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Bali Life / Shouts

Stranded in Padma Resort Ubud? Don’t Mind if I do!

We came to Padma Resort Ubud just a day after the news that Ngurah Rai International Airport has officially been shut down due to the ash from Mount Agung.   Were we scared? No! Why? Because there is nothing we could do about it – other than possibly extending our stays in Bali. We were […]






Bali Life / Shouts

Another reason to stay longer in Bali

I am still buzzing from the excitement at the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival held this year, October 25-29. The line-up of Indonesia’s highest-caliber writers and poets, such as Nh. Dini, Joko Pinurbo, and Djenar Maesa Ayu, really caught the attention of literary fans. With a soul enlightened from all the books’ deep dive sessions; I was planning to […]






Bali Life

The most Instagrammable spots in Padma Resort Ubud

“Photos, or it didn’t happen..” We live in the digital era when sharing our special moments on social media has become a necessity. As much as we would like to simply enjoy the moment, it is almost impossible to not take some snaps during our trips, as holidays make for fantastic photo opportunities; we have […]






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What’s ON this October?

Melaspas ceremony We will be having a Melaspas ceremony this month, which is a house cleansing and purification from the bad spirits. It is one of the most important Balinese Hindu rituals as they believe that the negative energy around the village will remain calm when they are acknowledged and honoured. Our in house guests […]