Bau Nyale Festival Lombok

This month 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, around February every year. The festival commemorates the Sasak legend of Princess Mandalika. According to […]

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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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Lombok Earthquake – All you need to know

UPDATE 3rd October - Lombok and the Gili islands are back in full swing. All three Gili's are open and welcoming tourists, South Lombok, which was undamaged by the earthquakes, is still as stunning as ever. There are definitely less crowds about, so now is the time to enjoy some calm beaches and emptier waves […]

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5 Top Surf Spots in Lombok

The surf spots in Lombok are second to none, with a great number of uncrowded waves for people of all levels to enjoy. Here are just a few of them!   Selong Belanak The start of your surfing journey! 30 minutes West of Kuta you’ll find this baby beach break which is perfect for learning […]

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5 Essential Items To Bring To Your Surf Lesson

A lot of people ask if they need to bring anything to their lesson, or turn up slightly underprepared. We’ve compiled a list of handy items to make sure you have everything you need for a successful lesson! 1.Leggings A lot of the time you’ll be lying face down on your board waiting for 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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Surfing Tips

Starting out surfing can be daunting. Watching those waves rolling in, surfers getting wiped out, bashed by a board, a fin, the reef. Doesn’t sound inviting does it?! Well, whilst everyone of course should be cautious and respect the oceans power, we’ve put together a few tips to help you get started and become more […]

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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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