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Indonesia, An Introduction…

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Our seasoned Indonesia specialist, Emily Gillman has just returned from a rigorous 5-week research trip to Indonesia. Travelling across seven of the biggest islands and visiting almost 100 hotels, Emily has the most up to date intelligence and first-hand experience of the finest hotels and experiences on offer...

17 Dream Honeymoon Spots in Asia (Romance Guaranteed...!)

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Asia has an abundance of heart-stirring destinations and extraordinary experiences. From swimming in the gin-clear waters of Indonesia to discovering the majestic forts and palaces of Rajasthan, we have picked out the most dazzlingly romantic travel ideas for you and your loved one…

Beyond Bali – Indonesia Unwrapped

With more than 17,000 islands spread across 5,000 kilometres, there’s more to Indonesia than just Bali…  Here, we signpost the best bits of undiscovered Indonesia including an eco resort in Sumba and a diver’s paradise in Raja Ampat Lombok – LAID-BACK LUXURY Lombok ticks all the boxes for a charming and rustic beach break, but you can forget what you remember from your backpacking days – she now rivals Bali for first-class style and service. Luxurious options are popping up in the…

Top 3 Spiritual Escapes

James Jayasundera, founder & MD of Ampersand Travel, opens up his Little Black Book… this time sharing his top 3 spots for a spiritual escape Ahilya Fort, Maheshwar, India Owned by Indore royal family, this palace hotel is as enchanting as they come. It is an un-commercial gem steeped in character, perched high above the River Narmada. I am so impassioned about Ahilya Fort I can never work out whether I’m frustrated or delighted that it is overlooked by most tourists! Away from the masses…

Following in the Footsteps of Ganesha for the Journey of a Lifetime

From Kathmandu to Bangkok, through Bali to East & Central Java... THE JOURNEY  Discover the origins of Hindu culture and the way it spread through Southeast Asia following the footsteps of the elephant god Ganesha during this original and exciting cultural and culinary journey. Find Lord Ganesha in the KathmanduValley temples, in hidden shrines in Bali and in the monumental 8th century ruined sanctuaries of Java. STAY in carefully chosen small hotels that reflect the unique architectural…

Ampersand's Top 10 Travel Destinations in Indonesia

The vast archipelago of Indonesia holds endless treasures for the tropical  traveller: wildlife-rich jungles, whispering  volcanoes, pristine white beaches and  warm turquoise seas. Into that mix add exotic architecture, diverse Muslim and Hindu cultures, tongue-tingling food and some of the best resorts and villas on the planet. Here we present our top Indonesia picks.1. BaliA land of Hindu gods and architecture, amazing eateries and intense natural beauty, the ‘Island of the Gods’ is a…

Do things differently with Ampersand Travel

At Ampersand we don’t do cookie cutter tours. Each and every trip is tailor-made to provide our clients with a mixture of the best-of-the-best luxury accommodation (mixed in with a few charming boutique gems), the most competent guides, and an itinerary of unique activities that cater to our clients’ personal interests – be they cultural, sporty, culinary or spiritual… Here are a few quirky ideas on ways to experience your destination a little differently in 2014. Taboggan down the iconic…
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