Tourist guide to Banjarmasin

Tourist guide to Banjarmasin

Banjarmasin, also known as Bandjarmasin, is the provincial capital of South Kalimantan, Indonesia. The city is located in a unit of relief that has the form of a small island, formed by the confluence of the Martapura River and the Barito River. Because it is located in this area, the city of Banjarmasin is sometimes called the "River City". The city of Banjarmasin was part of the Hindu kingdoms Negara Dipa and Negara Daha in the fourteenth century. After Pangeran Samudera was made Muslim... [ read more ]

The best family activities in Bandung

The best family activities in Bandung

For family activities in Bandung, you should know the transportation of the city. There is a means of local transport called angkot, a van that doesn’t have an exact station or a description of a route, but it can taken directly from the street and you can also get off where you want. The price for a trip with this means of transport can vary, depending on the length of the route. To stop this angkot just have to raise your hand and it takes you, and if you want to get off, you must tel... [ read more ]

The main attractions in Bandung

The main attractions in Bandung

Bandung is the third largest city in Indonesia, the capital of the province called West Java. The city is the second metropolitan area of the country, and includes a population of about 2.4 million inhabitants. Because it is located at an altitude of 768 meters above sea level, temperatures are much lower than in other cities in Indonesia. The city of Bandung is a very appreciated weekend destination for the residents of Jakarta. The climate characterized by lower temperatures, the variet... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Bandung

Tourist guide to Bandung

Historically, the oldest reference of the city of Bandung dates back from 1488, although some researchers say that people lived in this area before this. During the 17th and 18th centuries the East Indies Dutch company opened plantation areas around the city of Bandung. At the beginnig of the year 1786 a supply road was opened between the settlements: Cianjur, Cirebon, Bogor, Batavia and Bandung. In 1809, during the reign of Napoleon I, , when he conquered the Netherlands and its colonies... [ read more ]

Visiting the Indonesian city of Bandung

Visiting the Indonesian city of Bandung

The city of Bandung is located in the central part of the country and can be reached directly from Jakarta both on highway and by air. Another alternative is throughout the Puncak Mountains, but during the weekends the traffic is very busy on this route. Today we present some information for those who want to visit the Indonesian city of Bandung. The Bandung Airport, also known as the Husein Sastranegara is located in an area that is less accessible and therefore the services are limited,... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Balikpapan

Tourist guide to Balikpapan

Balikpapan is a port city located in a region that is well known for its mining and oil exports. This region is known as East Kalimantan, and is located on the east coast of the Island of Borneo. The city of Balikpapan is the second largest city in demographic terms in East Kalimantan after Samarinda. Many people know very less about this important city, so we decided to present a brief tourist guide to Balikpapan that includes the climate of the city, information about its airport and so... [ read more ]

Things you should know before visiting Bali

Things you should know before visiting Bali

The people of Bali are very tolerant with tourists. Although they are deeply religious, they don’t impose a dress code like in the churches. In general, if you intend to visit as many places as possible on the island, put in you luggage comfortable shoes. Opt for sandals for walking in the town and shoes for walking in the mountains and national parks. Of course you can buy a pair of one of the most original, handmade sandals from the markets in Kuta or Ubud. In general, the Belinese ad... [ read more ]

The natural and historic dowry of the Island of Bali

The natural and historic dowry of the Island of Bali

Bali is bordered to the east by the island of Java, from which is separated by the Strait of Bali and in the north is bordered by the Java Sea, in the south by the Indian Ocean and in the east by the Lombock Strait. This tropical paradise dominated by landscapes with lush vegetation, large beaches of a unique beauty, crystal clear waters, many old temples dedicated to Hindu deities, all this combined with the hospitality, culture and traditions of the locals, make Bali a unique and captiv... [ read more ]