture.
Follow his journey on Instagram,
@michael3wijaya.

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Praditya Nova started his journey in
the digital photography world in 2005.
His work is pretty diverse, ranging
from human interest to landscape
and stage photography. In this photo
collection, he shares how Bali preserves
its cultural roots and social norms for
generations. For photographers, Bali
offers unlimited exploration and every
object on the island is so magical to
capture, he stated. Find @pradityanova
on Instagram and check out his personal
website at www.ditya.deviantart.com.

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Reza Fitriyanto is a travel and photography enthusiast.
The tradition of Balinese Silent Day and all its ritual prior
to the day captures his eyes which he shares with us all in
this photo collection. Silent Day is really unique as there
are no activities for the whole day on the island, and it
only happens in Bali, he stated. Thats why Silent Day
and the ceremonies before the D-day is really fascinating
to capture. Log on to www.rezatriyanto.com to see more
of his work.

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ACTION&ATTRACTION

the person in charge of Armada

DOWNTOWN RUSH! Flow House. Here, beginners and


professionals can surf on articial
THREE FUN ACTIVITIES THAT WILL PUMP UP waves Armada Flow House uses a
YOUR ADRENALINE IN THE CITY wave simulator machine that ows
By Gino Andrias sheets of water on a pillow-padding
trampoline made of soft blue plastic-
rubber. You can try to surf the waves

H
ere comes a summer three places located in the heart of using a specially-made board that
weekend, and the South Bali. And on the following is similar to skateboards, surfboards
adrenaline itch that week, you can still share about your and wakeboards. The core and leg
has been bugging fun weekend to your friends and strength are the keys for a successful
you for a couple colleagues and casually say, Yes, I ride, Randy added. The advanced
of days re-emerges and grows did that last weekend. riders can also work on their style
stronger. However, you nd yourself here.
stuck in trafc with your family and STATIC SURFING Aside from the ow ride, Armada
friends in the heart of Denpasar. Situated on the hip street of Jalan Flow House Bali also has a restaurant,
You may not get to the beach in Dewi Sri that is full of restaurants cabanas, and a swimming pool. It
time before sunset for water sports, and cafes, Armada Flow House Bali also presents live entertainment every
and hiking on the mountains is also is the only sports place in the area Friday evening, making it one of the
not an option as it takes a couple that will give a sensational rush to cool places to hang out.
of hours to get to the highland of adrenaline seekers.
Bali. But dont worry because you This is a static version of Armada Flow House Bali
can still pump up your adrenaline, hybrid board sport, somewhere Jalan Dewi Sri No. 72, Legian
drench in sweat and satisfy your between surng, skateboarding and (0361) 475-3055
thirst for outdoor activities in these wakeboarding, explained Randy, www.owhouse.com

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ALL THE WAY UP
Located on Sunset Road, Eiger
Flagship Store is more than just
an outlet. As a local powerhouse
brand specializing in quality outt
that began with mountaineering
and climbing needs, Eiger Flagship
Store also has an indoor bouldering
wall and a 20-meter climbing wall
on the parking lot for everyone
to try children from seven years
old, beginners and seasoned
professionals are all welcome!
This staggering 20-meter wall
was built in 2015, the same time
the store was opened, stated
Vendi Widianto, the store manager.
The process was supervised and
approved by the professionals at
Federasi Panjat Tebing Indonesia
(Indonesian Federation of Cliff
Climbing) before we launched it for
public use. The tools we utilized are
also international-standard. They are
all handled by professional athletes
of wall climbing.
The place also owns a two-meter Conquer your fear and
indoor bouldering wall with a mattress just climb up the 20-meter wall!

cushion placed on the oor with no


rope, no carabineers nor harness.
Most rst timers will test their
strength, grip and endurance on this
wall before they conquer the massive
one on the car park. This one is not
only safer but it is also designed
horizontal, so your climbing goes
sideway, explained Vendi.
The place also offers a regular
program every Wednesday
and Friday from 4 p.m. to 6.30
The two-meter indoor bouldering wall is available p.m. And from Monday through
to test your strength, grip and endurance.
Friday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.,

