Traditional market by Andre in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia

The photo above is showing us the real daily life in Bali, not just the beauty of the culture and nature but Balinese social life which has a deep meaning also.


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Pasar Badung, Canggu area. (Central Market)

Tell us about the place you live:

Blending with the local people will give you more knowledge on the real life of the Balinese atmosphere. Most of the foreigners/tourists are only attracted to the Kuta or Seminyak area but rarely do people have interest in visiting other parts of Bali to see the real social daily life.

A perfect day?

Perfect day would be hire a motorcycle from any tourist accommodation then ride to main city of Denpasar and try to interact with the nice and friendly local people.

What is the best thing about your spot?

Nature life of the Balinese people, the simplicity of their life.

What is the worst?

The weather of course sometimes it can goes high temp, use sun block before you take a ride.

What would be surprising about this place to an outsider?

The food I believe. You would get the different taste then from your fine dining restaurant.

Before I die I want to visit:

Maho beach

Who are three of your favorite artists?

Sebastiao Salgado, Steve Mccurry and Henri Cartier-Bresson




Favorite place to eat:

Babi Guling at Canggu. (Indonesia pig roast)

Favorite place to drink:

Hard Rock Cafe Bali

Local Tip:

Try to adventure yourself by hiring a motorcycle and take ride to explore a different part of Bali.

Must Do:

Visit the local market in Denpasar, Bali.