Lavish Renovations and Grand Convention Centre Unveiled at the InterContinental Bali Resort

The luxury five-star InterContinental Bali Resort in Jimbaran has finally completed its major renovations and has unveiled its refreshed look along with the launch of its magnificent convention centre. InterContinental Bali Resort revealed the fully refurbished look in October 2022, which also marks a huge milestone for the long-standing resort — its 29th anniversary! In celebration

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Aruna Senggigi Offers a Relaxing Tropical Escape in Lombok

If you’ve been longing for an island escape, the year-end holidays present the perfect opportunity for you to pack up your suitcases and embark on an exploration to one destination that often gets over looked for more popular islands like Bali: the neighbouring island of Lombok. Experience an idyllic retreat to Lombok at the charming

AKASA is Uluwatu’s Newest Premium Wood-Fired Dining Destination

Culinary connoisseurs with a burning passion for flamed-grilled creations can now revel in an exquisite new cliffside dining destination with the opening of AKASA, Jumeirah Bali’s signature clifftop venue serving up aromatic wood-fired seafood and prime cuts. Perched on the uppermost level of Jumeirah Bali, the recently unveiled AKASA welcomes diners to its venue set between the

Light Up Your Festive Holiday at Meliá Bali

Welcome the year-end holidays at Meliá Bali, where the five-star beachfront resort in Nusa Dua has curated a series of wonderful family-focused festive programmes, from delectable dining events, and exciting activities for the little ones, and rejuvenating spa experiences to lively celebrations Get into the holiday spirit at Meliá Bali as they officially welcome the holiday season with

12 Days of Karma: Karma Kandara’s Epic Year-End Programme

The Festive Season is without a doubt a favourite time of the year for the iconic Uluwatu destination, Karma Kandara. We know this because every year the resort and beach club celebrate across 12 full days with their annual programme ‘12 Days of Karma’.  Starting on 23 December right the way through to 3 January, a

Golden Monkey Serves Up Authentic Chinese Food in Ubud

Chinese cuisine is often a craving, a guilty pleasure. Rich meats like succulent roast pork and duck, piled baskets of dim sum, all enjoyed alongside steaming fried rice. This is what urged owners Anthony and Dewi to open Golden Monkey back in 2017, the first authentic Chinese restaurant in Ubud — because they had a

COMO Shambhala Estate Introduces Its New Integrated Wellness Programme

As the flagship wellness retreat of COMO Hotels and Resorts and the pioneer of wellbeing destinations in Bali, COMO Shambhala Estate has been widely known to offer a holistic approach to health for its rejuvenating programmes. Recently, the Estate launched its new Integrated Wellness Programme, a personalised offer with expert consultation, nutritional guidance, daily wellness treatments

The All-New Pullman Lombok Mandalika Beach Resort Officially Opens

The Accor-owned multinational upscale hotel brand, Pullman Hotels and Resorts, unveils its first property on the island of Lombok with Pullman Lombok Mandalika Beach Resort. The newly-opened beachfront oasis presents globetrotters with an immersive escape for both leisure and business. Nestled on the southern coast of Lombok, Indonesia, the all-new resort presents travellers with a lively

Hello, Hello Bandung

The Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway is scheduled to undergo dynamic-testing in November 2022, coinciding with the G20 presidency. This is a form of friendship and comprehensive strategic partnership between Indonesia and China. The Jakarta–Bandung high-speed rail or KCJB (Kereta Cepat Jakarta-Bandung) project is one of the strategic partnership projects within the framework of Indonesia’s Global Maritime

What’s Good in Bandung These Days?

That is the question you should be asking before you get in the car or head to the train station! We know that the hotels in Bandung have improved out of sight and are great places to really relax and forget the Jakarta city struggles, but please don’t just settle down in the hotel the

Kebun Raya Bogor

This beautiful park also commonly known as Bogor Botanical Gardens is located in the city of Bogor, covers an area of 87 hectares and has 15,000 types of trees and plants. It is just one (or so) hour from Jakarta by car (if you are lucky) and is a real treat to visit if you like what

Return to Lombok: The Cultural and the Modern 

This 5,435 km² tropical island located to the west of Bali, is actually a part of a province called West Nusa Tenggara or Nusa Tenggara Barat, and is surrounded by many small islands that are called “Gilis” by the local people, and which may be even better known than the main island since Gili Air, Gili

Sustainable Forests are a Must for Indonesia and the Planet

“Sustainable forest management is the stewardship and use of forests and forest lands in a way, and at a rate, that maintains their biodiversity, productivity, regeneration capacity, vitality and their potential to fulfil, now and in the future, relevant ecological, economic and social functions, at local, national, and global levels, and that does not cause

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