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Since the advent of the smartphone and social media, we have become constantly switched on. So much so, there is even a term for this addiction: nomophobia, the fear of losing access to our mobile phones.

With numerous studies praising the health benefits of going offline (as well as the negative effects of spending too much time on our smartphones!), it’s little wonder that when travelers want to switch off, they really want to switch off.

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Bali is often the first thing that comes to mind when travelers think of Indonesia. But did you know that Indonesia has the 2nd highest number of islands in the world? There’re many more hidden gems yet to be discovered by travelers.

Need a few ideas on where to start? We looked at our fastest growing destinations based on Agoda bookings to identify the freshest, up & coming places in Indonesia to explore. Get here before the rest of the world does!

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Travelers are increasingly becoming eco-conscious – according to Agoda’s Tech and Travel Study, 58% of travelers prefer eco-friendly properties and 40% are willing to spend an extra $10 a night for the privilege. Contrary to popular misconceptions about sustainability, eco-friendly travel doesn’t mean you need to skimp on luxury – here are 6 properties in Asia that prove green and luxury can go hand-in-hand:

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With over 17,500 islands, Indonesia has something for everyone:  busy cities, vibrant culture, laid-back beaches and tranquil mountains.  Here are five breathtaking views you can enjoy from your hotel room.

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They may be close neighbors, but research from our Tech and Travel Study finds some travelers across the APAC region are more widely traveled than others.

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Fancy spending a night in a prison cell, shipping container, cave or Tim Burton-style treehouse? These wonderful and wacky (and sometimes just plain weird) properties are tourist attractions in their own right.

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