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Mountain Scenery in Indonesia
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By Jess
On: 12th May, 2015

Off the Beaten Track in Indonesia

  • The Far East
  • Indonesia
  • Flores & Komodo

Indonesia is a destination that generally conjures images of beautiful Balinese beaches and eating, praying and loving à la Julia Roberts. And don't get me wrong that all sounds pretty fantastic but with over 17,000 islands spread across 3,000 miles, there's a fair bit more to explore in the…

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By Tom
On: 6th January, 2015

Our Top Ten Honeymoon Hotels

  • Indonesia
  • Italy
  • Capri & Ischia
  • Namibia
  • The Namib Desert
  • Greece
  • Santorini
  • USA
  • California
  • Maldives
  • India
  • New Zealand
  • The North Island
  • Oman
  • Muscat
  • Brazil
  • Rio, Buzios, Paraty & the Costa Verde

Everybody loves a list, and anyone planning a honeymoon needs this particular one in their life. After much deliberation the team at Original Travel have come up with their Top 10 Honeymoon Hotels from around the world. Editing the list down to a mere ten proved mighty difficult, and more…

image of the sun
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By Jess
On: 7th August, 2014

Late Summer Sun

  • The Algarve
  • The Alentejo
  • Mallorca
  • Indonesia
  • Baja California
  • North East Brazil
  • Sicily & the Aeolian Islands
  • Morocco

If you've not managed to get away this summer and you're tiring of sun-kissed colleagues and friends, September and October are perfect months to soak up some late summer sun. Whether you want to jet off to somewhere in Europe for a long weekend or fly and flop further afield, we can arrange…

landscape in bandung in Java
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By Guest blogger
On: 8th July, 2014

A Jaunt Around Java

  • Indonesia
  • Java

My visits to Bali, Lombok and Sumatra had really brought home to me just how different and unique all of the Indonesian islands are. So while heading to Java, I wasn't entirely sure what to expect.

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By Guest blogger
On: 7th July, 2014

Sumatra - A Walk On The Wild Side

  • The Far East
  • Indonesia

Sumatra is one of the largest islands in Indonesia, it's 3 times the size of the UK, and unlike its neighbouring islands of Bali and Java, sees hardly any western visitors. It is also one of the most biodiverse areas on earth, known for its extraordinarily rich flora, fauna and wildlife. I…

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By Guest blogger
On: 10th April, 2014

Our Little Black Book of Travel

  • Indonesia
  • Italy
  • Tanzania
  • Colombia
  • Oman

Percy Shelley once wrote "Soul meets soul on lovers' lips." However, at Original Travel we like to think that soul meets soul on a far flung holiday... Spring is in the air and we've cast our favourite romantic holidays as characters in our very own Little Black Book. Don Juan, this one's…

barcode with the world
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By Tom
On: 13th March, 2014

The World on Sale

  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Europe
  • Indonesia
  • India
  • Japan
  • South Africa
  • Turkey
  • USA

So what's up? It's more a question of what's down, and particularly against the Pound, thanks to a resurgent British economy. The rest will inevitably catch up (we're good sports like that) so the exchange rate bonanza won't last, but in the meantime there are bargains to be had. The World's…

Nihiwatu Beach sunset
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By Tom
On: 13th January, 2014

Fourteen destinations for 2014

  • The Alentejo
  • USA
  • Zambia
  • Indonesia
  • Turkey
  • Albania
  • Israel
  • Sri Lanka
  • Japan
  • The Selous & Ruaha National Parks
  • Mancora

14 for '14? Sounds like a set of Mitchell Johnson's bowling figures from the recent Ashes debacle (one for the chaps there) but on this occasion referring to our predictions for the 14 destinations that are going to be big news in 2014.

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By Guest blogger
On: 20th November, 2013

Island hopping in Indonesia

  • Indonesia

Asia expert Rachel Bailey went island hopping in Indonesia to uncover the best bits the country has to offer, and discovered that the 18,000-island-strong archipelago really does have something for everyone. Read on to find out what makes Indonesia an ideal luxury holiday destination...

Nasi Goreng
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By Guest blogger
On: 7th August, 2013

Indonesian Food: Nasi Goreng

  • Indonesia

Want to experience a taste of Indonesia from the comfort of your own home? Here is an Indonesian food recipe for traditional 'Nasi Goreng' aka Indonesian stir-fried rice...