Maluku Islands Travel Guide

Made up of approximately 1,027 islands straddling the Equator, the Maluku Islands are situated in the north and east of Indonesia, scattered over an enormous 850 000 km² ranging from east of Sulawesi to the north of Timor and south of West Papua. Once prized as the only source of nutmeg, mace and cloves on earth, these…

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Sumba Travel Guide

Pau Village, east Sumba, Indonesia

Hidden behind Flores and Sumbawa islands at the bottom of the Lesser Sunda Island group, Sumba tends to get passed over by most islands hoppers, including the organised cruises which usually stick to the north of Sumbawa. But there’s one group of people that come from all over the world to visit Sumba – surfers!…

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Lombok & Gili Islands Travel Guide

Beautiful Selong Beach, South Lombok

The first thing that surprises most Lombok newbies is the island’s stunning beauty. Huge sweeping bays swathed with stunning white beaches and rolling surf, a lush interior of terraced rice fields and pristine jungle, all lorded over by the impressive massif of Mount Rinjani volcano, the second highest peak in Indonesia. It leaves most people…

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Alor Archipelago Travel Guide

The Alor Archipelago is located in the eastern Lesser Sunda Islands. It’s western neighbour, the Solor Archipelago lies between it and Flores Island. West Timor is directly to the south, the Banda Sea to the north. This truly delightful island group is one of Indonesia’s best kept secrets, whispered about in hushed tones by those…

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Solor Archipelago Travel Guide

The Solor Archipelago is located in the eastern Lesser Sunda Islands off the eastern tip of Flores Island. It is divided from its close neighbour to the east, the Alor Archipelago, by the Alor Strait which connects the Banda Sea in the north to the Savu Sea in the south. ___ —– SOLOR ARCHIPELAGO QUICK…

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