20 Best Surfing Islands

20 Best Surfing Islands

Surf is everywhere. It rolls past our coastlines, whipped up by storms off shore, held up by offshore winds, and can go from playful to terrifying the blink of an eye. Sometimes it’s blue, sometimes green, sometimes gray. Whatever it looks like, it’s always beautiful. Islands have some of the best waves, and this gallery shows twenty of the world’s best surfing islands. From India to Indonesia, there’s a wave for everyone.

Rarely Surfed Lineups around the Planet

Rarely Surfed Lineups around the Planet

From Oman to Indonesia, Haiti to Comoros, Liberia to Algeria, surfEXPLORE is a collective dedicated to surfing exploration. Since 2007, they’ve traveled the world in search of new waves and deep cultural immersion. Their materials are featured regularly in specialty surfing publications, adventure travel magazines, websites and newspapers worldwide. These images of rarely-touched lineups prove it.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Real Indonesia

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Real Indonesia

Hitchhiking – or hitching – is not common in Indonesia. It doesn’t have the same romanticized history as documented in the United States by writers such as Steinbeck, Vonnegut and, of course, Kerouac, whose book On the Road epitomized the beatnik search for the “real” America.

5 Great Holiday Destinations in Jakarta

5 Great Holiday Destinations in Jakarta

Tired of the old classic trip to the mall in Jakarta on a family weekend? Change things up and go for adventurous trips this school holiday. There is more to Jakarta than dull tall buildings and bright-lighted malls. Discover a whole new Jakarta in a venturesome trip you and your family can enjoy – from historical museums to fun-loving amusement parks.

Family Vacation on Popular Bali Destination

Family Vacation on Popular Bali Destination

The island of Bali has many popular tourist destination and one of the is the Jimbaran beach. Jimbaran beach is a popular destination for young and couples. While its a fact that the island of Bali has an unlimited number of attractions which geared for adults but the island of Bali is also a paradise for family vacation. If you don’t have choose your family vacation destination then you are encourage to take Jimbaran beach into consideration.

How to Escape for the Summer

How to Escape for the Summer

Recently California’s Dillon Perillo offered his five favorite summer surf destinations. Because we’re all about equality, for this week’s column we headed east to see what Floridian Evan Geiselman has on his itinerary.

Jakarta is the seventh most hated city

Jakarta is the seventh most hated city

The CNNGo website issued a list of the most hated 10 cities by the world travelers and among them was Jakarta, which was ranked as the seventh most hated…

Cimaja surf spot and the mystery of the South Seas Queen

Cimaja surf spot and the mystery of the South Seas Queen

The only thing I’d heard before my first trip to Cimaja (other than that the waves were good) was an odd, cryptic warning: Don’t wear green in the water, otherwise the sea goddess might make you her concubine.

Video: The Journey Into Indonesia (Trailer)

Video: The Journey Into Indonesia (Trailer)

This is a new video from Putu Fabian von Holzen, from Bond University’s Faculty of Sustainable Development trip to Sumatra, Indonesia. Take a moment and watch this trailer. The 30 minutes length video will be out August 2012.