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19 Jan

Living Without Walls

Bali is a wellspring of creativity.  It all starts with the Balinese themselves who, from childhood, are committed to adopting one art form...

11 Jan

Goodbye to Bali

We spent our last night in Bali at the Oberoi, one of the oldest hotels on the island and still one of the loveliest.  Who would have known...

8 Jan

Into the Hills

Early morning we head into the hills to Ubud, the artisanal heart of Bali.  A good friend of mine, who is married to a Balinese and lives on...

5 Jan

Retail Therapy, Bali Style

I’m no expert on Bali fashion but anyone who has shopped these famous streets of Kuta, Legian and Seminyak knows that Milo Migliavacca...

3 Jan

Ibu Goes to Candidasa

“Ibu Lisa,” called Sempan, “can I help you?”  I’m on crutches and am learning fast that there is no better place...

2 Jan

Good Morning Bali

You could have blindfolded me, turned me around in both directions 100 times before leading me outdoors, and I would have known exactly where...

1 Jan


I am spending this New Year’s Eve winging my way to Bali.  I have rented a house in Seminyak and will be meeting my family in a few days...

26 Apr

Saraswati Papers

  Hand crafted in Bali with integrity and named for the Hindu Goddess of the arts, beauty, knowledge, and poetry, Saraswati Papers are...

17 Aug

Panchoran Retreat

Back in the ’90s, when I was traveling frequently to Bali, I met and became friends with the inimitable Linda Garland.  Hailing from Ireland,...

31 May

My Bali

In 1992 I packed up my family, rented a house in Sanur, and spent the summer discovering Bali.  So enchanted were we that we returned the following...

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