A 4D/3N Guide For The Non-Swimmer At The Gilis, Lombok

Everyone dreams of a beach/island getaway; it’s a given. We’re helplessly attracted to the seas and sand, and some fun under the sun. However, for us non-swimmers, this could pose as a problem — or even a risk, at most.But, we can’t help it. We want to dip our toes in the hot sand and experience the clear, blue waters and come out of the sea looking like Halle Berry.So, what’s a person to do?

19 June 2019

From Food Fights to Colorful Hot Air Balloons, Here Are 5 Unique Ways Eid Al-Fitr Is Celebrated Around Indonesia

Eid al-Fitr is the festival to mark the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting. Indonesia is the largest Muslim-majority country in the world, so understandably Lebaran or Hari Raya Idul Fitri (as the holiday is known in Indonesia) is seen as THE holiday of the year.Some of these traditions combine elements from both Islam and local traditions, creating some the most unique celebrations that you can’t find elsewhere on the planet.1.

3 June 2019

10 Best Beaches in Lombok to Visit Now Before They Get Too Crowded

Lombok is often dubbed as the new Bali, but we don’t quite agree. The island has its own charm and comparing it to its more popular neighbour it’s doing both islands a disservice.One of the reasons why we love Lombok is the untouched beaches. They have not been overrun with rampant development, and the fact it takes more effort to visit the island’s pristine beaches makes the experience even better.

26 May 2019

AirAsia Officiates the Newest Hub in Lombok

AirAsia today officiated its newest hub on the island of Lombok in Indonesia’s West Nusa Tenggara province.AirAsia’s new Lombok hub is part of ongoing efforts to support the Indonesian government and Ministry of Tourism’s initiative to develop Lombok as one of “10 New Balis”.At the officiating ceremony, AirAsia unveiled a specially designed livery featuring Lombok’s tourism icons, such as the majestic Mount Rinjani and the underwater charm of the Gili islands, which are located to the northwe

3 May 2019

Southeast Asia: Hit by multiple disasters

On 29 July, a magnitude 6.4 earthquake took place on the Indonesian island of Lombok, killing 20 and injuring hundreds. The July earthquake triggered incidents of landslide on Mouth Rinjani, causing more than 1,200 hikers to be trapped and needing to be rescued.

10 August 2018

Lombok quake: 164 dead, 156,000 homeless

The death toll from a powerful earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok rose above 160 on Thursday, as authorities appealed for food, clean water and medical help for some 156,000 people forced from their homes.

9 August 2018

Strong quake on Indonesia holiday island

A powerful earthquake which struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok on Sunday killed at least 14 people, injured scores and damaged thousands of homes, officials said. Five children were among those killed by the shallow 6.4-magnitude early-morning quake, which sent people running outside in panic and triggered landslides on popular mountain hiking routes. Scores of aftershocks sparked fear among survivors.

30 July 2018