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team ag and bring it back to your
side. It sounds easy and simple but
the execution is far from it. Other
options are Total Elimination
where both teams will try their best
to eliminate one another and Shoot
the Captain where the team will
protect their weaponless captain at
all cost from the opponent.
Sounds like so much fun, doesnt?
But dont forget that safety comes
rst. So, before the game begins,

Blow up some steam


professional instructors are ready at Gong Bali Paintball.
to accompany climbers, especially
children. A small cost is required to
enroll in this class which includes
a tutorial crash course, a pair of
climbing shoes and magnesium
powder to enhance your grip and
absorb the sweat from your palm.

Eiger Flagship Store


Jalan Sunset Road Barat No. 104,
Seminyak
(0361) 934-6026
Encompassing 30 x 60 meters of everyone in the team will have to
ITS A WAR! area, Gong Bali Paintball built an put on a protective mask a pair of
Those war games you used to play articial war eld with a perfect lush goggles is a rule of thumb. No one
with friends during childhood with vegetation for guerilla warfare is allowed to open the mask within
toy guns will always be a good think about Tropic Thunder or even the shooting area, and no shooting
memory, but this paintball will bring the movie Platoon. There is also is allowed in less than 10 meters
ARMADA FLOW HOUSE BALI COURTESY PHOTOS,

it up a notch or more. Gong Bali a permanent concrete labyrinth in of distance. Two marshals will also
Paintball, located at Taman Budaya the middle of the eld for an urban standby on location in every game.
Kertalangu Tohpati will bring out the warfare approach which reminds So, gear up, load the gun and let
young and fun side of you. me of Black Hawk Down or all hell break loose!
ALL OTHERS BY GINO ANDRIAS

We provide everything, from American Sniper movie.


goggles, masks and paintball guns Gong Bali Paintball has several Gong Bali Paintball
to camouage uniforms, explained types of game you can choose from, Desa Budaya Kertalangu,
Diki, the Marketing Manager as he each one is set with a well-thought Jalan By Pass Ngurah Rai No. 88X,
wiped his sweaty forehead, a solid design. Capture the Flag is the Denpasar Timur
result of being a committed eld most common one it requires 0813-5791-9998,
marshal and a safety inspector. your team to snag your opponents www.gongpaintball.com

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BEYONDBALI

THE GEMS OF JEMAJA


TAKE A TRIP TO ANAMBAS ISLANDS IN THE PROVINCE OF
RIAU ISLANDS IN SUMATRA, A NEW TRAVEL DESTINATION
IN THE NORTH OF INDONESIA

C
rystal clear water, I rendezvoused with a group of to Meranti Inn in Letung Village, a
white sandy journalists from various regions of shermens village.
beaches, isolated Indonesia. We stayed overnight in Standing right above the ocean,
islands Anambas Tanjungpinang and left Bintan Island Meranti Inn is pretty comfortable
Islands in the the next morning using a ferry to for conscious travelers. Next to the
province of Riau Islands in Sumatra get to Jemaja Island, one of the two inn lies a decent restaurant serving
is truly a hidden gem waiting to biggest islands in Anambas Islands comfort food which tastes so much
be explored. The region has 255 region. After eight hours crossing the better with the view of the tranquil
islands with only 26 of which are sea, we nally set our foot at Letung ocean and sunset in the afternoon.
inhabited, making most of the Port in Jemaja Island. The restaurants deck soon became
islands an untouched paradise for my favorite spot to gaze at the
conscious travelers, be it for diving, THE FISHERMENS horizon and contemplate. And I will
snorkeling or simply island hopping. VILLAGE never forget when a sea turtle was
Getting there is already a journey The port was alive with many sellers spotted swimming freely near the
on its own. From Bali, I took a offering traditional knick-knacks like deck one night the water was that
ight to Batam (the biggest city in boiled snails and various chips. clear that we could see it swimming
Riau Islands) and continued my However, the view of crystal clear with the help of a ashlight.
journey by boat to Tanjungpinang, water surrounding the port stole my On our rst day, we didnt wait
the capital city of Riau Islands eyes instantly before I hopped on to long to hop on to a shermans
located in Bintan Island. There, one of the motor bikes that took me boat and went to Mangkai Island

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the group was shing from the side
of the boat, while the other half lying
down on the deck with twinkling
stars above us I joined the latter,
and I just couldnt stop gazing at
the stars.

