Indonesia

The Dark Secret of Indonesia’s Blue-Fire Volcano

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If you think it’s crazy to hike into an active volcano just days after one of its neighbors erupts, ask the sulfur miners who work there how they feel.

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Three Perfect Days in Yogyakarta

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Some places you travel just feel good immediately and for me, Yogyakarta, Indonesia was one of them. Use my three days in Yogyakarta itinerary as a starting point to make sure you feel as good as I did.

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Yogyakarta: Java’s City of the Sultan

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Yogyakarta is one of the most enjoyable cities in Southeast Asia, in spite of the fact that might never have heard of it before now.

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Ashmageddon: Indonesia’s Mt. Kelud Erupts!

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An active volcano exploded last night while I slumbered, so I did what any semi-insane travel journalist would do: I bought a face mask, grabbed my camera and headed outside into “Ashmageddon.”

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Why Is This Indonesian Man Tattooing Trash?

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An unassuming man named Uwuh in Yogyakarta, Indonesian is taking on his country’s waste problem in a beautiful, amazing way. Read more about it!

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Orangutans and the Treehouse of Your Dreams

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The only thing cooler than a treehouse in the middle of the jungle? A treehouse in the middle of a jungle full of wild orangutans.

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Why Do People Hate Jakarta?

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If you’re passing through the Indonesian capital and are on the fence about actually going into the city, I recommend you spend at least a day here – if you do end up hating Jakarta, the least you can do is have your own reasons for feeling that way.

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Kegelisahan

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I’m not sure about my upcoming trip to Indonesia. This thrills me; but it also terrifies me.

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