Minangkabau Cuisine

Minangkabau Cuisine

Better known as Padang food, the cuisine of the Minangkabau people is the Minangkabau cuisine. It was widely known across Indonesia as Masakan Padang, but because it was named after the capital city of West Sumatra province, it is thus Padang. Popular in Malaysia and Singapore The whole culinary traditions of Minangkabau people is the use of coconut milk and heavy use of spice mixture in particular chili. This rich taste is found within Indonesian cuisines, Sumatran cuisine, Indian as well... [ read more ]

Cultural Tourism in Indonesia

Cultural Tourism in Indonesia

With 300 ethnic groups that spread over 1.8 million square kilometres, Indonesia really has a wide cultural diversity for you to discover. Compounded by Buddhist, Hindu, Islamic and even European colonialist influences, you will explore this amazing place with a difference. Amongst which, Bali is where Indonesian Hindus are the most common. From their Balinese dance-drama performances, their practices in the Balinese temples, Bali has a very lively religious and cultural atmosphere which is ve... [ read more ]

Berastagi & Bukittinggi

Berastagi & Bukittinggi

Sumatra has something for everyone to explore - lush rainforests, exotic flora and fauna, cascading rivers, sparkling crater lakes, beautiful white sand beaches, impressive volcanoes, limestone caves and an incredible diverse array of traditional ethnic groups who inhabit some of the most spectacular volcanic landscapes of the world. Rice Store, Berastagi Berastagi is a town on the main route linking Karo highlands of Northern Sumatra to the coastal city of Medan. t is also where the Dutch... [ read more ]

Lake Toba and Lake Maninjau

Lake Toba and Lake Maninjau

A 100 kilometres long lake as well as a supervolcano, Lake Toba is a volcano with a tremendous ejecta volume of more than one thousand cubic kilometers. When magma in the Earth rises into the crust from a hotspot but is unable to break through the crust. With 505 metres at its deepest point, it has a surface elevation of nearly 900 metres, making it the largest lake in Indonesia worth seeing. The second reason that you must see it is that, Lake Toba is the largest volcanic lake in the world. ... [ read more ]

Sumatra's Bukit Lawang and Tangkahan

Sumatra’s Bukit Lawang and Tangkahan

Exploring Sumatra is about wandering in lush rainforests, cascading rivers, beautiful white sand beaches, limestone caves. You can see very exotic fauna and flora, sparkling crater lakes and very impressive volcanoes. Traveling in Sumatra is also about discovering the diverse traditional ethnic groups of Indonesia. Promising you the most exquisite views of volcanic landscapes, Sumatra suggest their highlighted spots such as Bukit Lawang, Tangkahan, Lake Toba, Lake Maninjau, Berastagi and Bukit... [ read more ]

World's Third Largest and Highest Island, Borneo

World’s Third Largest and Highest Island, Borneo

Kalimantan or known as Borneo, is located in the north of Java Island in Indonesia. It is the world's third largest island. Besides, you can find here one of the oldest rainforests. Geographically, it is surrounded by the South China Sea, Sulu Sea, the Celebes Sea, the Makassar Strait, the Java Sea and Karimata Strait. Mount Kinabalu is the highest point, but that is not Indonesia's territory. However, Borneo still holds the world's highest island. It has Indonesia's longest river in the west... [ read more ]