Category: Destinations

Tanah Toraja

Indonesia’s Most Diverse Destination Sulawesi, or Celebes, is one of the most beautiful destinations in Indonesia. With abundant beauty and natural riches, Sulawesi could become one of the major nature-based tourism centers in Southeast Asia. It features rugged highlands, numerous volcanoes and some of the best diving locations in the world. Sulawesi has a distinctive shape that has […]

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Indonesia language guide

Bali Still The Top Destination Indonesia attracted a record number of foreign tourists last year. It hopes to top those results in 2019. Foreign tourist arrivals reached 15.8 million in 2018, 13 percent more than a year earlier. Malaysian and Chinese tourists are fueling the surge of international visitors. More than 2.5 million Malaysians visited the archipelago […]

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Komodo dragon Rinca island

Indonesia Says Tourism Threatens Dragons Is tourism endangering one of the world’s most iconic lizard species? It seemed that way after the unexpected announcement that Komodo National Park in Indonesia, home of the Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis) may be partly closed to visitors for a full year. But scientists say the Komodo dragons in the park […]

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cruise Indonesia

Indonesia Cruises Rising As the largest archipelago in the world, Indonesia is a perfect destination for yachts and cruise trips. Committed to making it easier for both yachters and cruise ships to enter its waters, the Indonesian government has implemented a number of policies that simplify procedures. The policy includes a waiver of cabotage so that […]

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scuba dive Indonesia

Remote Resort Offers World-Class Diving Indonesia has some of the best scuba diving and snorkeling destinations in the world. Wakatobi National Park is one of the most fascinating diving destinations in all of Indonesia. Wakatobi (pronounced WAHK-kah-TOH-bee) features a luxury dive resort in southeastern Sulawesi, Indonesia. The area includes 143 islands, but only four of […]

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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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Indonesia language guide

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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Jakarta Indonesia tourism

Explore Java Jakarta (JAH-kahr-TAH) is located on the northwest coast of Java. Jakarta means “victory city.” It’s the capital of Indonesia and the largest city in the country. It has almost 10 million residents. The first recorded settlement at what is now Jakarta was the port of Kelapa, near the mouth of the Ciliwung River. Its origin […]

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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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Indonesia language guide

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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