• The Place to Get a Tattoo in Bali and A New Perspective on Indonesian Ink

    16 April 2018

    Xena, not the warrior princess, had a body of a Spanish guitar. A little twerk of her ass fired up the handful of men dancing in front of her. The 19-year old singer was singing ‘dangdut’—Indone ...
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  • This Might Be the Cheapest Hostel in Yogyakarta, But It’s Actually Priceless

    14 March 2018

    Every single person working in tourism is actually a key player in the industry including Anes, owner of Yez Yez Yez All Good Hostel in Yogyakarta. Placing a very low price for his ‘capsule’ rooms ...
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  • Trusting The Drag Queens to Cheer Me Up – Cabaret Show in Yogyakarta

    8 March 2018

    I would have never guessed that a woman in a Javanese ‘kebaya’, batik sarong, and a ‘sanggul’—traditional Javanese hairdo—would be able to do a cartwheel, land on a split, and slid herself ...
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  • Is Raja Ampat Dive Lodge the Most Luxurious Accommodation in Raja Ampat?

    24 February 2018

    Every resort offers a different kind of luxury. In areas as accessible as Bali, resorts can go above and beyond to make you feel pampered and glamorous during your stay. But when it comes to other pla ...
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  • Should Hotel Reviews Really Look Like This? – Prasana by Arjani Resort

    10 February 2018

    I’m very happy that we have a lot of active travel bloggers in Indonesia now. It’s nice to have more online content for traveling, especially since I rely much of it for my travels. Compared to wh ...
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  • How Wamena Coffee Has Changed My Attitude Toward Coffee

    2 February 2018

    I’m surrounded by coffee lovers – or so they claim. I see how snobbish they can be with their knowledge on coffee, however much or little they know, and they judge others by how they have their co ...
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  • Toko Buku Djawa and Rambles Over Coffee

    12 January 2018

    I think I like this place a little more than I should. For various reasons. It’s about ‘Toko Buku Djawa’ bookshop and my one-time experience having coffee there. One time? That’s it? And I’m ...
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  • Recommended Destinations in Indonesia for 2018

    22 December 2017

      Instead of looking back to what we’ve done in 2017, we decided to end the year by looking ahead to 2018. So we’ve gathered a few recommendations from friends who’ve traveled a lot ...
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  • 15 Hours on the Road Home

    8 December 2017

    “We’re heading straight back to Jakarta. You guys will have plenty of time to sleep,” Bayu told us as we were packing our bags in the spacious luggage compartment of our ride in the parking lo ...
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  • Sightseeing Ambon with the Sketchwalker

    25 October 2017

    Ambon, the capital of Maluku province, lately has been overlooked by travelers. They fill their curiosity about Maluku as a part of the "exotic", as some like to call it, East Indonesia, by flying in ...
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