Category: Travel

Lake Toba

Lake Toba Tourism Boom Expected With Singapore Flight, Infrastructure Development

Lake Toba is expected to see a boom in foreign and domestic tourists following the announcement of key infrastructure developments in North Sumatra.

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Garuda Indonesia Fills Qatar Airways Demand Amid Political Tensions

Qatar Airways has been banned from flying through most of the Middle East’s airspace, leaving Garuda Indonesia to fill the gap.

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Whitesky to Provide Helicopter Taxi For Soekarno Hatta Airport

The service will accommodate passengers from Jabodetabek and Bandung who want to get to the airport fast.

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Skytrain Ready To Connect Soekarno-Hatta Airport Terminals Next Month

The innovative Skytrain transport system will improve airport services and connections between the terminals.

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Terror Threat No Match For Bali-Bound Holiday Makers

The threat of terrorism throughout the region has failed to dampen the enthusiasm of Australian holiday goers who continue to flock to the resort beaches of Bali,...

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Tugu Hotel’s Four Magical Spells (Advertorial)

Hotel Tugu Lombok Hotel Tugu Lombok is set on the heavenly white sand beach of Sire, on the northwest coast of the island. Neighboring this tropical haven is a beautiful...

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Bloo Lagoon – A Quiet Hideaway in Bali

Padangbai is a small, friendly Balinese seaside village and a great little getaway about an hour and a half from the airport. Tony and Marita, the visionary owners of...

Indonesia Expat - Issue 191 - William Ingram co-founder of Threads of Life by Grace Susetyo

Weaving Hope: Threads of Life

In the bold Sumbanese cloth, I could almost see pairs of horses fighting and giant birds greeting each other, as if captured in a freeze frame by woven threads of noni...

A MAN AND HIS FOREST I spend a lot of time in Kalimantan and nothing gives me more satisfaction than hanging out with my Dayak friends in the original forests.

Viewpoints: Indonesia in Pictures

Bali-based photographer David Metcalf captures the magic and wonder of Indonesia while traveling across Kalimantan, Java and Bali.     I took this photo much...

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Vibrant Jakarta – Alive and Kicking

Jakarta is full of colour, vibrancy and life.  At first glance it looks like a huge modern city with a towering skyline, however in the backstreets you will find a...

Issue 189 - Rio Helmi - Rio Helmi by Grace Susetyo

Indonesia Through the Eyes of Rio Helmi

Best known for his large format photo books Memories of the Sacred (2011) and River of Gems (1991, with Lorne Blair), Bali-based photographer Rio Helmi has witnessed and...

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Bali One Step Closer in Benoa Port Plan

In addition to offering an alternative transportation hub for domestic and international tourists arriving in Bali, the harbour is expected enhance Indonesia’s trade...

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Tourist Killed in Bali Magic Mushrooms Misadventure

A 23-year-old Singaporean tourist died on Saturday, May 6, after reportedly falling from a balcony in Bali while under the influence of ‘magic mushrooms.’

Eastern Getaways - Issue 189 - Alor by Grace Susetyo

Five Fantastic Eastern Indonesian Holiday Destinations

The Indonesian archipelago, featuring 17,000 islands, has so much to offer insatiable adventurers. While more and more expat travellers are beginning to venture beyond...

Education Guide 2017

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