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

A struggle erupts between two groups, ‘police’ and ‘villagers’ “Knock it down! Knock it down!” the police yell The villagers protest, scrambling to push the police back “No! These are our homes!” The villagers abruptly sit down, forming a sort of human barricade to block their homes from destruction, while the police fire tear gas and bring their bulldozer around the to other side of the...

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A Google image search for Gunung Rinjani, Lombok’s famous volcano produces awesome results I was instantly inspired and booked a 3 day-2 night adventure   The initial...

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

Anyone who has been to Bali has seen the little Hindu offerings scattered across the island’s streets But what many visitors to the Island of the Gods are unaware of is how much...

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‘Pussy Akupressure’ has hit Bali (yup, it’s a thing)

A riveting firsthand account of Canggu’s latest va-jay-jay treatment When some marketing material slipped ever so delicately into my box, I didn’t give it much thought as...

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Coconuts Bali Long reads

Our long form original stories are, as the name suggests, long. Long Reads go deeper into a Bali story than our typical coverage, really exploring a certain topic, person, trend, and/or event. Prepare to go in all the way when sitting down with our long reads. We put a lot of time and research into these stories and make them engaging, understandable, and gripping for our readers. Sink your teeth into some meatier stuff.