About Indonesia The Republic of Indonesia is the largest archipelago in the world comprising 13,466 large and small tropical islands fringed with white sandy beaches, many still uninhabited and a number even still unnamed. Straddling the equator, situated between the continents of Asia and Australia and between the Pacific and the Indian Oceans, it is […]

Goa Lawah

This is a very popular tourist object in east Bali and, as the bats are protected by law, the cave is over run with them. A distinct aroma of bat guano exudes from the cave and the roofs of the temple shrines in front of the cave are liberally coated with bat droppings. Superficially, the […]

Komodo Dragon

Komodo Island is an island located in the Nusa Tenggara Islands. Komodo Island is known as a habitat for native animal’s dragons. The island is also the Komodo National Park which is managed by the Central Government. Komodo Island is located east of Sumbawa Island, separated by the Sape Strait. Administratively, this island including the […]

GWK statue will be 120m tall

Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) Cultural Park in Bali is set to revive the landmark project of the huge statue of Vishnu, the Hindu god of creation, riding the mythical bird Garuda. Following an acquisition by PT Alam Sutra Realty (ASR) in 2013, the park’s management company PT Garuda Adhimatra Indonesia (GAIN) has started building a […]

Indonesian eco-tourism

Indonesia is promoting eco-tourism in numerous regions as one of the means of protecting its rainforests while helping the communities explore other alternative sources of incomes for sustainable development. The Heart of Borneo (HoB) is one of important place remaining in Southeast Asia where the tropical rainforests can still be conserved on a very large […]

Komodo dragon island tour

Conservationists on the hunt for NTT’s Komodo dragons

The East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) provincial administration and a local conservation initiative are carrying out a joint program to monitor Komodo dragons in the province over the course of the next two years in a bid to better map out the population spread of the endangered species in its natural habitat. NTT Natural Resources Conservation […]

Visa-free entry into Indonesia for 90 countries

The government is set to waive visa requirements for another 45 countries by the end of this year, doubling the current figure. “The presidential regulation [Perpres] is currently in the process of being signed. Hopefully [the new policy] can be applied by the end of this year,” said Tourism Minister Arief Yahya on Tuesday as […]