Life Of An Intern – Bali Diary By Naufal
Hi, and welcome to my intern diary. I’d love to share with you a peek into the life of an intern with Bali Buddies. Here are a few of the highlights of my first three months of interning:
Getting my Teeth Whitened
When it comes to tourism, people generally think of hotels, tours, tour guides and culture. They’re not wrong but, something like a teeth whitening company can also be part of the tourism industry, especially in Bali! As I have learnt, Australians love getting their teeth whitened in Bali since the cost is relatively cheaper than home.
This was my first ever experience in getting my teeth whitened, and it was something I never ever expected before the internship, especially not in the first month at least! It was an awesome and fun experience.
I also had fun talking with the manager who was half Dutch, half Indonesian. That gave me the impression already that Bali is really super multicultural, not just tourist wise, but business-wise also.
Naughty Nuris Photo Shoot; Such a Foodie Haven.
You can find all sorts of cuisines that will cater to everyone’s different palette. Since restaurants and cafes are imperative for Bali’s tourism industry, one of my first tasks was to take photos of new menu items for a popular chain ‘Naughty Nuris‘. I was already an avid food photographer in my spare time. So, I was really excited to execute this mission. All in all, the pictures turned out amazing. It received a lot of positive comments on the posts, and I enjoyed reading how people react to it!
Sahana Villa Photoshoot
Villas and Bali are a match made in heaven. There are literally thousands of them all around Bali. This particular villa (Sahana Villas) was a special one, it was literally the birthplace of Bali Buddies. On this particular day, we had to do a photoshoot for 4/5 clients products’ and Sahana Villas was the stage for it. This was a first-hand experience for me, and I was fortunate that a situation like this came up during my internship. It was a hectic day. Models and professional cameramen were involved to make the day a success. In the end, we got to chow down on some sushi which was part of a client’s product.
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If ever a hotel took full advantage of its location, then it’s Alila Uluwatu. Glistening ocean and orange-streaked skies provide the late-afternoon magic at the luxury all-villa resort on Bali’s Bukit Peninsula. Singaporean architecture firm WOHA is the brains behind the leading-edge architecture, which works with the natural contours of the land. Built into the coastal cliffs, the villas are designed to minimise the environmental impact and maximize the views. And trust us, the result is one of the most romantic stays on the island.
Renowned for its natural and innovative skin care and beauty products, Sensatia Botanicals is now coming with their newest line specially made for expecting mothers.
If you are looking to escape the traffic, noise and general busyness of life, look no further than The Kayon Jungle Resort. Located within the rural village of Bresela just outside of Ubud, this stunning five-star resort overlooks the Oos River and is surrounded by lush greenery. The Kayon Jungle Resort offers a truly unique experience and is the perfect way to enjoy Ubud’s jungle.
The island of Bali is world renowned for its relaxing atmosphere, iconic scenery and spirituality, and nowhere encompasses this healing spirit more than the lush, green tropical surroundings of Ubud. Set amongst 2 hectares of stunning picture-postcard views, you’ll discover Kappa Senses, a newly opened luxury resort whose peaceful surroundings and Balinese hospitality will leave you feeling like you have arrived in your own slice of heaven.
Sometimes, nothing beats sitting by the pool, toes tipped in the water, enjoying a fruity cocktail while overlooking the luscious jungle and hearing the tropical birds calling in the distance. While Bali is known for its gorgeous beach clubs, jungle clubs are starting to pop up all over the island.
We have selected our favourite jungle clubs just for you.
Ornate wooden wall panels, rattan light fixtures, and tropical blooms greet you as you step into the lobby of Andaz Bali. It’s effortlessly grand while remaining light and airy — a fitting introduction for what’s to come.
Raising Awareness towards Mental Health Issue, Away Bali Legian Camakila Takes Action through a Fund-raising
Taking an important action on an important cause is something that Away Bali Legian Camakila highly committed to. Together with the registered charity who focused on mentall illness issue–Shuffle and Strides–the management takes the role as major sponsor. A few days ago, they were gathered in the 24-hours lapathon event.