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Ramadan for Non-Muslims: An Etiquette Guide

Ramadan for Non-Muslims: An Etiquette Guide

There are 7 billion people in the world. And a full 22% of them — 1.6 billion — are fasting from sunup to sundown. Every day. For an entire month. It’s Ramadan, the holiest month of the Muslim calendar. But what if you’re not a Muslim — just a caring, considerate person. Is there anything […]

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.”

Six Tips for Foreign Tourist Traveling to Remote Areas of Indonesia

Six Tips for Foreign Tourist Traveling to Remote Areas of Indonesia

Across Indonesia’s 17,000 plus islands, there is something for everyone – even the pickiest of travellers. As the country opens up further to foreign tourists, visitors are finding that the beautiful destinations span far beyond Bali and Papua.

Borobudur Wins Third Spot in National Geographic’s Iconic Adventures

Borobudur Wins Third Spot in National Geographic’s Iconic Adventures

Recognized as the largest Buddhist monument in the world, the magnificent Borobudur Temple in Central Java, Indonesia has again received worldwide acknowledgement: National Geographic placed Borobudur in the Top 3 of 15 in World’s Iconic Adventures Worth the Effort, after the awesome Machu Picchu in Peru and Petra in Jordan, as published on 26th April […]

Mountains of Garbage Overshadow Indonesia’s Ambitious Tourism Plans

Mountains of Garbage Overshadow Indonesia’s Ambitious Tourism Plans

A sprawling archipelago of white sandy beaches, towering active volcanoes, seas abundant with marine life, rich rainforests, and dozens of ethnic cultures, it’s easy to see the traveller’s allure of visiting Indonesia. But even the most pristine of tourist attractions have a dirty little secret, as quoted from Indonesia Expat.

Japanese Documentary Filmmakers Deported from Indonesia

Japanese Documentary Filmmakers Deported from Indonesia

Six Japanese documentary makers have been deported from Indonesia after being caught trying to make a film in the sensitive province of Papua without the correct visas, an immigration official said.