ISLAND HOPPING
The next morning, we hopped on
once again to the rshermans boat
after having a simple breakfast
of lontong sayur and a glass of
coffee. We were ready for an island
hopping. Our rst stop was Keramut
Island, only an hour away by boat
from Jemaja Island. Keramut Island
is also a shermens village and is
home to a sea turtle conservation
where we could see some baby sea
turtles swimming near the shoreline
surrounded by a net to keep them
safe before they were released to
the sea.
where a navy post stood guarded and is a perfect dive and snorkeling Then, we continued to Durate
by only ve men. The sun was spot. However, our group only paid Island, one of the gems of the region
setting on the horizon on our way a short visit since night had fallen that every traveler dreams of. The
to Mangkai Island. Aside from the when we arrived and we had to crystal blue water surrounding the
navy post, Mangkai Island is also head back for dinner. But our way white sandy beach invited us all to
home to a sea turtle conservation back was a lot more fun as half of jump into the ocean and swim to

The uninhabited Durate Island (above). A sea turtle at


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Keramut Island (left). We passed Batu Island (this photo)
during island hopping.
the shore. It was a perfect spot for caught sh on isolated islands joined the others sitting by the top
snorkeling we spotted a starsh! seriously, island hopping couldnt be pond overlooking the stream below
As if thats not enough, the shermen better than this. and the surrounding lush greenery
on our boat also served some fried it was truly a remarkable place to
freshly caught sh with rice for EXPLORING MAINLAND contemplate.
lunch. I mean, nothing can compare The next day, it was time to explore But we couldnt stay too long
to having a simple yet delicious the beauty of Jemaja Island. Using as we wanted to visit a number
lunch on an uninhabited island? rented motorcycles, we passed lush of pristine beaches, one of them
The last island we visited that greenery and rice elds as well as a being the Padang Melang Beach,
day was Ayam Island that, just long winding rocky road to Neraja the longest beach on the island.
like Durate Island, also has clear Waterfalls, a hidden paradise in Ulu The beach was so quiet, it felt like
water and white sandy beach. But Maras Village. it was our own. Afterwards, we
unlike Durate Island, Ayam Island We parked the bikes on the headed north to reveal other hidden
is inhabited by a family of ve who parking lot and walked for a couple gems. The Kusik Beach was another
work as the islands guardian. Mr. of minutes to reach the waterfalls. secluded beach. The water was
Chairil, who lives with his wife and Neraja Waterfalls consist of several also so clear we could see some
three children on the island, greeted tiers but it wasnt hard to get to the corals as we stood on the deck.
us when we arrived. He immediately top pond as the path was decent. In And once again, I spent some time
offered some coconuts that he an instant, we took out our cameras contemplating by sitting on the
hand-picked from the tree for us to and snapped some photos. Some of edge of the deck, facing the tranquil
rehydrate. Sipping fresh coconut the group took a nap on the ground ocean it was a pristine scenery
water after indulging in some freshly right next to the waterfalls, while I that I would treasure for life.

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The Kusik Beach,
the icon of Jemaja Island.
The breathtaking view of
Neraja Waterfalls.

HOW TO GET THERE:


From Bali, you can go to Batam in
Riau Islands by plane. Then, get
a taxi to Telaga Punggur Port and
continue the journey by taking a
one-hour boat ride with Oceana
Boat to Tanjungpinang. Or you can
also go to Jakarta by plane and y
straight to Tanjungpinang. Then, stay
overnight at Tanjungpinang, and
leave to Anambas Islands with Seven
Star Boat the next morning.
Sunset at Rewak Beach.

