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Indonesia Travel Guide

Indonesia Travel Guide

7 reasons to travel to Indonesia

Indonesia - 17,000 islands and as many reasons to go there. Whether you go to Indonesia for a romantic holiday, trekking, scuba diving or to discover the culture of the country, there is something for all tastes.

  • 1.
    A culinary discovery
  • 2.
    Admire the stunning and varied landscapes
  • 3.
    Conquer the seabed
  • 4.
    Meet the Indonesians
  • 5.
    Let yourself be amazed in Ubud
  • 6.
    Discover the magic of the Buddhist and Hindu temples
  • 7.
    Climb the volcanoes

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Is this the destination for you?

A real mosaic of different regions, Indonesia counts 17,000 islands on the ring of fire! All these jewels set in the middle of the Indian Ocean will not fail to win your heart. Here is what you need to know before leaving on a trip to Indonesia.

You should go if

  • You love scuba diving and snorkelling
  • You have a small holiday budget
  • You dream of seeing Komodo dragons
  • You want to visit a country where 300 different languages and 6 official religions coexist!
  • You want to taste "civet coffee", the most expensive in the world
  • You dream of massages at a low price
  • You want to admire a patchwork of landscapes during a single trip: rice paddies, volcanoes, temples, acid lakes, beaches...
  • You are a fish lover: take advantage of the price per kilo at the beach!

You shouldn't go if

  • You don't like the hustle and bustle of big cities
  • The idea of going to the country which concentrates the greatest number of active volcanoes in the world makes you a little... nervous!
  • You have no patience in public transport
  • The view of waste in the street irritates you to the highest degree
  • You don't like street food

Culture and Discovery

No to plastic

If we have loved the Island of Gods, the pearl of Indonesia, which has had such great tourist success for many years now, we can't deny that it is suffering for its fame....
Laetitia Santos 3 April 2018
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Explore the Sunda islands: for nature lovers

Flores and the Sunda islands in general are much less touristic that certain other destinations in Indonesia. Go there to enjoy an authentic adventure in the Indonesian a...
Emilie Couillard 17 November 2015
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Welcome to the Island of Gods and all its marvels.

Bali is a paradise on earth, and it's not for nothing that it's called the Island of Gods. You need to stay there for several days if you really want to appreciate every...
Emilie Couillard 17 November 2015
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Bromo, the pearl of Java

Catch nature unawares as she wakes up...or at least that's what it feels like when you are on the wonderful 2,329 metre high Mount Bromo, on the east of the island of Jav...
Alexandra Maillet 6 March 2018
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Bali surfing trip

A trip to Bali is a series of discoveries, spiritual, cultural, culinary and also of sports. Surfing is one of the attractive facets of the island. Bali with its varied b...
Lisa Gaillard 17 November 2015
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Kawah Ijen - a trip to the bowels of the earth

Kawah Ijen is a volcano unlike any other, located on the extreme east of the island of Java. You can see unique phenomena there which are bound to impress you....
Alexandra Maillet 14 November 2015
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