Category: Travel

Preserving Indonesian Fabric: Sumbanese Tenun

The government, private associations and other local initiatives are now beginning to use tenun ikat Sumba–traditional, handwoven textiles from Sumba–to...

A Luxurious Getaway to InterContinental Bandung Dago Pakar (Advertorial)

Are you looking for upscale accommodations for your getaway from Jakarta to Bandung, “The City of Flowers”? Then head down to the InterContinental Bandung Dago...

What the Temples of Indonesia Tell Us

We live in a vast archipelago nation alongside 129 active volcanoes. Traditional wooden houses in this region have withstood the many massive earthquakes and tremors...

Jakarta-Surabaya High Speed Train Will Compete with Air Travel Times

The Jakarta-Surabaya high speed train will become a viable alternative to plane travel with the Indonesian and Japanese partnership agreeing to a travel time of...

Indonesia to Explore Medical Tourism Potential

Indonesia’s Tourism and Health ministries will team up to fulfil a promising role in the field of international medical tourism. “The development of medical tourism...

Island Hopping Off the Tourist Track

Indonesia is rightfully proud of its claim to the country with the most islands in the world. But with so many to choose from, how is any hard-working expat meant to...

Bumper Half-Year for Bali Foreign Tourist Arrivals: BPS

Bali has seen a bump in foreign tourists so far this year, with the Bali Central Statistics Agency (BPS) reporting 3.4 million tourists entered the resort island between...

Pure and Authentic Bali

I stood poised at the top of the Kintamani volcanic rim with my trusty two-wheeled mountain bike ready to take on the thirty-five kilometre downhill ride, from the top...

Americans

The Yanks are Coming: US Tourists to Bali on the Rise

Long a favoured destination for America’s top celebrities and former presidents, the resort island of Bali has grown in popularity among average Americans with the...

Amusement and Theme Parks to Visit in Indonesia

Toiling away everyday and leading a fast-paced lifestyle can take its toll – leaving one stressed and desperately wanting a form of recreation. If you want to indulge...

Embarking on the Perfect Getaway to Indonesia

Stretching over 5,200km from Sumatra to Papua, Indonesia is a massive island nation that is never easy to define. Ahead of its 72nd anniversary, Caranissa Djatmiko...

Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2012

Ubud Writers and Readers Festival Launch 2017 Program

The annual Ubud Writers and Readers Festival launched its full program Wednesday, Aug. 16, ahead of the October event with a speaker list including some of the top names...

Around the Archipelago in One Meal

This month is all about celebrating Indonesia and what better way to celebrate than with one of Indonesia’s greatest strengths – the food. These restaurants offer...

Jakarta, the World’s Most Popular City on Instagram: Study

While Jakarta may not beat London or New York City in many polls of the world’s top destinations, the capital city has beaten all competitors to be the world’s most...

Education Guide 2017

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