With the rise of infrastructure development and government efforts to promote local tourism, travelers now have more opportunities to visit every corner of Indonesia. The Jakarta Post has compiled five Indonesian destinations that you should add to your travel bucket list this year.
Central Statistics Agency (BPS) Bali Province just release new data on the number of foreign tourist arrivals to Bali in the last five months (January – May) earlier this week.
Bali’s hotel occupancy rebounded last year, rising more than 4% following a challenging 2015. But at what cost?
The sea in this area is known for producing some great waves, which are perfect for surfers. Also, the beaches are much quieter than their southern counterparts, despite most of them being located within close proximity to the large main road connecting Denpasar and Gilimanuk Port.
With that being said, here are some of the spots that you can go to if you happen to be wandering off to the western part of Bali.
Bali is the ultimate paradise. Conjuring screensaver images of beaches, centuries-old temples, pampering villas, and even healers, the Hindu-driven island nation within the country of Indonesia has rich culture and centuries-old rituals still practiced today. Temples are ubiquitous, as are moss-covered stone shrines.
The Tourism Ministry is holding a series of workshops from April 20 to 22 to discuss the competitiveness index of the nation’s 10 priority tourist destinations, also known as 10 New Bali, in Tanjung Lesung, Banten, as quoted from The Jakarta Post.
Below are the best of the best: the beaches, towns and islands that Kelly tries to hit each and every year, the places that mean the most to him on this planet. Take a minute to dive into Kelly’s world and get some insight to why he holds each of these places in such high regard.
We already know about the things that shouldn’t happen in Bali: excessive drinking, tourists exposing way too much flesh on the beach and blatant ignorance of the island’s culture. But that’s not the real Bali. Beyond Kuta there is plenty that will surprise, and delight, the first-time visitor to the Island of the Gods.
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.
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 […]