Category: Travel

Lazy Cats and Savannah Lands – Baluran National Park, East Java

Leaning over the sturdy railing at the waterhole, I made sure to look up to check no lazy cats were lounging in the nearby trees. This was macan tutul country – home...

money

An American Abroad: Tips for Saving Money and Avoiding Unnecessary Fees on your Indonesian Trip

Whether visiting the temples and mountains of Java, exploring the sprawling melting pot of Jakarta, or finding tranquility on the beaches of Bali, it is undeniable that...

Malang: Villages with A Splash of Colour

A new coat of paint and a change of colour can make a big difference in people’s lives. SNA Media Club members visited three villages in Malang where residents...

Five Things to Do in Tokyo

One of the first things most travellers think about when planning a Japan trip is managing the costs. Japan is a pricey destination in the minds of many and it is true...

TIPS ON CAR RENTAL BOOKING

A good car rental brand must offer the best choice of options. Booking a car from the best car rental companies can be stressful if you don’t know what to look for....

Discovering Western Australia in a Campervan

Whenever expats ask me for advice on where to travel to from Jakarta, I suggest Western Australia and not the other parts of Asia. The capital city of Western Australia...

Setulang – A Stay in the Forest, North Kalimantan

When I arrived at Setulang Village, I noticed there were no supermarkets to be seen anywhere. The village is located miles from any major town.  It is nestled along the...

Staycation

A Staycation in Surabaya: Part 2

JW Marriott Surabaya is truly a timeless, luxurious gem right in the heart of downtown Surabaya. JW Marriott Surabaya brings forth the concept of timeless luxury to all...

Wonderful Flores Heading down the Wrong Path?

When two French visitors returned to Richardo Darung’s guest house in Ruteng, Flores, they told a disturbing story. They had ridden motorbikes for two hours to reach...

The Tangkoko Tarsier Trail

It is pitch dark and the night is full of sound: cicadas, the waves of the Molucca Sea, and the music of the rainforest frogs. Led by torchlight, we search for one of...

The Great Wall of Indonesia

It’s not anywhere near the length of the one in China, but Indonesia does have its own “Great Wall.” It is located between Agam and Bukittinggi in West Sumatra,...

Five European Destinations to Discover this Autumn

Europe in the autumn offers visitors a more relaxed experience than the frantic pace of the tourist-filled summers. The kids are back at school, Europeans are back at...

Delightful Derawan Islands

The coral reefs that surround Derawan Island are bursting with colour and life. In fact, over 870 fish species live in these waters, from pygmy seahorses to giant manta...

Adventure Travel through Sumatra, Java, Bali and Lombok

To be young and free again to travel the country! Watch this gorgeously shot travel-adventure video from JoesFlow on YouTube and fall in love with Indonesia all over...