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5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD RENT A BIKE IN BALI

It is not uncommon for Bali tourists to use motorcycles to experience the scenic landscape of Bali. Here are five other reasons why you should rent a bike in Bali. 1....

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Reason for the Seasons: A Portrait of Indonesian Spirituality

Travelling throughout Indonesia, religious affiliation is a question I’m frequently asked. My forename gives away my Christian background. Lately, I view Christianity...

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Jamal Hussain: The Blessing and Curse of Running a Hotel in Bali

Earlier this year, it was predicted that the number of hotels in Bali will see a 100 percent increase compared to 2015, with around 50 new properties set to welcome...

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The Curious Case of Holidaying in Jakarta

Behind Jakarta’s chaotic exterior sits an alternate world that might just get you to fall in love with the capital all over again this holiday season. Caranissa...

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Top Five Holiday Retreats in Bali

With luxurious hotels and villas permeating every space on the island, you’re probably wondering which ones would best suit you and your family’s preferences this...

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Villa Alamanda, the Ubud Sanctuary for Solo Travellers (Advertorial)

Solo travellers looking to have the ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ style holiday experience should consider staying in this secluded luxury villa, located in Bali’s cultural...

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Pullman Legian Nirwana: Not Your Average Bali Hotel (Advertorial)

Hotels in Bali are known to be exceptionally enchanting. After all, who would not want to wake up in the morning to the sound of the ocean waves and spend the entire day...

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5 Holiday Shopping Trends to Look Out For This Season

Scandinavian renowned furniture and warehouse store IKEA guides us through this holiday shopping season with its latest winter collection. Whether it is exchanging gifts...

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Visit Abu Dhabi

Fly to Abu Dhabi with Etihad Airways and experience an enchanting city whose glamorous present can only be equalled by its fascinating past. In the capital of the United...

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Ternate Tales of Natural Selection

The Spice Islands are wrapped in an aromatic history of cloves, mace and nutmeg, Kings and Sultans, spice wars, and the rise and fall of invading armies. As I travelled...

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German Tourists Detained by Sharia Police for Wearing Bathing Suits

Two German tourists were detained by local authorities for wearing bathing suits while taking a swim at a beach in Lhokseumawe, Aceh. University students Andre Brun and...

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Stunning Sumbawa

Few visitors travel beyond the popular neighbouring islands of Lombok and Bali, but voyage a little eastwards and Sumbawa Island offers a peaceful escape from developed...

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Take the Road Less Travelled: Cubadak Paradiso Village

Discovering the overland and underwater treats on a little island resort off the coast of West Sumatra. Why do we travel? Is it in pursuit of ticking off as many places...

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Staying Safe on Your Travels

This is the time of year when many of us are travelling on leave and staying in hotels. I have just returned from three weeks in Europe with my family, and it occurred...