I Made Artawa, 29, takes care of the Bengal tigers at Bali Safari and Marine Park in Gianyar, and says they’re like people: They know who’s good and who’s bad. He shared his day with Ashtra Effendy. I wake up at 5am and start getting ready for the day. My wife gets breakfast ready […]

Just three weeks into the job, new Kuta Police chief Wimboko, 31, is on duty day and night to make sure the hot tourist zone remains trouble-free. The single Jambi, Sumatra, native shared his day with Ashtra Effendy. I wake at 6am and shower, and think about the day ahead and the things I have […]

  I Nyoman Manda, 72, from Gianyar, is a father of three who used to teach at Gianyar high school and is the co-founder of Canangsari and Satua, magazines that aim to preserve the Balinese language. He has received international appreciation for his writing, including from the BBC. He shared his day with Ashtra Effendy. […]

If you’ve read Eat, Pray, Love, then Ketut Liyer, 95, is a familiar name for you. This healer and fortune teller – who is portrayed in the movie of the book that’s due for release in August and stars Julia Roberts – lives in Ubud and sees harmony as a simple way to be happy. […]

Made Murdani, 50, runs the Sekolah Luar Biasa special-needs school at Nusa Dua, where deaf, mentally disabled and autistic children receive an education. She shared her day with Carla Albertí de la Rosa. My day starts every morning at 5. I’m used to waking up before the sunrise because it’s so quiet at that time […]

Beau Bruderlin, 40, from Sydney, started up In Rhythm, a drumming company that brings people together and connects them through rhythm. Many businesses, he says, are now using drumming as a way of motivating their staff and for team building. Bruderlin shared his day with Carla Albertí de la Rosa. My day starts at 6:30 […]

Ida Bagus Putu Purwa, 33, is an artist from Sanur who has been portraying his feelings on canvas since he was in high school. He shared his day with Carla Albertí de la Rosa. I usually get woken up at 6:30 every morning by my wife, who struggles getting me out of bed so I […]

Muriel Ydo, 52, from Holland, moved to Bali over 20 years ago and is now a volunteer organiser at the Rivers, Oceans, Land and Ecology Foundation (ROLE), an organisation that provides free education skills – such as reading – to those in need and teaches communities about environmental awareness. She shared her day with Carla […]