Author: Gary Chandler

Borobudur Java Indonesia

Bali, Borneo, Beyond With more than 180,000 islands, Indonesia is the largest archipelago in the world. The islands are home to 167 active volcanoes, more endangered species and more beaches than any other nation. Indonesia has some of the largest remaining tracts of tropical forest anywhere in the world. It also features some of the […]

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satay and peanut sauce Indonesia

The Spice Islands From Bandung to Bali, and Sumatra to Surabaya, each has its own unique tastes. There are so many ways to explore Indonesia and if you have little time to actually travel to beautiful Indonesia, you can do it by tasting Indonesia’s food: 1. Indonesian Satay: Satay is meat skewers that are cooked over […]

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Indonesia destinations

Between Singapore, Borneo By Lee Cobaj, The Telegraph In a pristine tropical archipelago in a far-flung corner of Indonesia, the brand new Bawah Island is a luxury retreat that’s brilliantly put-together and sustainably minded. It’s an adventure to get to – and even more fun upon arrival. The remote Anambas Archipelago, in which the resort sits, was one of […]

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cruise Indonesia

Custom Tours To Many Islands By Johnny Morris, The Telegraph The message from the ship’s PA system was as crystal clear as our view of the smoking island. “For passengers wishing to climb the active volcano the captain has secured clearance for landing.” It was a surprise addition to the schedule. Minutes later we were […]

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Indonesia destinations

Bali Sets The Pace By John Wogan, Travel + Leisure Some of the most luxurious resort hotels on the planet are located in Indonesia, home to everything a well-traveled hotel connoisseur would expect: beautiful beaches, delicious food, postcard-perfect views, and faultless service. So it’s hardly a surprise that our readers are willing to endure multiple […]

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Indonesia destinations

15 Reasons To Visit Indonesia Jakarta is a “melting pot of cuisines and cultures”, wrote Simon Parker for Telegraph Travel in 2015. “The old town of Batavia will transport you to Indonesia’s Dutch colonial past while the fashionable Menteng district is a hive of live music venues, exclusive restaurants and hip hotels,” he added. “World-renowned restaurants, […]

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satay and peanut sauce Indonesia

International Cuisines Across Indonesia Many Indonesian meals consist of steamed or fried rice with side dishes of meat, chicken, fish, and vegetables.   There is such a rich variety in the Indonesian cuisine that one should sample specialties in each region. However, most common nationwide are “sate” (skewered and grilled meat with peanut sauce on the […]

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Indonesia vacation

Fascinating Travel Options Across Thousands Of Islands Indonesia is a very large and diverse country. With 18,110 islands, 6,000 of them inhabited, it is the largest archipelago in the world. The population of 240 million people is composed of about 300 ethnic groups who speak more than 250 different languages. While Bali and Jakarta are often […]

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Indonesia tourist destinations

Tourists Get Better Deals When Speaking Indonesian Shopping can be a nonstop activity in Indonesia because merchants are everywhere. In larger cities, such as Jakarta, visitors will encounter everything from luxurious shopping malls to children selling goods on the sidewalks. Items from around the world are available in Indonesia, including food, clothing, and toiletries. Local […]

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Borobudur Java Indonesia

Prambanan Also Near Yogyakarta When scholars and historians speak of the world’s great Buddhist temples, most conversations include Borobudur, which means monastery on the hill. Borobudur is the world’s largest Buddhist temple and is most famous for its many stone-carved panels depicting the life and teachings of Buddha. The narratives, over a thousand in all, […]

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