Post by: Omri Ben Canaan

Sumba, Tips for Guests, Tourism

Sumba Hotels: Where to Stay?

20 Dec , 2016  

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SUMBA HOTELS AND ACCOMMODATIONS : WHERE TO STAY? With the increasing accessibility of the island, Sumba Hotels are expecting to welcome more and more tourists, who discover the beautiful beaches, the landscape and the unique culture of the island. One of the two airports has been renovated last year. Daily flights from and to Bali […]

Indonesia Culture, Inspiration

Best Bali video ever! This is the real Bali.

29 Jul , 2016   Video

We just stumbled upon that amazing Bali video and wanted to share it with you guys. Six chapters about the people of Bali. A cultural journey filmed over a month of living on the island. This is their world through Brandon Li‘s eyes. Chapter 1: Tooth Filing Ceremony Chapter 2: The Rice Fields and Beyond Chapter […]

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Non-Profits, Sumba

Sumba Foundation, a vital player in Sumba

17 Aug , 2015  

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The Sumba Foundation has been created by Claude Graves and Sean Downs in 2001. The main goals of this foundation was to help Sumbanese people in essential matters such as education, health, and water. Since Sumba remains one of the poorest island in Indonesia, probably due to its geographical remoteness amongst other things (it is located […]



Why is Bedforest in Rupiah only?

16 Aug , 2015  

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Indonesia’s central bank has banned the use of foreign currencies for domestic transactions under regulations issued last week and effective July 1, 2015, aimed at controlling onshore demand for dollars and easing downward pressure on the rupiah. The rupiah is the worst-performing currency in emerging Asia this year and has been trading around its weakest […]

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Tips for Hosts

No tigers in pools and other insider tips for hosts

16 Aug , 2015  

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It’s quite clear from chatting with villa or apartment owners here in Bali that those who have real success with their rentals have more returning guests and fewer issues with problem renters. What do they do that sets them apart from the rest of the competition? Why is it that some properties achieve higher occupancy […]

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Investment, Sumba

Keep Calm and Invest in Sumba (we did it)

14 Aug , 2015   Video


You may not know it but the Bedforest team is good friends with the people at 01islands, a Bali based group of investors that buys and sells real estate in Sumba island as well as develop some of its land. Hence a little presentation of Sumba. For those who still think Sumba is a dance let me copy-paste some wikipedia here: Sumba […]

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