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Journey to Jimbaran, Bali

Kathleen Beckett | Posted 04.14.2015 | Travel
Kathleen Beckett

I am sitting stark naked on the ledge of my private plunge pool, enjoying eggs benedict and strawberries with cream served on a tray that floats on water. In front of me are lush tropical plants, a profusion of orange hibiscus and fuchsia bougainvillea.

Is 'The One' Fact or Fiction?

Jennifer Nagy | Posted 04.07.2015 | Women
Jennifer Nagy

The concept of "the one" seems as antiquated as chaperones and dance cards. So, what happens when you meet someone that makes you challenge that belief; someone who makes you wonder if all the romantic notions that your friends have been spewing might be true after all?

I'm Not Special (And That's OK)

Tiffany Beveridge | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Tiffany Beveridge

If I realize that I am not special, I stop seeing the world with me at the center. Instead, I see myself along with 7.125 billion others orbiting the sun together. I see fewer and fewer lines that divide us into cruel and meaningless hierarchies that highlight our differences and ignore our common threads.

The Embodied Feminine and How to Bring Her Home

Miriam Ava | Posted 03.16.2015 | Travel
Miriam Ava

Anchor into your feelings of bliss. Invite her home, the goddess of your secrete island. Let her gaze imprint your body with the alphabet of stars, that bubbling creative surge known only to those who connect. Talk, learn, see. Realize, embody, remember.

8 Things I Learned About Running an Ethical Business From Living My Dream in Bali

Christina Zipperlen | Posted 03.05.2015 | Business
Christina Zipperlen

If we have dreams it is now that we have to reach for them. If we love someone it is now that we have to tell them. If we want to make changes, now is the time. And I understood that the fear of losing security is never a reason not to reach for your dreams.

Bali's Must-Visit Shops, Restaurants And Hotels

Architectural Digest | Posted 04.27.2015 | Travel
Architectural Digest

The crown jewel of the Indonesian archipelago, Bali is an island of rich artistic traditions, ancient temples, and verdant mountains surrounded by turquoise sea.

Top 5 Love Lessons from 'The Bachelor' for Bachelors (Bali)

Em & Lo | Posted 04.26.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

Since clearly, Chris was in the driver's seat of this love bus and all three ladies were just along for the ride this week (having all admitted to actively falling for him), the best love lessons to be gleaned from this episode seemed to be rules solely applicable to bachelors.

14 Reasons You Should Book It To Bali

Findery | Posted 04.21.2015 | Travel
Findery

Bali is an island for romantic getaways, ladies-only trips, family vacations, or independent travels. Bali offers the perfect mix of exotic culture, tropical weather and luxury for everyone. Here are 14 tips for eating, praying and loving in Bali.

Two Australian Drug Traffickers Are About to Be Executed in Indonesia and You Should Know Their Names

Olivia Wilson | Posted 04.20.2015 | Politics
Olivia Wilson

What a difference a name makes. When we have two people with a story, more of us are able to empathize. The more of us who see a part of ourselves in them, no matter how small, the more of us feel this is not a story to be punishable by death.

Seven Destinations for an Exceptional Easter Family Trip

Jacada Travel | Posted 04.03.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

With Spring approaching, it's time to plan that Easter break. Each of these seven destinations make the ideal family holiday.

10 Luxurious Health and Wellness Escapes

Joy Pecknold | Posted 03.21.2015 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Breaking out of bad habits can be a whole lot easier when you leave regular life behind, especially if you chart a course for one of these 10 hotels and resorts with serious health and wellness programs to help. Raw food or wine therapy? Take your pick.

8 Luxury Health Retreats for Total Rejuvenation

Jacada Travel | Posted 03.09.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

At these luxury wellness retreats striving for your best in fitness and health feels like an indulgence.

Media With an Endangered Language Message

Alissa Stern | Posted 02.16.2015 | Impact
Alissa Stern

Whether in print or online, whether in home, schools, or community, media can provide a vehicle to communicate in endangered and threatened languages while shining attention on the need to fortify them.

Notes from the 3rd World

Eric Trules | Posted 02.04.2015 | Travel
Eric Trules

I have been traveling in Indonesia for October and November. I know I am in the Third World there because I can't get a stable enough Internet conn...

Learning to Let Go: Love Lessons From a Nomad

Jennifer Nagy | Posted 02.03.2015 | Women
Jennifer Nagy

I'm still relatively new to the world of travel dating so my heart has not yet hardened to the understanding that some things just can't last... no matter how absolutely amazing the connection is and how much you really want to be with the person beyond the vacation.

Technology to the Endangered Language Rescue?

Alissa Stern | Posted 01.26.2015 | Impact
Alissa Stern

As the second in this series looking at what's working to help endangered and threatened languages, we address technology: what kind of technologies are being used, which can empower people to take action, and which are having an impact on the numbers of speakers.

Bali Time

Matjaz Tancic | Posted 01.10.2015 | Travel
Matjaz Tancic

It has been some time since my last visit to a tropical destination. Gloomy October days are perfect for for a quick escape closer to the equator. A c...

Protecting Our Cultural Endangered Species: School Policies

Alissa Stern | Posted 01.04.2015 | Impact
Alissa Stern

The combination of political stability and internal educational policy advocacy is one combination that seems to hold promise for the strengthening of regional languages. But the pace needs to be sped up, before regional languages are too inconsequential to be revitalized.

Through A Wormhole On A Small Boat Cruise in Indonesia (PHOTOS)

Don Mankin | Posted 12.23.2014 | Travel
Don Mankin

It was a lazy, sleepy seven days. By the third day, the combination of sun, sea, heat and humidity had turned my mind into a cheese omelet.

Island Exploration: Sailing Around Indonesia

Jacada Travel | Posted 10.13.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

With astounding diversity, the islands of the Indonesian archipelago offer some of the world's best diving, intrepid on-land exploration and cultural ...

5 Destinations Worth Escaping To For The Winter Holidays

Jinna Yang | Posted 12.14.2014 | Travel
Jinna Yang

It's almost that time of year again -- the holidays are quickly approaching and I'm getting the itch to take a quick trip for the winter.

A Little Help From Saraswati

Alissa Stern | Posted 11.26.2014 | Religion
Alissa Stern

On the day of the Jewish New Year, the President of Indonesia, the country with the world's largest Muslim population, visited Washington, DC and spoke out for religious tolerance.

Man Denies Police Claim That He Confessed To Girlfriend's Mother, Attorney Says

AP | Posted 09.24.2014 | Crime

A U.S. attorney for a Chicago man accused of killing his girlfriend's mother on the Indonesian resort island of Bali said Wednesday that his client is...

American Man Confesses He Killed Girlfriend's Mother At Bali Hotel

AP | Posted 09.19.2014 | Crime

BALI, Indonesia (AP) — An American man has confessed that he killed his girlfriend's mother in a luxury hotel on Indonesia's Bali island, and the gi...

Being Present

Alissa Stern | Posted 11.16.2014 | Travel
Alissa Stern

In some cultures, wearing local dress and participating in local ceremonies is not appreciated. And even in Bali, there are some ceremonies that are off-limits to outsiders. But in many Balinese communities, as in many communities elsewhere, the opposite is true.