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How Surf Tourism Dumped on Bali and Indonesia

How Surf Tourism Dumped on Bali and Indonesia

“After the success of the first one, they built a road into the break (at Uluwatu). I used to love walking in along the track – this narrow goat track with cactus either side, and stiles you had to climb over. I always regretted that we inadvertently caused that.”

Drop in, Whose Fault is it?

Drop in, Whose Fault is it?

In many spots around the world, the dreaded drop-in can end in fistfights and sometimes worse. It’s important to observe the correct etiquette while you’re out there surfing, otherwise things will just descend in to total chaos.

Giant Sea Creature Washes up in Indonesia

Giant Sea Creature Washes up in Indonesia

An unidentified sea creature has washed ashore in Indonesia’s Maluku province. The colossal carcass was found on Hulung Beach on the westside of Seram Island on Tuesday night by a local man.

15 Types of Surfer You’ll Find on Beaches Around the World

15 Types of Surfer You’ll Find on Beaches Around the World

Anyone who has ever ventured down to their local surf spot will know that they are home to a colourful bunch of people. Those who are surfers might even find themselves reading about one of the following characters thinking that it all sounds very familiar. And if you haven’t ever had the sheer joy of encountering these guys we suggest that you head on down to the beach with this guide in tow. It’s a little like birdwatching or train spotting but in our opinion far more entertaining. Enjoy!

The Bucket List of Surf Spots

The Bucket List of Surf Spots

It’s only a matter of time before we’re pushing daisies, and you certainly don’t want go without surfing the best waves you possibly could, right? So with mortality in mind, here are five surf spots around the globe that you should hit before that big barrel in the sky.

Foreign Tourist Attacked by Komodo Dragon in Indonesia

Foreign Tourist Attacked by Komodo Dragon in Indonesia

A man was attacked by a Komodo dragon in West Manggarai, in Indonesia’s East Nusa Tenggara province on Wednesday (May 3) morning. The man is believed to be a tourist who was in the area to visit the Komodo National Park, Sudiyono, a park official, told The Jakarta Post.

5 Factors to Consider when Choosing a Boat Trip

5 Factors to Consider when Choosing a Boat Trip

The boat trip is the absolute pinnacle of surf travel dreams, but lest your dream trip should become a nightmare, there are some things you need to get right. Here are 5 factors to picking a boat trip, courtesy of the experts at LUEX.

Boat Charters or Land Camps: What’s a Better For Surf Trip?

Boat Charters or Land Camps: What’s a Better For Surf Trip?

Boat Charter: This category’s where you truly get your bang for your buck on a boat. In a place like, say, the Mentawai or Telos Islands in Indonesia, waves can be quite inaccessible by land and/or far apart from each other by motorbike when on said-island.

New Zealand Woman Jailed in Bali Drugs Case

New Zealand Woman Jailed in Bali Drugs Case

A 28-year-old New Zealand woman who landed as “high as kite” at Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport on August 31, 2016, has seen her stay in Bali extended for an additional  2.5 years by judges in a Denpasar courtroom, as quoted from Bali Discovery.