Indonesia Fast Facts

Indonesia

Population: 251,160,124 (July 2013 est.)

Capital City: Jakarta

Climate: Tropical; hot, humid; more moderate in highlands

Indonesia is located in Southeast Asia, archipelago between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean.

 

From the Archives of Indonesia Articles

Live in Bali, Indonesia

Live in Bali, Indonesia

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August 31, 2016

While Bali has been a hotspot on the tourist map for decades, it’s still managed to retain much of its distinctive culture and traditions. The Balinese form of Hinduism is unique to this treasure of an island in that it was created blending animism, Buddhism, and ancestral worship, with an Indian form of Hinduism. Every day you will see the local women traditionally dressed in beautiful lace tops and long skirts, walking to the temple with baskets of handmade offerings (canang sari) on their heads. Once there, they perform their daily rituals.

Enjoy a Jet-Set, Luxury Lifestyle Without the Price Tag

Enjoy a Jet-Set, Luxury Lifestyle Without the Price Tag

One of the truly great things I've discovered about living in Malaysia is that it's the perfect jumping off point for exploring some of the region's most stylish destinations. Whether you're in the mood for a mini-break in a bustling city like Bangkok or a beach retreat in Bali, you can get there quickly, cheaply, and in style.

Bali…Paris…and Arctic Glaciers — The Joys of Travel Photography

Bali…Paris…and Arctic Glaciers — The Joys of Travel Photography

Daily Postcard
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March 6, 2014

When my husband and I wanted to escape the rainy Seattle winter weather in 2012, we planned a trip to South East Asia and spent a month on assignment exploring luxury resorts and spas in Bali, Indonesia. Last summer we relaxed on a luxury barge floating down the Burgundy canal, sipping French wines, visiting local villages and eating fine food along the way. And we did some other business while we were in the neighborhood—in Paris, London, and Wales (nice neighborhood!).

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