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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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AirAsia launches direct flights to Lombok from Singapore

AirAsia launches direct flights Singapore – Lombok

AirAsia will launch 3 direct flights per week from Changi Airport Singapore to Lombok International Airport (Bandar Udara Internasional Lombok) on 28 January 2015. Great news for all of you who want to travel to the amazing Gili islands. From 28th January 2015 onward AirAsia will fly 3 times a ...
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Gili T. Nominated by Tripadvisor as Most Affordable Island

TripAdvisor Nominates Gili Trawangan As The Most Affordable Island

The latest TripIndex Island Sun report by TripAdvisor, the world's most popular travel website, nominates Gili Trawangan as the most affordable island for a trip for two in southeast asia. Gili Trawangan was selected as the cheapest island among sixteen popular tourist island destinations in Southeast Asia, among which Bali, ...
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Indonesia is planning to grant free tourist visa to frequent visitors

Indonesia is planning to grant free tourist visa to frequent visitors

Indonesia is planning to grant free tourist visa to its most frequent visitors, namely the citizens of Australia, China, Japan, South Korea and Russia. The Indonesian government's intention to remove the visa on arrival fee to these five countries was announced on November 5th, 2014, with the idea to enforce ...
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Visa Announcement Indonesia

New Immigration Announcement

Hey guys, just a heads up. The Indonesian Government recently issued a new regulation (Govt Reg No. 31) regarding Residence Permit Visits. An excerpt from Article 140 states: "Application of renewal of a Visit Stay Permit for foreigners who enter the Indonesian Territory with a Visit Visa as referred to ...
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Scuba Diving for a good cause in Gili Trawangan

Scuba Diving for a good cause in Gili Trawangan

Is it possible to combine eco-tourism, volunteering in marine conservation, a PADI distinctive specialty diving course, and two weeks on a beautiful tropical island? With the Biorock(tm) specialty course offered by Trawangan Dive in cooperation with Gili Eco Trust, it is. In April 2014, six participants (from Australia, Finland, France ...
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David Hasselhoff is opening a beach club and resort on Gili Meno

David Hasselhoff is opening a beach club and resort on Gili Meno

The Hoff - David Hasselhoff the former star of Night Rider & Baywatch and his business partner Greg Meyers will soon start to develop Hoffs Hideaway at the Bask beach club and resort on Gili Meno ...
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Free Cat Clinic On Gili Trawangan

Cat Clinic May 2014 on Gili Trawangan

Cats of Gili and Gili Eco trust organized a free 7 day cat clinic on Gili Trawangan. The May 2014 Cat Clinic is now over. During one week 173 cats came to see a vet, 125 cats had the spay/neuter operation. And sadly, 7 cats had to be euthanized during ...
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Artificial Reef Park Lombok

ARTificial Reef Park Lombok

A dead coral reef in the waters off Lombok’s Senggigi Beach will be given new life. In May 2014 Indonesia’s artist Teguh Osternik will start an ARTificial reef park with an Bio Rock art-installation. "Indonesia has the world’s highest coral reef biodiversity and only six percent is still in a ...
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Happy Earth Day - Gili Islands

Happy Earth Day 22 April 2014

Earth Day is a special day for the environment, a day to raise awareness and appreciation of Earth’s nature. It is a special day for Indonesia as well, since we are blessed with the second highest biodiversity in the world. It’s important that we protect our environment (like this coral ...
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