Our second dream wedding ceremony on Sumba Island, Indonesia – Wedding Vow Renewal the Sumbanese way (+ video)

A love story with heart, high priests, buffalo & frangipani Well, would you marry your husband again? After we had an unforgettable wedding in the Seychelles in 2012, we decided that our vow renewal should also be very special. When we got married, we promised that we would renew our commitment to each[…]

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Nihi Sumba Island, Indonesia – Wild Romance in the Tropical Luxury Hideaway by Chris Burch (+ video)

Luxury Tourism & Social Engagement in an Exotic Jungle Paradise Nihi Sumba Island by Christopher Burch – wild, romantic and perfect for anyone that would like to escape to paradise. This exotic luxury hideaway can be found secluded in a beautiful bay in the middle of the tropical jungle on[…]

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Fivelements Puri Ahimsa, Ubud, Bali – an Exclusive Eco-Wellness Retreat with Gourmet Vegan Cuisine (+ video)

Wellness for body, mind and soul This award-winning healing and wellness retreat has won over 30 awards and is located directly on the sacred Ayung River, just outside Ubud. Surrounded by beautiful nature, you can stay in one of nine luxurious and romantic suites and spend your days relaxing and[…]

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Bambu Indah, Ubud, Bali – The Special Eco Boutique Hideaway by John Hardy (+ video)

Luxury, Organic Cuisine & Sustainable Bamboo Design Responsible lifestyle in harmony with nature, sustainable bamboo design combined with luxurious comfort and loving service – that is Bambu Indah (beautiful bamboo). This eco-chic hotel is extraordinary and also environmentally friendly. It is located in Sayan, on the edge of Ubud and close to the Ayung River shore. Since 2005 eleven restored Javanese bridal houses and two open Bamboo tree houses provide unique and individual overnight accommodation. John Hardy (jewelry designer and co-founder of the extraordinary “Green School“) and his wife Cynthia founded Bambu Indah. Initially, it was the Hardy family’s private,[…]

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Green Village, Bali – spectacular & sustainable Bamboo villas by Ibuku

Sustainability & innovation inspired by nature The Green Village in Bali close to the Ayung River offers sustainable and comfortable lifestyle to nature lovers, entrepreneurs and celebrities from all over the world. Ibuku by Elora Hardy Elora Hardy, daughter of the Canadian jewelry designer and visionary John Hardy, grew up in Bali and learned to appreciate and love the exceptional (artistic) skills of the Balinese craftsmen. She founded her own design company Ibuku in 2010. With this amalgamation of craftsmen, architects, engineers and designers,[…]

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Green School, Bali – the innovative school made from bamboo by John Hardy

450 students, 33 nationalities & 50 bamboo houses John Hardy realized his vision by building the future-orientated Green School in Bali. It is impressive, not only the architecture, but also the concept behind it, is remarkable! Everyone would like to be a child again at Green School! The “green” school is a non-profit, private and international school with a future-orientated concept, built sustainably from bamboo. Sustainability, conservation, education, community support and promoting the children’s individual talents, are the[…]

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Kayumanis Sanur Private Villa & Spa, Bali – Outdoor Living, Luxury & Wellness (+ video)

Luxurious pool villas with wonderful service Bali is a dreamlike island in the Indian ocean with fascinating culture, impressive scenery and wonderful people. We immediately lost our hearts to this beautiful tropical island! We started our tour of Bali at the wonderful Kayumanis in Sanur. It is one of four beautiful boutique hotels in the local Kayumanis Group. We were picked up at the airport by the hotel’s private limousine and it took about half an hour until we reached Kayumanis Sanur, situated close to the beach. The idyllic boutique hotel only has 11 villas – each with a private pool,[…]

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