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What We Missed: Indonesia (Monkey Forest, Komodo National Park)

11 days in Indonesia was not nearly enough time to even scratch the surface of this beautiful country made up of over 17,000 islands. Knowing that we only had a short amount of time, we...
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Where to Stay: Villa Borobudur (Java, Indonesia)

We spent our one night in Java at Villa Borobudur. I had been looking forward to this hotel our entire 11 days in Indonesia, expecting it to be the most luxurious place we...
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48 Hours on Java (Indonesia)

The island of Java was the final stop on our 11 day whirlwind tour of Indonesia. We landed in the city of Yogyakarta at 6:20am, and a drive from our hotel - Villa...
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Where to Stay: Rinjani Lodge (Senaru, Indonesia)

We stayed at the Rinjani Lodge in Senaru the night before our Rinjani trek. We booked the hotel through our trekking company, Green Rinjani. Most of the trekking companies include a free...
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Trekking Mount Rinjani (Lombok, Indonesia)

We trekked to the peak of the Mount Rinjani volcano in two days / one night, though most people do it in three days / two nights. The one night hike was just...
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48 Hours on Gili Air (Indonesia)

We caught the sunrise from our hotel in Amed, on Bali, followed by a chaotic truck ride to the dock and a bumpy boat ride to the island paradise of Gili Air, a small...

Where to Stay: Bambu Indah (Ubud, Bali)

I spent a lot of time researching hotels in Ubud. The gist of it is that the hotels in Ubud are simply outrageous - by in large they are all stunningly beautiful and...
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24 Hours in Ubud (Bali)

You could easily spend at least a week in the city of Ubud, known for being the cultural heart of Bali. We had barely more than 24 hours, and it was not nearly enough...
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Where to Stay: Green Village (Bali)

I came across Green Village fairly early on in my research on how to spend the Bali portion of our 11 day honeymoon to Indonesia. Green Village is a community of 18 homes...

Indonesia Itinerary: 4 Islands in 11 Days

Day 1: Landed at Denpasar airport and headed straight to our luxury bamboo treehouse Travel time: 1.5 hour car ride from airport to hotel Overnight: Green Village, in Abiensemal Day 2: Enjoyed our villa and...