Category Archives: Indonesia

8 Things To Do In & Around Borobudur, From Sunset-Watching To Temple-Hopping To River Rafting; Dwiputri P; Smart Local

After the Borobudur complex and its neighboring heritage attractions, bike tours, museums, and rafting can be part of your Jogja itinerary.

Source: 8 Things To Do In & Around Borobudur, From Sunset-Watching To Temple-Hopping To River Rafting

Construction begins despite concerns; Elmoudjaweb Canada

In the centre of the vast Indonesian archipelago – hundreds of giant lizards roam Rinca Island. The Komodo dragon – or Komodo monitor – is the world’s largest and heaviest lizard. Fossils indicate they have ancient origins dating back millions of years. A recent study found the lizard might have actually evolved in Australia, but today the vulnerable animal can only be found in the wild in Indonesia – a source of pride for the locals who live alongside them.

Source: Construction begins despite concerns – Jaweb – Elmoudjaweb Canada

14 Best Pink Sand Beaches in the World; Shandley McMurray; PlanetWare

Source: 14 Best Pink Sand Beaches in the World | PlanetWare

Viral photo sparks concerns about Indonesia’s ‘Jurassic Park’; Muhammad Irham; BBC

The viral image has raised questions about the conservation impact on the animal native to Indonesia.

Source: Viral photo sparks concerns about Indonesia’s ‘Jurassic Park’

Bali: Mengwi Taman Ayun Site and Sangeh Monkey Forest Tour; Get Your Guide

Discover Mengwi Royal Kingdom, a UNESCO-listed Bali Royal Family Garden Temple. Explore the natural beauty of the Tegalalang Rice Terraces and visit Sangeh Monkey Forest.

Source: Bali: Mengwi Taman Ayun Site and Sangeh Monkey Forest Tour

Beyond orangutans: Indonesia’s Gunung Leuser National Park local community, stakeholders jointly craft conservation plan; PIA

Source: Beyond orangutans: Indonesia’s Gunung Leuser National Park local community, stakeholders jointly craft conservation plan

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.

Source: A Story about a World Heritage in Bali

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.

Source: 30 Best Bucket List Trips For Your Lifetime: Visiting The Real Life Jurassic Park

Prambanan Temple; Lonely Planet

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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…

Source: Witness the Pink Sands and Elusive Dragons of Komodo Island in Indonesia

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.

Source: Relishing the rolling hills of Val D’orcia in Tuscany

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.

Source: Top 7 ‘winter’ destinations in Southeast Asia to visit for a cool holiday

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.

Source: The deadliest volcano to strike the modern world

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…

Source: A tiger refuge in Sumatra gets a reprieve from road building

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

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