Lombok Weather

Worried about the weather in Lombok? Indonesia has 2 distinct seasons, wet and dry. We're here to give you a bit of information about both, so that you can decide when is best to plan your trip! Ultimately though, no matter what your weather forecast is telling you, ignore it, it is almost impossible to […]

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Visa Information Indonesia

Do you need visa information for Indonesia? Check here now! It’s easy to want to spend more than 30 days in this beautiful country, and luckily there are a couple of options available to you. Please note: Overstay fines are now 1 million rupiah per day - to be paid in cash at the airport. […]

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Top 5 Kuta Lombok Hostels

Are you struggling between the great choice in Kuta Lombok Hostels? We've selected some of our favourites in the area. Whether you are on a budget, want to socialise or prefer the quieter side of things, take a look at these top picks, and then add on some surf lessons with us!   If you're […]

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Bau Nyale Festival Lombok

February sees the arrival of the annual Bau Nyale festival. 'Bau' means to catch, 'Nyale' is the a type of sea worm. This unique tradition falls on the 20th day of the 10th month of the traditional Sasak calendar. The festival commemorates the Sasak legend of Princess Mandalika. According to the legend, the father of […]

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Essential Information for Lombok Travel

There is a saying, 'You can find Bali in Lombok, but you cannot find Lombok in Bali'. Just a 30 minute flight from the famous Indonesian island lies an unspoilt gem, full of hidden treasures. Discover a unique culture unlike no other in the world, drive along breathtaking coastal roads where the only traffic you'll […]

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The Ultimate Lombok Waterfall Experience

Lombok is home to a diverse landscape. Stunning coastlines in the South are home to world class surf breaks, kite-surfing, fishing and crystal waters. Further North, near the base of Rinjani, land is more fertile, and you can explore lush rice paddies, jungles and swim in fresh waterfalls. Benang Stokel and Benang Kelambu are a […]

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Everything you need to know about Ramadan

The Muslim population of Lombok takes part in Ramadan every year. It can be a really special event to be a part of, so here are a few details in case you are planning to be in Lombok (or any other Muslim areas of Indonesia) during this time.   What is Ramadan? It is a […]

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10 ways to be an Eco-Friendly Traveller

It is hard to deny that we humans are wreaking havoc on our planet, from air pollution to nuclear spills to the vast amounts of waste floating in our oceans. We simply cannot stand idly by, and just because you are travelling away from your home, does not mean that you shouldn't be conscious of your […]

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Lombok Favourites – Part 1

If you follow us on Instagram you'll have noticed our 'Friday fave' post - introducing you to the gems of Kuta and the surrounding area. Here in our blog post we'll give you a few more details. 1) Milk Espresso This cafe and boutique can be found on one of the main roads in Kuta, […]

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Top Tips on Lombok Culture & Etiquette

The Sasak people of Lombok are unique. They have a rich culture and take pride in their customs. New visitors often remark on their kindness and generosity, despite having very little. They are also very curious and love engaging with new comers, offering coffee, practising their English, or sharing a meal. We will explore more […]

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