10 things to do in the North of Bali | The Silver Nomad

10 things to do in the North of Bali

Bali has it all – lush tropical forests, stunning beaches, mountains and a volcano or three to climb, sunshine most of the year, a diverse and rich culture – no wonder it is called ‘The Island of the Gods’. An enchanting island to relax and unwind. Whilst most tourists head for Kuta, Sanur or Ubud…

Sambal Matah | The Silver Nomad.

Sambal Matah – Balinese Lemongrass Sambal

Sambal matah, or lemongrass sambal is a delicious Balinese sauce: sweet, sour, hot and cooling all in one mouthful. Great with chicken, fish or vegetables. Adjust the amount of chillies to how hot you can handle it! Ingredients 5-6 stems of lemongrass 2 chillies deseeded, finely chopped 4 chillies deseeded, finely chopped (depending on how…

Banjar Hot Springs | The Silver Nomad

Relax at the Air Panas Banjar Hot Springs

The sacred Air Panas Hot Springs of Banjar is a short 5km drive into the hills from the centre of Lovina. Set in lush landscaped tropical gardens, there are three public pools and one private. The eight stone-carved naga (which are mythical dragon-like creatures) pour warm sulphurous water into the rectangular upper pool which in…