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10 Tips on How to Survive a Spiritual Festival

Megan Snedden | Posted 03.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Megan Snedden

During the course of the festival, I experienced the rainbow of human emotion: I was angry, I cried, I was sad, I felt confused and vulnerable. Transformation is never like walking through a golden gate over a path of pillows, whether you do it at a festival or through a life coach at home. Having support is paramount to your well-being. This will also help you make better sense of what you are processing.

Between Two Worlds: Mila Shwaiko

Rio Helmi | Posted 03.18.2014 | Impact
Rio Helmi

Mila Shwaiko, born to Australian and American parents, grew up from early infancy in the village of Ubud in Bali, which today is more of a town and is a major tourist destination on the island.

8 Other Great Emerald Isles

Joy Pecknold | Posted 03.17.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

I have nothing but leprechaun love for Ireland, but around St. Patrick's Day it's still a little too chilly there for my liking, which has me dreaming of balmier emerald isles.

Love in Ubud, Bali

Teri Johnson | Posted 03.13.2014 | Travel
Teri Johnson

After traveling to Bali in August of 2013, I have an even greater appreciation of how love, among many other things, can be transformative in this mystical Indonesian island.

Ditch The Flip Flops

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.11.2014 | Travel

Over winter and ready to hit the beach? Us too. As a coping mechanism, we've compiled a list of the best places to beat the heat. Here are a few sp...

Why You Should Take Bali Off Your Bucket List

Larissa and Michael Milne | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
Larissa and Michael Milne

Too many visitors are being disappointed by a place that does not live up to its reputation.

Out of the box

Dianne Harman | Posted 03.10.2014 | Fifty
Dianne Harman

How many boundaries in our lives are psychological? How many boundaries are artificial? I would guess most of them.

Three Amazing Places to Go in Indonesia Besides Bali

Viator | Posted 03.03.2014 | Travel
Viator

Bali is the stuff of vacation fantasies, no doubt, but three neighboring Indonesian islands offer similar dreamy landscapes, plus character all their own (and sometimes, fewer crowds).

Riviera Nayarit Named Top Destination in "Where to Travel in 2014" by Arthur Frommer

Nicholas Kontis | Posted 04.15.2014 | Travel
Nicholas Kontis

It was that one day of filming at Grand Central Station in New York City that changed my life forever as a travel aficionado and propelled me into my life long profession as a travel entrepreneur.

20 Ultimate Winter Destinations

Gogobot | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel
Gogobot

Gogobot users named their favorite winter destinations in the 2014 Travelers' Favorites Awards, lauding ski resorts like Whistler as much as hot-and-heavy cities like Rio de Janeiro. Read on for more inspiring, surprising ideas that will get you ready to book your next adventure.

Traveling in Sin: A Travel Memoir Book Review

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 01.13.2014 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

Written in a highly unusual narrative style, it pops between "he said" and "she said" with the authors each penning part of every chapter as they traverse a dozen countries.

Bali: It's All About the Beach

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
Carolyn O'Donnell

Jalan Tol Bali Mandara will be a hard-working road, not only carrying tens of thousands of vehicles a day, but acting as a "tourism icon", symbolizing a modern, dynamic Bali of peace, prosperity and social harmony.

Hotel Security Guard Loses Life Trying To Catch Snake

AP | Posted 12.27.2013 | Weird News

BALI, Indonesia (AP) — A python strangled a security guard near a luxury hotel on Indonesia's resort island of Bali on Friday, and then escaped into...

What's Going on at the WTO? : Opportunties and Risks Before the 9th Ministerial Meeting

Deborah James | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Deborah James

Last week was a doozy on the trade scene in the United States, with Congressional opposition to Fast Track and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) erupting from both Republicans and 151 Democrats.

Gabriela Aoun

Seventeen Photos That Will Have You On The First Plane To Indonesia

HuffingtonPost.com | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 11.05.2013 | Travel

When French photographers Nora Lemoal and Benjamin Fabre set their travel sights on Indonesia, they were on a quest for waves. The couple runs an ocea...

Balinese Bootcamp for the Broken Hearted

Cara Thomas | Posted 12.27.2013 | Travel
Cara Thomas

Unchanneled passion. Blocked energy. A disconnection between heart and mouth. A deep belief in my own unlovability. Themes that babbled through my past amours and my relationship with myself welled up into a pool that I couldn't not gaze into. So I started to look.

PHOTOS: What Happens When You Cross A Mansion And A Treehouse

Posted 11.09.2013 | HuffPost Home

As if Bali's beautiful seascape and tropical weather weren't alluring enough, the Southeast Asian country boasts one of the most amazing examples we'v...

How to Enjoy Bali Despite the Crowds

Lina Eroh | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Lina Eroh

Bali isn't exactly an unknown destination and for some, that's a turn off. True the island is packed with tourists, but exploring the unique Balinese culture and temples, as well as the hidden beaches, is still worth your time.

Bali Through the Eyes of the Hormonally Challenged

Simi Singh Juneja | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Simi Singh Juneja

If one more sun-kissed expat walks up the steps from yoga class without his shirt on, while the sun is pouring down on his perfect body and long tousled hair, I am going to slap the living daylights out of that mosquito that is terrorizing my ankle. I just murdered a mosquito.

Gabriela Aoun

Move Over Toms: This Shoe Company Is Doing Everything Right

HuffingtonPost.com | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 10.23.2013 | Green

In 2004, San Francisco-based Kyle Parsons went to Bali on a surf trip and bought a pair of sandals that used repurposed motorbike tires for a sole. He...

Bali: Paradise Lost?

Kyle Thiermann | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Kyle Thiermann

As we met with the central players working on the issue, the main question I had was, 'Why is Bali drowning in trash?' Through the interviews I learned that this is a systemic issue that ties in closely with economic and cultural habits. And everyone has blood on their hands, including me.

Who Wore It Better? APEC Club Shirt Edition

Posted 10.07.2013 | World

That U.S. President Barack Obama will not be attending this year's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum has not stopped the leaders in attendance f...

Reflections From Bali: The Island of God

Monique Svazlian, CPCC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Monique Svazlian, CPCC

The Balinese are the happiest and kindest people I've ever met. You recognize the humanity looking in their eyes and recognize their content with life through their smiles.

Robin Lim: Life After Becoming a CNN Hero

Rio Helmi | Posted 10.09.2013 | Impact
Rio Helmi

It's kind a fun to see a Hindu mom, a Muslim mom, a Christian mom and all their families altogether crashed out in the same recovery room and they end up exchanging phone numbers and become friends because their kids have the same birthdays.

Bali Spiritual Experience: Making Choices

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

This morning, just past dawn, when my coffee and I walked out of my villa here in Bali, a huge grey egret was standing by the pool. Perhaps he was e...