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?
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
Recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site, the Borobudur temple in Magelang, Central Java, is considered a must-see for travellers visiting the area. Located on Menoreh Hill and surrounded by the four mountains of Sindoro, Sumbing, Merapi and Merbabu, the temple also sits between the Elo and Progo rivers. Along with the temple’s majestic beauty, the natural landscape offers a view like no other. After a visit to Borobudur temple, exploring the surrounding area would be the next option for travellers…
Source: 5 things to do in Borobudur, besides visiting the temple, – AsiaOne
Komodo Island, home to the famed Komodo dragons, will now remain open next year, but with a hugely inflated entry price. Visitors could previously access the Indonesian island and Unesco World…
Source: Komodo dragon island to remain open but only the rich can afford new…
More than 176,000 people visited Komodo National Park in 2018, with many coming just to see the nearly 2,000 giant lizards.
Source: Indonesia to restrict but not ban tourists on Komodo island
Indonesia has canceled plans to close the popular Komodo Island for tourists, but will instead impose a limit on the number of visitors to protect its native giant lizard, state media reported.
Source: Indonesia reverses tourist ban on Komodo Island
Apparently tourism is not a threat as the authorities had initially thought.
Source: Looks like Indonesia’s Komodo Island will remain open after all. Here’s why.
The country’s environment minister says the population of dragons is stable…
Source: Indonesia is scrapping plans to close Komodo Island to tourists