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Indonesia

Overview: Bali

The most popular tourist island in the archipelago.  There’s a good reason for this, the infrastructure is excellent, locals are friendly, there is plenty to do and the island has a superb range of accommodation to suit any budget. Bali is often referred to as the Island of the Gods...

Overview: Sulawesi

When you look at a map of Sulawesi it looks really odd, like someone who has been run over by a steamroller.  Sulawesi is one of the four Greater Sunda Islands. It is also the world’s eleventh-largest island, and is situated east of Borneo. Sulawesi has a...

How I beat the paps

Richie Strahan in Bali, Image: Sunshine Coast Daily The production company had it all locked down – watertight – top secret – right to the last minute as they checked in for their flight to `Denpasar on the Island of the `Gods – Bali. Australia’s most annoying and persistent paparazzi –...

Overview: Java

Java is an island of Indonesia, bordered by the Indian Ocean on the south and the Java Sea on the north. With a population of over 141 million Java constitutes 56.7 percent of the Indonesian population and is the world’s most...

Overview: Sumatra

Sumatra is the second largest (after Borneo) of the Greater Sunda Islands, in the Malay Archipelago. It is separated in the northeast from the Malay Peninsula by the Strait of Malacca and in the south from Java by the Sunda Strait. The...

Sanur the Quieter Side of Bali

I’ve been a frequent visitor to Bali, Indonesia’s famed holiday isle. Bali is an island with many faces.  The predominant religion here is Hinduism, and signs of that belief are everywhere, with offerings, altars and small temples common in every home and workplace. The most popular...

Overview : Lombok

Lombok is an island in West Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia. It forms part of the chain of the Lesser Sunda Islands, with the Lombok Strait separating it from Bali to the west and the Alas Strait between it and the island...