Useful links

Travel ressources


  • Gunung Bagging : a treasure trove for those keen on hiking volcanoes
  • Tripcanvas Indonesia : a generalist lifestyle website that posts really good to-do list of places to visit especially in Java, Bali and Lombok
  • Wikitravel : a collaborative Wiki about traveling. Really useful to find cheap accommodation and transport


  • 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.


Papua and Maluku

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

About Indonesia

Cultural ressources

  • Pusaka collection : an incredible online museum of traditional woven textiles of Indonesia
  • Inside Indonesia : an online magazine written mostly by Indonesia specialists scholars
  • Aural archipelago : a great project making field recordings of traditional music available online.

Bahasa Indonesia

Diving ressources