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An excellent trip which gave a fantastic insight in these two Indonesian islands.
margaret, 30 Sep, 2012 The Bit Beyond Ubud
Overall it was a really great trip-I saw and did a lot in Indonesia in two weeks, and met some really great people on the way.
Nick, 23 Sep, 2012 Java & Bali - A Tale of Two Islands
If temples, volcanoes and beaches are your kind of thing then travelling in Indonesia is also your kind of thing. It’s an archipelago of islands, with new cultures, new food and new experiences every time you switch islands.
You’ve got Bali, that gorgeous Hindu beast with perfect beaches and smiling faces. Then there’s Java with Yogyakarta’s temples and, yes, more volcanoes. Over the waves there’s Lombok and it’s neighbouring slices of paradise, the Gilis.
You can climb Mt Batur for sunrise, wander through rice paddies in Ubud and get a massage or ten in Sanur. You can camp on the slopes of Sengiggi, snorkel reefs and walk through villages where traditional Islamic life is every day life.
If we had to sum up Indonesia in three words it would be: seafood, sunsets and so many surprises (six is the new three).
If the question is "where's the coolest place in Bali?", the answer is Canggu. ... Read more on the blog
Livin' la vida Lombok. ... Read more on the blog
If your ideal getaway involves a jungle tree house a la Tarzan and Jane and snuggling up beside a young Leo Di Caprio on deserted beaches, then hop on over to South East Asia, stat.
Whether you wanna get your Indiana Jones on at ancient Angkor Wat, climb the epic Mount Kinabalu or drift across Burma’s Inle Lake, this magical region is packed to the brim with the best of the tropics.
So jump on a Geckos South East Asia tour and swim beneath waterfalls in Laos, crawl through Viet Cong tunnels, hang out at Halong Bay, surf perfect Balinese waves, gorge on tom yum in Thailand, and let the friendly folk, food and fun fill you up with the good holiday vibes.View all South East Asia trips
If you think you know how to drink beer and eat food in SE Asia, think again. ... Read more on the blog
Java is a full-on travel experience. Here are 13 reasons why. You're welcome. ... Read more on the blog
Ubud’s the kind of place you decide to become a writer. Or an artist. Or a yoga instructor. Anything that will keep you here with the bright Bali colours, healthy lifestyle and culture ... Read more on the blog
If temples, volcanoes and beaches are your kind of thing then travelling in Indonesia is also your kind of thing. It’s an archipelago of islands, with new cultures, new food and new experiences every time you switch islands. ... Read more on the blog