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hotel A Romantic Getaway For Two Step into Tugu hotel and you step into romance and history. Designed to bring the romantic and forgotten tales of Java and Bali back to life, Tugu has certainly fulfilled its objective. From the friendly staff, tranquil surrounds and astonishing displays of artefacts and antiques one can easily drift off and get lost in the romance of it all. As one who loves both history and romance, to say I was delighted to be there would be an understatement. Tugu is one of five hotels owned by an Indonesian businessman who has a passion for both his country and the arts. He has been collecting art and antiques since the 1960’s and subsequently, Tugu is home to one of the largest original art collections in South East Asia. 78 urbanlifenstyle.com Bali tugu I was blown away by the majesty of the décor, with chairs which once were seats for royalty and a completely restored ceiling of an ancient Chinese temple. It seemed that around every corner there was