Tourist attractions in South Sumatra

Tourist attractions in South Sumatra

One of the most important kingdoms of the Indonesian history, the Buddhist Sriwijaya Empire flourished along the Musi River in South Sumatra for over a thousand years ago. It is located at the south of the mighty Bukit Barisan mountain, in the southern edge of the South China Sea that is one of the busiest in the world, close to the shipping lane linking the Far East with Europe. We could say many more this of this land, but today we will present you the most important tourist attracti... [ read more ]

The Tudjuh Archipelago of the Riau Islands

The Tudjuh Archipelago of the Riau Islands

The Riau Archipelago or the Riau Islands were part of the Riau Regency until 2004, but then it was split off and formed a separate province. The center of the Riau Archipelago is Tanjung Pinang and includes more than 3000 beautiful islands. We already presented the western side of the Riau Archipelago, which includes the majority of the population, but today we would like to present the Tudjuh Archipelago covering the Western part of the Riau Archipelago, which is formed by four separate are... [ read more ]

Tourist attraction in the Western Riau Islands

Tourist attraction in the Western Riau Islands

The Riau Archipelago, with its center at Tanjung Pinang, has many potential tourist attractions as beautiful beaches or other cultural places. The archipelago lies at the junction of the oldest and busiest maritime trade routes. It is an ideal business or commercial destination. In the past the Riau Archipelago was inhabited by the so called sea gypsies, they were wandering in the rich mangrove forests and on its waterways. Besides of this in the 16th century the Sultan of Malakka found r... [ read more ]

Tourist attractions in Riau

Tourist attractions in Riau

Riau is an Indonesian province that includes the major area of East Sumatra. The inhabitants of Riau are part of the Malay ethnic group, and this is the source area of the Indonesian Malay-based national language. The first Malaysian grammar book, the Bustanul Katibin was also released there in 1857. Pekanbaru became the capital city of the province in 1959, taking over this role from Tanjung Pinang on the Island of Bintan.   Traditional houses If you travel about 160 km ... [ read more ]

Most beautiful natural areas in West Sumatra

Most beautiful natural areas in West Sumatra

The plateau of West Sumatra is surrounded by the Bukit Barisan mountain chain. It has intact jungles with elephants, tigers, leopards and rhinos. Most of the visitors of the country are attracted by these magnificent natural places. Today we would like to present the most beautiful natural areas in West Sumatra that include mountains canyons and caves, majestic countryside, natural parks and reservation areas. If you will visit West Sumatra, you will surely be enchanted by nature. ... [ read more ]

Famous cities and villages in West Sumatra

Famous cities and villages in West Sumatra

West Sumatra lies on the coast of the Sumatra Island and the most important tourist attractions of this region is the natural environment and the unusual culture and interesting history of the Minangkabau and Mentawai people. According to the local culture the land is owned by women, and men have to travel to other places to establish their reputations and fortunes. The tour already is a success. You can find Padang restaurants in the major cities in every part of the country. The peop... [ read more ]

Top 5 tourist attractions in North Sumatra

Top 5 tourist attractions in North Sumatra

The population of North Sumatra has five ethnic groups that speak different languages, has other beliefs; there are differences in their arts, system of customs and culture. Sumatra is one of the biggest islands of Indonesia and it has many things to offer for tourists. Today we would like to present you the top 5 tourist attractions in North Sumatra. These include National Parks, animal farms and rehabilitation centers, lakes and waterfalls and old traditional villages.   ... [ read more ]

Most famous tourist attractions in Banda Aceh

Most famous tourist attractions in Banda Aceh

Banda Aceh is the capital of Aceh on the Island of Sumatra. In the last years became famous for the devastating work of the Tsunami in 2004.  First was called the “City of the King” (Kutaraja). One of the most famous tourist attractions of the city is the Tsunami Museum, built as a memorial of this natural disaster, but today we would like to present you other 6 famous tourist attractions in Banda Aceh, which include the Baiturrahman Grand Mosque, the Gunongan, the Dutch Kerkhoff Pou... [ read more ]

10 things you didn’t know about Bali

10 things you didn’t know about Bali

Bali is a real paradise one of the most famous tourist destinations in the world, a wonderful place that you can dream about. Today we don’t want to enlist all of the evidences to show why is this the perfect place for holidays, we won’t describe the beautiful beaches and hotels on this gorgeous island. We found some interesting facts, characteristics that you surely haven’t heard about this famous island. Let’s see 10 things you didn’t know about Bali.   Bali is no... [ read more ]

Bali, the a paradise on earth

Bali, the a paradise on earth

We are inviting you to an imaginary journey into the world of surfing, perfect hospitality and beautiful beaches. The American island of Hawaii was for a long time the symbol of a perfect holiday, but in the past fifteen years Bali became one of the most popular exotic tourist destinations. It is a beautiful place, you can experience the luxury without spending so much money at the same time. We would like to present you some aspects of this piece of paradise on earth.   T... [ read more ]