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Experience a Tranquil Seaside Escape at Amber Lombok Beach Resort

Elegantly situated along the pristine coastline of South Lombok, discover a tranquil seaside escape a short 30-minute drive from Lombok Airport: Amber Lombok Beach Resort. Immerse in an oasis of serenity and refined luxury, graced by mesmerising landscapes and picturesque panoramas, this exquisite retreat beckons globetrotters to unwind and bask in the sophisticated simplicity of its

Tasmania: A Journey Through Untamed Beauty

Sheltered off the Southern coast of Australia is Tasmania – a vibrant island state packed with unique flora and fauna, history, and a distinctive culture. Lovingly known as “Tassie” by their mainland counterparts, the island features a rich natural ecosystem and a microcosm of charming Australian culture and hospitality. As the state is only an

Doha: Honouring History in an Ultra-Modern City

Qatar, powered by the great wealth of their natural resources, have since channeled their endowments into growing its cities and experiences, transforming this Middle-east nation into something of the future. Now, old desert forts contrast the hyper-modern cityscapes, especially that of Doha, the capital and hub of Qatar’s evolution. TouchIng down at the Hamad International

Can Surabaya Become a Sustainable City?

Surabaya is probably not the first place you would have chosen as the preferred model for sustainability – its hot, busy, industrial and very developed… but as you will see when we examine all the reasons and criteria, it has an excellent chance of indeed becoming the first Indonesian city to be at least on


Ubud Food Festival 2024 is Taking it to the Streets

Returning on 31 May to 2 June 2024, Ubud Food Festival 2024 is set to wow attendees with an impressive lineup of chefs, flavours, recipes and more, all backdropped by picturesque Bali venues. This year, the festival’s theme is ‘Take it to the Streets’, aimed to highlight the eclectic street food culture of Indonesia and

A Spectacular 6-Day Easter Festival at Karma Kandara

With everyone’s favourite springtime holiday fast approaching, Karma Kandara has announced the return of its annual Easter Festival. From 28 March to 2 April 2024, celebrate Easter in true Karma style with various exclusively curated family-friendly experiences over six days.  The Easter Festival kicks off with Cocktails with Hanoman at Temple Lounge (28 Mar), where in-house guests can savour specially crafted

BaliSpirit Festival Returns for its 15th Edition

One of the biggest yoga festivals in Asia, BaliSpirit Festival has become a destination for wellness enthusiasts around the world. Returning for its 15th edition this 1-5 May 2024, participants can expect 4 days and 5 nights of workshops, music, food and fair in magical Ubud. Since its inception in 2008, BaliSpirit Festival has continuously

Seasalt Restaurant: Coastal Cuisine at the Alila Manggis

Tucked amidst the lush landscapes of East Bali, Alila Manggis houses a culinary gem that is more than just a dining destination – Seasalt Restaurant. As the inaugural “Seasalt” culinary brand of the Alila Hotels & Resorts collection, the name draws inspiration from the ancient salt pans near Goa Lawah, where sea salt is harvested

Kebun Raya Bogor: Indonesia’s Green Gift to the World

Founded in 1817 by the order of the government of the Dutch East Indies, the Bogor Botanical Gardens (Kebun Raya Bogor) has thrived under the leadership of many renowned botanists including Johannes Elias Teijsmann, Rudolph Herman Christiaan Carel Scheffer, and Melchior Treub. Since its foundation, the garden has served as a major research centre for

Lombok: You Are Missing Something Special!

“We seem to be missing something in the great debate over holiday destinations and I think it’s a shame”, says Alistair Speirs, Founder of Phoenix Communications and quite a well-travelled person! It takes basically the same time to get to Lombok as to Bali so traveling isn’t the problem, it seems to be perception: Bali

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Celebrate a Seaside Eastervaganza at InterContinental Bali Resort

With the Easter holiday fast approaching, it presents an excuse to take the family on a short island getaway over the Easter weekend. The opulent InterContinental Bali Resort has prepared a special Seaside Eastervaganza, jam-packed with indulgent feasts and leisurely experiences. This year’s Easter holiday will fall on Sunday, 31 March 2024, and InterContinental Bali

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