Tourist guide to Bali

Tourist guide to Bali

Bali is the most famous between all of the Indonesian islands being a perfect tourist destination. The Island of Bali is not too big, so if you want to visit an other city or a village in the opposite part of the island, you can easily get there. The main urban area and the administrative center of the island is the capital city of Densapar, being a true museum of temples. A city with an interesting history, the former capital of the Kingdom of Badung, is today one of the main centers of ... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Indonesia

Tourist guide to Indonesia

The Republic of Indonesia is located in Southeast Asia and covers an area of ​​1,937,179 km ² with a population of 238 million inhabitants and a density of 104/km ². The Indonesians Life expectancy is 69.07 years for males and 74.29 years for women. The official language is the Indonesian Bahasa. From the administrative point of view, the Indonesian state is divided into 27 provinces and a metropolitan district (Jakarta Raya), along with two autonomous districts with special status.... [ read more ]

Tourist visa and payments in Indonesia

Tourist visa and payments in Indonesia

The official currency in Indonesia is the rupee (Rp). You can use large-scale international cards, traveler checks, but you can also pay with cash. There are areas, such as Maluku and Papua, where the payment card is rarely accepted and ATMs are scarce in these areas. To enter Indonesia you will probably need a visa. The citizens of the United States can obtain a visa through the Visa On Arrival (VOA), it is granted for a period that is not exceeding 30 days, and its delivery charge varie... [ read more ]

Useful information for a visit to Indonesia

Useful information for a visit to Indonesia

Many people dream about visiting Indonesia and if you are one of those, you should read some useful information for a visit to Indonesia. Indonesia has a moderate climate, with two major seasons, respectively, a rainy season and a hot season and the climatic conditions vary from region to region. Ideal would be to plan your vacation in the warm season (dry), which begins in April and lasts until October, when the humidity is acceptable and the temperatures are pleasant (21-32 C degrees). ... [ read more ]

Nature and sport activities in Bali

Nature and sport activities in Bali

Unique natural landscapes in Bali and large beaches such as those at Kuta or the elegant beaches of Nusa Dua and Cnadidasa are ideal destinations for surfing enthusiasts, whether beginners or experienced. Surfing enthusiasts can capture the most impressive waves at Saneh, Uluwatu or at Medewi. Tourists passionate of nature walks can consider a trip to Lake Kintamani with breathtaking views, where indigenous populations and Trunyan and Aga will capture you at the first moment with their mu... [ read more ]

Top 7 cultural attractions of West Papua

Top 7 cultural attractions of West Papua

The world's second largest island, New Guinea, is shared by two countries: Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. The Indonesian half of the large island forming a bird, which only became an integral part of the country in 1969 after being a Dutch colony, is called West Papua. Although the area occupies almost a quarter of the archipelago, there lives less than one percent of the population of Indonesia. Looking at the map you quickly get an explanation for this contradiction. West Papua is the ... [ read more ]

The natural attractions of West Papua

The natural attractions of West Papua

West Papua is one of the last mysterious wilderness areas. Its endless jungles is more impenetrable than the great jungle of the Amazon, in the mangrove swamps live large crocodiles and in the eastern mountains some isolated tribes may even zealously kept alive cannibalism. From the coastal towns you can not even reach the interior of the island on the land or on water, so the only option remains traveling by air. Looking down from the airplane you will discover a majestic landscape: the ... [ read more ]

The Raja Ampat Archipelago in West Papua

The Raja Ampat Archipelago in West Papua

West Papua is the northwestern tongue of the Indonesian part of New Guinea. The area of ​​the Bird's Head Peninsula, also known as Doberai or Semenanjung Kepala Burung, and the surrounding small islands make up a population of approximately 800 000 people, making it one of the least populated areas in Indonesia. Manokwari is the provincial capital of West Papua. The Raja Ampat Archipelago, also known as the Four Kings Islands, in the north-western corner of West Papua is made up of mo... [ read more ]