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Emirates to Launch First Year-Round Direct Flight Between Auckland and Bali

Starting June 14, 2018, Emirates will have a new daily service from Dubai to Auckland via the island of Bali, Indonesia. The new Dubai-Bali-Auckland flight will provide...

Indonesia to become the Fifth-largest Air Travel Market in the World

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has estimated that the number of domestic passengers carried by Indonesian airlines will increase to 355 million in...

The Great Gunung Agung and the Displaced Balinese

Following the months of turmoil amongst the displaced Balinese who live within the impact zone on Mount Agung our reporter describes their ordeal and imminent issues...

Chubu: The Underdog Travel Destination of Japan

Christabel Sasabone spent a week in Chubu, Japan and showcases some unique destinations for the adventurous and curious traveller who wants to indulge in some of the...

48 Hours in Yogyakarta

All around Indonesia, there are wonderful experiences to be had even if you are somewhat short for time. This is first in a series of travel articles that will offer...

The Dutch Pioneering Voyage to the East Indies

By Bartele Gallery Jakarta The last decade of the sixteenth century heralded the emergence of the Dutch as the colonial power that was to supercede Portugal as the...

Bali Dynasty Resort: A Haven for Expat Families in Booming Kuta

Most visitors won’t associate the nightlife of Kuta with family friendliness, but Bali Dynasty Resort serves as a private oasis for foreign parents to settle in. As...

Surabaya’s Top 10 Interesting Sites

Indonesia Expat and Singapore National Academy are joining forces to provide insightful articles on Surabaya. The young, student journalists in the SNA Media Club get to...

Most of Bali’s Tourist Sites Safe to Visit

Most of Bali’s popular tourist destinations will still be safe even if Mount Agung erupts, the Bali Tourism Board has assured. Although Mount Agung has continued 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...

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...

President Widodo Gives Rp7.2 Billion in Aid for Mount Agung Evacuees

President Joko Widodo has delivered humanitarian aid worth up to Rp 7.2 billion for the evacuees of the Mount Agung disaster, according to the State Palace. “The aid...

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...