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 ]

Carita & Java Island Eco-Tourism

Carita & Java Island Eco-Tourism

With intentions to visit the Java Island, you might wan to consider checking out Carita Beach, Krakatau. Seeing the coastal town, cruising along the Sunda Strait by boat and then to the active volcano island. The Sunda Strait has its name coming from the Indonesia Pasundan which means 'West Java' in English. It is between the Islands of Sumatra and Java itself, connecting the Java Sea to Indian Ocean. If you wish to climb up the southern half of the deserted volcano, you can plan to do so, t... [ 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 ]

The Third Largest City: Bandung

The Third Largest City: Bandung

The capital city of West Java is Bandung and it is third largest in size after Jakarta and Surabaya in Indonesia. So called 'Paris of Java' by the Dutch, this city has a unique atmosphere like in the colonial times. The other nickname is Kota Kembang that means the Flower City as they used to have a lot of flowers. Lush and Beautiful Bandung is on the altitude of 768 meters and has lush and beautiful Parahyangan mountains surroundings. And such an altitude means it has a mild and very plea... [ read more ]