Trade sees red over Komodo Park’s new online booking system; Kurniawan Ulung; TTG Asia

A number of Indonesian tour operators have questioned the fairness of the new online booking system introduced by the Komodo National Park (TNK) earlier this month.

Source: Trade sees red over Komodo Park’s new online booking system | TTG Asia

11 Top-Rated Islands in Indonesia; Joni Sweet; PlanetWare

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A Story about a World Heritage in Bali; Alek Karci Kurniawan; Modern Diplomacy

Monday, June 29, 2020, when you open the Google search engine, you will see a picture of a farmer sitting in a hut. His eyes lead to green fields. Google Doodle displays an image with the tagline “Celebrating Cultural Heritage, Subak”. Subak is a tradition of the Balinese, Indonesia. When you visit the countryside in Bali, you will see a fields at the foot of the mountain with neat watering.

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A Fascinating Story of Indonesia: How Hinduism and Buddhism coexist in this Country; Durba Mandal; NewsGram

Indonesia offers a look into the coexistence of faiths; with places like Prambanan temple complex and the Borobudur temple, it’s a festival of culture…

Source: A Fascinating Story of Indonesia: How Hinduism and Buddhism coexist in this Country | NewsGram

30 Best Bucket List Trips For Your Lifetime: Visiting The Real Life Jurassic Park; Larry Olmsted; Forbes

There is no other trip like this one on the entire planet.

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Prambanan Temple; Lonely Planet

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‘Treading the footsteps to enlightenment: The mystical temple of Borobudur’; Di & Geoff East; Start Sat 60

The temple sits majestically on a hilltop overlooking lush green fields and distant hills.

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Witness the Pink Sands and Elusive Dragons of Komodo Island in Indonesia; Sharmistha Chaudhuri; Outlook India

Flores in Indonesia promises dragons, pink beaches and manta rays—a compelling adventure awaits you…

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Relishing the rolling hills of Val D’orcia in Tuscany; Natasha Wahyudihardjo; Jakarta Post

Explore Val D’orcia for two days and you are in for the adventure of a lifetime.

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Top World Heritage National Parks in Indonesia; Indonesia Expat

For anyone who wants to spend a few days away from the crowds of big cities, national parks are a rare treat to fix that need of solitude and to be…

Source: Top World Heritage National Parks in Indonesia – Indonesia Expat

Buddhist Gem in the Wonder of Borobudur; Som Kanika; Khmer Times

Packed with hundreds of captivating tourist sites, Indonesia is a discovery for curious travellers and history buffs.

Source: Buddhist Gem in the Wonder of Borobudur – Khmer Times

Top 7 ‘winter’ destinations in Southeast Asia to visit for a cool holiday; Mae Yen Yap; Mashable

Here’s the top places Mae Yen Yap recommends.

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Tourists visit Prambanan temple in Central Java Province, Indonesia; Xuxin; Xinhua

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The deadliest volcano to strike the modern world; Max Anderson; Traveller

It’s one of the most infamous volcanoes, right up there with Etna and Vesuvius.

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YOGYAKARTA ITINERARY: 8 Best Things to Do; Asta Alvarez; The Poor Traveler Itinerary Blog

Asta Alvarez was ecstatic. She breathed in the afternoon air and whispered, “Hello Jogja! We meet again.” From Jakarta, her plane landed at Adisucipto International…

Source: YOGYAKARTA ITINERARY: 8 Best Things to Do | The Poor Traveler Itinerary Blog

A tiger refuge in Sumatra gets a reprieve from road building; Rod Harbinson; Monga Bay

Environmental science and conservation news…

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Tourism Minister Arief Yahya extended his congratulations; Jakarta Informer

Tourism Minister Arief Yahya extended his congratulations on Ombillin in Sawahlunto, West Sumatra Province, being inscribed on the list…

Source: Jakarta (ANTARA) – Tourism Minister Arief Yahya extended his congratulations o… – Jakarta Picture | Jakarta Informer

Little-visited UNESCO World Heritage Sites in South-East Asia; Rosie Fitzgerald; Wanderlust

A guide to 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in South East Asia you probably haven’t heard of, including Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park in Vietnam, an alternative Angkor Wat in Cambodia, wildlife experiences in Indonesia, jungle treks in Borneo, temples in Thailand and Bagan in Myanmar.

Source: Little-visited UNESCO World Heritage Sites in South-East Asia

Yogyakarta Travel Guide 2019 Blog: Things To Do, Sample Itinerary, Travel Tips And More!

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Ombilin Coal Mining Heritage in Indonesia listed as UNESCO world heritage; Yang Yi; Xinhua

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