Post by: Dion Wicaksono

Tips for Guests, Tips for Travellers

How to Drive Safely in Bali

18 Jul , 2016  

Drive Safely in Bali

I’ve heard too many stories of scooter accidents here in Bali and witnessed far too many. News sites almost report such occasions on weekly or daily basis. So let’s consider this post as a way to try to put an end to this “endemic” issue. Read and share it to everyone you know living or […]

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Don’t Be A Traveller, Be A Tourist

7 Jul , 2016   Gallery

Be a traveller, not a tourist

Traveller or tourist, that’s the question. And if you are the latter, and you’re a Millenial (you’re that into yoga and unkempt beard) and your friends have been dengue-d at least once while they were vacaying *cough* travelling to some tropical island like Mentawai, then you’re doomed. You’re a joke. Be prepared for the downpour […]

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Tips for Travellers, Tourism

Things to do in Bali

23 Jun , 2016   Gallery

Things to do in Bali

There are many things to do in Bali, the Island of the Gods, of eternal sunshine and  beautiful beaches; of countless man-buns and yoga pants, both come in all sizes, shapes and colors;  of Eastern European chicks and bro-cultures; custom bikes and healthy foods; of wild parties and serene meditations.   Bali has so much […]

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Tips for Guests, Tourism

Don’t Travel to Indonesia

21 Jun , 2016   Gallery

Saonek, Raja Ampat, Papua

Don’t travel to Indonesia. Here’s why: 1. It’s not worth your money Sure. The cost of living in Jakarta is only 100-300% cheaper than New York, Paris and Sydney. But still, Jakarta prices are 30%-100% higher than almost all travel-worthy cities in Indonesia combined. Travel-wise, it’s 30 days worth of saving your money and get […]

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Tips for Guests

Must-Have Apps When Visiting Indonesia

9 Jun , 2016  

Must-have apps when travelling in Indonesia

If you’re going to travel in Indonesia, the following must-have apps will save you a lot of trouble during your stay here. But, a little background first. As the 4th biggest market in the world for mobile technology, Indonesia is definitely no stranger to smartphones. From iPhones to the latest Android-based smartphones, there is a strong […]

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Events, Indonesia Culture

Karapan Sapi

7 Jun , 2016  

Karapan Sapi

Karapan sapi is an annual folk festival of the Maduranese. This requires a pair of bulls connected by wooden yoke and a plow (called kaleles) on which the jockey slash racer stands and keeps everything in balance while the beast speed up like they’re on fire. And yeah, to be the jockey requires a lot […]



Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2016

6 Jun , 2016  

Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2016

Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2016 Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2016 will be held on October 26 – 30, 2016, celebrating the theme of Tat Tvam Asi, sanskrit for ‘I am you, you are me.’   Literally ‘We are one’ – Tat Tvam Asi was originally spoke of the relationship between the self and […]

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Inspiring Travel Quotes

2 Jun , 2016  

The most Inspiring Travel Quotes

Inspiring travel quotes can definitely arouse your wanderlust. This one for example. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, just like every good tale begins with “Once upon a time” and every drunken nights begins with one beer.” | Lao Tzu Well, not only this Lao Tzu guy is wise, he […]

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Indonesia Travel Market in 2025

30 May , 2016  

Indonesia travel market will grow at 18% per year (CAGR/compounding growth rate) until 2025. From $5 billion in 2015,  it will be worth $24.5 billion by 2025, consolidating its dominance in South East Asia, as confirmed by Tnooz. That’s one thing Google and Temasek revealed in their joint-forecast on South East Asia economy published on […]

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Tips for Hosts

Why You Should Be a Host (on Bedforest)

24 May , 2016  

Why you should be a host in Bedforest

Yes. You heard that right. Here, I will explain why you should be a host on Bedforest, in the emergence of the sharing economy. *** A Little Background: Be the First, the Best or just Be Different or Why Bedforest is an Online Booking Service Instead of Something Else. It’s every entrepreneur and startuper’s dream […]