The Archipelago Journal: Nias

Jealously guarded for decades as a ‘secret spot’ by surfers, Nias Island as a whole seems to have been entirely overlooked by other travellers. Colours heads to Indonesia’s wild west to see what the country’s hidden ‘surfer’s paradise’ really has to offer. (more…)

Batam

Nicknamed ‘Kota Industri’, Batam has earned a reputation as a business centre and duty-free shopping haven. Mark Eveleigh visits Singapore’s closest island neighbour and discovers that ‘The Industrial City’ has a few surprises in store.
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Lombok

Make a stop at Lombok on your way to Sumbawa. Emerging from Bali’s shadow, Lombok is now showcasing her allure as both a luxury destination and an adventure-seekers’ paradise. (more…)

Labuan Bajo

The town of Labuan Bajo – described by Lonely Planet as ‘Indonesia’s next big eco-travel hotspot’ – has become a springboard to adventure for modern-day travellers. (more…)