Inspiration, Non-Profits, Sumba

Sumba Hospitality Foundation

15 Dec , 2016  

Sumba Hospitality Foundation

The Sumba Hospitality Foundation is located on the remote island of Sumba in the East Nusa Tenggara province of Indonesia. It was founded by Inge de Lathauwer and Aloysius Purwa (who also owns the Mario Hotel Sumba next to the hotel school). Their mission is to “Educate and help develop understanding for sustainability”. The development […]

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Tips for Guests, Tips for Travellers, Tourism

7 Best Diving Spots in Raja Ampat

3 Oct , 2016  

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Raja Ampat – The new diving destination Indonesia is well known for its incredible underwater scenery. Many travellers already fell in love with this place. And we understand why: many beautiful islands surrounded by white sand beaches and astonishing seabeds. You may have figured it out, Indonesia is the diving paradise destination. Raja Ampat means “The Four Kings” in […]

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Tips for Travellers

Nias Best Surf Video (Sumatra)

8 Aug , 2016   Video

Surfing Nias, the wild Indonesian world class spot Nias is the first world class wave discovered in the Sumatra region. Every surfer on this planet knows the perfect right-hander at Lagundri Bay. Who wouldn’t want to rider perfect consistent waves in the middle of the jungle with the feeling of being at the edge of […]

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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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Lifestyle

Pokémon Go travellers, hotels will catch’em all!

29 Jul , 2016  

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Throw Pokéballs and catch’em all! Catching Pokémons in Indonesia like a Bulbasaur in Sumba or a Gyarados in Raja Ampat? What!? If you were on earth last week with a good internet connection you can’t have missed the Pokémon Go phenomenon. In case you were somewhere in space let me just set the context. Pokémon Go […]

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Sumba, Tourism

New Bali in Indonesia, what the heck is that!?

21 Jul , 2016  

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The Indonesian Government wants to welcome more foreign tourists New Bali in Indonesia? The Indonesian Government wants to speed up new touristic destinations in the country. In mid-July Indonesia already welcomed 6.9 million foreign tourists. This is the result of a favorable policy from the Indonesian Government which opened free visas to 169 countries. Indonesia is now recognised as a worldwide […]

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Tourism

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 Hosts, Uncategorized

Negative reviews, positive for your business?

21 Jun , 2016  

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Negative reviews might unfortunately appear at the same time as booking increase during peak season. But no worries! No one is immune to this and there are many ways to overcome what might look like an obstacle at first sight. First hint, this has to do with monitoring your online image! In order to help you […]

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