WHERE TO STAY:
Furia Hotel
The sun was about to set and the is surely not enough, but from that Jalan Merdeka No. 6, Tanjung
sky slightly turned to pink on our short visit, I believe the region will Pinang, Riau Islands
SECOND AND FOURTH PAGE BOTTOM PHOTOS BY RISTY

way back from Kusik Beach. As we soon become one of the countrys (0771) 311-225
passed an untouched beach named favorite destinations, especially for
NURRAISA, ALL OTHERS BY WONDERFUL KEPRI

Rewak Beach, I made an impromptu conscious travelers. Not only it is CK Hotel & Convention Centre
decision I asked my driver to stop rich with natural beauty, but the Jalan RH. Fisabilillah Km. 8 No. 10,
Tanjung Pinang, Riau Islands
the bike. I just couldnt miss this local people are also friendly our
(0771) 444-0888
beautiful moment when the sun was group was invited to have lunch and
setting on the horizon and its ray dinner several time by Mr. Sulis, a
Miranti Inn
sparkling on the ocean, a wonderful village chief, who indulged us with
Letung Village, Jemaja Island
closure to my trip on Jemaja Island delicious traditional seafood dishes.
as our group had to head back to Without a doubt, I cant wait to For more details, please log on to
Tanjungpinang the next day. come back. www.kepri.travel/loc/anambas or
Four days in Anambas Islands By Risty Nurraisa www.anambas.id

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CAPITALCORNER

THE
CREATIVE
MIND
VISITING A NEW PLACE IN TOWN
WHERE NEW BUSINESS IDEAS ARE
BORN AND CREATED

J
akarta now seems to be nurture the creativity of the young Agency (UMKM) together with
friendlier to the young people and to support the citys Jakarta Council for National
generation who are eager creative industry. It didnt take long Handicrafts (Dekranasda), the JCH
to run their own creative for the JCH to become the talk of the ofcially opened last March. Ever
business. In the middle of the town, and that intrigued me even since then, many Jakarta residents
busy Tanah Abang area, Jakarta more to pay the place a visit. joined the selection to use the space
Creative Hub (JCH) stands in the as their ofce or simply use its other
heart of the capital city. The new THE IT SPACE facilities to work.
modern space is established by the Managed by the Jakarta Micro, It was easy to see why this new
Jakarta administration ofcials to Small and Medium Enterprises place has become the new it in

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Jakarta Creative Hub makes a
good place for startup companies
to run their businesses. working space, but is also a place The requirements for selection are
to make their ideas come true, to pretty simple; people in charge of
create new things, and even to sell each tenant have to have a Jakarta
the goods they made. During my ID card, and the business they run
visit, some young people were seen should be a startup that has been
walking back and forth along the established in less than three years.
corridor, while another group was The candidates should also present
running a meeting inside the 3x2- their business plan for the next three
meter room which they called ofce years, and the business must be a
space. The room number and the part of the creative industry. They
name of their business is written on a can present a portfolio showing their
sign boards displayed on the various qualities and good will to contribute
ofce doors. to the JCH community. And since
JCH provides the space, the tenants
ARE YOU IN? must have no ofcial ofce before.
town in such a short time. Visually, The JCH has 12 ofce rooms called After the candidates submitted
the JCH has a fresh look with Co-Ofce. These Co-Ofce are all their documents with all of those
minimalist interior design. The walls currently occupied by 12 tenants. requirements, the Jakarta UMKM
are dominated with grey and white. They are all running a business in agency and Dekranasda made
With a modern industrial concept, it different sectors from fashion to the call. And its only then that the
is pretty hard to believe that JCH is a interior design, architecture and selected candidates can use the
part of the local government program. arts and crafts but they share one creative economy space for free
However, the JCH is more than common thing; they all have passed because the spaces are subsidized
just a community for the creative the selection criteria before they can by the local government until
people. The JCH is not only a use the Co-Ofce. September 2017.

