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Ubud – 15 Fun Sightseeing & Accommodation Tips

If you are visiting Bali, then a visit to the artistic Ubud is a must. The town is located in the middle of the rice fields and breathes art, culture, and pure nature.   Ubud is incredibly green, there is a great vibe, you will find impressive Hindu temples almost everywhere, you can eat delicious

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Indonesia

Kelimutu National Park – Stunning Crater Lakes

The Kelimutu Volcano with its three colored crater lakes is, without a doubt, one of the most famous attractions on Flores. The crater lakes each have their own unique color and are located at an altitude of about 1,600 meters. A visit during the sunrise is an absolute highlight because from the highest point you

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Jungle with a bridge on the way to Bajawa on Flores
Indonesia

Bajawa – Traditional Villages, Hot Springs & More

Bajawa is a town on Flores that is best known for the traditional villages that can be found there. But there is so much more. You can even camp in a unique location in the mountains. From your tent, you have a view of mountains that are covered with tropical rainforest. In addition, there are

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Koka Beach coastline with azure blue water on Flores island
Indonesia

Koka Beach – A Small Paradise on Flores

You often hear the residents of Flores talk about Koka Beach. They are proud of it. Many of them say this bay is one of the top destinations you’ll find on the island. We expected a lot of tourists to see a lot of tourists there, but surprisingly this turned out not to be the

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View from Rinca Island of the blue waters around the Komodo National Park
Indonesia

Komodo National Park – Island Hopping & Tips

The Komodo Islands (or the Komodo National Park) in Indonesia are so incredibly beautiful that we don’t even want to write about them. This is a place that you would prefer to keep secret and certainly not want to share with the rest of the world. On the other hand, we are all about spreading

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Indonesia

Labuan Bajo – The Gateway to Flores in Indonesia

Labuan Bajo is a small harbor town on the west coast of Flores. It won’t remain small for long because Flores is growing at a rapid pace. More and more tourists are finding their way to this beautiful island in Indonesia and all start their journey in Labuan Bajo. It’s not only the place to

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Sky blue and dark blue crater lakes at Kelimutu in Flores
Indonesia

Flores, Indonesia – 14 Things to Do, Food & More

Flores is one of the lesser-known islands of Indonesia, but it’s definitely worth a visit. The island is a lot less touristy than, for example, Bali or Sumatra. For those looking for complete relaxation and beautiful natural phenomena, Flores is the ideal destination.   Akisoto on Flores We came to Flores because we went on

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Blue ocean and white beach in Sumbawa
Indonesia

Sumbawa – The Best Place to Surf in Indonesia

The much less visited island of Sumbawa is located between Lombok and Flores. It is definitely not a small island, Sumbawa is about half the size of Belgium. Still, it only has about 1 million inhabitants. This is mainly due to the landscape, which consists of huge mountains and impressive volcanoes. Cultural highlights are not

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Long white beach and palm trees on the Kei Islands in the Moluccas
Indonesia

Moluccas Route – View Our 21-Day Route – Indonesia

The Moluccas are one of the most beautiful regions of Indonesia. Everyone travels to islands like Bali, Java, Lombok, or Sulawesi. And as beautiful as they are, they are also fairly developed. If you really want something different, the Moluccas is definitely an option. We have been there and are happy to share our route

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White sandy beach and pristine water on Seram Island
Indonesia

Seram Island – Our Tips on this Pristine Island

Seram is one of the largest islands in the Moluccas. The Moluccans call the island Nusa Ina, which means “mother island”. According to the old folk tales, all Moluccans originally come from this island. Seram was the great surprise of the Moluccas for us. It is one of the largest islands in the region, but

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Banda Islands - Village with Gunung Api volcano in the distance
Indonesia

Banda Islands – Diving, Snorkeling, Beaches & More

The Banda islands are becoming more and more famous in Indonesia. They are among the most beautiful islands in the country. With a combination of natural beauty, friendly inhabitants, fascinating history, and a beautiful underwater world, these ten islands are among the most beautiful in all of Indonesia. It is one of the best snorkeling

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View of white beach and blue ocean at the Kei Islands in the Moluccas
Indonesia

The Moluccas – Indonesia’s Tourist-Free Paradise

The Moluccas (or Maluku islands) are some of the best known, but least visited islands in Indonesia. Everyone has heard of them, but you hardly ever meet travelers who have actually been there. This is because the Moluccas are not yet on the radar of many travelers. Quite strange, because these undiscovered islands are among

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