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Side view of Borobudur

Borobudur Reliefs Tell Wise Tales

Borobudur Temple was built in the eighth century and has more than 2,670 reliefs. Each set of reliefs tells a wise tale that portrayed the beauty yet obliviousness of...

Maria Loretha - Likotuden Women and Sorghum by Grace Susetyo

Maria Loretha: Championing Sorghum, Flores’s Crop of Hope

Sorghum is a gluten-free and nutrient-rich crop that can replace rice in times of need. It is drought-resistant and grows where the soil cannot produce vegetables....

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A Shortlist of Ubud’s Organic Farmers’ Markets

Not only known for its laid back and artsy ambiance, Ubud is also comprised of healthy organic food markets. This time, Stephanie Brookes explores the Saturday Ubud...

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West Sumatra Eyes Potential of Owl Agritourism

With thousands of majestic owls living in the area, a local environmental centre plans to develop a new agritourism concept in Nagari Koto Kaciak.

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UPDATE: Indonesia’s First Disneyland Was Fake News

Aiming to boost local tourism, the regent of Boyolali is cooperating with foreign investors and local developers to build a Disneyland in Indonesia.

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Legendary Alun-Alun Surya Kencana is Alive with Edelweiss, Scenery

With its edelweiss, stunning scenery and local lore Alun-alun Surya Kencana will send your heart beating at full gallop.

(1) Photos by David Metcalf www.davidmetcalfphotography.com (please mention his website)

Travelling with a Diabetic Child

We were living in Jakarta, thousands of miles from our home country, when we took our daughter to the doctor with flu-like symptoms. We did not expect the diagnosis. A...

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Local, French Investors Vie for North Bali Airport Project

The government will publish plans for a new airport in North Bali amid surge in overseas air traffic to the island.

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Dancing in a Foreign Land

French resort entertainer Guillaume Sanchez shares how his journey to Central Kalimantan changed his way of viewing life and performing for the better. In the world of...

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Trouble in Paradise: Komodo Island, Tourism and Conservation

With Komodo Island gaining popularity in recent years as a favourite expat destination, it’s easy to only come for the dragons, the diving and the divine seascapes....

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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.

Taman Daun - Kids reading collage by Grace Susetyo

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.