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aims to help empower stay-at-home
mothers who live in the low-cost
apartments in Jakarta.
The creative industry in Jakarta is
still developing, and the support of
the local government is very much
needed to help this industry grow.
After my visit, I hope that in time the
JCH will not only provide the space
and facilities, but also help the
The Makerspace,
where ideas turn into a reality. young generation to promote and
sell their products.
By Edna Tarigan
MAKE IT TRUE JCH has three classrooms that can
The selected tenants can also use accommodate from 30 to 100 Jakarta Creative Hub
the Makerspace which, just like people, each one is perfect for Grha Niaga Thamrin, level one
the name, functions as a room to various events like seminars and Jalan K.H. Mas Mansyur, Tanah
turn ideas into reality. Aside from workshops. And the good news Abang, Central Jakarta
Co-Ofce and Makerspace, the is every Jakarta residents can use 0895-6152-86210
Jakarta government also provides these classrooms for free as long www.jakartacreativehub.com
various equipment in three different as the event is related to a creative
room categories: the digital printing industry.
space, the fashion space, and The JCH also often showcases As a co-working space, the JCH
the wood space. Each room has an exhibition. Just a couple of days welcomes everyone. The space
PHOTOS BY EDNA TARIGAN

complete facilities for instance, prior to my visit, the JCH displayed provides high-speed internet,
the digital printing space has a a number of artworks by one of the comfortable tables and chairs, and
replicator, the fashion space has a housewives at Marunda low-cost a spacious library. With complete
sewing machine, while the wood apartment. This collaborative work facilities like this, the JCH aims to
space has a laser cut machine. between a textile brand Sejauh inspire the young generation in the
As if thats not enough, the Mata Memandang and Dekranasda capital city to be more creative.

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BEYONDUPDATES

THE PROPOSAL
Take your lady to one of the dreamiest places
in the world, let her treasure the exotic nature
of Sumba Island and surprise her with the
question. If youre ready to tie the knot, you
wont miss the chance of experiencing the
undeniable proposal package at Nihiwatu, the
worlds number one resort according to Travel+
Leisure. Available at US$1,665++, this new
three-night stay package will pamper you and
your loved one with a series of romantic and
cultural excursions. You can experience the
Nihioka Spa Safari that will take you to a nearby
village and pamper you with a cliff-top breakfast
and lunch as well as unlimited spa treatments.
The package also includes an overnight stay
at the luxurious Nihioka Honeymoon Villa and
a candlelight dinner that will be merrier with
reworks to cherish the proposal.
Nihiwatu
Sumba Island
Bali Ofce: (0361) 757-149
www.nihiwatu.com

STYLISH KIDS
Good news for all mommies and children as the all-time
favorite kids apparel brand, H&M Kids, is now available
in Surabaya in East Java. Located on the second oor of
Galaxy Mall Surabaya, the store ofcially opened with
a ribbon-cutting ceremony by H&M Country Manager
Mr. Anil Malhotra, Assistant Store Manager Mr. Irvan
Muchsin and a number of honored guests, including Mr.
Harry Wijaya and Mr. Neil Vincent Storey from Galaxy
Mall Surabaya. Aside from those VIP guests, H&M Kids
also celebrated its opening with its loyal customers
from May 20 to 21, visitors who shopped up to Rp.
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300,000 got the chance to bring their children to the


kids activities area, take a photo in the summer-themed
photo booth and grab some popcorn for snacks!
H&M Kids Store
Galaxy Mall 2 No. 2-233-234, level 2
Jalan Dharmahusada Indah Timur 35-37,
Surabaya, East Java

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COMMUNITYCALENDAR

DENPASAR ART
DenPasar, a new program by CushCush Gallery
whose name is derived from Denpasar city that
literally means the north market, invites us all to
witness an exhibition by a number of Bali-based
artists and creative communities. Aiming to put
Denpasar city on the map of art and design in Bali,
the event titled DenPasar2017 will give you a
better perspective and understanding about the city.
Not only displaying works of art, DenPasar2017
event which theme is Market Language also
holds various workshops that everyone can join,
such as One Drawing at a Time on July 8,
Watercolor on July 15, Storytelling on July
22 and Mastering Your Own Style on July 29.
You can also join the DenPasar Talk with speakers
Marlowe Bandem and Arief Ayip Budiman who
will share the role of documentation through art and
the importance of sense of place and iconography
respectively. The DenPasar2017 event will run until
August 2017.
CushCush Gallery
Jalan Teuku Umar, Gang Rajawali No. 1A, Denpasar,
(0361) 484-558
www.cushcushgallery.com

