Series: Exploring Maluku

One of the most amazing travels we have ever done in Indonesia! Moluccas (Maluku) Islands have some of the best beaches in the world. Ora Beach and Kei Islands are the highlight of our trip.

Exploring Maluku: The Journey to Ora Beach

"Attention to all passengers of Lion Air heading to Ambon, please board the plane immediately." The announcement to board the plane is finally announced. Our flight to the main capital of the Moluccas (Maluku), Ambon, was supposed to depart more than an hour ago. But unfortunately, there was a delay, which none of the staffs…
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Exploring Maluku: The Journey to Ora Beach

Paradise on Earth: Ora Beach

We wake up in the early morning of March 29th to the peaceful sound of waves crawling gently to the shore, crashing to the pillars of our wooden bungalow. It feels like a dream. The breath-taking scenery from the room balcony is to die for and if it was not because of the view, I would…
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Paradise on Earth: Ora Beach

Ora Beach: Practical Information

A hidden paradise of Central Maluku – that's what Ora Beach is often known as. It is definitely with good reason that people call it this way. The beauty of this beach is often compared to the likes of famous destinations such as Bora Bora and Maldives. Some people even refer it as The Little Maldives…
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Ora Beach: Practical Information

Pulau Tujuh – A Must-See Spot of Ora Beach

Pulau Tujuh (literally Seven Islands) was not in our to-do list for Ora Beach. But after reminiscing the long and exhausting day of trying to get to Ora, we decided to stay for another night and visit these seven islands in the end. The drawback of going to Pulau Tujuh is the boat rental that…
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Pulau Tujuh – A Must-See Spot of Ora Beach

8 Reasons Why You Should Visit Kei Islands of Maluku, Indonesia

Beautiful Beaches [caption id="attachment_2029" align="alignright" width="225"] Matwaer Beach[/caption] Everyone knows about Bali's beautiful beaches, but who wants to be in such a crowded and not-so-blue beach when you can go somewhere else? The Kei Islands are home to the most beautiful, pristine, untouched beaches in the world. I have been to Lombok and South Sulawesi,…
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8 Reasons Why You Should Visit Kei Islands of Maluku, Indonesia

All You Need to Know about the Kei Islands of Maluku

The Kei Islands are a group islands located roughly between Indonesian Papua and Australia. The islands are comprised of two main islands, Kei Besar (literally, "Big Kei") and Kei Kecil (literally, "Small Kei"), as well as other small islands. Kei Kecil is popular among local Indonesians due to its beautiful and pristine beaches. However, due…
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All You Need to Know about the Kei Islands of Maluku