About Us

Here in Indonesia Travel Guide, we strive to bring you All information about Indonesia for your independent travel here, planning itinerary, tips, routes, budget and everything else.

Plan to visit Indonesia? Wanted to travel Indonesia independently yet safely? In Indonesia, you can be sure to find something that would feed your travel style and choices. Not sure where to go or how to plan your itinerary? Have a look at the top 10 places to visit in Indonesia before deciding and planning. Or if you haven’t even decide whether Indonesia would be your next travel destination, then see why you should visit Indonesia.

We hope to help promote wonderful country which has so much to offer and also to show you that it is possible to travel independently or backpack in Indonesia. We also hope to spur you to travel to this country which is full of friendly people, rich in cultures and history, diverse in nature and with both well-trodden and unbeaten tracks for you to enjoy and discover.


The Team

Indonesia Travel Guide Team - Rachel

Rachel Ooi
Being fascinated by Indonesia, Rachel, founder of Indonesia Travel Guide, hopes to bring the best guides and tips to independent travelers, so that they can enjoy what Indonesia has best to offer. Being an independent wanderer herself, Rachel knows what it takes to make a good, fun-filled yet responsible independent traveling. So let’s join her to discover wonderful Indonesia together.



Pearl Koon

Indonesia Travel Guide Team - Pearl

Living in Jakarta for more than 20 years now, Pearl have not manage still to cover the tip of Indonesia’s diverse destinations, people and even food! Pearl loves shopping as much as enjoying luxury but she knows all these have to be done sensibly and on a budget. Therefore, you may find the best scoop and offers in Jakarta and beyond with her.


Current Contributors

Aisyah Llewellyn

Indonesia Travel Guide writer - Aisyah

Aisyah lives in Sumatra in beautiful Indonesia and writes widely about food and travel in Southeast Asia. Fluent in Indonesian, she also runs food tours educating travellers about Indonesian food and ingredients. She has travelled all over Indonesia but fell in love with North Sumatra when she first visited over 10 years ago. You can follow her on Twitter @BRITgrlINDOfood. View all posts by Aisyah



Andrea Wangsanata

Indonesia Travel Guide writer - Andrea

Native New Yorker turned world traveler. As a first generation Indonesian-Chinese-American (gado-gado, as the locals call her), Andrea has been practicing her Bahasa Indonesian and eating her way through the beautiful archipelago. After 16 months on the road, Andrea has finally settled in Australia… for now.


Past Contributors

Devender Kundaliya

Indonesia Travel Guide Team - Devender

Traveler by heart, Devender is a freelance travel writer from India who loves reading, writing, playing, singing and much more. He is an admirer of the great diversity and natural beauty that Indonesia offers to its visitors. Enthralled by the rich history and culture of Indonesia, Devender attempts to provide valuable and interesting information on some of the most fascinating and remote destinations in Indonesia. View all posts by Devender



Nil Hajra

Indonesia Travel Guide Team - nil

Writer with a mind that travels through time and with time. Having seen some of the most beautiful places in the world, Nil enjoys discovering new places and learning about its people. She believes that there’s nothing better than knowledge that is learned through the experiences of others and used for one’s betterment in life. She also considers that having an open mind on people and places will help human beings on earth respect and understand each other better. View all posts by Nil Hajra


Want to write for us?

Indonesia Travel Guide thrives on the contribution of travelers and the community, therefore if you have any information or travel stories to share about Indonesia, please feel free to write to us. You can send your contributions to allindonesiatravel[at]gmail.com.
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