Gili Islands: Lombok’s Archipelago Getaway

April 18, 2018 by | Filed Under: Adventure Travel, Authentic Experiences, Indonesia

If you’re looking for a true island getaway, then there’s no better place to start than Bali’s eastern neighbour, Lombok, where you can take a local ferry to the tiny Gili Islands, a modern-day paradise, sans cars.

The Untouched Isles of Karimunjava

April 11, 2018 by | Filed Under: Adventure Travel, Indonesia

Indonesia’s diversity ensures it endless potential as a holiday destination, like the islands of Karimunjava, a new beach idyll of extraordinary beauty in the Karimunjava National Park.

Why it’s Good to Get Lost in Yogyakarta

Kotagede, a historic neighborhood of Yogyakarta, is the perfect place to get lost in; wondering down its maze of alleyways, narrow streets, exploring what was once the splendor of Java’s Mataram Kingdom.

Sumatra: Forest Home the Orangutan

February 11, 2018 by | Filed Under: Adventure Travel, Indonesia, Responsible Tourism, Travel

Known as the home of the former Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Sumatra’s Gunung Leuser National Park is a World Heritage-listed tropical rainforest with the world’s largest population of Orangutans.

Indonesia’s Pasola Brings out Warrior Spirit

January 16, 2018 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, Festivals, Indonesia, Regional News

Experience the Pasola, or mounted spear-fighting competition, which takes place on the uniquely spiritual island of Sumba, where animist beliefs and ancestral worship are still practiced to this day.