Nyepi: Bali’s New Year’s Day of Complete Silence

Nyepi: Bali’s New Year’s Day of Complete Silence

This year, the Balinese celebration of Nyepi (Day of Silence) commemorating Isakawarsa (Saka new year) fell on Wednesday, March 25th. The main purpose of Nyepi Day is to pray for the purification of humanity, earth, and the universe, something very much needed during this time. Leading up towards Nyepi Day important ceremonies are held in […]

Travelife Gold certification – Koh Jum Beach Villas

The Travelife Sustainability System was founded in 2007. It is an organization, owned by ABTA (association of British Travel Agents), that works with Travel Agents, Tour Operators and Hotels to set benchmarks and best practices to achieve Travel Industry recognized certification of a business’s social, economic and environmental impacts. The Travelife Standard contains a range […]

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SUNSET DESTINATIONS

Sunset anywhere is a magical time of day. I am sure everyone enjoys watching a sunset while on vacation. It is always a romantic, inspiring, perfect time for a cocktail and extremely Instagramable moment. Start planning your next journey and indulge yourself with a beautiful sunset at one of our secret destinations below. Set on […]

Bangkok’s Garden of Eden

Bangkok’s Garden of Eden

Written by Steven John, EMPTY PLATES BANGKOK What makes Bangkok special? For most it’s this mix between old & modern world which sets this city apart. It’s not as developed like counterpart cities in Asia such as Singapore, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai & Seoul but with a more modern and better infrastructure than cities like […]