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Indonesia Travel

Sun, sand, and sea: Day trip in Gili Islands

Sitting on top of the fast boat from Bangsal Harbor, it was easy to see and understand why the Gili Islands are popular with travelers. White powdery sand, coconut trees, and waters with different shades of blue. It was…

sheraton bandung hotel and towers
Accommodation Indonesia

Sheraton Bandung Hotel & Towers: Review

Yellow lights and a teardrop ceiling piece welcomed us in the chic lobby of Sheraton Bandung Hotel & Towers. After hitting a bit of traffic from NuArt Sculpture Park, the thought of rest and dinner excited us. Sipping the…

Dusun Bambu Bandung
Indonesia Travel

Bandung Weekend: Food and Shopping

3.5 hours from Jakarta lies a shopaholic’s haven – Bandung, the capital of West Java, Indonesia. Also known as The Paris of Java (Parijs van Java) during the Dutch colonial times, this city is now a popular weekend destination…

nuart sculpture park bandung
Indonesia Travel

Bandung Weekend: Arts and Culture

A T-Rex and a giant hand.  Those two were the first glimpse of art I saw while riding the bus around Bandung, Indonesia. Two art installations that looked out of place yet it all made sense after our 2…

Alila Seminyak Penthouse view
Accommodation Indonesia

Alila Seminyak: Beachfront Luxury in Bali

With our tummies still full from Bebek Goreng, we were dropped off in front of Alila Seminyak’s open lobby and greeted with smiles by the hotel’s Director of Operations and Rooms Division Manager. Welcome drinks, chilled towels, and facial…