Follow here our journey of running a small boutique on a small tropical island in Indonesia.

5 reasons why everyone should consider using reusable diapers

5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Use Reusable Diapers

Now is the time to create the future we want. We need to protect the things that are essential to our health and wellbeing, like clean water, a safe climate, and healthy ecosystems. Now when someone mentions reusable diapers, invariably the one expression that everybody present in the room (including ...
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Villa Nangka - Best Place to Stay On Gili Air

The Art of Flip-Thinking – Transforming problems into opportunities

These are uncertain times, to say the least — priorities are shifting daily as a global health emergency is being dealt with on a global scale. They say embrace your problems, use the energy to create something new. I’m very impressed to see how so many entrepreneurs are staying connected ...
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Compliment Challenge

How One Word Can Change Someone’s Entire Day

We all have those days where even getting out of bed seems like an effort, you feel physically exhausted, emotionally drained and you probably have woken up with zero motivation to start your day. Today was such a day for me. But it all changed by receiving this one single ...
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How To Support Small Businesses During Covid-19

How To Support A Small Business During Covid-19

I’m tired, and I’m cranky, and quite frankly, I’m exhausted. I feel like I’ve got nothing left. No energy, no ideas, not one thing left to give. I’m scared. I’m worried. It all seems too weird, and my mind tries to convince there’s nothing I can do to make a ...
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Spacious 2bedroom Designer Villa On Gili Air Made From Bamboo


We did it! I’m not sure how, but between moving back and forward to Bali, welcoming our little girl Charlie into the world, doing our first steps in the magical world of parenthood, we re-opened the doors of our little paradise. It was an absolute crazy journey and we would ...
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Free conservation classes for the children of the Gili Islands


I’ve got some really exciting news to share with you! We hired two more teachers to teach the children of Gili Air about the magical world of conservation. This means we have now four teachers that visit the school every Saturday and more than 120 kids are part of our ...
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Special offer hotel on Gili Air


A big shout out the Villa Nangka Crew! I can’t remember the last time when I saw all of them wearing a clean t-shirt ; - ) It makes me so proud, like if I’m walking on clouds and stardust at the same time. These guys have been with us ...
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Best place to stay on Gili Air


We are in the final phase of project CINLOC. There is still a lot of work to be done but in the far far distance, we can see the finish line. Just a few weeks more. I was thinking about the word determination last night. I strongly believe that success ...
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Best Place To Stay On Gili Air


With proud, we present you a little sneak preview of the New Villa Nangka! We are not there yet but every day we are getting one step closer. The moment is now. It’s a powerful time. If we open ourselves to the moment, our opportunities are endless. Let’s celebrate those new ...
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two steps back, one step forward


Sometimes in life you need to take two steps back. But sometimes when I take two steps back, I feel like a failure. I feel like I’ve let myself down. I feel like project CINLOC will never be finished. But in these moments, I try to tell myself: Dear Rose, ...
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