cycling tour

The Great Lombok Sumbawa Adventure

What could two English teachers possibly want from a holiday? Take our hobbies and profession, add them all together and you will come up with The Great Lombok Sumbawa Adventure. 2 Mountain bikes 1 Camera 4 Legs 2 Islands 2 Crazy English Teachers 4 Government Schools 320 English Students 1 Dennis Day ONE Senggigi Lombok[…]

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Cycling in Flores, Indonesia

The Flores Bike Adventure

Destination: East Nusa Tenggara more specifically Maumere. Getting there seemed to be an adventure in itself as we were greeted at Jakarta International airport with a cancelled sign and no real possibility of another flight. Eventually we were loaded bikes and all on to a Garuda flight to Denpasar. Unfortunately, we had missed our connecting[…]

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Kanawa island, Flores

Kanawa Island, Crystal Clear Waters And Fine White Sand

Kanawa is everyone’s image of paradise – crystal clear waters, fine white sand and the gently lapping of water at your feet. Kanawa is a small, picturesque island just off the coast of Labuan Bajo, Flores. Getting there is very easy and there are numerous ways to access the island. You can take a boat[…]

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East Nusa Tenggara, Lesser Sundas Islands

Hunting Exoticism Of East Nusa Tenggara

Forest steppe, clear blue sea, mountains in the background, and ancient lizards make East Nusa Tenggara a proper combination for exclusive small group tours. Event without five-star hotels with thousands of rooms, East Nusa Tenggara really fits for incentive tours in small groups. The province has exotic culture, landscapes, as well as stunning flora and[…]

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Rinca Island Trekking, East Nusa Tenggara

The Komodo Dragons On Rinca Island

Rinca is the lesser-visited island in comparison to Komodo but this shouldn’t put you off a visit. Rinca has a larger population of dragons than komodo, which makes viewing these dragons far more accessible than on Komodo. Rinca is the closest island to the town of Labuan Bajo, Flores and the boat ride to Rinca[…]

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Seminyak beach, Bali

Seminyak, The Shopper’s Paradise in Bali

Little over 15 years ago, Seminyak was a distinct separate village totally disconnected from Legian and Kuta. It had a very low key atmosphere with a touch of traditional Balinese village life. Today is a very different story and Seminyak has certainly become Bali‘s fastest area of development. It is hard to distinguish where Legian[…]

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Legian street in Bali

Legian Kuta, The Best Destination For Backpackers

Legian is nicely nestled between busy Kuta and the up market Seminyak. In a sense this reflects nicely in that Legian can offer you the best of both worlds. Many years ago, Legian was once a place where farmers would grow their rice and fishermen would brave the Indian Ocean. You can still to this[…]

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Seafood Culinary Jimbaran Beach, Bali

Jimbaran, The Paradise Of Bali

Jimbaran is located a little over 20 minutes drive south from Kuta and is popular amongst honeymooners that come to experience the paradise Bali is renowned for. It was once a sleepy backwater fishing village providing fish for the local community. This all started to change in the early eighties when it was deemed to[…]

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Nusa Dua beach, Southern Bali

Nusa Dua, World Class Resorts in Bali

Nusa Dua is a very up-market part of Bali and has remained this way for many years. Development started here in 1974 and the ideology behind it was to make an area as tourist friendly as possible. This is a contradiction in that you will only be staying here if you have the money to[…]

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Sanur beach, Bali

Sanur, A Great Place To Explore Bali

Sanur is Bali‘s oldest resort with development starting here in the 70’s. Since then it has flourished along with many of Bali‘s other popular destinations. It couldn’t be further removed from Kuta and the town lies only 30 minutes away by car. Sanur has a very village atmosphere to it with the Beach and restaurants[…]

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The dolphins attraction, Lovina

Lovina Beach, The Famous Beach Resort

Lovina is located on the northern shore of Bali and has started to become quite popular with families and couples. Over 15 years ago, it was a popular stop off spot for backpackers touring Bali. This is slowly changing now with more mid range accommodation opening and visitors to Lovina are choosing to stay here[…]

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Senggigi beach, Lombok

Senggigi, The Beautiful Beach Of The Indonesian Island Of Lombok

Senggigi is Lombok’s main traveler hub and in recent years development has been increasing at a steady pace. Most travelers to Lombok will stay here even if it is just for a transit stop to the Gili Islands. Senggigi stretches 10 kilometers along the western coast of Lombok and is only around a 20 minute[…]

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Gili Air island, Lombok

Gili Air, Getting Back To Nature

Gili Air is the closest of the three islands to Lombok and the most populated with 1800 habitants. In its earlier days of tourism Air was the quiet getaway from the partygoers of Trawangan, however, with the rise in more upmarket hotels and resorts on Trawangan the budget traveler is now starting to choose Gili[…]

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Kuta surfing, Lombok

Kuta Lombok, A Popular Destination For Travellers

Kuta Lombok has very much been overlooked as a popular destination for travellers. This trend is now starting to change and Kuta is starting to receive its fair share of tourists it so duely deserves. Once you arrive in Kuta, you will understand why it is becoming such a popular spot. The views that will[…]

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Sumbawa island, West Nusa Tenggara

Sumbawa Island, Great Place To Experience The Best Of Indonesian Hospitality

Sumbawa is a long stretch of island sandwiched between Lombok to the West and Flores to the East. Sumbawa doesn’t receive many visitors due to its location and lack of tourist facilities but this shouldn’t stop the adventure thirsty traveller… Sumbawa will delight you with its dramatic landscape and ever so friendly people. Sumbawa is[…]

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