Category: Travel

How To Spend Idul Fitri In the City

Idul Fitri is one of Indonesia’s most important holidays, celebrating the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. Many non-Muslim expats and locals leave the city to...

Ciputra golf

Major Ciputra Golf and Cultural Events Tipped to Boost Foreign Tourism

Two major tourism events are expected to boost the number of visitors to Indonesia in the long term, including the recent Ciputra Golf Championship.

Bintan

Bintan Takes On the Maldives With Water Villa Resort Development

The Bintan development will take inspiration from the world's top tourist destination Maldives, which also boasts stunning waters and natural beauty.

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.

Qatar Airways

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.

Helicopter taxi

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.

Skytrain

Skytrain Ready To Connect Soekarno-Hatta Airport Terminals Next Month

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

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Education Guide 2017

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