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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

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
13 Apr 2015 - 4:16PM
Fashion bargains await beyond the sea in Bali

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

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

15 Apr 2015 - 4:03PM
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.

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
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.

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 new Chedi hotel features swim-up rooms

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

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

5 Mar 2014 - 11:11PM
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.

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
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.

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

14 Apr 2015 - 3:49PM
Happy glampers

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

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

22 May 2013 - 10:10PM
Calmed, I'm sure

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

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

13 Apr 2015 - 4:59PM
A natural high: The Organic Farm in Bali

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

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

13 Apr 2015 - 5:17PM
Tribal revival: Sumba offers sun, sand and soul

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

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

13 Apr 2015 - 5:11PM
10 Jul 2013 - 10:27PM