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6 Typical Balinese Snacks That Are Suitable For Souvenirs

The island of Bali is the most popular tourist destination in Indonesia. The popularity of Bali not only attracts domestic tourists but also foreign tourists. Bali tourism is so popular not only because of its natural beauty and beaches but also because of the ethnic nuances on this Island of the Gods that are still felt. Well, if you visit Bali, it's not complete if you only try out the tourist attractions. Bali also has a special snack that can be enjoyed together and the durability is quite long. In addition, this Balinese snack is also suitable to be taken home and used as souvenirs or gifts for family and colleagues.

1. Pia Legong The first is Pia Legong. This snack is famous for its crispy and layered outer skin and has a lot of filling. The popularity of Pia Legong even makes visitors have to queue to get it. Pia Legong only sells pia made that day. Therefore, the availability of the pia is limited. This snack only offers three flavors, including cheese, green beans, and chocolate. For pia with cheese and chocolate variants, it can last up to two weeks, while for mung bean variants it can last up to one week.

2. Milk Pie

Next is the milk pie. This Balinese snack is one of the most often used as souvenirs by tourists. Milk pie has a characteristic on the edges are crispy and the middle is sweet and soft. In addition, the reason this snack is suitable as a souvenir is that it can last up to seven days at room temperature. If stored in the refrigerator, pie milk can last up to two weeks. Some famous pie milk brands that you can buy at various gift shops are Pie Susu Enaak, Pie Susu Dhian, and Pie Susu Bali Man.

3. Disco beans. See Photo Illustration of fried peanuts wrapped in flour. (Doc. Shutterstock/ SAM THOMAS A) Next, there are disco beans. This typical Balinese snack has a taste of spices that is quite savory. Generally, disco beans are available in various flavors such as cheese, spicy, or sweet-spicy. Reporting from (24/09/2020), if you want to try disco beans with a unique taste, tourists can buy Rajawali Disco Nuts. This brand offers disco beans with flavors of Soto Ayam, shrimp, seaweed, and Ayam Taliwang.

4. Koro beans Besides disco beans, another popular snack is the Balinese koro beans. This bean has a smaller and thinner size than koro beans in general. Those of you who are interested in trying the taste of this koro bean can visit various souvenir shops in Bali, one of which is the Krisna Souvenirs Shop, which is located on Jalan Sunset Road No. 88, Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali. The distance is about 11-15 minutes from I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport. Because of its deliciously delicious taste and simple packaging, koro beans are suitable as souvenirs.

 5. Chips claws Still a snack with a savory taste, next there are chips claws. This typical Balinese snack is generally cooked with spices, then fried until dry. Claw chips can also last a long time because they are suitable as gifts for families at home. In addition, finding Balinese claw chips is also not difficult, because these snacks are available in various local supermarkets and gift shops in Bali. Also, read 5 Balinese Handicraft Souvenirs, There are Masks to Soap

6. The Last Fortune Babi Crackers are Fortune Pig Crackers. Keep in mind that this one snack is a non-halal food because it contains pork. This can be used as a souvenir choice if you are a fan of processed pork culinary. There are several choices of pork crackers that you can buy, including skin crackers, sam-cam crackers, and three-layer sam cam crackers.

Bali's Ngurah Rai Airport Opens for Foreign Tourists October 14th

- Ngurah Rai International Airport will be opened to foreign tourists on October 14, 2021.

Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut B Panjaitan revealed that international flights are open as long as they meet the applicable terms and conditions.

"Bali Ngurah Rai Airport will be opened internationally on September 14," Luhut said in a virtual press conference, Monday (4/10).

"Every international arrival passenger must have proof of hotel booking for a minimum 8-day quarantine at their own expense," Luhut added.

He added that some of the countries that were opened were South Korea, China, Japan, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and New Zealand. As is known, the government has again extended the application of leveling Community Activity Restrictions (PPKM) to deal with the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. in several areas of Java-Bali starting tomorrow October 5 to October 18.

"In implementing the PPKM level for the next two weeks, there are still 20 regencies/cities that remain at level 2, which is dominated by Semarang Raya and Solo Raya, Solo Raya is now entering Level 2," said Luhut.

Luhut said the agglomeration areas of Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang, Bekasi (Jabodetabek) still remained at level 3. Luhut said that vaccination achievements in Bogor, Tangerang, and Bekasi districts were still low.

In addition, the Greater Bandung, Malang Raya, and Greater Surabaya areas also still have PPKM Level 3. According to him, vaccination achievements affect the handling in these areas.

"We have 2 million vaccines injected in the next two weeks," he said.

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