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Russian Designer Takes His Own Life in Bali

A 29-year-old man named Pavel Chernousov from Russia has been found dead in a bungalow in Ubud on Monday morning (22/3). The Head of Ubud Police Department, AKP I Gede Sudyatmaja said that the body was found on the second floor of Pondok Saraswati Bungalow in the village of Lodtunduh in Ubud Gianyar. “Pavel has …

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90% Of Restaurants In Ubud Have Closed Down Due To The Pandemic

The Tourism Association has confirmed that over 90 percent of restaurants in Ubud has closed down due to Covid-19 pandemic. The Head of Gianyar Hotel and Restaurant Association (PHRI), Pande Mahayana Adityawarman said that majority of those accommodation businesses had to make the tough decision because they could not cover their operational cost. “Ubud used …

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Ubud Announces Reopening For Tourism Requirements

Ubud is planning to welcome visitors by reopening four subdistricts and villages under certain conditions. First, Gianyar requires at least 32,000 residents to be vaccinated, and second, visitors must test upon arrival.  Gianyar Regional Secretary, Made Gede Wisnu Jaya plans to implement the mandatory Covid-19 testing in Ubud once the international travel corridor reopens. Wisnu …

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Village in Bali Uses Eco-Friendly Waste Management To Reduce Garbage

The Padangtegal Village, home to the Ubud Monkey Forest, has established a new approach to solve the waste problem they have been facing for years. The new process disposes waste by first dividing the organic from the inorganic to turn into compost.  (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) The manager of Padangtegal Compost …

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Police Shut Down Bali Cafe For Not Following Health Protocols

Kafe 8146 in Mas Village Ubud has been closed down by officers after hosting a party without following legally required health protocols.  The Head of Gianyar Civil Service Unit, Made Watha ordered shut down of the cafe after cafe owners violated government regulations by facilitating a massive crowd on Saturday evening (19/12). The crowd was …

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Bali Hotels Are Offering Huge Discounts For Stays During The Pandemic

In order to survive the pandemic, many hotels in Ubud, Bali have been offering up big discounts for rooms with some as low as $10.50 a night and $0.35 meals. The Head of Ubud Homestay Association (UHSA), Ida Bagus Wiryawan said that there has been no tourists in the Ubud area, especially the tourists who …

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Bali Vice Governor Wants To Restart Ubud Economy

The Vice Governor of Bali, Tjokorda Artha Ardhana Sukawati (a.k.a Cok Ace) was in Ubud to officially reopen the Ubud Monkey Forest and was shocked by the state of town.  The Vice Governor was met with empty streets, closed shops, empty restaurants and the hum of Balinese music is gone.  The reopening of the Ubud …

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Ubud Monkey Forest In Bali Will Reopen November 5th

The famous Ubud Monkey Forest in Bali will reopen for tourists on November 5th, 2020 with new health protocols in place. The Monkey Forest in Ubud is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Bali that is located in Padangtegal Village and has been closed since the pandemic began. The Head Of Padangtegal Village, …

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Gianyar and Ubud’s Monkey Forest Targets Reopening For July 9th

The Regent of Gianyar, I Made Mahayastra is awaiting approval to open attractions including Ubud’s Monkey Forest on July 9th if the Bali Governor gives the go ahead. Mahayastra confirmed to Tribune Bali that he was planning on reopening to domestic tourism on July 9th, 2020 if he received approval from the Bali Governor.  Mahayastra …

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Treehouse Hotel In Bali Combines Adventure With Comfort

If you thought a holiday in a treehouse meant skimping on comfort – think again. At this jaw-dropping hidden treehouse lodge in Bali – described as an ‘experimental treetop boutique hotel, an architectural experience for adventurers’ – luxury is abundant. And there are Instagrammable scenes aplenty. It’s an exotic haven that begs to be put on …

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Top 10 Ubud Restaurants Still Open for Home Delivery

Hungry at home? Thankfully there are some amazing top restaurants in Ubud that will deliver fresh meals to your house so you don’t have to go out. As residents and visitors to Ubud are still trying to stay home to stop the spread, getting healthy and delicious food brought to your door has never been …

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