LETS RACE!
Dear runners, giddy up and get ready for Balis rst ever international
nature trail run! Held on July 22, the BNI Plataran X Trail will challenge
you in three different categories: 7.1K, 25K and 50K. The race will take
place at Plataran LHarmonie at West Bali National Park in West Bali,
and the event will be merrier with a baby sea turtle release, local food
market and art performances as well as a beach picnic dinner. For BNI
card holders, you dont want to miss the special offer where you can buy
one for two tickets for the 7.1K category or get 20 percent off for the
20K and 50K category. Tickets are available at all Plataran properties
and outlets.
www.plataranxtrail.com
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SEE&SEEN

CLIFF-TOP DINNER
Located at Asmara Gazebo, the cliff-top lawn overlooking
the Indian Ocean with the twinkling stars above, AYANA
Resort and Spa Bali held a ve-course dinner that indulged
guests with Foie Gras and Mango, Grilled Kiwami Beef and
more. Each dish was also paired beautifully with Frances
award-winning wine, Lavau.
www.ayanaresort.com

THE NEW LOOK


Celebrating their 57th Anniversary,
Thai Airways International Public
Company Limited (THAI) proudly
announced the reopening and the
new design of THAI ticketing ofce
in Denpasar. Located at Inna Grand
Bali Beach Hotel, the ticketing ofce
opens during the weekdays from
8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
www.thaiairways.com

HOPE FOR
CHILDREN
Supporting Bali Children
Foundation (BCF), Motel
Mexicola gives back to the
society by donating some books,
bags, shoes, socks and hygienic
kits to 19 unfortunate children in
a town near Lovina in North Bali
as a part of its Mexicola Kids
program. The noble program
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also helps ease the childrens


school fees and aims to provide
the children with key skillsets,
such as using the computer and
learning English.
www.motelmexicolabali.com
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COLORS AND CULTURE
Paying a homage to design, art and local culture, Pullman
Bali Legian Nirwana presents an art exhibition titled Warna
Budaya that displays a series of artistic stories from Java and
Bali by Yoga Raharja. The exhibition will run through August 17,
2017, so dont miss it!
www.pullmanhotels.com

LUCKY SIX
This year has surely been wonderful for Hatten Wines as
they just won The Winery of the Year award from Asian
Wine Review, an exclusive wine competition under The Flying
Winemaker Hongkong. Six of Hatten Wines products also
brought home six different awards the Best Sparkling Winner
for the Hatten Wines Sparkling Brut Tunjung, a gold medal
for the Hatten Wines Sparkling Ros - Jepun, silver medals for
Hatten Wines Alexandria and Pino de Bali and bronze medals
for Hatten Wines Ros and AGA White. Congratulations!
www.hattenwines.com

FUTURE FASHION
What will be the fashion trend of 2018? The Bali Fashion Trend (BFT) held by IFC Denpasar
(Indonesia Fashion Chamber Denpasar Chapter) and TS Suites had the answer. The fashion
event that was participated by 40 designers from Bali and across Indonesia like Dimas Dwitanto,
Phangsanny, Andreas Lim and more aimed to inspire fashionistas with spring and summer
collections that highlighted international style without forgetting Indonesian culture. This years BFT
was even more special as TS Suites also opened Tstore that connected designers with customers.
www.balifashiontrend.com
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ILLUSTRATION MAPS BY
ADE PARTHA & RIO WEDAYANA

