Explore Indonesia

Explore Indonesia

Thousands Of Islands. Hundreds Of Cultures. One Book.

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 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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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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Bali Indonesia temples

Bali’s Religion and Beliefs Approximately three million people live on Bali and about 90 percent of the people follow the Hindu religion. Balinese Hinduism was formed from a combination of existing local beliefs and Hindu influences from across Southeast Asia and South Asia. The Balinese, like all people of Hindu faith, believe their religion is […]

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Birute Galdikas Camp Leakey Indonesia

Deforestation Threatens Ecotourism By Kelly Dinardo, New York Times It was the orangutan’s eyes that first struck Biruté Mary Galdikas. “They look very human,” said Dr. Galdikas, an anthropologist and the president of Orangutan Foundation International. “They have a very strong gaze that will penetrate you,” she said. “It’s almost hypnotic.” In the early ’70s, […]

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Ecotourism An Untapped Market Across Indonesia Although Indonesia has many attractions for tourists – beautiful countryside, interesting cultures & historical remnants, beaches, nightlife in Jakarta and Bali, and much more – the country fails to attract a large number of foreign tourists. Yes, Indonesia may achieve its target of welcoming 10 million foreign visitors in […]

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Prambanan temple Yogyakarta

Adventures Beyond Bali Indonesia has more than 18,000 islands and 6,000 of them are inhabited. It is the largest archipelago in the world. It includes more than 240 million people from more than 300 ethnic groups. They speak more than 250 different languages across Indonesia. Bali is the most popular island, but many other tourist attractions […]

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Mt. Rinjani Lombok Indonesia

Tourists Missing On Mt. Rinjani Almost 400 tourists are missing after a volcano erupted on the island of Lombok in Indonesia, spewing a massive column of ash into the atmosphere. More than 1,000 vacationers have been evacuated from the area, according to the country’s disaster agency. Around 389 tourists are missing after the 3.7-km (12,224-foot)-high […]

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18,000 Islands Across Equator Indonesia includes some of the largest and most exotic islands in the world, including Bali, Java, Komodo and Sumatra. There are more than 17,500 islands in all. Indonesia shares two of its largest islands with other countries. The Indonesian state of Papua, formerly known as Irian Jaya, occupies the western half of […]

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