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Adventure Pass – Save Money On Air Fares

As we all know flying between Indonesia’s islands can add up and become expensive. Garuda Airlines, now back to flying from Heathrow to Jakarta direct, are offering a new “Adventure Pass” with special fares destinations such as Labuan Bajo, to see...

Palm Oil Freeze

Indonesia’s President announces a palm oil freeze in effort to curb deforestation. At the end of April, President Joko Widodo announced a moratorium on new licences for oil palm plantations and mining permits. The Minister of the Environment and Forestry, Siti...

Borobudur

The magnificent Borobudur temple is the world’s biggest Buddhist monument, an ancient site widely considered to be one of the world’s seven wonders. Built in the 9th century during the reign of the Syailendra dynasty, the temple’s design in Gupta architecture reflects...

Tanjung Puting National Park

The park, which covers territory the size of Bali, is home to an amazing array of wildlife including it’s world famous orang utans. The park is also home to monkeys, birds and other wildlife, not to mention the pristine vegetation of the jungle itself. This is a world...

Whalesharks

Deep sea Divers from Flores to Papua, from Bunaken in North Sulawesi to Derawan in East Kalimantan have often spotted giant whalesharks migrating with the ocean currents from Australia swimming up north, to later return south again. But lately, it seems, these huge...

Indonesia Comes To London

This weekend, on the 28th and 29th of May, Londoners will be happily surprised with attractive presentations of entertainment, cultural performances and a culinary journey to the Indonesian islands, to take place at the popular Potters Field by the river Thames that...

Mt Kinabalu Ranau Trail

There is a new picturesque trail to the summit of Mt. Kinabalu, the Ranau Trail. The new trail will take climbers from Panar Laban (previously known as Laban Rata) at 3,272m to Sayat Sayat (3,668m) then continue on to the summit trail to Low’s Peak at 4,095m....