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Indonesia’s Hidden Gems Part 2: Gili Islands

Indonesia’s Hidden Gems Part 2: Gili Islands

Feb 02, 2016

If you are tired of the noise, crowded streets, and busy Western lifestyle, Indonesia offers several great travel options besides Bali. One of the most popular destinations for travelers looking for a remote island experience is the Gili Archipelago. Permanent settlement on these islands only began in the 1970s. Prior to this time, the location […]

Indonesia’s Hidden Gems Part 1: Komodo Island

Indonesia’s Hidden Gems Part 1: Komodo Island

Jan 26, 2016

Indonesia is not all about Bali. The (justified) reputation of the Island sometimes hides other true paradises that are less well known by the public. Bali is, in fact, an excellent hub from which to explore the hidden parts of Indonesia. A legendary island Komodo Island is a large island of about 330 km² located […]

Three unusual delicacies that can be found in Indonesia

Three unusual delicacies that can be found in Indonesia

Jan 17, 2016

At nightfall, the streets of Indonesia are full of small food stands. Meat, soups, fritters, sweets: there are plenty to choose from…even some very unusual dishes. Kopi Luwak coffee: poop coffee Kopi luwak coffee is harvested from the feces of an Indonesian civet, the luwak. The civet consumes cherries from the coffee trees, digesting their […]

Indonesia: 3 volcanic eruptions that changed forever the world

Indonesia: 3 volcanic eruptions that changed forever the world

Jan 12, 2016

With 130 active volcanoes, Indonesia has the highest volcanic activities of any country in the world. More than 75% of Indonesian residents live within 100km of a volcano. While the volcanic activity of the country nowadays is part of the daily lives of Indonesians and attracts tourists from all over the world, three major eruptions […]

5 Fascinating Animals than can be found in Indonesia

5 Fascinating Animals than can be found in Indonesia

Jan 05, 2016

  Indonesia is not only about sand beaches and coral reefs. The country is also one of the main contenders (along with Australia and Brazil) for the greatest species of endemic life. Several sources even consider Indonesia to be the most species’ rich country on Earth. For your enjoyment, we have selected 5 fascinating animals […]

6 amazing figures about Indonesia

6 amazing figures about Indonesia

Dec 25, 2015

Forget about other destinations. Indonesia is more amazing than anything you could imagine. The proof is in 6 figures. 255 million people: The government estimates Indonesia’s total population to be around 255 million. It is the world’s fourth most populous country. Over 50% of its population lives on the Island of Java. With over 141 […]

3 Reasons to Travel to Bali

3 Reasons to Travel to Bali

Oct 28, 2015

Sometimes referred to as the Island of Peace and the Island of the Gods, Bali is a spectacular island that should be high on your bucket list. The Indonesian island is located at the westernmost part of the Lesser Sunda Islands and has everything you’d expect from a tropical destination and so much more. Along with its […]

3 Must-See Sites in Bali

3 Must-See Sites in Bali

Oct 25, 2015

  Rated the best place to visit in Asia and the fourth best island in the world by U.S. News Travel, Bali is a beautiful and unique island offering a one-of-a-kind travel experience. The island is located at the westernmost end of the Lesser Sunda Islands, between Lombok to the east and Java to the […]

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