Kelor Island, labuan Bajo, Indonesia

  Kelor Island, a small island beside Komodo Island, Tired from the day’s island hopping which included menjerite island  and Rinca Island, I didn’t have the energy to go up to the summit of the hill in Kelor Island. Like Padar, the trail up is quite steep, dry and crumbly.  it was worth the short hike. From […]

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Padar island, labuan Bajo, Indonesia

  The Indonesian island of Padar is about 20 miles (30 km) from Labuan Bajo, a fishing town on the westernmost part of Flores. Padar is small, but is the third largest island of Komodo National Park, and was once a stomping ground for the immense dragons that gave the reserve its name. Padar is […]

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Gili Iyang Island with the Highest Oxygen Level in the World – Madura Island

Gili Iyang Island with the Highest Oxygen Level in the World – Madura Island is a small island located at the tip of East Java, Madura Island also has small islands around it. These small islands have the same name prefix as the small islands in Lombok, Gili. Not only the name is the same, […]

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Bull Race in Madura island – East Java

    Have you ever heard of cow racing? Yes, you heard it right, cow racing. We all know about horse racing, but cow racing? Do you even know that cow can run? Karapan Sapi is a traditional sport from Madura Island, Indonesia. The sport is originated from local wisdom of the island. The soil […]

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A wonderful view of Lombok and Rinjani – Bukit Pergasingan

The rice paddy fields laying complementally next to each other makes them scintillating. Here, you can catch a glimpse of a far stretching view with the almighty Mount Rinjani. Pergasingan hill is also the alternative to hiking Mount Rinjani, with an altitude of 1700 metres above sea level and Sembalun village located at an altitude […]

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Go on an uber romantic stroll – Campuhan Ridge Walk ubud

The Campuhan Ridge Walk is an unusually romantic short trek that will take you through rice fields, past quaint Indonesian huts and beautifully designed villas.   It is best to get a head start early in the morning (preferably before the sun rises) to prevent the scorching sun from ruining this experience. Butterflies will accompany […]

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Bali temple etiquette and temple dress code

We often receive questions from people asking questions like “What is the proper dress code when visiting a temple in Bali?” and “Are there any rules I need to be aware of before entering a temple in Bali?” The Balinese are more than happy to welcome you to visit their temples, but you need to […]

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Bali volcano: Evacuees wait for signs of Mount Agung eruption

How likely is an eruption? It’s hard to tell, experts say. “Even with all the signs and calculation we have today no one can tell when is the eruption will occur,” said Surono, an expert of volcanology and former head of Indonesia Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation Center. The warning level has been updated to […]

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Sanur Beach

Sanur is situated on the eastern coastline, protected by a coral reef. The waves are much gentler and therefore Sanur’s beach is known as the holiday place for the whole family and honeymooners alike. The beach is wide and white, and sheltered by a reef. At  low tide it;s very shallow, and you have to […]

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