Rinjani vulcano trekking – Go Green!

Rinjani vulcano trekking is for sure one of my all time favorite trekkings in Indonesia! There are several ways to trek to the summit of Mount Rinjani. You can also trek to the rim and to the crater lake of Mount Rinjani in Lombok.   You can choose: The cheapest or the The most comfortable and sustainable […]

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Join me for my favorite festival in the World

Yesterday someone asked me: “What’s your favorite festival?” I had to think for a while, but my absolute favorite parties were the ones shared with the Gili Family in Gili Air, on the beach, dancing with our feet in the sand, under the stars. That’s actually precicely why I decided to stay and make Gili […]

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Secret Cruise in the Kalimantan Jungle

What to expect? Secret retreats, secret journeys, secret cruises, Borneo, Kalimantan, Orangutans, Jungle, GiliTA, Indonesia Ask Julie! This is THE BEST place to see the orangutans in Indonesia. Have you heard of Borneo? Would you like to see the orangutans in their natural environment? We started off in a rustic eco- lodge amid the Indonesian Jungle. […]

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Wayag’s lagoon Sharky and Hutch

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Coming back, a fully grown black-tip reef shark followed us the entire way. Upon arrival at the Teman liveaboard another appeared. We immediately baptised them “Sharky and Hutch”. Ha Ha! Wayag is located in a conservation area, also known as a “No Take Zone”. Which gives marine life the possibility to reproduce in peace. Thanks to […]

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Blooming Island Festival at Lucky’s Bar Gili Air

Hey guys! We have big news! Jack Sparrow’s spirit was in Gili Air! The most crazy, funny, artistic pirates of our movies’ culture took our island for 30 hours, after taking power in one of Lombok’s most incredible island: Gili Nanggu. The Pirates Spinning and Circus Retreat was coming to an end in Gili Nanggu, teaching to […]

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Life is a circus

A retreat with a difference… The time has come to erase all the things you thought you knew about the ‘Circus’. It’s time to redefine the concept you had about Bali and Gili Air. Now is the time to dream about a place where peace, nature, purity and sharing are the only clues. A place where enjoying yourself as […]

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Sunday dance at the yogabarn

Super excited I hopped on my bike to join the yogabarn’s sunday dance. I remenbered a few years back, me and my friend Nathalie were breathtaken by these Ubud locals and visitors dancing away on a sunday morning. I love to dance, so on my way I was! As I arrived, unfortunately it was fully […]

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A Yoga barn that’s not the Yoga barn

Ubud is known to be THE place to practice yoga, meditation, get enlightened and heal. Yes, off course we agree. Thats exactly what the name stands for and it is. Unfortunately too much tourism, kills the tourism. A few years ago, the Yogabarn was THE place to be. I’m affraid today it has lost some […]

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Luxury Hideaway in Umulas | Bali

New partnership: Coming soon in GiliTA’s vacation rentals, sleeps 12p. Ideal for group travel in Indonesia!   A unique retreat that combines a serene atmosphere with a sense of proper indulgence. The villa offers a stylish and inspirational setting, backed-up by a team of excellent staff who will make you experience genuine Balinese hospitality. A stay […]

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