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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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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

Chasing Real Dragons In Komodo National Park.

Trekking to the end of the world to the only place you can still see Komodo Dragons in their natural habitat is the ultimate bucket list adventure, and Komodo National Park in Indonesia is a must see destination on any gap year.

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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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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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Posted in Destinations

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