10 Things to do in Sumba Island, Indonesia

Posted by on Nov 28, 2017 in Asia, Indonesia | 6 Comments
10 Things to do in Sumba Island, Indonesia

Where exactly is Sumba island? When we first started planning our travels in Indonesia, one of the first things we did was take a look at the map covering the 17,000 plus islands of the territory, to try to identify places that we had heard about and wanted to go to. We had never heard […]

Mount Bromo Sunrise and Kawah Ijen Blue Flames Without a Tour

Posted by on Nov 25, 2017 in Asia, Indonesia | 2 Comments
Mount Bromo Sunrise and Kawah Ijen Blue Flames Without a Tour

The hiking trips to view both the Mount Bromo sunrise and Kawah Ijen blue flames in eastern Java are amongst the island’s most sought-after experiences given the relative ease of accessing the volcanos and the fantastic views from both the craters and the viewpoints around Bromo. Peering into the crater of the active Mount Bromo, […]

Karimunjawa Islands Travel Guide and Information

Posted by on Nov 22, 2017 in Asia, Indonesia | 2 Comments
Karimunjawa Islands Travel Guide and Information

A few kilometres off the northern coast of Java, lie the beautiful Karimunjawa islands, an archipelago with a very slow-paced, sleepy vibe. Other than the chanting coming from the amplified speakers at the many mosques, there are few similarities here to the more urban towns on mainland Java. The main island in the Karimunjawa islands […]

16 Places to Visit and Things to Do in Yogyakarta

Posted by on Oct 4, 2017 in Asia, Indonesia | 2 Comments
16 Places to Visit and Things to Do in Yogyakarta

Close to Borobodur, the world famous UNESCO World-Heritage Site, Yogyakarta (commonly called “Jogja”), is a sprawling town in Java and one of the most popular destinations on the island. When we started looking for things to do in Yogyakarta, we quickly realised that the town provides an excellent base from where to explore the nearby […]

Things to do in Bukittinggi, Sumatra

Posted by on Sep 27, 2017 in Asia, Indonesia | No Comments
Things to do in Bukittinggi, Sumatra

Bukittinggi is a little Sumatran hill town with a mild cool climate. Most of the things to do in Bukittinggi are actually all outside town and require the use of a car, bike or joining a tour. Bukittinggi, is a perfect base for exploring the lush, fertile surroundings and landscape of West Sumatra, an area full […]

The Best Things to do in Lake Toba – Lake Toba Travel Guide

Posted by on Sep 9, 2017 in Asia, Indonesia | One Comment
The Best Things to do in Lake Toba – Lake Toba Travel Guide

The largest lake in Southeast Asia and one of the deepest in the world might sound pretty special. Even more special is the fact that it is located inside a large volcanic crater with an island called Samosir right in the centre of it. Here are some of the best things to do in Lake […]

Bukit Lawang Trekking – Orangutans in Sumatra

Posted by on Sep 1, 2017 in Asia, Indonesia | 2 Comments
Bukit Lawang Trekking – Orangutans in Sumatra

We were initially confused about planning out a trip to Indonesia, a country which is home to 17,000 plus islands, but one thing which we were sure of was that we wanted to go on a Bukit Lawang trekking experience to spot the orangutans in Sumatra! There are only two places in the world where […]