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Luxurious Honeymoon 1 month Indonesia: Itinerary

Posted by michachael on 24/1/2015 at 15:05

Hi! I would like to get your ideas for our honeymoon in Indonesia during the +-full month of August. We are not tied to a specific budget and prefer to have luxury but keeping authenticiaty as much as possible (avoiding tourist-traps, big hotels with 1000 rooms that ruin the landscapes, ... ) Basically, the only thing which is booked today are the international flights = Jakarta , arrival Aug 4th & departure Aug 28th. What we like: - Luxury & relaxing (hey, it's our honeymoon!) ...

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Help with filling in some gaps on my itinerary

Posted by The8BitFighter on 22/1/2015 at 20:37

Greetings all, I've narrowed down my itinerary for a three week trip, including Malaysia and Singapore briefly. Kuala Lumpur Singapore Jakarta Bogor ? Bandung ? Yogyakarta Surabaya ? Bali I'm particularly interested in seeing how different parts of the world have responded to globalization and modernization. But I would also really like to see the areas OUTSIDE that sphere of influence. Things a bit more local and provincial. So the big cities have been really easy to narrow down, they're on ...

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Viewed 831 times, with 5 replies. Last reply by yusufputra on 24/1/2015 at 02:51

Store surf board and baggage in Bali

Posted by Waldorf on 14/1/2015 at 03:04

Hi Is there a place in Bali (except airport) where I can keep my surf board and a bag ? I saw the website of the store in kuta but they are closed Cheers ...

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Viewed 828 times, with 5 replies. Last reply by Waldorf on 16/1/2015 at 23:40

Anti-Malarial precautions...

Posted by TommyKay on 6/1/2015 at 21:38

Hey guys, My girlfriend and I left England in October 2012, traveled Thailand, Laos and Vietnam for three months and took our own supply of Doxycycline. We are now leaving Australia after two years and heading to Bali where we stay a week before exploring the rest of Indonesia. We will be moving on to Komodo and Flores and then maybe Sulawessi before heading back to Bali and traveling up through Java to Jakarta and either fly to Banda Aceh or attempt the journey overland. Time is not an ...

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Viewed 1,206 times, with 6 replies. Last reply by somtam2000 on 14/1/2015 at 07:31

Air Asia crash

Posted by SBE on 4/1/2015 at 07:56

Just surprised there's been absolutely no comment about it on here! I only found out yesterday when my son in France texted asking if I'd noticed anything strange about Air Asia recently, said no but don't have easy internet access at the moment ... he said one crash and one plane overshooting the runway in the last few days. My reaction was WOW....and I made the effort to get to the nearest dreadfully slow wifi to find out more. Nobody else interested in this story on here?? Seems the plane ...

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Indonesian honeymoon help

Posted by honeymoontravel on 8/1/2015 at 14:44

Hi Everyone, Going to be travelling to Indonesia for my honeymoon in July and was looking to get some advice about what can been seen and done within 3 weeks! Looking to spend most of our time in Indonesia, with a short trip to Malaysia and Brunei. With spending the last few days relaxing in luxury the last few days. Any ideas about the key things to see? Estimated budget for excursions / lodgings? Thanks in advance! ...

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Lombok itinerary advice end of Jan 2015

Posted by PKPancake on 29/12/2014 at 09:01

Hi! I'm a 42yo male traveling solo to Lombok for scuba diving (intermediate, training myself up to Advanced level) and some exploring/sightseeing at the end of Jan 2015. Flying into Mataram I would like to visit the area around Kuta, as well as Gili Air for a total of 2 weeks. Can anyone recommend which one of these I should aim for first? Thanks for your ideas and suggestions! ...

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new to travelling any pointers ?

Posted by Danielv2110 on 30/7/2014 at 11:21

starting in jakarta on the 25th of august and going to stay for up to 4 days maybe less there then my journey goes like this. Jakarta to bogor by train bogor to cianjur by bus stopping at cipanas (cibodas botanical gardens??) worth it? for night >? cianjur to bandung by train then on to pangandaran to get good at surfing? pangandaran to yogyakarta, to solo (mt merapi climb is a must ) will i have time for mt lawu? solo to surabaya by train surabaya to malang ( mt bromo) hike or treck not s ...

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One month accomodation in Uluwatu area

Posted by Hermantravel on 28/12/2014 at 09:18

Hi there, I am looking to stay in the Uluwatu area (I plan to be surfing in Bingin Beach) for about a month and would like to possibly for a property management company that can help me find a 1 bedroom place between 250 - $350/month. Do anyone in the area know of any companies that deals with this sort of thing? ...

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Liquor Stores in Makassar

Posted by stekmer on 22/12/2014 at 15:53

Hullo, On previous visits to Makassar it was possible to buy beer and spirits from Supermarkets but I gather that this is no longer the case. Does anyone know of any liquor stores in Makassar? Name and address of any stores would be greatly appreciated. ...

