Mount Merapi

Mount Merapi

Two hours north of Yogyakarta on the island of Java, you'll find the massive Mount Merapi, which names boasts the appropriate translation of Mountain of Fire. It's quite an imposing feature and is one of the most active volcanos in the world. With the lush, green and ultra fertile landscape surrounding its base, it seems [...]

Bira Beach, Indonesia

Bira Beach, Indonesia

Despite its obvious beauty, most people don't just stumble upon Bira as their main destination when looking for paradise. There's a couple reasons for that. First, it's four hours away form a big city like Makassar and actually, most foreigners in Makassar are just stopping through before getting to places like Bali, Toraja or Manado. [...]

Lombok, Indonesia

Lombok, Indonesia

Lombok is the less bragged about of the islands in Indonesia, and I can't figure out why. In my opinion, it has the potential to surpass Bali's appeal in the coming years if people take notice accordingly. The persisting culture of the indigenous Sasak people, unspoiled beauty, pristine beaches, waterfalls, active Mount Rinjani volcano and [...]

Sanur, Bali: A Perfect Place to Wind Down

Sanur, Bali: A Perfect Place to Wind Down

Visiting Bali and wanting to stay in the hotel room the whole time seems totally wrong, doesn't it? Well, it turns out some cities in Bali warrant just that. What if the water and sun came to you, just a jump away from the sofa and two steps from your bed? In Sanur, my dreams [...]