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Keling and Wae Rinding
A few weeks ago we interviewed Marsel, a good friend and Flores local, who owns and runs a Bali tour company, introducing travellers to the beautiful islands of Flores....
The Other Side to Bali
There is a Bali that most tourists don’t see. Most expats or ‘city’ dwelling locals don’t either for that matter. It’s a Bali where basic healthcare is a luxury and classes....
The Way Flores Makes Me Feel
No sooner had we landed in Flores, we were whisked away in the courtesy car from La Cecile, checked in and then it was onto sunset drinks on the balcony. Two slurps...
A Community Leader in the Making
I have met so many impressive people on my travels, including someone I now call a friend, Marsel. For me, the unsung beauty and incredibly rich culture of Flores...
Sanur Village Festival
The Sanur Village Festival is a celebration of the thriving Sanur community, and its harmonious village way of life that combines traditional Balinese culture...
Bricks for Bali
Rumah Sehat provides life-saving health care and education for some of the most disadvantaged people in Bali, covering the area known as the Karangasem regency...
Coffee in Flores
Indonesia is the 4th largest producer of coffee in the world, and with the perfect climate for growing coffee beans, it produces some of the world’s best coffee ...
Fun in Flores - Our Top Ten Picks
Dive In! The sparkling waters of Flores are an underwater paradise for divers, offering some of the best dives in the world. With white sand beaches, waters teeming...
An Englishman in Flores
The Voice of Flores is about community, the villages, the people and sharing stories about life and travels throughout these stunning islands. We love hearing from locals and travellers, and we want to...
The Beautiful Culture of Flores
The Penti Ceremony in Wae Rebo is one of the most important ceremonies of the Flores cultural and spiritual calendar. Held in the Manggarai district, the Penti ceremony is a thanksgiving...
Cycling Around Flores
There are so many ways to experience beautiful Flores, whether sailing through the sparkling island waters, hiring a car to drive across the lush, mountainous hinterland, or...
Spiritual Life in Flores
The spiritual practices of Flores are unlike anywhere else in the world, a blend of mystical folklore tempered with traditional religious teachings and beliefs. With many...
Trash Hero Komodo
Komodo National Park is home to over 90% of the world’s marine life and species and is named a UNESCO World Heritage Listed Natural Site. Trash Hero Komodo is a local team determined...
My Life in Flores
At the heart and soul of the idyllic island life on Flores, are its beautiful, smiling people. With so many stories to tell, we thought it was time to get to know the locals,and bring...
My First Visit to Flores
A while ago I went to Flores for the first time and I loved the place. I didn’t think anything could sway me from my love affair with Bali but turns out I was wrong. It’s not what...