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7 Tips on How to Fall on Shallow Reefs

7 Tips on How to Fall on Shallow Reefs

We have sustained more lacerations to our skin courtesy of the razor sharp reef than we’d like to admit. Which got us thinking: there must be a better way to fall.

5 Reasons Why Banning of Alcohol in Indonesia Makes No Sense

5 Reasons Why Banning of Alcohol in Indonesia Makes No Sense

In January 2015, the Ministry of Trade’s legislation banned convenience stores around the nation from selling alcoholic drinks, in hope that this would curb underage locals (especially school kids) from divulging in the act of alcoholic indulgence.

ISIS Detected in Bali

ISIS Detected in Bali

Indonesian Military (TNI) has detected 50 people suspected of being part of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terror network on the island of Bali, it’s just the official count and that there could be more.

Mentawai Charter Boat Crashes and Burns

Mentawai Charter Boat Crashes and Burns

Last friday, the surf charter boat Star Koat, an eighty-foot trad Indonesian wooden boat built in Sibolga for twelve passengers, ran aground while taking a short cut in the Mentawai’s deep south a little before eight pm, Beach Grit reported.

6 Mistakes Every Beginner Surfer Makes

6 Mistakes Every Beginner Surfer Makes

However, when you actually catch a wave, it’s like crack. It’ll keep you coming back for more, time and again. We were all kooks once. Everyone knows that feeling of awkwardly getting donked on the head by their own board or frustratingly being unable to paddle out back. So, we’ve put together the six mistakes every beginner surfer makes.

The Funniest Indonesian Expressions (And How To Use Them)

The Funniest Indonesian Expressions (And How To Use Them)

As is the case with all languages, Bahasa Indonesia is full of expressions that invariably get lost in translation. Here are wowshack.com give us 19 tips which will have anyone mastering colloquial Indonesian expressions in no time.

Surfers Seven Deadly Sins

Surfers Seven Deadly Sins

Surfing is about fun and about joy. It is about the feel of being in the ocean and riding nature’s own power. Of course the problem with all that is that sometimes humans get in the way. Here is a list of surfing’s seven deadly sins, the perpetrators of any of these deserve to go straight to hell.

Bali: Centuries in The Making, Close to Breaking

Bali: Centuries in The Making, Close to Breaking

Once a serene island of colourful ceremonies, emerald rice terraces and elaborately carved temples, much of southern Bali is now infested with opulent hotels, “exclusive facilities” and “ocean sanctuaries”. The outbreak of construction sites around the tiny island threaten many more of these buildings to come – many more than the roads, infrastructure or environment can handle.

Rip Curl Cup Invitees Look Forward To Perfect Padang Padang in 2018

Rip Curl Cup Invitees Look Forward To Perfect Padang Padang in 2018

After several close calls at Padang Padang in recent weeks, the waiting period for the 2017 Rip Curl Cup Invitational has drawn to a close without the magic swell required to run the hallowed event. Despite a month-long waiting period during prime swell season (July 10 – August 10), the waves at Padang Padang never […]