From underground aqueducts to tree-bridges and fish that love sewage, indigenous customs could save the planet – but are under threat. Landscape architect Julia Watson shares her ‘lo-TEK’ vision…
Source: Living bridges and supper from sewage: can ancient fixes save our crisis-torn world?
The temple sits majestically on a hilltop overlooking lush green fields and distant hills.
Source: ‘Treading the footsteps to enlightenment: The mystical temple of Borobudur’
Plans to control tourist numbers set locals against the provincial government…
Source: Indonesia’s Komodo dragons spark a devil of a row
Flores in Indonesia promises dragons, pink beaches and manta rays—a compelling adventure awaits you…
Source: Witness the Pink Sands and Elusive Dragons of Komodo Island in Indonesia
Not all visitors treat the ninth century Buddhist temple with the esteem it deserves as thousands of wads of used chewing gum can be seen covering its stone surfaces.
Source: Used chewing gum plagues Borobudur temple
Explore Val D’orcia for two days and you are in for the adventure of a lifetime.
Source: Relishing the rolling hills of Val D’orcia in Tuscany
It is one of nature’s truly heart thudding, soul shuddering experiences.
Source: Could overtourism kill the Komodo dragon?
NOT too long ago, Elena Koshy and her three sisters decided on a trip to a far-flung country for a few days. It seemed like a recipe for disaster.
Source: A tapestry of memories — an unforgettable sibling adventure to Yogyakarta!
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
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
Promotion by an international celebrity could help boost the popularity of one of the region’s main attractions: Komodo Island.
Source: ‘Maybe Leonardo DiCaprio can promote Labuan Bajo?’: Local government hopes to reach stars
Yogyakarta, affectionately known as Jogja, is quite a special place. The only Indonesian royal city still ruled by monarchy – Sultan Hamengku Buwono X is Indonesia’s last sultan with real political power – and is also known as the cultural capital of Java. Here are 9 scenic wonders not to miss.
Source: Sight Seeing in Yogyakarta, Indonesia: Natural Wonders and Man-made Marvels To Visit – City Nomads
Fees to enter the UNESCO World Heritage Site may soon jump from $10 to $1,000.
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It’s one of the most infamous volcanoes, right up there with Etna and Vesuvius.
Source: The deadliest volcano to strike the modern world
After months of uncertainty, the Indonesian government has announced that the popular destination will not be closing to tourists. Instead, the number of visitors will be limited and a two-tier ‘membership’ scheme will be implemented.
Source: Komodo National Park is staying open, but at US$1,000 to visit its dragons, will anyone go?