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Travel with Zero Plastic

How to Travel with Zero Plastic Waste

Written by Gili Shark Conservation These days, we can’t help but hear about the plastic pollution issues facing every region of our beautiful planet. We are bombarded with the fact that changes need to be made. We need to be more conscious of how everyone should change a few of ...
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Cover Blog 10 Must Try Indonesian Dishes

10 Must-Try Indonesia Dishes

Written by: Angie from Feet Do Travel Travel and food go hand in hand. Obviously. We all need to eat, and trying new foods in different countries is part of immersing yourself into local cultures.​We have spent a year in Indonesia and everyone says “oh I love Indonesian food”, so ...
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Wedding On The Beach On The Gili Islands

10 Reasons You Should Get Married On The Gili Islands

Written by: Sascha Flower Your wedding day should be the happiest day of your life. The day that you and your loved one commit to each other for eternity in front of your nearest and dearest; however, it goes without saying that planning the wedding day itself can be ridiculously ...
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Cover Blog Top 5 Underwater Instagram Locations

Top 5 Underwater Instagram Locations Around The Gili Islands

Written by: Roza Tsvetkova - Manta Dive Have you been searching for paradise on earth? Well, look no further than the Gili islands! This archipelago of 3 tiny islands – Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air – is located near the coast of northwest Lombok Island, Indonesia. Here you’ll ...
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All You Need To Know About The Gili Islands

Which Gili Island Is For You?

Written by: Rose Dykins - Lonely Planet Writer What brings you to the Gili Islands? Are you looking to party and come away with your diving license? Or are you desperate to get away from the crowds? Or maybe you've sparked up a holiday romance and are looking for somewhere ...
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All You Want To Know About Climbing Mount Rinjani In Lombok

All You Want To Know About Climbing Mount Rinjani

Mt Rinjani is an active volcano that lies in the central north of Lombok and is Indonesia’s second highest volcano at 3,726 meters (12,224ft). Within Rinjani’s caldera, at its crater rim, is a 50 km2 lake called Segara Anak (Child of the Sea) where there is also the Aik Kalak ...
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Best Things To Do On Gili Air

Best Things To Do On Gili Air Guide

Written by: Salt In Our Hair Gili Air is one of the three Gili Islands just of the coast of Lombok. The tiny island is surrounded by white sand, turquoise water, and great underwater life and a great location to add to your Bali Route. Gili Air is all about ...
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Cover blog 7 apps you should use on the Gili Islands

7 Smart Travel Apps You Should Use on the Gili Islands

1. App in the Air - your personal travel assistant Want to have all your flight, hotel and travel information in one app? App in the Air sends you reminders for boarding times, flight deals and has a map view of where you’ve been in the world! This is a ...
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Blog About Freediving In Indonesia

Learning To Freedive In Indonesia

A blog from Ian Stewart, written for Lonely Planet Freediving. It's easy to understand its appeal. Keen to experience the deep ocean without the cumbersome steel tank and tangle of tubes myself, I decided to give it a whirl on a trip to Indonesia's Gili Islands. Image by Alex Kidd ...
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Cover blog 4 tips For Living On A Budget On The Gili Islands

4 Insider Tips for Living On A Budget On the Gili Islands

4 Insider Tips for Living On A Budget on the Gili Islands Are you planning to stay on the Gili Islands for two weeks, one month or several months? It’s always important to make sure you stick to your budget. We’ve written out a few tips for you to make ...
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Blog 4 Misconceptions of the Gili Islands

4 Misconceptions About The Gili Islands

Misconception #1 - After the August 2018 earthquake the Gilis are closed for a year Are you kidding?! How amazing would it be to have the islands all to ourselves! That’s just not the case, unfortunately - kidding! We love everyone who comes to the Gili Islands and we encourage ...
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The Ultimate Dive And Travel Guide To Gili Trawangan

The Ultimate Dive And Travel Guide To Gili Trawangan

Gili Trawangan is part of three small islands off of the coast of Lombok, and a short boat ride away from the island of Bali. Each of the islands have their own vibe and reputation with Gili Trawangan known for being the island with the best nightlife. Though the island ...
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7 Excellent Reasons to Visit Wonderful Gili Air

7 Excellent Reasons to Visit Wonderful Gili Air

1. 100% Guarantee That You Don't Get Hit By A Car Or A Motorbike If you've been travelling in South East Asia you know there is quite a huge risk that you will get hit by a motorbike. And it’s not because some of us are not used to look ...
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Blog about the earthquake on the Gili Islands

Gili Air – Shaken but not shut!

Our experience of the Lombok Earthquake on Gili Air I sit here writing this blog from a roadside stool belonging to ‘The Burger Lady’, that tiny tin shed on the main Gili Air strip that forever smells of fried chicken. Despite the 200+ earthquakes, evacuations, looters and wild animals, the ...
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5 Misconceptions About Traveling Alone

5 Misconceptions About Traveling Alone

5 Misconceptions About Traveling Alone, From Someone Who Travels Solo All The Time Have you ever taken a solo trip? I've spent the past few years traveling alone and had the time of my life. I started traveling alone because my loved ones' schedule, budget, and interest in travel didn't ...
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PADI Diver Yoga Retreat Gili Islands

First PADI Yoga Diver Retreat & Course on Gili Air

Oceans 5 Dive Resort on Gili Air, Lombok, Indonesia, is hosting a first of its kind in January 2015! The PADI Yoga Diver Retreat and Course. Being the fastest growing dive operation and IDC Centre in South East Asia, Oceans 5 Dive Resort keeps up with new trends and offers ...
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