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International Coastal Cleanup

September 21st, 2019 Harnessing the Power of People to Fight Ocean Trash The International Coastal Cleanup began more than 30 years ago, when communities rallied together with the common goal of collecting and documenting the trash littering their coastline. The movement was catalyzed by the passion and spirit of two committed individuals. Back in 1986, Linda Maraniss moved to Texas from Washington, DC, where she had been working for Ocean Conservancy. She’d been inspired by the work her Ocean Conservancy


From 23–27 October 2019, in ubud more than 150 writers, artists, activists and performers from over 30 countries will converge for the 16th Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (UWRF), to share stories and ideas exploring this year’s theme: Karma. Like many of the Festival’s previous themes, this year’s is drawn from a Hindu philosophy, but this time it’s one that is known universally. For many in the West, karma is a simplification of justice served. For Balinese Hindus, Karma Phala

Laidback Beachfront Treats at Maharani Beach Hotel

“The world is a book and those who don’t travel read only one page” Bali is a complete book. Travelling to this island is a great opportunity to explore both the wonderful physical features as well as the wonderful artificial pieces of art, architecture and cuisine. Kuta marks the first impression of Bali. The clean white-sand beach with a marvellous coastline that never seems to end is one of the magnets that pulling travellers to this part of the island.


Located at 625 meters above the sea level, around 6 kilometers from Bangli City, and 1 kilometer from Kubu Village, Penglipuran is one of the most placid, clean, and serene village throughout the whole nation, and one of the three cleanest in the whole world. Being untouchable by modernization (you can’t even park your vehicles inside!), the village’s atmosphere and the immaculate gardens surrounding them should be an exceptionally authentic experience for you to visit, from its majestic and mythical


​​Taking place over two days at Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK), Soundrenaline is one of the longest running and most popular music events in Bali. Offering an eclectic line up of acts each year, the annual fest has been running for 16 years. From iconic rock acts such as Limp Bizkit (who headlined in 2018), to up-and-coming Indonesian bands, this eclectic event also features an area dedicated to creators of music, art, photography, and cinema, where both local and international artists