Lazy days at Lake Toba

Lake Toba is the largest volcanic lake in the world. It was formed after a super volcanic eruption in Toba that occurred about 75.000 years ago and caused a climate changing event that had global consequences for human populations, killing most humans living at that time. The subsequent collapse formed a caldera that, after filling … Continue reading Lazy days at Lake Toba

Underwater bliss in Pulau Weh

Pulau Weh, also known as Sabang, is a small volcanic island located in the Andaman Sea famous for its large variety of fish species and coral reef areas. There are four islets surrounding Weh Island: Klah, Rubiah, Seulako, and Rondo. Among those, Rubiah is well known for diving tourism, because of its coral reefs. Weh … Continue reading Underwater bliss in Pulau Weh

Jungle trekking in Bukit Lawang

Sumatra was the last destination of my 9-month trip and one of the places that I loved the most. An English girl told me amazing things about the island in a hostel in Singapore and I added it to my bucket list when I decided to extend my Indonesian tourist Visa an extra month. At … Continue reading Jungle trekking in Bukit Lawang

Bali, the island of the Gods

The most touristy island in Indonesia is famous for its surfer vibe beaches, mystic Hindu temples, yoga and meditation retreats, exotic nature and endless rice fields. Packed with tourists and expats, Bali is very developed and is a must go place if you are looking for an exotic destination with all the western comfort. How … Continue reading Bali, the island of the Gods

Island days in Karimunjawa

Magical sunsets, turquoise waters, colorful coral reefs, rich marine life and the friendliest Indonesian people are found in Karimunjawa. This archipielago located in central Java is slowly developing some international tourism and becoming one of the must go places for backpackers when visiting Indonesia. The island´s crowd are mostly local tourists, as well as laid … Continue reading Island days in Karimunjawa

Roaming the temples of Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta is one of the crowdest cities of Indonesia, with more than 4 million habitants, and has become a popular destination for those visiting the Hindu temple of Prambanan and the Buddhist site of Borobudur. How to get there Located in Central Java, Yogyakarta is easily reachable within the island by train or bus, or … Continue reading Roaming the temples of Yogyakarta

Mount Rinjani: on top of the world

Indonesia is a fascinating country for its nature, culture and wonderful people. Situated between the Indian and Pacific oceans, it is the world's largest island country with more than thirteen thousand islands. I was lucky enough to explore eleven of them during my two months trip around the country: Lombok, Gili Air, Komodo, Rinca, Flores, … Continue reading Mount Rinjani: on top of the world