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In honour of Ramadan, we asked our guides around the globe how they celebrate the holy month in their home. Here’s what Candha, our guide on the ground inRead more
Jakarta, told us about Ramadan in his city. Istiqlal Mosque is the biggest mosque in Southeast Asia — appropriate since Indonesia...
If I asked you to think of Indonesia, you’d probably conjure up images of crystal-clear water, sunset walks along coconut and palm tree-lined beaches, thatched-roof huts shading you from the warm sun, peace, serenity — realistically, you’d be describing Bali. I think it’s safe to admit that the film “Eat,...Read more
Travelling to Java and checking out the sights inRead more
Jakarta? This guide will give you everything you need to know about visiting the capital, from getting to and from the airport, to the best Indonesian music you should listen to before you go, to the cool local events you should...
At first glance, it seems like the ultimate symbol of romance: carve your names on a padlock, lock it to a bridge, and throw the key into the water, leaving you and your partner “locked” together for eternity. Except it’s not so romantic when the bridge collapses under the weight...Read more
There are some basic rules that follow travellers around wherever they go: watch out for pickpockets in tourist zones; negotiate a taxi rate before you get in the cab; when in doubt, don’t drink the water. But then there are some specific rules for each country, and even each city....Read more
Travelling to Chile and checking out the sights in Santiago? This guide will give you everything you need to know about visiting the capital, from getting to and from the airport, to the best Chilean music you should listen to before you go, to the cool local events you should...Read more