Category: Travel

Edelweiss Alun Alun Surya Kencana

Legendary Alun-Alun Surya Kencana is Alive with Edelweiss, Scenery

With its edelweiss, stunning scenery and local lore Alun-alun Surya Kencana will send your heart beating at full gallop.

(1) Photos by David Metcalf www.davidmetcalfphotography.com (please mention his website)

Travelling with a Diabetic Child

We were living in Jakarta, thousands of miles from our home country, when we took our daughter to the doctor with flu-like symptoms. We did not expect the diagnosis. A...

Issue 187 - Lakoat Kujawas - Product line by Christian Senda (1)

Lakoat Kujawas: Comfort Food and Literature from the Heart of Timor

Munching on shrimp dumplings fried in lard (babi oangke) at lively garden weddings, dipped in a tangy chili sauce bursting with flavours of Timorese cilantro, mint and...

Bali Airport

Local, French Investors Vie for North Bali Airport Project

The government will publish plans for a new airport in North Bali amid surge in overseas air traffic to the island.

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10 Rejuvenating Yoga Retreats in Bali

Yoga is a widely practiced discipline all over the world known for boosting the health and its relaxing effects. Even celebrities such as David Beckham, Jennifer Aniston...

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Lombok to Get a Boost with $3B Mandalika Project (Infographic)

The Mandalika project includes building out infrastructure including solar power plants, water treatment facilities and roads on Lombok.

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Expats Look to Yogyakarta, Air Show Takes Off in April

Yogyakarta will hold its 12th Annual Air Show, highlighting the area’s attractions but also an old airport that grounds its tourism.

Bandara Internasional Supadio

Supadio International Airport Plans New Runway as Arrival Numbers Take Off

Supadio International Airport in West Kalimantan will add a new runway amid to boost local tourism and ease bottlenecks.

Komodo economic history - Issue 186 - Komodo merayap by Grace Susetyo

Trouble in Paradise: Komodo Island, Tourism and Conservation

With Komodo Island gaining popularity in recent years as a favourite expat destination, it’s easy to only come for the dragons, the diving and the divine seascapes....

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A Long Road to Bali’s Hidden Gem: Menjangan Dynasty Resort

For people who’ve been caught up in the hustle and bustle of city living in Jakarta, a short trip to Bali will surely feel like the ultimate and grand escape. Most...

Jazz Event

Expats Looking Forward to Lombok’s First Jazz Festival

The first international Lombok Jazz Festival is predicted to attract a slew of foreigners. The event is hoped to become a new icon for Lombok tourism.

Murphys Kemang

Here’s Why Expats in Jakarta Love Living in Kemang

Over the years Kemang has become a hub for trendy locals and expats alike. Here's why many foreigners move to this upscale neighbourhood in South Jakarta.

Savana Ollon

Here’s Why More Expats Are Visiting Savana Ollon in Toraja

Toraja is becoming more popular for tourism. It just developed a fresh spot called Savana Ollon, a new camping area that foreigners in Indonesia may love.

Taman Daun - Kids reading collage by Grace Susetyo

Taman Daun: The Whale Hunter’s Library and Art Space

As I first lay eyes on Taman Daun, I had to ask myself, “Where am I?” Having spent the past three months wandering through the rainforests and coastal villages of...