Around Ubud

Ubud was once an independent village in Bali’s central highlands that spotlighted the arts and culture of Bali. As the years have gone by Ubud has come to be more of a general name for the whole area taking in many villages. For example, Penestanan (the location...

Historical Bali

The Miracle of Bali is a wonderful BBC Documentary produced by David Attenborough in 1969 which covers gamelon, Legong, Kecak, Painting, Carving, Mask Making. A must see for anybody interested in the true culture of Bali. Following is a brilliant 1969 performance by...

25 Things To Do In & Around Ubud

Ubud was once an independent village in Bali’s central highlands that spotlighted the arts and culture of Bali. As the years have gone by Ubud has come to be more of a general name for the whole area taking in many villages. For example, Penestanan (the location...
Progress at Villa Tusk June 2020

Progress at Villa Tusk June 2020

We are now well and truly into the renovation of Villa Tusk Bali, which is situated in Penestanan Kelod, just out of the famous town of Ubud in Central Bali. The renovation started in December 2019 and even though the world has been brought to it’s knees with...
What’s Happening In Bali During Covid

What’s Happening In Bali During Covid

This is from a guest who has been staying at our Villa for the past 10 weeks. “I’ve felt incredibly safe here in Penestanan during this Corona crisis. Honestly, I can’t imagine a better place to be.Not only does Bali seem to have a “herd...