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INFOINDEX

AIRLINES Tel: (0361) 286-465, Fax: (0361) 286-408 Renon, Denpasar Fax: (0361) 263-310 RUMAH SAKIT UMUM PUSAT
E-mail: bali@honorary.mzv.cz E-mail: rtc_bali@thaimail.com SANGLAH (General Hospital): Jl. Diponegoro,
AIRPORT OPERATOR Sanglah, Denpasar. Tel: (0361) 227-911/15
Tel: (0361) 751-011 FRANCE TIMOR LESTE
Jl. Mertasari Gg. II No. 8, Sanur Jl. Prof. Yamin No. 4, Renon, Denpsar MUSEUMS
CATHAY PACIFIC AIRWAYS Tel: (0361) 285-485, Fax: (0361) 286-406 Tel: (0361) 235-093, Fax: (0361) 235-092
Wisthi Sabha Building, 2nd Floor E-mail: consul@dps.centrin.net.id E-mail: cgtl@dpsbali.com AGUNG RAI MUSEUM OF ART
Ngurah Rai International Aiprort (ARMA)
Call Centre: 0804-1-888888 GERMANY UNITED STATES Ubud, Tel: (0361) 976-659, Fax: 974-229.
Jl. Pantai Karang 17, Batujimbar, Sanur Jl. Hayam Wuruk 188, Denpasar Jl. Pengosekan, Ubud, open daily 8 am-6pm
CONTINENTAL MICRONESIA Tel: (0361) 288-535, Fax: (0361) 288-826 Tel: (0361) 233-605, Fax: (0361) 222-426
Tel: (0361) 768-358, Fax: (0361) 768-369 Email: germanconsul@bali-ntb.com E-mail: amcobali@indosat.net.id ABIAN KAPAS
Jl. Nusa Indah, East Denpasar
ROYAL BRUNEI HUNGARY HEALTH&MEDICAL Tel: (0361) 227-176
Tel: (0361) 757-292 Marintur, Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai 219, Sanur.
Tel: (0361) 287-701, Fax: (0361) 287-456 Call an ambulance by dialing 118, but it is a lot ANTONIO BLANCO
SINGAPORE AIRLINES Email: huconbali@telkom.net more practical and quicker to hire a taxi. Most Ubud , Tel: (0361) 975-502, 975-551
Jl. I Gusti Ngurah Rai, Airport hotels have on-call doctors on standby. For Bali open daily 8 am-5 pm
Tel: (0361) 936-8388, Fax: (0361) 936-8383 INDIA Belly, Lomotil and Imodium eliminate symptoms,
Jl. Raya Puputan 163, Renon - Denpasar but not gastro-related infections. A fever along ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
GARUDA Jl. Jalan Sugianyar, 5 Denpasar Tel. (0361) 259-502/259-503 with symptoms requires doctor-prescribed Pejeng, Tel: (0361) 942-352
Tel. (0361) 227-824, Fax: (0361) 226-298 Fax.(0361) 259-505 antibiotics. Open 8 am - 3 pm weekdays
24-hour access: 08071-807-807 Drink as much liquid as possible. Isotonic
ITALY drinks under various brand names are widely GEDONG KIRTYA HISTORICAL
MERPATI Lotus Enterprises Building available and are known to replenish body LIBRARY Tel: (0362) 25141, Jl. Veteran,
Jl. Gatot Subroto Tengah, 26 Denpasar Jl. Bypass Ngurah Rai, Jimbaran hydration and replace uids. For discomfort, Singaraja. Open 7am - 3pm Monday -
Tel: (0361) 411-364 Tel: (0361) 701-005, Fax: (0361) 701-005 diarrhea and cramping, drink strong, hot tea; Thursday, until Fridaynoon, closed on weekends
Airport Tel: (0361) 9351-011, ext. 5240/5242 E-mail: italconsbali @italconsbali.org avoid fruits and spicy foods.
Hotline: Tel: (0361) 722-740, 722-741 Some day-biting mosquitoes carry dengue GALLERY SENIWATI Jl. Ubud Raya,
JAPAN fever, but this is not a problem in tourist areas. Gianyar. Tel: (0361) 975-485
MANDALA AIRLINES Jl. Raya Puputan 170, Denpasar Bali is non-malarial and prophylaxis is not
Komp. Plaza Kertawijaya Tel: (0361) 227-628, Fax: (0361) 265-066 required. Mosquito bites, cuts or abrasions MUSEUM BALI Tel: (0361) 235-059,
