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Seaspiracy— The shocking facts & 10 things we can do to make a difference

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Support Local - Five Indonesian social enterprises we adore

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5 Things you didn't know about artificial coral reefs

Due to past unsustainable fishing practices such as dynamite, cyanide fishing and the...

Our little guide to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

As a resort located in Indonesia, we draw inspiration from Asian customs. In terms of our...

Love is in the air... and under the sea!

“One can't fail to fall in love with Bawah. The colours are intoxicating; the shipwrecked...

Coffee Trends: 10 different ways to get your caffeine fix

Coffee has long been en vogue – and the ever complicated orders at Starbucks are proof of...

The Seltzer Trend – How adding some sparkle into your diet can be good for you

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10 Practices To Be More Sustainable At Home

Shared with kind permission from Jillianne Pierce who honeymooned at Bawah in 2020 and...

What to do in Singapore with 5 hours or less

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A Guide to the 6 Islands of Bawah Reserve

You may think that Bawah Reserve is simply one island but the Reserve is made up of six...

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When is the best time of year to visit Bawah Reserve?

We are often asked about the best time of year to schedule a trip to Bawah Reserve.Which...

14 beautiful virtual backdrops for your online video conferences and meetings

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How to get to Bawah Reserve

Getting to Bawah Reserve couldn't be easier.  If you are coming via Singapore we handle...

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