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Banda Aceh & Lhoknga

Your Travel Guide to Lhoknga (Banda Aceh in Indonesia)

If you’re an avid surfer, then Lhoknga is the place for you. If you love beautiful beaches and natural landscapes, then Lhoknga is the spot for you. If you want to escape mass tourism and experience a much simpler way of life, then Lhoknga is the place for you. Lhoknga is a small coastal village […] Read more…

Places to Visit in Indonesia, outside of Bali

Lhoknga River | Places to Visit in Indonesia | Hello Raya Blog

When it comes to traveling in Indonesia, the place that first comes to mind is Bali. But there are so many other places to visit in Indonesia, that are simply breathtaking and worth the effort. I have spent a great deal of time in Indonesia, having lived a total of 5 years there. During my time […] Read more…

15 Top Things to do in Banda Aceh & Lhoknga

Lhoknga Aceh | Banda Aceh | Hello Raya Blog

In 2004, the region of Aceh, included its capital Banda Aceh was devastated by the second largest Earthquake ever recorded in history, which resulted in what we know today as the Boxing Day Tsunami. Of all the areas affected, Aceh was the most devastated area, with the size of the tsunami reaching 30 meters. After […] Read more…