What goes around comes around

What goes around comes around

By Meg MacDonald/Cover photograph by Suki Zoe These are the words stamped on the Karma collection of Yin jewelery sold by Canadian native and long-time Ubud expat, Joanna Witt. The sentiment is more than just a cliché, it is a personal and professional mantra for this...
Four inspiring female chefs in Bali

Four inspiring female chefs in Bali

By Janet Nicol | Cover photograph by Ulrike Reinhold BEING A chef is hard work. And this holds true no matter what country you work in, the style of food you create, or whether you’re male or female. The hours are long, kitchens are crowded, and the work is stressful....

Inspired by Eiji Han Shimizu

JN: What has been the biggest impact for you personally since the release of your film Happiness? EJ: After 6 years of research and filming, 460 hours of tape (edited down to a 76 minute film), and thousands of conversations on the topic, I have learned a tremendous...
Inspired by I Made Suarnatha

Inspired by I Made Suarnatha

By Maureen Gilbert | Photography by Peter Wall         For over 20 years, I Made Suarnatha has been slowly and quietly ensuring that Bali’s most precious resources are preserved. The fact that you may not have heard of this man is even more...
Inspired by Pak Man the balian

Inspired by Pak Man the balian

By Janet Nicol | Cover photograph by Carol Da Riva Bali is rich with indigenous healing traditions. Movies, books, articles, blogs, Facebook and now “tweets” are full of information and revelations shared by tourists and expats in Bali about their “Balian healing...
Inspired by Olivier Pouillon

Inspired by Olivier Pouillon

Written by Janet Nicol | Cover photograph by Suki Zoe The sultan of sampah MEET OLIVIER Pouillon. Tall, lanky, and friendly, Olivier has a one-track mind focused on one pressing issue: garbage. If it wasn’t for his hard work and dedication over the past eighteen...