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Indonesian ‘Rainbow Village’ Becomes Hit After Paint Job

Indonesian ‘Rainbow Village’ Becomes Hit After Paint Job

A slum area on Indonesia’s Java Island has become an unlikely tourist attraction, as well as a social media hit, after its homes were painted vivid colors to transform the district into what is now being called “Kampung Pelangi” (“Rainbow Village”).

Large Swells Will Lighting Up Indonesia and Australia

Large Swells Will Lighting Up Indonesia and Australia

More interesting to us in Australia and anyone travelling to Indonesia next week is that the storm currently impacting South Africa will track south-east, weakening temporarily before firing back up in a big way, west of Heard Island – longitudinally midway between Africa and Australia

Whale Washed Up on West Seram Beach, Again

Whale Washed Up on West Seram Beach, Again

Authorities report that the carcass was 23-meter long and 5-meter wide. Ismet said that large whales are often seen of late in waters off the village.

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.

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.