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Culture and Etiquette of a Travel Frontier – Understanding Indonesia

Culture and Etiquette of a Travel Frontier – Understanding Indonesia

Comprising more than 17,000 islands and home to numerous religions and countless regional cultures, Indonesian society is diverse and varied; a visit could seem daunting to visitors, given the number of potential pitfalls. But, with a little insight into the country’s history, and a few examples of how that affects social mores, you’ll be better […]

Why Bali Makes The Perfect Family Biking Destination

Why Bali Makes The Perfect Family Biking Destination

Beyond the beaches and swanky resorts, the Indonesian island of Bali is a haven of nature and culture, and offers plenty in the way of adventure and discovery. For the intrepid family looking for a vacation that will take them off the beaten track, the bike paths of Bali beckon. A cycling holiday has plenty […]

Chasing the Big 5 – Indonesia’s Underwater Superstars

Chasing the Big 5 – Indonesia’s Underwater Superstars

Wildlife enthusiasts lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the “Big Five” experience enormous satisfaction in checking them off their list. Divers are no exception, plundering the watery depths of far-flung oceans, many will travel all around the world to complete their wish lists. Perhaps this need not necessarily be the case though. An archipelago […]

Music and Dance in Indonesia

Music and Dance in Indonesia

Venture into beautiful Indonesia to discover its very heart and soul. A country of long and fascinating history, diverse cultures and rich traditions, Indonesia’s visual arts play an integral role in day-to-day life and special occasions. Beside the stunning beaches and perfect surf and beyond the workshops of wood-carving, batik-painting and jewelry-making experts, delve a […]

Asia with kids

Asia with kids

Traveling with the kids, whether they’re tiny tots or troublesome teens, can be fraught with hassle: there’s so much to consider, from getting the right vaccinations to packing all the essentials. But, it’s worth it: nothing is more edifying for young minds and more bonding for a family than exploring new places together, and for […]

How to Choose the Right Luxury Bali Hotel

How to Choose the Right Luxury Bali Hotel

Bali has over 3,000 hotels scattered all over the compact but diverse island of over 6 million people. There are many different regions of Bali, and figuring out which areas and hotels to choose is confusing at best. Here’s our guide.

5 Amazing Asian Islands

5 Amazing Asian Islands

There is nothing quite like an island escape to help you unwind, your stresses melting into the powdery white sand as you gaze upon a calm emerald ocean. And when it comes to breathtaking island destinations in Asia, there is, quite literally, an archipelago of hotspots to choose from…