Under the Radar Indonesian Islands to Visit Instead of Bali

Under the Radar Indonesian Islands to Visit Instead of Bali

Indonesia is home to more than 17,000 islands—so why only visit the one overrun by tourists? Indonesia is the largest archipelago in the world, with five major islands, 30 groups of smaller islands, and countless miniature spots tucked away throughout its sprawling setting. This incredible country is home to some of the most beautiful national … Read more

3 Consecutive Strong Earthquakes Hits Indonesia Island, No Tsunami Threat

The disaster agency urged the public not to panic and warned for aftershocks. (Representational) Jakarta: A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia’s Sumatra island, the third tremor to rattle the area since early Monday, according to the country’s geophysics agency. Indonesia’s meteorology and geophysics agency (BMKG) recorded the shallow quake off the Mentawai … Read more

Interior Delights Of A Gorgeous Island

I visited Bali many years ago, and although the beaches are popular, I remember the interior most of all: sinuous rice paddies clinging to the green hills, and offerings on a leaf presented to me as a sign of friendship where I shopped and stayed. I remember the gorges, lush with tropical palms and vines; … Read more

Travelling to Bali, Indonesia Indie Filmmaker Bob Bryan Films 2 Documentaries about this Mythical & Fascinating Culture

GV12 WAYANG KULIT: Shadow Puppet Theater of Bali (Cover) GV14 MYTH MAGIC & RITUALS (Cover) GV14 BALI, INDONESIA (RANGDA) On location in Bali, Indonesia Multi Award-Winning Indie Filmmaker Bob Bryan explores & documents the Captivating, Amazing & Magical Indonesian Paradise, Bali. 2 miles east of Java is an Indonesian Island so celebrated in legend that … Read more

The peoples and cultures of Indonesia

Mary Zurbuchen In the universe of global image-making, Bali shines as one of the brightest stars in the constellation of places deemed nearest to paradise on earth. European traders, soldiers, orientalists and colonial administrators began inscribing a Balinese civilisation centuries ago. They were followed by Western anthropologists, writers and artists celebrating the … Read more

Indonesia trade expo at SM

Read this in The Manila Times digital edition. Mallgoers had the rare opportunity to get a glimpse of Indonesia’s rich culture, food, and lifestyle during the recent Indonesia Trade Expo at the Event Center of SM Megamall. Indonesian Ambassador Agus Widjojo (center) with SM Senior Vice President Millie Dizon (third from right), SM President Steven … Read more