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Sumatra

Here’s our insider guide to Sumatra, including unique things to do, hotels, restaurants and travel tips you seldom hear from anywhere else.

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Batam itinerary: 2D1N BFF getaway with your squad under S$200 (inclusive of new pool club, spa village, hidden beach and hipster cafes!)
4 weeks ago

Batam itinerary: 2D1N BFF getaway with your squad under S$200 (inclusive of new pool club, spa village, hidden beach and hipster cafes!)

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Written by Junanto Xu Co-written and edited by Beverley Lennon Need real BFF vacation ideas? Are you one of those who constantly tags their bestfriends on travel pictures on social …
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Best of 3D2N Bintan family itinerary for a short fun island getaway with the kids
4 months ago

Best of 3D2N Bintan family itinerary for a short fun island getaway with the kids

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Written by Junanto Xu Edited by Beverley Lennon We know, family trips to Bintan and Batam are nothing new for many of you, but we truly believe that there’s pleasure …
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12 Affordable Lake Toba hotels where you can enjoy scenic lake views
10 months ago

12 Affordable Lake Toba hotels where you can enjoy scenic lake views

Written by Beverley Lennon While Medan is hyped for its glorious culinary scene, a real jet-setter should never miss on enjoying a lakeside vacation by Lake Toba (Indonesia version of …
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9 Batam family resorts where you can stay in all weekend with family and friends
1 year ago

9 Batam family resorts where you can stay in all weekend with family and friends

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Written by Yan Lam Liang Do you need a much needed break? Living in a fast-paced environment and bustling city often means that there are times when we need to …
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9 Affordable Batam family beach resorts with family rooms/ interconnecting rooms that can fit up to 4 adults!
1 year ago

9 Affordable Batam family beach resorts with family rooms/ interconnecting rooms that can fit up to 4 adults!

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Written by Junanto Xu Assisted by Nuy Darmadjaja Edited by Jiayi Ng So you and your kids have been slogging away in school and at work, and it’s …
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24 Scenic attractions in and around Lake Toba where you can rediscover nature
1 year ago

24 Scenic attractions in and around Lake Toba where you can rediscover nature

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Versi Bahasa Indonesia: /id/sumatra/tempat-wisata-di-sekitar-danau-toba/ Written by Afina Najib Co-written by Jiayi Ng and Elsa Marie Assisted by Stephenie Bong Edited by Jiayi Ng A lake – isn’t that just a place …
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4D3N Best of Belitung itinerary for pristine beaches, island hopping, fresh seafood and spectacular scenery!
1 year ago

4D3N Best of Belitung itinerary for pristine beaches, island hopping, fresh seafood and spectacular scenery!

Written by Beverley Lennon Long weekend? School holidays or simply a treat? Time for an island getaway somewhere close by! We want something with great weather, nice beaches and unique …
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4D3N First timer best of Medan and Lake Toba itinerary with spectacular natural scenery and local street food!
1 year ago

4D3N First timer best of Medan and Lake Toba itinerary with spectacular natural scenery and local street food!

Written by Beverley Lennon Blame it on Indonesia’s diverse history – with influences from both colonisers and local customs and traditions that have resulted in a wide range of incredible …
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25 Legendary Padang street food that you can indulge in authentic local cuisine from West Sumatra
1 year ago

25 Legendary Padang street food that you can indulge in authentic local cuisine from West Sumatra

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Versi Bahasa Indonesia: /id/sumatra/kuliner-khas-padang/ Written by Junanto Xu Edited by Beverley Lennon It’s no secret that once you taste the rich and glorious Padang cuisine (also known as Minangkabau Cuisine), an …
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11 Affordable luxury beachside resorts and villas in Bintan for family and friends (2 bedrooms and more!)
2 years ago

11 Affordable luxury beachside resorts and villas in Bintan for family and friends (2 bedrooms and more!)

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Written by Laura Jodoin Co-written and edited by Candice Neo Is it time for that long-awaited family holiday or long weekend getaway with friends to Bintan (again)? We love Bintan …
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