Refugees in Paradise: A humanitarian crisis on Bali’s Serangan Island

Just a stone throw from major tourist attractions and resorts, a small village has suddenly been cast out into the cold, thrown from their

Refugees in Paradise: A humanitarian crisis on Bali’s Serangan Island

This is not a snake: Bali media misidentifies lizards on multiple occasions, why that’s dangerous according to a resident reptile expert

See the animal pictured above? It is a skink, not a snake. We repeat, to set the record straight, it’s a SKINK, not a

This is not a snake: Bali media misidentifies lizards on multiple occasions, why that’s dangerous according to a resident reptile expert

Centre Stage: Singapore’s Linying and the art of fortunate accidents

Ahead of her stint at Neon Lights in Singapore this weekend, we caught up with Linying to talk about the hype surrounding her, Singapore's import culture and the French...

Centre Stage: Singapore’s Linying and the art of fortunate accidents

Cockfighting in Bali: A relic or a right?

How does cockfighting, Balinese pastime, fit into the 21st

Cockfighting in Bali: A relic or a right?

PHOTOS: Extreme obstacle course Tough Mudder comes to Bali for Asia debut, but for some not as ‘tough’ as expected

Competitors from over 37 countries traveled from near and far to get muddied up in Bali last weekend for the extreme obstacle course, Tough

PHOTOS: Extreme obstacle course Tough Mudder comes to Bali for Asia debut, but for some not as ‘tough’ as expected

The Sacrifice: Idul Adha 2016 in photos

While Balinese Hindus are in the midst of commemorating Galungan in a ten-day celebration starting from Sept. 7, Muslims in Indonesia marked their own holiday this

The Sacrifice: Idul Adha 2016 in photos

Who’s behind those eyes? The artist responsible for the charcoal-drawn lady’s face in Ubud’s streets

The real-life face behind the minimalistic lady’s portrait is an American artist, Bill

Who’s behind those eyes? The artist responsible for the charcoal-drawn lady’s face in Ubud’s streets

Sacred Rinjani overwhelmed by trekkers’ trash, not just volcanic ash

Mt. Rinjani, considered sacred by locals in Lombok, is starting to become just as famous for being a trash dump as it is for its breathtaking

Sacred Rinjani overwhelmed by trekkers’ trash, not just volcanic ash

The story of Bali’s canang sari commoditization: How those little offerings have changed amidst the island’s booming tourism industry

On the Island of the Gods many people are unaware of how canang sari offerings have been commoditized since Bali’s tourism industry

The story of Bali’s canang sari commoditization: How those little offerings have changed amidst the island’s booming tourism industry

Coconuts Bali Features

At the very heart of Coconuts Bali is our features section. Original content straight outta Bali, written and produced by yours truly and freelancer friends. Long reads, photo essays, interviews, opinion pieces, and columns about some of Bali’s most salient, relevant, and intriguing topics. Human research investigations, informative how-to’s, and humorous opinions. Typically longer in length than our quick, super-digestible news feed, our features go much deeper into Bali life.