Continents · Southeast Asia

The Funeral Rituals of Tana Toraja.

In the Province of South Sulawesi lies the Indonesian cultural hub of Tana Toraja.  Clinging onto tradition for hundreds of years, the country’s culture is at its most prominent in this region.  With a boom in tourism sweeping Indonesia, particularly the island of Bali, it seems surprising (and such a shame) that Sulawesi is still an uncommon destination on… Continue reading The Funeral Rituals of Tana Toraja.

Continents · Southeast Asia

Top 4 Temples: Peninsular Malaysia & Indonesia

Travellers are spoilt for choice in terms of sacred temples in Malaysia & Indonesia, and with 140ft gold statues, misty sunrises, cliff-edge sunsets, and limestone caves, the choice can feel somewhat overwhelming for Europeans who are used to bog-standard churches and the odd cathedral.  Hence this blog post… I’ve sifted through the masses of temples we… Continue reading Top 4 Temples: Peninsular Malaysia & Indonesia