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Best Destinations of 2016: Alaska, England, Quebec, and More

It’s that time of the year again. Let’s look back and review the 10 best destinations of 2016! This year was full of new experiences and visiting familiar places that I adore. I spent a lot of time in Korea this year so it was a great opportunity to explore more of my home country. …

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7 Ways to Make the Best of Flores Island

Flores Island is Indonesia’s next big thing Flores Island is emerging as one of the most fascinating islands in Indonesia. Rightfully so. Here you can swim in pristine lakes, dive at some of the world’s best dive sites, explore caves, experience the local resident’s traditional lives, watch the most beautiful sunsets, and more. See these …

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Experience a Bit of China in Bintan: Senggarang Chinese Village

An afternoon in an Indonesian-Chinese Storybook Indonesia is a wonderfully diverse country. That might even be an understatement. The world’s largest archipelago country has hundreds of distinctive native ethnic groups, the world’s second highest level of biodiversity, rich natural resources, six official languages, and more than 17,000 islands. So, I shouldn’t be surprised to see …

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Hiking to the Active Volcano in Java, Indonesia – Mount Bromo

Hiking to the active volcano in Indonesia Have you ever thought about visiting the active volcano? The volcano is the living evidence of the life of the earth. As a science-minded person, I was always wondering what would it like to see the exploding lava from the mountain top. Maybe that’s why places like Hawaii …

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Under the Javanese Sun: Mount Bromo at Sunrise

Mount Bromo, A Spectacular Indonesia Mountain Winter jacket, gloves, winter hat, hiking shoes, and hiking pants; we were prepared to see the sunrise. Even in Indonesia, we have to prepare for the low temperature when we’re 2,000 m high up from the sea level. Hiking up to Mt. Pananjakan was a lot harder than I …

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Facts about Orangutans You Didn’t Know About

How much do we know about orangutans? Recently I visited orangutans at Camp Leakey that runs by Orangutan Foundation International (OFI). The long history and inspirational work of OFI touched all of us. I’ll tell you the story in another post. First, I wanted to share the photos of amazing orangutans. It’s hard not to …

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