Maitara Island, Tidore

Explore The Beautiful Island Of Tidore

Tidore is a must visit for those travellers that find themselves in Ternate. Located just across the sea from Ternate and accessed by speedboat, Tidore can offer the visitor an insight into the once fierce rivalry that stood between the two Islands. The ancient rivalry dates back to when the Portuguese landed on Ternate in[…]

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The town of Ternate, North Maluku

The Town Of Ternate, North Maluku

Ternate is the capital city of northern Maluku and a volcanic island. Don’t imagine pristine white sandy beaches will meet you as the island is volcanic and the sand is black at its best. Ternate does however have many things to offer the traveller so don’t be deterred, as the rich culture and heritage of[…]

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Natsepa Beach, Ambon

Ambon, Beautiful Islands

Ambon is the capital of the Moluccas otherwise famously known as the Spice Islands. It was here that the Portuguese first discovered the very lucrative nutmeg and clove that was very much sought after in 15th century Europe. Ambon experienced clashes in the early nineties amongst the Christians and Muslims; however, rest assured that today,[…]

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The Halmahera island

Spice Islands Hopping

Island Hopping around the Spice Islands can feel more like a continental adventure rather than small idyllic islands. This is pertly due to the size if some of the islands we mention here. There are organized cruises that will sail you through some of the most picturesque scenery you will ever witness and there is[…]

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Manusela National Park, Seram island

The Island Of Seram in Maluku

Seram is located north of Ambon and the major town here is named Masohi. Seram is believed to be the birthplace of all Mollucans and is referred to by all as “Nusa Ina” meaning Mother island. With Seram being the largest island in Maluku, it offers a wide variety of things to see and do.[…]

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Pasir Panjang beach, Kei Islands

Kei Islands, The Secret Paradise Of Maluku

Kei Islands located in the South Eastern tip of the Spice Islands have been kept a secret from the traveller for quite some time. If you are thinking of heading to this remote part of the world, don’t think, just do it as you will not at all be disappointed with what you will encounter.[…]

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Halmahera Tourism

Halmahera, The Wonderful Of Spice Islands

Halmahera is by far the largest island in all of the Spice Islands, and its northern point the most northern in the archipelago. The island is scattered with an array of unique birdlife, volcanoes, gorgeous beaches and very rich culture and makes a visit here worthwhile and rewarding. Getting to Halmahera isn’t as difficult as[…]

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Saba beach, Biak

Biak, The Charms Of The Papua Island

Biak is probably the first stop for travellers heading into the untamed landscape of Papua. Biak is an island located just off the north coast of mainland Papua and is served by planes coming from Java, Sulawesi and Flores. Citilink is a good option of airline. Biak is a great place to have as your[…]

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Lorentz National Park, Papua

Lorentz National Park, The Biodiversity Of Papua

An archipelago of tropical Islands nestled on the equator, active volcanoes, sun drenched beaches and who could forget the spicy food that will start a fire in your mouth, the problem is where does snow fit into all of this? Ladies and Gentlemen, we present to you Gunung Jaya standing at 5.039 meters high with[…]

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Baliem festival, Wamena

Wamena, The Main City in The Baliem Valley Of West Papua

People heading to Wamena are here for one thing only and that is trekking in the Baliem Valley. The only real way you will arrive is by flight landing at the very basic airport. Susi Air is the best option to take you to Wamena. The town itself is rather drab however there is a great[…]

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Cenderawasih, The Bird of Paradise

Explore The Best Of Manokwari

In a religious sense this is Plymouth Rock, the western world and its influences first arrived in this part of Papua. Over the years it has grown into a pleasant seaside port, which offers a nice starting point for the traveller. There are minor attractions in the town itself but there are two main destinations,[…]

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The Wasur National Park

Merauke, The Gateway To The Great Savannas Of Indonesia

Merauke is the gateway to one of the great savannas of Indonesia. This is where we begin to understand that Australia is not just merely a close neighbor but a long lost brother. The similarities are astounding from the landscape to the animals that call this area home and Wasur National Park is this spectacular[…]

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Ambonese Dance

Maluku, The Moluccas Or The Spice Islands

Maluku – The Moluccas – Jazirat al-Muluk – The Island of the Kings – The Spice Islands – the names themselves invoke a sense of adventure, of mystery, and hint of something to be discovered, stirring that yearning which lives deep within all of us who travel and demands to be fed. When you arrive in Maluku,[…]

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We Love Dani Man

Welcome To The Hidden World, Welcome To The Baliem Valley

Welcome to the hidden world, this group of indigenous peoples have been sealed off from the rest of the world by a wall of mountains and the only way to get there in comfort is by air. Some people say that this area shows the authentic tribes of Papua. Tourism is thriving in this area[…]

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Asmat Carving - Papua

Jayapura, The City Stands Looking Down Upon The Bay

This is a city of many names. In the last 100 years it has been known as different things, first it was called Hollandia, then Kotabaru (new city), and then Soekarnopura, and even Port Numbai, but today we know it as Jayapura. The City stands Looking down upon the Bay. There is a tourist industry[…]

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