Balinese food guide – 10 local foods to try in Bali

Balinese food guide sate satay

Bali has been one of my favourite destinations since my first visit to Indonesia as a teenager. I love its unique culture, colourful ceremonies and, of course, delicious Balinese food. Balinese cuisine reflects the mainly Hindu population of the island but also borrows from the cooking traditions of nearby Java and as far afield as […]

My first trip abroad: Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Yogyakarta - Borobodur temple is nearby. It is UNESCO heritage listed site of great importance.

I’m not sure what I was expecting when we arrived in Yogyakarta but I experienced an incredible assault on all of my senses that stayed with me ever since. I was 15 years old and it was my first time traveling outside of Australia. Yogyakarta, Indonesia My first impression of Yogyakarta was of a strange […]