Stephanie Brookes is the Author of “Indonesia’s Hidden Heritage – Cultural Journeys of Discovery“. This book is a stunning introduction to anyone who is interested to see and learn more Indonesia. Click to read more
Stephanie is available for travel writing assignments, tourism commissions, representation at trade fairs and creative ways to promote your region or hotel. Just get in touch. Click to read more
Would you like to improve your English, creative writing or essay writing skills? Stephanie offers online tutoring by Skype. She also specialises in early learners based on phonics. Click to read more
Latest published stories
The ultimate palms and paradise destination? There are many, and Bali is definitely on the shortlist. But there’s more to the Indonesian island besides white-sand beaches and clear blue water. We hop on our bikes to experience the authentic life and ways of Bali.
Moving slowly around the giant prayer wheel at the Memorial Chorten in Thimphu, I was aware I was spinning and releasing more than one million prayers written on tiny scrolls inside. This sacred place is…
I watched with fascination as the Wana elder, a woman of about 80, deftly rolled tree bark into an intricate traditional pipe. I sat on a hand-woven leaf floor mat and listened to her husband, a jovial, talkative character, explain about life in the forest
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For fifteen years in a row, an extraordinary cultural festival has been taking place in the Menoreh highlands of Central Java, home to five volcanoes. Paying homage to the volcanoes as their source of living and protector, local villagers present their best to nature through offerings, performances and more.
“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” – Neal Donald Walsch
Author and travel writer Stephanie Brookes is an adventurous soul. Her travels have taken her from Montana to Moscow and extensively through Asia. Stephanie lives in Bali and covers stories from Asia’s hotspots, lesser known hidden-hideaways and explores islands of beauty and serenity. Her travels have taken her from Aceh to Nagaland and from Montana to Moscow. A travel writer for over ten years now, Stephanie searches out some of the more remote destinations across the globe. Whether it’s swimming in a hanging lake with jellyfish or hiking to the top of a steaming volcano, nothing stops this travel writer from discovering wild places and writing about them.
Published in NowJakarta, Jetstar In-flight magazine, Garuda Colours, KLM Holland Herald, Air Asia 3Sixty,Turkish Airlines Skylife, Silverkris, The JakartaPost, Indonesia Expat, Forbes Travel Guide Bali, Nine MSN-Channel 9 Australia and several leading travel & lifestyle magazines.