Most people visit Sumatra to go trekking in the jungles around Bukit Lawang, but this little village has so much more to offer. Read our full and personal guide here…
Solo traveling in Sumatra + tips for female solo travelers
I have traveled Sumatra solo many times and with this post I will give my very personal tips for solo traveling in Sumatra. I feel you. You may have read crazy things about Sumatra, but if you will travel to Indonesias biggest island you won’t regret it
The ultimate travel guide for Sumatra
Planning on visiting Sumatra? We feel you. Once you start researching about the biggest island of Indonesia you will find info on beautiful beaches, orang utans or lush rainforests. But you might also find people telling about being ripped off at the Pinang Baris bus …
Tips for eco friendly travel in Sumatra and elsewhere
Travelling causes a lot of waste and trash starting from plastic water bottles, to single-use items and over-tourism. Acting more eco-friendly reduces the impacts of tourism and helps the planet, wildlife and ecosystems.
Travel Sumatra during Ramadan – what you need to know
With the right planning and a sense of respect you can experience a wonderful time on Sumatra during Ramadan.
Sumatra for families
Sumatra for foodies
If you are looking for cold brew coffee and smoothie bowls, you are better off to Bali. You can find the Indonesian evergreens like gado-gado, nasi or mie goreng also on Sumatra. But the island has its very own cuisine. The most famous of which …
Pack list for Sumatra
What to wear on your trip in Sumatra and other do’s and don’ts.
Top 10 activities in Bukit Lawang
Bukit Lawang has much to offer apart from jungle trekking. Go for a swim, visit local villages, see elephants or just relax in a hammock. Bukit Lawang is a lovely village where you can spend some more days after your trek. Read the full list of activities here.
Why you should go to Sumatra
Sumatra has it all: dreamy rice fields, volcanos, dense jungle, the sea, hot springs, mountains. Friendly people, local food and activities for all tastes adds up to this. Sumatra is not so busy like Bali or Lombok and yet worth while a visit for adventure and relaxation.