Category: Indonesia

Holiday Inn Resort Bali Benoa: A Family-Friendly Beachside Oasis in South Bali

Kuta is the go-to place for most tourists, but if you’re looking for some quiet and relaxing downtime with your family and friends, the beach resorts of South Bali would be a far better choice. After a few days checked in at Loft Legian Hotel in Kuta, where I usually...

Loft Legian Hotel: Stylish & Affordable Rooms in the Heart of Kuta, Bali

Kuta – the notorious epicenter of tourist activity on Bali – is chockfull with hotels and guesthouses that it can be daunting to pick the ideal hotel for your budget. On my last visit to the island, after journeying across Komodo and Flores, I found one of the best-value places to...

Kelimutu Crater Lakes Eco Lodge: The Best Place to Stay at Kelimutu National Park

Next to spotting Komodo dragons and scuba diving at Komodo National Park, my bucket list for Flores, Indonesia included visiting the tricolored crater lakes of Kelimutu National Park on eastern portion of the island. I was lucky to have stayed at the best place near the scenic volcano: Kelimutu Crater Lakes...

Blue Marlin Dive Komodo: Beginner-Friendly Scuba Diving in Labuan Bajo, Flores

Besides being the only habitat of the world’s largest lizard, another drawcard of Komodo National Park and its gateway of Labuan Bajo on mainland Flores is scuba diving to marvel at its pristine underwater realms. Located within the Coral Triangle – the center of marine biodiversity in the world –...

Sheraton Bandung Hotel & Towers: A Family-Friendly Luxury Hotel in Bandung, West Java

Lush, scenic, cool-weathered – plus some surplus shopping therapy. Bandung ticks all the boxes when looking for a comfortable getaway, considering it’s only a three-hour drive south from the megapolis of Jakarta and now also serves direct international flights. So after a week-long adventure island-hopping in Makassar and Gili Islands, Lombok then...