Christmas is a special time for sharing with family and friends, enjoying great food and festive cheer. In this issue we bring you the best places to celebrate Christmas on Lombok!
Asmara Restaurant is a favourite with both visitors and expats, and to celebrate Christmas the popular eatery is offering its famous ‘Roast Turkey served German-style’ with spiced red cabbage, sweet potato and carrot crush or rosemary potatoes, topped with gravy and cranberry sauce.
The who’s who of Bali turned out for ‘The Yak Awards 2016’ held on Friday, 2 December at Vue Beach Club, LV8, Berawa.
Each year for the past 12 years, The Yak – Bali's leading lifestyle magazine – runs a poll on their website (www.theyakmag.com) asking readers to vote for Bali’s outstanding businesses and noteworthy individuals.
• A little birdy told us (well, actually a very large birdy) that Pepito is coming to Lombok!
The Pepito chain operates the popular Pepito Supermarkets throughout Bali, as well as Pepito Express, Bakers Corner and Pepito Deli. They retail fresh produce, bakery items, dairy products, meats and seafood, deli goods, as well as canned and packaged foods, and imported goods.
Flores, Alor, Ambon, ‘The Spice Islands’, ‘The Forgotten Islands’… the exotic names conjure up images of far-away places steeped in history.
Lombok is the gateway for those wishing to explore these islands – including the famous island of Komodo, home of the ‘dragons’.
With more than 18,000 islands in Indonesia, the islands east of Bali are mostly unspoilt and rarely visited. Located between the Pacific and Indian Oceans, they also provide exceptional dive sites with an amazing diversity of marine life.