Indonesia Dances and Music Culture

Indonesia Dances and Music Culture

With more than 1.8 million square kilometers of land area, Indonesia has the communications infrastructure such as radio broadcast stations, television broadcast stations, Internet hosts, telephone and internet users of 16 million. Their transportation includes railways, highways, waterways and airports. Of course, they have ports and harbors from Banjarmasin, Ciwandan, Belawan, Krueg Geukueh, Panjang, Palembang, Sungai Pakning, Tanjung Priok and Tanjung Perak. Experience Indonesian Culture... [ read more ]

Bandung Culinary Art and Musical

Bandung Culinary Art and Musical

Searching for an interesting event in Indonesia is not a difficult task at all. For example in Bandung, you can catch the ancient Sundanese legend of Lutung Kasarung. This 27th December 2011 til the 7th January 2012, do not miss their spectacular show. About Lutung Kasarung Better known as the 'lost ape', this is an ancient folklore from the West Java people. They are Sundanese who tells the journey from the realm of heaven to earth of Sanghyang Guraminda. He was in the form of an ape-like... [ read more ]

About Indonesia Before You Go

About Indonesia Before You Go

If you did not know yet, the capital city of Indonesia is Jakarta. It is +7 GMT. Currently their President is Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and before arriving in this country you should change some Indonesian rupiah from one of your major banks or money exchange. In Indonesia, they have several other local dialects. Otherwise, they use Bahasa Indonesia, English and some places Dutch and Javanese. Their people beliefs and religions are primarily Hinduism, Buddhism, Roman Catholicism, Islam and Pro... [ read more ]

Indonesian Street Food Selections

Indonesian Street Food Selections

One of the amazing cultural enjoyment in Indonesia is the Indonesian food. There are wonderful Chinese dishes with adaptation to avoid the usage of pork to suit the Indonesians who are majority Muslims. Siomay is one of the local street food in West Java made of steam fish dumpling. It also have vegetables like steamed cabbage, tofu, potatoes and possibly bitter gourd in it. Usually it is served in a special peanut sauce. Rather similar to the Chinese Siew Mai which is a kind of steamed pork... [ read more ]

Nature Tourism in Indonesia

Nature Tourism in Indonesia

If you are a person who is into nature and you are planning to see the nature tourism of Indonesia, you might be interested to check out the surf breaks that Indonesia has to offer. Other than that, Indonesia has lots of dive sites to choose from and the national parks are with interesting flora and fauna to see, let alone the volcanoes in Indonesia. Surfing in Indonesia ensures you that being in Indonesia is never lack of water sports and recreational activities. There are even world class ... [ read more ]

Candi and Ancient Temples in Indonesia

Candi and Ancient Temples in Indonesia

Sanctuaries, Hindu and Buddhist temples in Indonesia are called candi. The were built as early as in the 8th century. Sometimes, candi may included urban ruins, non-religious gates, pool as well as bathing places. In Central Java, there are the Borobudur & Kedu Plain. They are regarded as the candi as well. Others like the Slopes of Gunung Merapi, some parts of Yogyakarta, the Dieng Plateau, Gedong Songo, the Klaten Regency, Mount Lawu, Prambanan Plain and the Ratu Boko & surrounding... [ read more ]

Hindu Religion Balinese Culture

Hindu Religion Balinese Culture

The Hinduism that was practiced in Bali as a religion is Agama Hindu Dharma. They called themselves Hindu Ciwa for the Balinese. Both Buddhism and Hinduism arrive from Java, extended from India in the 8th - 16th centuries. Symbolically, it is the Swastika, the wheel of the sun that make Balinese Hinduism somehow different. The belief is that nature's elements are influenced by spirit. Hence they need to be appeased and to do so, this spirit is offered Sesajen (a kind of offerings) made from ... [ read more ]

Attractions of Jakarta

Attractions of Jakarta

One of the top attractions of Jakarta is the National Museum. It was established in 1778 by the Batavia Society for Arts and Science. Now it is a world-famous National Museum which is well presented and interesting things and original old buildings to see. Kidzania located at Jl. Jend Sudirman is an amusement and entertainment centre mainly for children as young as five year olds and as old as twelve years old. There are different educational tasks about the concept of living that the children... [ read more ]