Lila’s Bali Diary Part 10

Lila Mola Mola dive with OK Divers Padangbai

Yes, so Mola Mola really does exist!

My internship at OK Divers was slowly coming towards the end and just a thought of me returning back home made me feel anxious. Honestly, after a year in Bali, I could not imagine what am I going to do in Slovakia. I knew exactly what I won’t be able to do there - it won’t be possible for me to dive in the ocean with a water temperature around 27°C. As Mola Mola Season... Read More

Lila’s Bali Diary Part 9

Lili diving padangbai in Bali

Why to dive in Bali (especially in Padangbai)?

You may remember how difficult it was for me to learn how to dive (if not, you can read more about my Open Water Diver course in 2nd, 3rd and 4th part of my blog from Bali – trust me, after reading this your self-confidence grow much bigger/it’s a light reading for an instant ego boost. I was hopeless (my nick name was DD as Diving Disaster). I thought that scuba diving in Bal... Read More

Balinese Ceremonies & Rituals

Balinese ceremony

Tooth-filing and weddings in Bali

You'll probably see at least one ceremony during your holiday in Bali. You will also see Balinese people doing their rituals every day and if you're lucky, you'll be invited to a real Balinese household to experience the ceremony yourself. Balinese recognize five types of ceremonies (panca yadnya). The first category are religious rituals dedicated only to Gods (dewa yadnya). These take pl... Read More

Bali Culture and Traditions

Balinese girl with offering

Diversity in Bali Is Inspiring

There are 6 official religions in Indonesia (Islam, Protestantism, Catholicism, Hinduism, Buddhism and Confucianism). Even though most of population (might be around 87%) is Islamic, there are islands, where you can find majority of inhabitants with different beliefs. For example, in West Papua, Papua and North Sulawesi we have Protestants, in East Nusa Tenggara (where the island of Flores is... Read More

How OK Divers Care for Environment

OK Divers Beach Clean UP

Save the Earth, Save Ourselves!

Over 5 million travelers visit Bali every year. When you first arrive, the airport vibe brings holiday mood instantly, makes you feel super excited to see more of the island. Beaches, green rice fields, amazing waterfalls, peaceful temples... In one word – paradise. But then you smell the burning plastic while enjoying stunning sceneries, or as you drive past the mountains... Read More