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Manado – Forgotten diamond of Sulawesi

In a country like Indonesia, where the territorial waters cover more than the entire land area, Manado was necessarily a town overlooking the sea. And yet, very few of those traveling to discover Indonesian beauties decide to stop by this … Continue reading

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Tempestuous history of Indonesia

Your journey to Indonesia will be a better experience if you get to know more about its past and all types of influences which made Indonesia be just like it is today. That’s why we prepared a short guide through … Continue reading

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On Mount Merapi, Samiran villagers open homes to tourists

Samiran tourist village is home to the Merapi Garden area. (JP/Ganug Nugroho Adi) Five years ago, Samiran in Selo district, Boyolali regency, Central Java, was just a small village located on the slopes of Mount Merapi and Mount Merbabu, serving … Continue reading

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Banda Islands: Portal into another world

There is a lot to see in the Banda Islands, a place that can bring any visitor back into the past. The sky is a grey wash. Dark clouds hang low and ragged over a silver sea. Wind whips up … Continue reading

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The unforgettable Rote Island

Perfect moment: Sunset at Nemberala Beach on Rote Island, East Nusa Tenggara. (JP/Ayu Saptarika) Rote Island in East Nusa Tenggara offers outstanding beaches with perfect waves, making it well known among surfers across the globe. But this is not its … Continue reading

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Head in the clouds at Yogyakarta’s clifftop tourist spot, Jurang Tembelan

The rainy season in Indonesia, which generally spans between November and March, can sometimes wreak havoc on travel plans, as rainfall could hinder outdoor activities and obscure panoramic views. There are some destinations, however, that may be better visited during … Continue reading

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Aceh wants 150,000 foreign tourists in 2019

Aceh has its eyes set on attracting at least 150,000 foreign and 3 million domestic tourists this year. As reported by disbudpar.acehprov.go.id, Aceh Tourism and Culture Agency head Jamaluddin said the province also had increased its target of attracting Muslim tourists to … Continue reading

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