• Blue Stone Beach, Flores – Move Over White Sandy Beaches!

    24 November 2018

    “I have a thing for rocks,” Alice, mother of three told me, with her blue eyes widen of excitement. She had been the trooper of my group, educating everyone, especially her children, about nature ...
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  • Wologai, Flores – Where Guests Meets Breasts

    27 October 2018

    In a sense, it feels like Indonesia is moving backwards in terms of TV in terms of censorship. One of the most confusing is the blurring of women’s cleavage on TV. I’ve heard this was to prevent b ...
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  • 14 Days Overland Flores Itinerary

    5 October 2018

    If I’ve repeatedly recommended about the live-on-board (LOB) experience for the Komodo Islands, it’s time to emphasize the necessity of exploring Flores overland. If one travels briefly, they woul ...
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  • Savannas in Sumba Island, Insanely Gorgeous

    30 June 2017

    Having only been once to a savanna in Indonesia, which was the Bekol savanna in Baluran National Park, I was excited to see more savannas in Sumba Island. In between the visits to Sumba’s awesome be ...
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  • 7 Awesome Beaches in Sumba Island with Various Characters

    20 June 2017

    The beaches in Sumba Island made me realize how I missed playing in beaches and how I used to enjoy it very much. Although, it’s a bit vague whether my judgment was based solely on the various chara ...
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  • Padar Island, Komodo National Park – Worth All The Exposure?

    26 September 2016

    “Captain Beko!” I called out to the man behind the wheel. “Let me ask you a question. Why do you think people want to go to Padar Island? I think there’s a lot of great islands in Indonesia, b ...
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  • NTT

    25 July 2016

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  • A Mexican-Like Hotel in Kupang: La Hasienda

    13 July 2016

    It was a mix between a Mexican interior with a splash of Gaudi’s Park Guell. In one glance, we decided we would try the La Hasienda Hotel. No, it’s not a typo. It’s an Indonesian twist to the us ...
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  • Sasandu (or Sasando) – A Sound From East Indonesia

    16 June 2016

    A few weeks ago, I attended the Eco Music Camp at the foot of Halimun Mountain Nasional Park. It was an event where people would camp and listen to performers from around the world. The music was gene ...
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  • Lingal Beach, Alor Island – Another White Sand Indonesian Beach

    18 December 2015

    In a recent discussion Vira and I had, also with a few avid Indonesian travelers, we talked about where we preferred to travel. In between it all, we kinda had a rough conclusion that we've shifted ...
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