Dos and don’ts of an Iceland road trip

With its majestic lava fields overshadowed by snow-covered mountains, Iceland is a traveler’s paradise with new and thrilling adventures around every corner. Nevertheless, this beautiful...

Flying cars mooted for Paris’ public transport network

European aerospace giant Airbus and Paris underground operator RATP will study the viability of adding flying vehicles to the city's urban transport network, the...

London rated best city for students

London — the City, Camden Market, important museums… and excellent student life. The British capital maintains first place in the 2020 ranking of the...

Litterbugs to be fined on Belitung Island

Litter is a common sight at popular tourist spots, including in Indonesia. Seeking to break such a bad habit, the Belitung administration in Bangka Belitung Islands...

Five glamping havens near Jakarta

In recent years, Indonesia has seen a rise in the popularity of glamping, a portmanteau of glamorous and camping. Several resorts, tourist attractions and campsites...

St. Regis Hotels partners with storytelling company PAPINEE, reveals new character

St. Regis Hotels and Resorts has announced its collaboration with PAPINEE and introduced Jak, a new character made exclusively for St. Regis Hotels in the...

Garuda miles benefit now applicable for all Sriwijaya Air, Aerowisata group services

Garuda Indonesia has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Sriwijaya Air, NAM Air and Aerowisata Hotels & Resorts to expand its GarudaMiles loyalty...

Indonesian passport holders rejoice: 81 nations offer visa exemptions

Amid talk about how the Indonesian passport is virtually powerless, it is easy to overlook the considerable number of countries that have dropped visa requirements...

Foreign tourists join Independence Day celebration at Taman Simalem Resort

Foreign tourists were seen joining the celebration of Indonesia’s Independence Day at Taman Simalem Resort in Karo regency, North Sumatra, from Aug. 17-18. During the...

Everest summits smash records amid deadly bottlenecks

A record 885 people climbed Everest in May this year, figures showed Tuesday, capping a deadly traffic-clogged season that also saw 11 climbers...

Pedestrians, rejoice: Yogyakarta’s Malioboro to be cleaned every day

The pedestrian zone in Yogyakarta’s iconic Malioboro area will be mopped every day in order to maintain comfort for visitors.  Yogyakarta Mayor Haryadi acknowledged there were some...

Five must-visit destinations for tech-savvy travelers

Are you one of those tech-savvy travelers who wish to explore tech-friendly destinations or enjoy unique experiences like riding a self-driving vehicle? Below are five advanced cities...

Vacation rental services set to boom in China

China's vacation rental and homestay market, which clocked sales of 19.1 billion yuan ($2.8 billion) in 2018, is expected to surge this year, thanks...

Japan unveils moves to stop car crashes caused by elderly

Japan announced a series of measures Tuesday (Jun 18) to prevent car accidents caused by elderly drivers, including emergency brakes and vehicle-free zones around...

2019 list of all airlines operating at Soekarno-Hatta airport 

Following the opening of Terminal 3 at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in 2018, there have been many changes regarding the terminals for domestic and international...

Most Thomas Cook holidaymakers back in UK

More than half of of the 150,000 holidaymakers left stranded abroad after the collapse of travel firm Thomas Cook have been repatriated to Britain,...

Beijing’s first bikeway set to open

Beijing's first bikeway, which connects Huilongguan in Changping district and Shangdi in Haidian district for cyclists, has finished the colored pavement and is about...

Planning a hike? Get a blood test 

Hiking is a popular tourist activity in Indonesia among adventure seekers and nature lovers, however it is also prone to accidents, especially from lack...

Thailand’s boutique hotel brand to welcome guests in Bali

Thailand's luxury boutique hotel specialist Akaryn Hotel Group is set to open its first property in Indonesia in the coming months. An hour's drive from...

Bali to host 2019 World Surf League Champions Tour

Bali is hosting the third World Surf League (WSL) Champions Tour until May 25 in Keramas Beach, Gianyar regency.  Fifty-six top international surfers are set...

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