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Adventure travel

On these remote Indonesian islands, isolation is part of everyday life

5 min readPublished May 2, 2020

Mike MacEacheron explores the Rajat Ampat, a string of islands in Indonesia where isolation is a part of life.

A small boat in a lagoon on Rajat Ampat
Luxury travel

World's best eco-luxury resorts

5 min readPublished Sep 20, 2019

It's easier than ever to stay in eco-conscious luxury around the globe and these green stays are worth the hype.

Aerial view of the Secret Bay Hotel which is built on a large cliff and surrounded by large trees
Adventure travel

Raja Ampat: a quick guide to visiting the idyllic Papuan archipelago

5 min readPublished May 8, 2017

Picture a tropical archipelago of steep, jungle-covered islands, glittering white-sand beaches, hidden lagoons and luminous turquoise waters. Now throw in…

Raja Ampat: a quick guide to visiting the idyllic Papuan archipelago
Adventure travel

10 must-see natural wonders in Indonesia

5 min readPublished Jul 15, 2016

With more than 17,000 islands – ranging from palm-fringed islets to the leviathan bulk of Sumatra – Indonesia's natural diversity is showcased amid more…

10 must-see natural wonders in Indonesia