Java Island is the political and economic center of Indonesia and the country’s capital of Jakarta is located here in the Northwest corner of the island. There is a string of volcanoes that run down the center of the island. At the center of the island is Yogyakarta, which is the primary tourist destination. Most of the locals just call it Yogya. Here you will find a rich historical record of temples and palaces. There are many 5-star hotels on Java Island. If you decide to stay here on your vacation, then you might want to try the Ritz-Carlton in [...]
Made up of thousands and thousands of islands, Indonesia is truly a nation to be envied. They have it all: tropical island resorts, rich culture, water sports, shopping, upscale spas, resorts, ancient ruins and sacred sites, and some of the best cuisine that you will ever taste! With all these islands to choose from, you might have trouble figuring out where to go first and what to do, and since you can’t do it all on your vacation, you can always plan to come back again and again! With it’s almost 18,000 different islands, the culture that is mixed here is amazing. From European to Asian, every culture is represented here and is thriving in the diverse islands that make up this nation. No matter where you are from, you are sure to identify with some of the native traditions and culture here, since Indonesia is a huge melting pot for all. But, with all the rich culture comes a price too, and Indonesia was home to some of the most horrific fighting in World War II. While staying here, you can find many different museums and sites that still ring with the sounds of battle from long ago.
While there are thousands of islands that make up Indonesia, there are thousands of things to do in the water as well. From deep sea fishing to lagoon diving, Indonesia truly has it all to offer. You can swim with sharks and other marine life, snorkel along the coastal areas and lagoons, dive into some of the most beautiful reefs known, fish for big or little game, water ski, jet ski, sail, rent a boat for your own private explorations, canoe or kayak around the smaller islands, or just lay back on the beach and relax. You will always be able to find something that you enjoy in the waters of Indonesia. But, don’t worry, water and history are just a couple of the things that you can get into here in Indonesia. No matter where you stay, you will always find shopping and tours around the island to help you relate to the natives and learn about their lands and traditions. You can also find wonderfully relaxing resorts where you can enjoy dinner and dancing or just lounging by the pool! Surely you will find just the right activity to enjoy while on your vacation here so you won’t leave here empty handed or minded!
Borneo is an island that gives visitors a change to experience the exotic. This unique island is the third largest island in the world, and there are three countries that each own part of Borneo, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Sultanate. A trip to Borneo gives one the opportunity to explore some of the last undisturbed rainforests on planet earth, some of which have been turned in to national parks. Learn more about the wonders of Borneo!
In Borneo’s many national parks, you will see a unique blend of wildlife and plant life that you cannot find anywhere else. Keep your eyes open [...]
What is the most important day in a woman’s life? Many would say it is her wedding day. Most couples strive to make their wedding day a truly memorable experience. One of the best ways to have a memorable wedding day is to travel to an exotic location for your formal ceremony. On of the most romantic places to get married is the island of Bali!
Why is Bali one of the most popular exotic wedding destinations? Perhaps it is because of the beautiful beaches on the island. Many couples choose to have their ceremony or reception on the beaches. Opportunities [...]