Surf Trip to Sumbawa

Though well connected to Bali, Sumbawa is a very different kind of place. It is a lot less developed and mostly very dry and extremely conservative. It is full of sheltered bays, volcanic ridges, [...]

Kalimantan: Indonesia’s best kept secret

Indonesia’s expansive part of Borneo is definitely hard to get to, but oh boy, is the effort worth it! Live aboard a houseboat, navigate the river canals crisscrossing the dense jungle of the [...]

Rickshaw Runnin

With one wheel short of four, a two-stroke 7 horsepower lawnmower motor, a seat that is hard as nails and a chassis largely held together by its paint job, an autorickshaw isn’t really the best [...]

Exploring Sulawesi

The contents of this tropical Indonesian island are just as unusual as its shape. The splay limbs of the island are washed by turquoise ocean waters teeming with live coral and aquatic life, [...]

Borobudur sunrise.

[Text and images. Dan Ashcroft] It’s chilly and still dark as we amble across the dewy grass towards a wrought iron gate, which is manned by a couple of yawning guards. The taller one smiles, [...]

3 Days in Nusa Penida

Nusa Penida is an island about 40 minutes by boat from Bali. Its neighbouring islands are the famous Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Cenigan that are known for their great surf and marine life. If you [...]