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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.

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Indonesia To Penalize Cruise Liner for Raja Ampat Accident

The amount of money that Noble Caledonia would need to pay could be anywhere between US$10 million and US$16 million.

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Gili Labak is a Secret Paradise for Foreigners

Located in a hidden spot near Madura island, Gili Labak is a secret paradise for expats looking for the quintessential secluded beach experience.

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Authorities Storm the Beach of Gili Trawangan, Crack Down on Businesses

The Indonesian Military and National Police ripped down private structures along the coastline of popular tourist island Gili Trawangan.

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Tigerair Pulls Out Bali Service Permanently Over Regulatory Issues

It’s official: Tigerair will no longer fly Australians to Bali. Less than a year after its inaugural flight, Virgin Australia’s budget airline pulls out of Bali...

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Jokowi Graces New Yogyakarta Int’l Airport Inauguration

Groundbreaking ceremonies for the New Yogyakarta International Airport will be formally held on Monday, January 23, with President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo gracing the...

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Jokowi’s Signature Free-Visa Policy Up For Review

Jokowi's free-visa policy is up for review; and although the signature policy is meant to increase tourism, some think it only increased illegal workers.

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Bali to Become the Next Big Culinary Capital

The government is pushing for Bali to be the country’s gastronomy capital. Jakarta has carried out campaigns to raise awareness on the origins of Balinese cuisine and...

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Indonesia’s Proposal to Ban Alcohol: What International Media are Saying

Indonesia is considering a national ban on the production, consumption and distribution of alcohol. The news came as a surprise to international media, which led to some...

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Lake Placid

The mighty Lake Toba remains one of Indonesia’s most impressive stop-offs Outside of Bali, the dodgy pizzas and dishevelled hotels that are the mainstays of Indonesian...

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Travel Sparks: The New Age of Volunteer Travel

With its charitable spirit of ‘Travel with a Cause’, Travel Sparks has started a new wave in the Indonesian travel sector which involves travelling while...

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Tana Olen, the Forbidden Forest

“We call this place Tana Olen,” Philius, the Dayak elder explained. “In Kenyah Dayak language this means forbidden forest – forbidden to destroy.” The locals...

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Nyambu Holds the Secret to Sustainable Tourism in Bali

As an ever-increasing amount of Bali’s farmland is being converted into hotels, resorts and other tourism-related infrastructure, one project is taking a more...

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You Can Check Out Anytime, but You Can Never Leave

There comes a time when we all need a break from the carbon monoxide and burning plastic smoke that drifts across Jakarta’s 24/7 urban war zone. Well, this year’s...