For many divers Raja Ampat is a dream vacation. Unfortunately, a lot of solo travelers dismiss it as too remote or unsafe for traveling alone. Are you thinking about traveling to Raja Ampat for the dive trip of a lifetime, but have no one to travel with? Don’t cross it off your destination list yet. We’re going to tell you why Raja Ampat is actually an amazing destination for lone travelers. (more…)
Indonesia has been relatively lucky with a low number of cases of Covid-19. At the time of writing, the regency of West Papua, where Raja Ampat is located, has had only 88 in total. As far from the effects of the virus Papua Paradise Eco Resort may seem, we have been affected not in health but by travel restrictions.
Since the 2nd of April the Indonesian government has been restricting visas (more…)
We’ve written before about the incredible endemic fauna species of Raja Ampat but have never really mentioned flora. Most people may visit Papua Paradise Eco Resort for the amazing underwater sights, but it’s definitely worth it to do some exploring above the water as well.
The jungles of Raja Ampat are packed full of plants and flowers you won’t see (more…)
When you think of important ecosystems what do you think of first? Many people would probably say rainforests or woodlands, but how many mention coral reefs? If you are a diver you have probably thought about the part they play in our ecosystem, but if you aren’t it may not have even crossed your mind. We generally have a very simple understanding of what coral reefs do and the roll they play in our environment. (more…)
The world has turned a bit up side down recently. Many of us are finding our travel plans have had to be cancelled or postponed. However, most people also have more time on their hands at the moment to dream of their next trip. If you are one of these people, you may want to consider a magical trip to Raja Ampat when we’re all free to travel again. Here are 4 things to research about Raja Ampat while you’re stuck in the house. (more…)