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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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Taman Daun: The Whale Hunter’s Library and Art Space

As I first lay eyes on Taman Daun, I had to ask myself, “Where am I?” Having spent the past three months wandering through the rainforests and coastal villages of...

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Top Five Treetop Stays in Bali

While the island is often regarded as a beach paradise with a variety of boat tours and diving options, many foreigners are looking for the quintessential jungle...

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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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Tambora: Mysteries of a Lost Civilization

In addition to changing the global climate through “The Year Without Summer” and losing nearly half of its original altitude, Mount Tambora’s 1815 super eruption...

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An Expat’s Look into Bali’s Vibrant Weekend Market Scene

Bali’s weekend market scene has really taken off over the past few years with boutique bazaars popping up all over the island. Whether you’re after the latest...

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Pulau Dua: A World of Birds

There are many ‘bird islands’ in Indonesia that one should not be surprised to hear about multiple islands named exactly the same – ‘Pulau Burung’ (bird...

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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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Upscale Resort Rebrands in Jakarta

Intercontinental, one of Jakarta’s most successful hotels, plans to rebrand itself to Ayana Midplaza with hopes of becoming the capital’s top destination for...

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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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Why There’s More to Travel Memories than Just Tech

Tony Wheeler set up the world’s largest travel publisher in 1973 with his wife Maureen before selling it to BBC Worldwide in 2012. At this year’s Ubud Writers’...

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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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Pelabuhan Ratu: Adventure, Relaxation and No Need for Bali

Pelabuhan Ratu town sits in the armpit of the eponymous bay, on the ruggedly beautiful and sparsely populated south coast of West Java. The town is the new...

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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...