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The 10 Best Ways To Travel Further For Less.

Saving and budgeting for your gap year takes a lot of time and planning, so every single penny counts when you are getting your round the world adventure together. Fortunately there are a ton of tricks and hacks to help you travel further for less, and here are 10 of the best.

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Ministry Of Coffee Review, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

The Ministry of Coffee is a boutique hotel in the heart of Yogyakarta, Indonesia, with a high standard of amenities at a perfect flashpacker price point, it is more than reachable for any budget backpacker who wants to treat themselves for a few nights.  

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Top 10 Things To Do In Jakarta, Indonesia.

Jakarta is often dismissed by many travelers as a simple stopover city, somewhere convenient to fly in an out of, but also somewhere to get out of as quickly as possible. But if you take the time to explore Jakarta, you will be very pleasantly surprised.

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Posted in Destinations

Top 10 Bucket List Destinations In Indonesia.

Indonesia is a vast and diverse country with a range of extraordinary sites and places that are worthy of anyone’s bucket list, and in no particular order here are 10 of the absolute best.

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How Much To Budget For A Month In Indonesia.

Indonesia is a fantastic choice for budget conscious backpackers and travellers, and this article will help you plan exactly how much to budget for a month in this awesome country.

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Posted in Travel Tips

An Unconscionable Coffee Delicacy. Should Travellers Be Drinking Kopi Luwak?

Kopi Luwak is a gourmet coffee, a delicacy around the world that is made from the fermented coffee beans excreted by an Asian palm civet. Essentially it is poo coffee. But as much as that divides coffee lovers into those who want the ultimate delicacy or those who are too squeamish to drink it, is that the thing coffee lovers should be most disgusted about? Is the fact that Kopi Luwak is unethical, irresponsible and harmful to the animals not more to the point?

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Posted in Responsible Travel

Why I Walked Across Mount Bromo’s Sea Of Sand.

As an animal lover and a strong campaigner for responsible animal tourism I couldn’t bring myself to ride the horses on offer to experience the famed trek across the seas of sand at Mount Bromo in Indonesia, and ended up walking in protest at their treatment.

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