Before tourists arrived on Bali, the Indonesian island had developed a beautiful cultural landscape that’s still visible… but under threat.
The Kecak Fire Dance is a sight to behold. As the sun sets over Uluwatu Temple, the men chant as if in a trance, while the performance takes place.
The spirituality of Bali insists there is a good and an evil in balance. You only have to visit the island to realise this applies to tourism as well…
The Balinese culture is deeply influenced by the belief in the spirit world. Sometimes this is evident, but other times the traditions stay secret.
Looking for a happy ending or a penis massage in Bali? Sometimes you can’t predict what’s going to happen once the massage starts.
Borobudur Temple in Central Java, the world’s largest Buddhist temple, was lost for centuries. Now it’s restored and is Indonesia’s biggest tourist site.
The Indonesian city of Yogyakarta has two incredible temples within easy reach. Here is the story of Prambanan, the largest Hindu complex in the country.
When Indonesia’s Mount Merapi erupted in 2010, lava come pouring down the slopes at 110km/h. The villages in its path didn’t stand a chance!
The Ramayana Ballet, with the Prambanan Temple as the backdrop, is the most popular arts performance in Yogyakarta – for good reason!