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FREEDIVING / SNORKELING MUST DO LIST INDONESIA - SUGGESTIONS

Posted by Infin1tty on 27/8/2014 at 14:19

Hi All, I am planning a trip this winter, spending December 2014 in Indonesia. I would love to do some sightseeing like Yoyakarta, Bromo, Iljen, Rinjani, Kinabalu. But Also primarily I would like to focus on the freediving/snorkeling sites. Now, I have been researching past few weeks for the best spots and places to snorkel/freedive. By snorkel I mean going up to aprox. 15 meters depth. Could you please suggest some top spots for this while bearing in mind the budget options, meaning no liveab ...

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Cambodia or Bali for 1 week?

Posted by snicola on 31/10/2014 at 14:35

Hi Guys! My girlfriends and I are going to Thailand for 3.5 weeks in May/June and me and one of my girlfriend are planning to spend a week in either Cambodia or Bali before coming home! I would love your input on which is a better choice for such a short amount of time. We have roundtrip flights out of Bangkok, so we'll also have to keep in mind that we will be flying out of bangkok to wherever we decide to go and we'll have to fly back in to Bangkok after. We are 22 years old, we LOVE the ...

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Should I go to Senggigi?

Posted by denise21 on 9/8/2014 at 23:33

Hi - I am flying into Lombok airport and have enough time for 2 destinations before heading to Bali. I definitely want to go to Gili Air. For my other stop, would you recommend Senggigi on the mainland or going to a second island, Gili Trawangan? For background, I am a female, solo traveler in my 30's. I typically enjoy staying in budget, bohemian style beach huts/bungalows with a cool restaurant or common area where people hang out. I like a laid back atmosphere - not a ton of people, but enou ...

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MALUKU ISLANDS

Posted by GJL on 5/12/2014 at 14:38

Hi there everyone, I just wondered if anybody has any information on things to do / itineraries for Ambon or any of the spice islands , information is quite hard to come by on line so anything from accommodation transport beaches etc .. would be much appreciated , thanks Jack ...

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Java - itinierary timing and things missing?

Posted by summerfield on 19/9/2014 at 02:39

Dear all, we want to fly to Java in November. Our interests are historical/archaeology, landscapes. Total travel would be three weeks max, but shorter is fine as well. here below are our very rough ideas so far. Would be great if someone has some more ideas and can say something about how long we should be staying somewhere. Also, we have no idea on how to get around a place. Ordered a travel guide twice, and both seem to have vanished. Note: we live in a country with close to useless postal se ...

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Indonesia 2 weeks surf, hiking, temples

Posted by Anthropologist2 on 30/11/2014 at 09:41

Hi Fellow Trekkers, Myself and my two kids (in their 20s) are planning a two week trip to Indonesia Feb 15 - March 2 thereabouts. We're coming from Canada so need 22 hours travel time on both ends included in our itinerary (Canadians will do anything to escape winter!). We like off the beaten path and so far plan to spend some time in Bali (Gillis?), Borobudur, and some hiking. Any recommendations on getting around, suggested places in Bali/Ubud (guest house, surf lessons, places for medita ...

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Bali-Gilly Island - Lombok -Philippines

Posted by CarolinevJamie on 11/11/2014 at 21:03

Hi, my boyfriend and I are currently traveling south east Asia. We have 1 month free mid Jan to mid Feb. We will be in Krabi and have a flight already booked from Phuket-kuala Lumpur to Australia on the 16th Feb. When traveling it's hard to find time to research.so can anyone help. We are thinking of visiting Bali- Gilly Island & Lombok or around there then to the Philippines before Australia. Can anyone give us some helpful suggested routes and places to visit. We are not party animals b ...

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Clear water, few tourists

Posted by louiseee17 on 30/8/2014 at 22:32

Hello, My mum and I are traveling to Indonesia this month. After spending a week in the parks in Sumatra we'd love to see a beach or two the last week. I've been doing a lot of research, but there are so many beaches and some advice from first hand experience would be great. We would love a relaxed, scenic beach, preferably not huge resorts lining the coast with clear waters and nice sand (which I assume isn't too hard to find in Indonesia). I live in Thailand and I love the 'non-resorty', low- ...

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Viewed 2,405 times, with 9 replies. Last reply by louiseee17 on 14/11/2014 at 05:39

Sumatra for 2 weeks in December 2014

Posted by wally16 on 11/11/2014 at 07:24

Hi! My boyfriend and I are travelling to Sumatra for 2 weeks in December, we can't wait. We are both bird and nature lovers and we are very excited to get into the rainforest. Does anyone who has been before have any itinerary suggestions? We realise that Sumatra is quite large, so in order to get the most of what we do see, we should perhaps pick one region of Sumatra.We definitely would like to do some jungle trekking and try to see wild orangutans so we think that the North would probably be ...

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Surf & Yoga - recommendations?

Posted by cosmia on 11/2/2014 at 09:29

Does anyone have any recommendations for the best place to go for cheap Surfing & Yoga in Indonesia? I'm at the very beginning of my searching/planning - obviously I've been looking at Bali but I don't want to go and be taught how to be a 'goddess' - I just want somewhere chilled with interesting people, nothing too fancy & expensive. I like a hostel vibe but would probably want a single room, staying a couple of weeks before moving on to explore the area. Any help would be great ...

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