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Monthly Archives: March 2015

  • The Day of Silence

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    While Chinese have the Imlek celebration and Muslims celebrate the first of Muharram, the Hindus of Bali celebrate the New Year with the ritual of Nyepi. This year, based on the Saka calendar, Nyepi will falls on March 21, 2015. On that day, the entire island of gods will come…

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  • Is Tipping Required in Indonesia?

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    Let’s be honest; tipping is one of our frustrations when traveling. However, in some countries, tipping is part of the culture and we’re required not only to respect it but also to experience it as a whole. We can’t simply pick out parts that we don’t want. How about in…

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