While the government of Indonesia has set itself the ambitious target of 20 million foreign tourists arrivals by 2019, the question that is increasingly asked is if the Country’s tourism infrastructure has the carrying capacity for such a large number of visitors?
Kelly Slater joined the ASP Desk during the 2014 Billabong Pipe Masters to talk board design, inspiration and friendly rivalries. Plus: What he really thinks about Medina’s win in Tahiti?
Visitors at Kuta Beach appreciate the steps by the local authorities to prohibit firecrackers and fireworks on New Year’s Eve. The ban is enforced primarily in residential areas and other certain points.
Imagine having stabbed in the throat by your own surfboard, sustaining a lacerated windpipe and breathing through a flap in your neck. This happened to Tracks editor Luke Kennedy at Sunset.
Sharks are hauled ashore every day at a busy market on the central Indonesian island of Lombok, the hub of a booming trade that provides a livelihood for local fishermen but is increasingly alarming environmentalists.
Bali’s biggest private hospital has put on extra staff to cope with more than 6000 Schoolies running amok on the party island.
Welcome to Konichiwaves. Join the gang as they journey South, down the eastern beaches of Shikoku, Japan, via smoky Karaoke bars and small fishing villages. Plus a hop, skip, jump and five flights further South.
Never underestimate the importance of a good relationship with your shaper. Here we take a look at John John Florence and his long time friend and shaper Jon Pyzel.
Every year when the rainy season starts in Bali the entire length of Kuta beach is inundated with a floating mass of trash that washes ashore in sufficient quantities to disgust visitors to the beachfront, frequently ending plans for a day of surf and sand.