Spicing it up in the Banda Islands, Maluku

Posted by on Jan 19, 2018 in Asia, Indonesia | 30 Comments
Spicing it up in the Banda Islands, Maluku

If you’re looking for some dreamy, charming and relatively undeveloped islands to get off the beaten path in Indonesia, consider heading to the Eastern side of the archipelago. Here, the beauty of the Banda Islands, Maluku province, the Kei Islands also in Maluku and Raja Ampat in Papua, will make you wonder why people bother to […]

Tana Toraja, Indonesia – Living Among the Dead – Visit Toraja

Posted by on Jan 15, 2018 in Asia, Indonesia | 4 Comments
Tana Toraja, Indonesia – Living Among the Dead – Visit Toraja

Understanding the death culture in Tana Toraja, Indonesia is no easy task. Whilst funerary rites in the western world symbolise closure after death and a departure from this world, Torajans have a very different perception of death and its significance. So why is the death culture in Tana Toraja, Indonesia so particular? Death in Toraja […]