Jl. Diponogoro No. 98, Denpasar, Reservation E-mail: denpasar@dp.mofa.go.jp easily become infected in the tropics. Treat them 222-680, Jl. Let. Kol Wisnu, Denpasar
Call center 08041234567 immediately.
MALAYSIA Drink only bottled or boiled water. Peel fruit MUSEUM LE MAYEUR
NGURAH RAI AIRPORT Alam Kulkul Boutique Resort Jl. Pantai Kuta before eating; avoid raw vegetables except at Tel: (0361) 286-164, Jl. Hang Tuah, Sanur.
Tel/Fax: (0361) 759-761 Tel: (0361) 752-520, Fax: (0361) 766-373 reputable restaurants. Ice in restaurants is safe. Open 8 am - 2 pm, Tuesday - Sunday.
E-mail: info@consulmalaysia-bali.com Protect yourself from the intense equatorial sun.
THAI INTERNATIONAL Use high SPF sunblock and a hat. MUSEUM MANUSA YADNYA
Grand Bali Beach Sanur, Tel: (0361) 288-141 MEXICO AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases Mengwi, open daily, but often unattended
PT Puri Astina Putra Building are increasing in Indonesia. Local sex workers
QATAR AIRWAYS Jl. Prof. Moh. Yamin 1A, Renon, Denpasar have multiple partners from around the world. MUSEUM NEKA Tel: (0361) 975-074,
Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel, South Kuta Beach Tel: (0361) 223-266, Fax: (0361) 244-568 They are not checked for sexually transmitted 975-034, Jl. Raya Campuan, Ubud
Tel: (0361) 752-222; Fax: 753-788. Departure E-mail: consulmex@astinatravel.com diseases. Act responsibly and use condoms, open daily 9 am - 5 pm.
International Terminal, 2nd . Room OP.II.8 available over the counter at pharmacies.
East Wing Ngurah Rai International Airport NETHERLANDS MUSEUM PURI LUKISAN
Tel: (0361) 9360274; Fax : (0361) 9360275 KCB Travel, Jl. Raya Kuta 127, Kuta CLINIC&HOSPITAL Tel: (0361) 975-136, 971-159, Jl. Raya Ubud,
Tel: (0361) 761-502, Fax: (0361) 752-777 Ubud, www.mpl-ubud.com
DEPARTURE E-mail: dutchconsulate@kcb-tours.com INTERNATIONAL SOS CLINIC
Arrive at the airport two hours prior to 24-hour emergency medical clinic services, MUSEUM RUDANA
departure. A Rp. 150,000 international ROYAL DANISH medical evacuation, multilingual staff. Tel: (0361) 975-779, 976-479, Peliatan, Ubud
departure tax is required. Domestic departure Sunset Road No. 89 Ruko Sunset Indah I Kav. 3 Jl. Bypass Ngurah Rai 505X, Kuta 80361
fee is Rp 75,000. No Fiscal tax-exempt to pay Tel: (0361) 821-6979, Fax: (0361) 7666-38 Tel: (0361) 710-505, Fax: (0361) 710-515 MUSEUM SUBAK Tel: (0361) 810-315,
for Indonesian and expatriates holding KITAS for E-mail: danishconsbali@gmail.com Jl. Raya Kediri, Desa Sanggulan, Tabanan
International departure. Ngurah Rai Intl Airport, BIMC Hospital Kuta
Tel: (0361) 751-011 POLAND 24h Accident and Emergency Centre, 24h TOURIST INFO.
Jl. Raya Petitenget No. 11, Block I/C, Medical Centre, international standard hospital
CONSULATES Banjar Umasari, Kerobokan with fully equipped ambulances, emergency INTEGRATED TOURISM
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Jl. Tantular No. 32, Renon - Denpasar 80234 SLOVAKIA experts, CosMedic Centre for non-invasive and Lampung, Jakarta, Banten, West Java, Central
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CZECH REPUBLIC Tel: +62-361-779-900 SERVICE Jl. Raya Ubud, Gianyar
Jl. Pengembak 17 Sanur. THAILAND Jl. Puputan Raya No. 81, E-mail: info.bali@siloamhospitals.com Tel: (0361) 96-285, 973-285; 8 am - 9 pm

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