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Tropical getaway: Indonesia's Forgotten Islands, above and under water

Two weeks aboard a dive boat allows visitors to reach parts of the vast Indonesian archipelago many travellers don't reach

1 May 2015 - 12:56PM

Two weeks aboard a dive boat allows visitors to reach parts of the vast Indonesian archipelago many travellers don't reach

Tropical getaway: Indonesia's Forgotten Islands, above and under water
The Indonesian island of Nias is a haven for surfers and nature lovers
Fashion bargains await beyond the sea in Bali

Indonesia's most popular holiday island is also a red-hot destination for surf fashion bargains.

15 Apr 2015 - 4:03PM

Indonesia's most popular holiday island is also a red-hot destination for surf fashion bargains.

Fashion bargains await beyond the sea in Bali
The ape escape: orang-utans at Tanjung Puting National Park

Indonesia's Tanjung Puting National Park is a refuge for wild orang-utans. Now is the perfect time to see the rare primates in their jungle habitat.

15 Apr 2015 - 3:51PM

Indonesia's Tanjung Puting National Park is a refuge for wild orang-utans. Now is the perfect time to see the rare primates in their jungle habitat.

The ape escape: orang-utans at Tanjung Puting National Park
Sandat Glamping Tents in Ubud: let luxury be your canvas

Bali's cultural capital Ubud has become so crowded that travellers are turning to glamping to recreate its rustic vibe, writes Holly McDonald.

15 Apr 2015 - 3:44PM

Bali's cultural capital Ubud has become so crowded that travellers are turning to glamping to recreate its rustic vibe, writes Holly McDonald.

Sandat Glamping Tents in Ubud: let luxury be your canvas
Bali's new Chedi hotel features swim-up rooms

Swim-up rooms and ocean breezes are among the charms at this Bali resort, writes Holly McDonald.

5 Mar 2014 - 11:11PM

Swim-up rooms and ocean breezes are among the charms at this Bali resort, writes Holly McDonald.

Bali's new Chedi hotel features swim-up rooms
Catch a new wave: a surfing safari to Sumbawa

Indonesia's Sumbawa island is ideal for surfing, and the food is great. Relatively unknown today, the island could become a popular destination in the future, writes Holly McDonald.

15 Apr 2015 - 3:20PM

Indonesia's Sumbawa island is ideal for surfing, and the food is great. Relatively unknown today, the island could become a popular destination in the future, writes Holly McDonald.

Catch a new wave: a surfing safari to Sumbawa
There be dragons: Indonesia's Komodo National Park

The world's largest lizards are just one reason to visit the Indonesian national park, writes Holly McDonald.

14 Apr 2015 - 3:49PM

The world's largest lizards are just one reason to visit the Indonesian national park, writes Holly McDonald.

There be dragons: Indonesia's Komodo National Park
Happy glampers

Luxury camping on a beach on Lombok ticks all the boxes, writes Holly McDonald.

22 May 2013 - 10:10PM

Luxury camping on a beach on Lombok ticks all the boxes, writes Holly McDonald.

Happy glampers
Calmed, I'm sure

The Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort is an oasisof tranquillity in the middle of the tourist mayhem, writes Holly McDonald.

13 Apr 2015 - 4:59PM

The Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort is an oasisof tranquillity in the middle of the tourist mayhem, writes Holly McDonald.

Calmed, I'm sure
A natural high: The Organic Farm in Bali

Organic farm lets travellers appreciate the simpler pleasures of Bali, writes Holly McDonald.

13 Apr 2015 - 5:17PM

Organic farm lets travellers appreciate the simpler pleasures of Bali, writes Holly McDonald.

A natural high: The Organic Farm in Bali
Tribal revival: Sumba offers sun, sand and soul

At the philanthropic Nihiwatu resort in Sumba, visitors can sample surf and sustainability, writes Holly McDonald.

13 Apr 2015 - 5:11PM

At the philanthropic Nihiwatu resort in Sumba, visitors can sample surf and sustainability, writes Holly McDonald.

Tribal revival: Sumba offers sun, sand and soul
Art house: Love Unto Waste
10 Jul 2013 - 10:27PM
Art house: Love Unto Waste