East of Flores, the islands of the Alor Archipelago are some of the least explored in all of Indonesia. We set sail on the Seven Seas luxury schooner to discover some of the world’s best dive sites and ancient animist cultures.
Istanbul, the world’s seventh-biggest city, belies its reputation as a perpetually bustling place to visit. While the Mediterranean summer draws the crowds, the milder spring and autumn offer their own palette of colours and flavours, and the cooler winter is ideal for pipinghot street food.
The two islands of Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan off the east coast of Bali are already popular tourist destinations, but despite dwarfing both in size, neighbouring Nusa Penida has remained curiously off the radar for visitors until recently.
Nagoya is a mighty, modern metropolis but scratch beneath the high-gloss surface of one of Japan’s biggest cities and a rich yesteryear is waiting to be explored.
From its birth as a sleepy little Bajau Laut (Sea Gypsy) fishing village, Labuan Bajo literally ‘The Bajau anchorage’ has grown into one of the tourist boomtowns of Indonesia..
At the historic port city of Southampton, the River Test joins with other watercourses in a wide and windswept estuary, big enough to make cruise liners and container ships look tiddly. But its upper reaches are in stark contrast.
One of the main ports on the historic spice trail, Padang in West Sumatra is home to fantastic legends and charming beaches. Fatris MF from Colours visits.
Under a bright blue morning sky, the Garuda Indonesia plane from Jakarta, with its 96 passengers, lands smoothly at Kota Gunungsitoli’s Binaka Airport, Nias Island. Off the western coast of Sumatra, the island may be a far-flung destination, but it’s widely known among ocean lovers as one of the best surf spots in the world.
East of Flores, the islands of the Alor Archipelago are some of the least explored in all of Indonesia. We set sail on the Seven Seas luxury schooner to discover some of the world’s best dive sites and ancient animist cultures. (more…)
Istanbul was recently ranked as the world’s fifth most visited city and an estimated 12 million tourists were drawn to Sultan ahmet to visit such architectural gems as Hagia Sophia Mosque, Blue Mosque, Topkapı Palace and the Grand Bazaar. (more…)