What’s for breakfast, lunch, dinner? It’s a tough question…. Even more so when I am in Bali! Because if you don’t know and havn’t had the joy to experience (yet), Bali, is an absolute paradise for food lovers. There are so many places to discover that I think even a lifetime of eating out won’t be enough to try all these delicious restaurants and cafes. But that’s ok. I have accepted the challenge and love sharing my Bali discoveries with you to enjoy on your next island vacay.
Today, let’s introduce you one of my long time favorite cafés in Canggu; Cinta Café.
Welcome to the latest addition to the La Luna Rose Blog: Bali Bucket List(s). We are well aware that there are so many things to do in Bali, it’s so easy to get lost in amongst the world wide web of Bali knowledge. Where to start? What to do? Places to stay? We’ve spent a few years in Bali & experienced a number of offerings this amazing island has so we thought it’s time to compile our experiences to share with you. Our bucket lists will give you a great base to start your planning and a few little secrets for a perfect trip to the island. Here in Bali there really is something for everyone. For now, let’s start with the Bali Bucket list for the Beach Lovers...
Have you ever traveled to Bali? If not, this tropical island is a must for your Bucket list. I know I might be a little bias …. but Bali really does have a holiday for everyone! Love Nature? Head straight to the mountains or the National Park in Bali’s North West. Love Beaches, I don’t even know where to start! Food more your thing? Head straight to Canggu, do not pass go… and then after a few days of indulging on all delicious foody offerings here, head up to Ubud to really get your health fix! Love to shop? Again, Canggu is your answer my friends! Love adventure? There's downhill Mountain biking, Island hopping, Surfing, Zip-lining, Diving, Cliff Jumping… the list goes on. Ready to book your flights? Great because we’re here to sort you out with finding somewhere rad to stay!
It's here! We've made it to Summer and now it’s time to think about that impending Summer Holiday! The destination has been chosen, the plane tickets are booked, the cats booked in to the cattery and finally, you can smell that waft of vacation lurking in the air. Now all you need to do know is get that suit case prepped....Uh hem. While packing your suitcase can (often) be the bane of your life, we’ve put together a little something to help you out and avoid that last minute stress and to keep to focus on the Margarita you'll be sinking poolside in no time at all!
Whether you’re heading away for a 4 days, a week, or even a month, we’ve got some pretty well-oiled tips on how you can be as organized and ‘Summer ready’ as possible. Below we have listed 13 essentials to pack on your next beach vacation and we’ve even got a free downloadable packing list to help you while you’re at it! Keep reading my friend...
It's fair to say that since moving to Bali, this 'Poke' concept has played a large part in my life. With all the fresh vegetables (and fish) available here on the island, it's also fair to say that some of the best Poke I have ever had is here in Bali! Being a vegetarian is no issue, with many a Poke places serving up Veggie style Poke bowls that leave even the tuna-consumer asking to try! Here are my 3 favourite places in Bali to get my Poke fix.... I wouldn't plan a trip to the island without stopping at one of these!
We're back at it. Serving up the Best Eats on the island of Bali for you. This week we talk through Milu by Nook....
Positioned on what is quickly becoming one of Canggu's busiest streets, once you step through the front door and into Milu, all the stress of Bali's busy and frantic stress is instantly put aside. Since it opened it's doors almost 12 months ago, Milu restaurant has been on high rotation on my weekly cafe eats.
Our latest mini collection 'Pastel Paradise' welcomes our first range of hoop earrings. Served up with our signature quirky charms, these wardrobe essentials are the perfect slice of ‘luxe fun’ to wear all year round.
Shot in the rice paddies of Bali & one of our favourite cafes in Canggu, Pastel Paradise collection is one of my favourites yet! Check it out & let us know what you think. These pieces have been designed to wear your own way & grab your own piece of paradise wherever you may be - Bali or Belize, Melbourne or the Mountains!
Ever since launching La Luna Rose 3 years ago I have been working on a way in which we can support the community that we work in and give back to our environment. To date we have supported Not for profits such as R U OK DAY and Bali Wise which run close to our heart however we were also interested in making more of a commitment. After watching the incredible Documentary ‘PLASTIC OCEANS’ and living on the island of Bali that references this documentary so much, we knew we wanted to lock hands with a strong environmental group. That’s when we learnt about 1% For the Planet.
The best beaches in Bali
The beautiful island of Bali is a haven of coastline. Ranging from deep dark black sand that will burn the bottoms of your feet off to the stunning white sand beaches of the South. Whatever your flavor of sand & salt combination , we’re pretty sure Bali has their version of it. Read on for our favourite of the 100’s of beaches here on Bali.
Less of a ‘Best Eats’ and more of a ‘Best eats with a vibe’, the renowned old mans bar/restaurant in Canggu has become a locals savior over the past couple of years.If you're visiting Canggu or staying in the area for a couple of nights, a drink (or 3) at Old Man's is a must.
It is important to note that different countries have different sizing methods.
Most of the world goes by number sizing which is the easiest and most accurate.
Because we sell our jewellery all over the world, we have decided to stick with number sizing and have put together the below chart to help you out. The most common size for ladies is a size 7 and size 10 for man. If you are unsure of your size you can measure the inner diameter of one of your own rings and refer to the below measurements.
Feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any further issues.
Please also note that if you are ordering a wide band ring, its usually a good idea to go up a size.
Size 6 = Ring Sizes L, M, N. Inner Diameter measures 16.5mm
Size 7 = Ring Sizes N, O, P. Inner Diameter measures 17.3mm
Size 8 = Ring Sizes P, Q, R. Inner Diameter measures 18.1mm
Size 9 = Ring Sizes R, S, T. Inner Diameter measures 18.9mm
If you require a ring in a different size in any of the designs offered, please send us an email here and we will see what our clever silversmiths can do for you.
All items in the La Luna Rose shop clearly label the length of the chain used for that design. Unless otherwise stated, all La Luna Rose necklaces are adjustable in length by 2" / 5cm. All necklaces in our Essentials collection have a finer chain and are adjustable y 1"/2.5cm in length.
Beaded Bracelets - La Luna Rose Sundown Sandy beaded bracelets are fastened with an adjustable clasp giving two size options for the 'average' wrist. One sits at a total circumference of approx 16cm and the other at 18.5cm. As all our pieces are individually hand-made, this may vary slightly. If you are concerned about your desired size, please feel free to email us & we can measure one up specifically for you in the design you will be ordering.
La Luna Rose Colour Creator Cuff Bracelets are also fastened with an adjustable clasp giving two size options for the 'average' wrist based on a wider design. One sits at a total circumference of 17.5cm and the other at 19cm. These fit slightly larger than ou As all our pieces are individually hand-made, this may vary slightly. If you are concerned about your desired size, please feel free to email us & we can measure one up specifically for you.
La Luna Rose Sideshow Sally Beaded Bracelets are constructed with a 'loop' system meaning that they do not open up completely but can be adjusted largely in size from a small wrist size measuring 14cm circumference to a larger wrist measuring 19cm circumference. To open them just pull at the end of the beaded section and to close them once on your wrist, pull the tassel heads gently. Again, if you are unsure please feel free to email us here & we can help you work out your size.
Solid Bracelets - Adults Our Solid bracelets are available in 3 sizes and measure 18cm in total circumference for a size SMALL, 19.8cm for a MEDIUM and 21cm for a LARGE. If you would like to check your wrist size, grab a strip of paper, string or tape measure and you can measure your wrist with 3 fingers underneath the string also. If you are still unsure and would like something smaller/bigger made for you, send us an email here and we will see what we can create.
La Luna Rose chain bracelets fit much like the beaded bracelets with an adjustable clasp. Therefore they have two/three size options for you. They sit at a total circumference of approx 17cm, 18cm and 19cm.
*For the Chunky Monkey bracelet we suggest a tighter fit. To be sure of your size here, measure your wrist circumference and use this to order the correct size as shown on the product page.
LA LUNA ROSE ESSENTIALS SIZING
All measurements are on the product pages. Our Essentials necklaces are available in 16" length with an smaller loop at 15" and 18" with an smaller loop at 17".
Our Essentials Bracelets measure 17cm in length with an smaller size loop at 15cm.
Our Essentials Rings are offered in size 6, 7, 8 and 9. We are more than happy to make smaller or larger sizes on request, please just email us here.
LA LUNA ROSE PETITES SIZING
Petites Bracelets - We have a number of options for our bracelets for little girls - they're our top seller and little girls just love them! Our Beaded tassel bracelets have an adjustable sizing system and comfortably fit a little girl from aged 3 - 14. Girls 14 and upwards are recommended to fit our Adults collection however if they have small wrists they will still fit the Petites range. To measure a little girls wrist, please wrap a piece around their wrist with 2 fingers underneath. Mark the paper, and lay flat to measure with a ruler.
Our Petites Sideshow Sally Bracelets are adjustable in length and open up to 18cm in circumference. If you don't have a direct wrist to measure, this bracelet system is almost fail safe and accommodates almost all wrist sizes.
Our Petites Sunday Sandy Bracelets measure 12cm in length with 3 options of length within the clasp system.
Our La Luna Fiesta Bracelets measure 14cm in length/circumference and all have the abiloity to have any of our La Luna Rose charms added to them.
Our Solid silver bracelets for little Petites (To add charms onto) are available in 3 sizes. Baby 4.5cm in diameter (Recommended age 3-5), Small 5cm in diameter (Recommended age 6-10) and Medium 5.5cm diameter (Recommended age 10-15).
Our Petites Chain Bracelets measure 15cm in length with an smaller loop at 12.5cm. If you need larger, feel free to order an adults size.
Petites Rings - Our Petites range also offers rings for little girls. Please measure your childs finger first to ensure you are ordering the correct size. We would recommend a size 3.5 for girls 6-8 and a size 4.5 for girls 8-13 and a size 5-6 for 14-17year olds. However - every finger and body is different! Any questions, just send us and email here and we would be happy to help.
Petites Necklaces - Our La Luna Rose Fine Chain Necklace measure 15" in length with an extra size loop at 14". Our La Luna Fiesta Necklaces measure 34cm in length and all have the ability to have any of our La Luna Rose charms added to them.
If you require any other sizes for any of our items, please just let us know and we will see what we can whip up for you! You can contact us here.