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Surviving The Cannonball Run For The Sunrise Tour On Mount Bromo

This death defying cannonball run took place on Mount Bromo in preparation for the ever popular sunrise tour, one of the absolute must do bucket list items for any trip to Indonesia.

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Palm Oil Is Burning Borneo.

Borneo is burning. Orang utans are being made extinct and their once beautiful natural habitat is being destroyed by greed and the relentless expansion of the palm oil industry.

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Is Indonesia The New Ultimate Backpacker Destination?

Has Indonesia stolen the backpacker crown from Thailand? As backpackers and gap year travellers abandon the increasingly package tourism focused Thailand for more independent travel friendly and off the beaten track countries, is Indonesia now the ultimate backpacker destination?

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Travelling Through A Burning Hell In South East Asia, And No One Cares.

Travellers throughout certain parts of south east Asia have in recent weeks faced disrupted or cancelled flights, rerouted travel plans, smoke filled landscapes and other minor inconveniences that are minor symptoms of an ecological catastrophe known as the Haze. A catastrophe that is going largely ignored on a local and global scale. 

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Volcano Trekking In The Indonesian Ring Of Fire.

Trekking up an active volcano and staring down into a smouldering crater is the ultimate in adventure travel, and with some of the worlds most impressive volcanoes, the ring of fire in Java Indonesia is one of the best places in the world to tick off this impressive bucket list experience!

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Bali, It’s Not You, It’s Me.

Bali did not overly impress me as a destination, it was way too overtouristy. is Bali really worth travelling to now?

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The Prambanan Temples And The Legend Of The Slender Virgin.

Why you really shouldn’t miss the Prambanan temples during your trip to Indonesia

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