Useful Links – Travel & Culture

Travel ressources



  • Pelni : public inter-province ferry transportation, with prices and reliable schedules
  • ASDP : public within-province ferry transportation, with prices and unreliable schedule
    • The article about boat travel in Indonesia will probably be a useful complement
  • : a private website acting a 3rd party re-seller for plane and train tickets. Efficient and good customer service. Traveloka is one of the reliable alternatives.


  • Nias Heritage Museum : excellent website about Nias cultural sites
  • Visit Nias Island : a great complement to the museum website.
  • Wild Sumatra : a local eco-tourism agency based in Sungai Penuh, offering trips to Jambi and Bengkulu provinces. Run by passionated Luke Mackin. Tons of information and pictures, great both for those looking for a tour guide as well as independent traveler.
  • : plenty of information about traditional Mentawai culture

Bali and Nusa Tenggara


  • Bombastic Borneo : edited by a Malaysian Dayak. Tons of informations especially about Dayak festival all over Borneo.

Papua and Maluku

  • East-Indonesia : a very comprehensive website about Maluku and Papua by Laszlo Wagner.
  • Stay Raja Ampat : really comprehensive website about local accommodation in Raja Ampat

Indonesian culture

Cultural ressources

Bahasa Indonesia

Diving ressources

About volcanoes