Indonesia Travel Articles
Exploring Indonesia by Motorbike While bus might be the most commonly used form of transportation for travelers in Indonesia, renting a motorcycle affords you the freedom to explore at your leisure and allows you to truly experience the amazing cultural diversity that exists. How to Travel Like a Local in Indonesia From getting muddy in the rice paddies to visiting a medicine man, Zoë Smith offers some advice on ditching the tourist trail and traveling like a local in Indonesia. The Tsunami 5 Years On: My Visit to Aceh, Indonesia On Boxing Day 2004, an earthquake measuring nine on the Richter scale struck just off the coast of Aceh, Indonesia. Amanda George travelled to Aceh to look at the progress that has been made and some of the surprising consequences of the disaster. The Coral Gardeners – Pulau Weh, Indonesia Almost five years after the tsunami, Pulau Weh's divers bring coral sea beds back to life. Traditional Bali – A photo tour Travelling to Bali can be quite hectic. Night Clubs, touts, vendors and young surfers will keep you busy. But visit the quiet town of Ubud and you will discover a tradtional side of Bali. Java Journey – Indonesia, Asia In the hot spots of Indonesia, John M. Edwards went out to get a cup of java, in Java, and ended up on an infernal coffee odyssey through the Indonesian archipelago. Almost Famous – West Sumatra, Padang, Indonesia, Asia Heather Corrigan discovers that being a celebrity is not all it's cracked up to be. Enchanting Bali – Indonesia, Asia For Neha Kirpal, Bali is paradise on earth - a unique island, as much modern in its facilities as it is traditional in its art, culture and lifestyle. A Lesson in Balinese Cooking – Indonesia, Asia One of Christine Wuthrich's discoveries is local cuisine. She recounts her early morning sojourn at the Ubud Market, and the private Balinese cooking class with Cok Sri. Dine and Dance – Bali, Indonesia, Asia One simply can't miss a gamelan orchestra performance while in Bali. Christine Wuthrich explains why.