Category Archives: Destinations

Indonesia An Endless Summer For Surfing

Bali, Java and Lombok Good Starting Points For Surfers Indonesia is ideal for surfing all year round, although the winds and waves shift from season to season. June to August usually produces the largest swells. Some of the best waves … Continue reading

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Indonesia Falls Short Of Tourism Target

Jakarta Terrorist Attack Takes Toll On Tourism  Indonesia missed its target to attract at least 10 million foreign tourists in 2015 despite various promotion attempts, according to the Central Statistics Agency. Indonesia attracted 9.73 million tourists last year, in comparison to … Continue reading

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Indonesia Promoting Marine Destinations

Tourism Plan Showcases Diving, Surfing, Wildlife Indonesia hopes to double the number of tourists that visit from other nations by 2019. This year, the island nation will launch an initiative to upgrade several tourist destinations around the archipelago in a bid … Continue reading

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Indonesia Racing To Develop Resorts On Lombok

Lombok Expected To Divert Tourists From Bali The Indonesian government is impatient to see the completion of the Mandalika tourist resort development, which is also being built as a Special Economic Zone (KEK) to drive local economic activities and boost … Continue reading

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Indonesian Flights Held Hostage By Volcanic Eruption

Rinjani One Of Indonesia’s Most Popular Treks Flights have been grounded across Indonesia due to ongoing eruptions from Mt. Rinjani. Rinjani is ejecting ash up to 14,000 feet and causing hazardous flying conditions in and around the airports on the islands … Continue reading

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Indonesia’s Museum’s, Monuments Loaded With History

Museums, Monuments Found Across Indonesia Indonesia’s monuments and museums are found throughout the country. They represent the whole spectrum of Indonesian life, thought and history. The best-known and also the oldest in existence of the museums of art, culture and history … Continue reading

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Indonesia’s Deadliest Volcanoes

Indonesia Has More Active Volcanoes Than Any Place On Earth Indonesia has more than 400 volcanoes, including 128 active ones. The tallest, Kerinci on Sumatra, Rinjani on Lombok, and Semeru on Java, for example, reach more than 10,500 feet above … Continue reading

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Bali Now Served By Emirates Airline

Daily Non-Stops Already Serve Jakarta Bali ho. Dubai-based airline Emirates officially launched a daily flight from Dubai in the United Arab Emirates to Indonesia’s most prominent tourism destination, Bali, with an inaugural flight on Wednesday. The flight marked the commencement of … Continue reading

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Bali’s Most Stunning Temples

Religion The Center Of Balinese Culture No visit to Bali would be complete without a trip to see at least one of Bali’s many Hindu temples. There are over 20,000 pura (Balinese for temple) in Bali, a widespread marker of … Continue reading

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Jakarta The Capital Of Indonesian Commerce

Urban Destinations On 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 … Continue reading

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