Canon Photo Fiesta’18: Batam View Beach Resort (Review)

“Selamat Datang!” The friendly staff at Batam View Beach Resort greeted us with a welcome dance. They also served us ice teas the moment we arrived at the resort. I was there for Canon Photo Fiesta’18 event in Batam which was organised by Topliners Club in collaboration with Canon Imaging Academy, Wonderful Indonesia and Julian…

Tirtha Bridal: A Nature-Inspired Wedding Resort in Bali

There must be a reason why there’s a growing trend of couples heading over to Bali to exchange wedding rings and vows. Even celebrities across the world are joining the bandwagon to get wedded in this little paradise at the southern tip of Bali overlooking the Indian ocean. I get the gist of this phenomenon…

Mutiara Beach Resort : An Eco-friendly Getaway to Bintan

  I’ve always been on the lookout for hotels and resorts follow eco-friendly and sustainable practices. There are several luxurious resorts that support ecotourism and sustainability but many of them aren’t full-fledged eco-resorts that adopt a minimalistic approach to minimize waste and lower carbon footprint. Would any hotel guests, like yourself, be willing to exchange…

Moksa Ubud: Plant-based Cafe in Ubud, Bali

“Why Moksa?” ” In Hinduism, it means liberation.” It all stems from the concept of freedom that has propelled the creators of this restaurant, Made Janur Yasa and Chef Made Runatha, to idealize their hopes and vision. No more fears or destruction imposed on our environment when food is served on our plate. No lives…

Alaya Resort Ubud: Manisan Restaurant

While I was touring Bali, I stayed at Alaya Resort Ubud, a stylish Balinese-inspired resort which located amidst the paddy fields. I’ve also patronized their new restaurant called Manisan, which is located right next to the resort itself. The creative person behind Manisan’s dining concept is none other than Indonesia’s well-respected culinary restaurateur, William Wongso. He…

Halloween Family Brunch @ Prego, The Westin Resort Nusa Dua

Sundays are the best days to gather your family members and spend some quality time together. What better way to spend it than to have a good brunch together while the kids have fun playing while the adults get to take a break and enjoy the scrumptious food fare. There’s a kid-friendly restaurant in Nusa…

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua: Heavenly Spa

Bali has always been this haven for rest and relaxation. When it comes to spa treatments and retreats, they offer one of the very best when in comes to service and quality of treatments. Traditional Balinese beauty rituals have been passed down from generations to generations over centuries. Their approach has always been natural, well-balanced…