Pulau Dua

Pulau Dua or Isle of Two is located on the far eastern shores of central Sulawesi. This two small stony outcrops are just a few miles away from the shores of Balantak, a sleepy fishing village on the mainland.It is highly unlikely that you as a non Indonesian will ever …

Makassar In A Day

Makassar is the main city of Sulawesi Island. This is the 3rd biggest city after Jakarta and Surabaya and is a major airport. There are flight connections to Singapore and also to all major destinations in Indonesia. Most people use Makassar as a transit point and head out to the …

Luwuk Sulawesi

Well all we can say about Luwuk located in Sulawesi is that this is a quaint laid-back town in the north-central corner of the island. This town is now coming more into limelight due to the gas wells discovered south of the city. Earlier the main stay of the town …

East Borneo Indonesia

During the summer of 2014, I visited the eastern shores of Borneo. With wildlife and uncharted territories all around, this place is a bliss for wildlife lovers. The entry is through the oil town of Balikpapan. Useful Information: Balikpapan is a city in East Kalimantan. It serves as headquarters for …

Jakarta

The busy metropolis of Jakarta has a colonial heart where the gothic structures still stand tall. An evening in the town square in Batavia and then a stroll along the waterfront is a nice time before you head out the the beautiful beaches of Bali or Java.

Hiking In Kalimantan

This time again on a trip to Kalimantan Timur, Borneo i did a small hike in Sungai Wain. Sungai Wain protected forest occupies ~10,000 hectares of swamp forest, lowland forest and mangrove. The lucky ones will see orang-utan, sun bears and proboscis monkey. There are 4 defined trails in the …

Flickr From Flores

Since we started planning for Indonesia vacation, we always wanted to move beyond Bali. We were contemplating between Gili islands and Nusa Penida. Somehow we found the mention of Komodo National Park as the topmost destination of Indonesia.Diving deeper we found that this is a gem and we must visit …

Bali

Beautiful green rice terraces, huge surf waves, Hindu temples, charming people and awesome dives is what defines Bali. This is not a small island though you can drive all around in a long long day. No doubt Bali remains the top attraction of all South East Asia. This summer of …

A Week In Bali

Finally after so many business trips to Indonesia, we made it to Bali on a much deserved vacation. Bali is the island which defines tourism in Indonesia and famous for its culture, surf and nice island life. A week is not enough to explore but that is all we have …