TRAVEL THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

by Mahameru

As published in The Jakarta Globe:  http://jakartaglobe.beritasatu.com/archive/travel-that-makes-a-difference/ Traveling to Bali, it’s easy to get blinded by beautiful landscape, wild nightlife and the island’s spiritual side. After all, those aspects are what draw millions of tourists to Bali each year. But, despite its bright and luxurious facade, the island does have humble roots. To explore this, […]

RAINBOW WARRIOR VISIT PUTS FOCUS ON ENVIRONMENT

by Mahameru

As published in The Jakarta Globe: http://jakartaglobe.beritasatu.com/features/rainbow-warrior-visit-puts-focus-on-environment/ One bright morning in Bali recently a crowd gathered on the deck of Benoa harbor. A big tent featuring a heavy sound system had been put up at the passenger dock, and crews wearing green shirts were roaming around, doing last-minute preparations for a monumental welcoming event. A […]

PIECES OF POSITIVITY: IN 2016, WILL YOU TAKE THE LEAP OF FAITH?

by Mahameru

As published in Bali & Beyond Magazine – January 2016 As you are scribbling your 2016 New Year’s resolutions – perhaps a slimmer and healthier body or more money in the bank – have you thought about improving your inner life as well? Often we are so blinded with the material and physical things that […]

Away From Bali’s Tourist Hubs, Canggu Boasts Rustic Charm

by Mahameru

As published in The Jakarta Globe: http://jakartaglobe.beritasatu.com/features/away-from-balis-tourist-hubs-canggu-boasts-rustic-charm/ If Kuta is the crowded epicenter of Bali’s tourism scene, the charming village of Canggu just 30 minutes away from downtown Kuta has become a haven for tourists wanting to escape the masses. Canggu refers to a long stretch of coastal villages located 10 kilometers away from the tourist-packed […]