Introducing Putu: Your Guide to a Tranquil Journey Through Munduk's Rice Fields

Step into the heart of Munduk's serene rice paddies alongside Putu, our cherished guide for your enchanting walking adventure

Introducing the Remarkable Herry: Your Guide to a Mesmerizing Snorkeling Experience

In the heart of Villa Bossi's bespoke experiences lies the extraordinary Herry, our dedicated snorkel instructor, ready to whisk you away on an enchanting adventure to Menjangan Island.

Balinese clothing: Elegance and symbolism

Balinese traditional clothing, known for its vibrant colors and intricate designs, is an integral part of the island's rich cultural heritage. These garments not only serve as a form of attire but also carry deep symbolic meaning, reflecting the island's spiritual and artistic traditions.

Rice in Bali, a staple of Life

In the verdant landscapes of Bali, rice is not just a crop; it's a way of life. The island's terraced rice fields are a testament to the deep-rooted connection between Balinese culture and agriculture.

Apply for Visa on Arrival Online

The Visa on Arrival for Bali can now be conveniently applied for online prior to arrival.
North Bali Pura Beji Lovina, one of North Bali's oldest temples and dedicated to the goddess Dewi Sri

Noord Bali, top 10 things to do

North Bali is one of the most fascinating parts of the island offering some unique experiences to any visitor. Here is my personal list of top 10 things to do. Enjoy the read!

How to Discover the authentic Bali?

Bali is a lush island to explore full of wonderful nature and an amazing cultural heritage. You can find wonderful beaches, stunning rice paddies, colorful temple decorations and smiling Balinese people.

Family rafting near Ubud

During one of my recent stays in Bali I invited some family members from Europe to come and visit us. It is always so much fun to bring family and friends to Bali and to let them experience many new and exciting things. So we went rafting in the Ubud area.

My sweet Bali: 5 Balinese deserts that are worth trying

Balinese people are fond of sweet desserts and snacks. These are the ones that you absolutely need to try while in Bali:

Temple etiquette

Bali is full of Hindu temples that are unique in architecture and structure. The traditional Hindu religion in Bali is also unique and it is a real part of the Balinese daily life and culture. A visit of one of the thousands of Hindu temples is essential when visiting Bali. It is fascinating and gives an insight into the local culture. As the temples are holy places of worship, it is important to show respect and to observe certain rules during a temple visit.

Morning offerings in Bali

While in Bali, you will immediately notice that daily morning offerings, also called ‘Canang sari’ are placed everywhere, at the foot of temples, on statues, at the entrance door of a home or shop, on the beach, everywhere.

Packing list for your trip to Bali

Bali is a wonderful destination. Whether you plan to go to Bali for a beach holiday or rather to explore the island and to visit temples, rice paddies, mountains or jungles, there are a couple of things that you should always bring.

Metatah, traditional Balinese tooth-filing ceremony

Tooth-filing or metatah is an important Hindu Balinese rite of passage. This very important ceremony is performed for Hindu Balinese when they come of age
Barong dance at Villa Bossi

Barong dance - unique part of Balinese culture

Barong animal dance is one of the native Balinese dances. It is the well known dance of Balinese culture that finds its origin in the Balinese mythology.