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 ]

Tourist sites in North Sulawesi for the nature lovers

Tourist sites in North Sulawesi for the nature lovers

The orchid-shaped Sulawesi, formerly known as the Celebes Islands is the third largest island of Indonesia with an area of ​​172,000 square kilometers. The island is divided into three provinces: North Sulawesi, South Sulawesi and Southeast Sulawesi. The topography of the island is extremely varied. It has high mountains, picturesque coastlines, lakes, rice fields and lush jungles wonderful alternate options offered to travelers. Today we would like to give a special attention to Nort... [ read more ]

Top 5 attractions for nature lovers in West Kalimantan

Top 5 attractions for nature lovers in West Kalimantan

West Kalimantan is a beautiful place with many tourist attractions and has a diverse population. On the mountainous eastern part of the province, away from the cities and plains can be found many many villages of the Dayak tribes, the indigenous population in Kalimantan. The remainder population of the province is consists of Chinese, Malays and various Indonesian ethnic groups. Our article is mainly written for those who really like to discover the natural beauties of a country. The top... [ 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 ]

Exploring nature in Sulawesi

Exploring nature in Sulawesi

There are many places in Sulawesi where you can enjoy nature. We would like to present you several famous and beautiful lakes of this country, two wonderful waterfalls in a breathtaking surrounding and some magnificent mountains you could visit while exploring nature in Sulawesi. If you would like to combine this experience with the local tradition, you can visit Bulukumba and watch can how the inlanders build houses or traditional ships.   You can even have a Cadik ... [ read more ]

Maluku as the Dream Islands of Magellan

Maluku as the Dream Islands of Magellan

Magellan lived between 1480 and 1521 and sailed in the service of the King of Spain. He was the first man who led a fleet of five ships to west, starting from Europe to Asia, the first European to sail in the Pacific Ocean or made an expedition around the world. It is clear that few tourists would have the resources to step, mile by mile, in Magellan's footsteps, but the Maluku Islands, known as the Spice Islands of Indonesia, is one of the places he stopped by that well worth the attention.... [ read more ]

Kalimantan as the Land of the Animals and the Dayak Tribe

Kalimantan as the Land of the Animals and the Dayak Tribe

Talking about Kalimantan means talking about the ingenious Dayak tribe and about the tropical forests. As seen in historical documents, the first Indonesian kingdom started from this island. Kuta is the oldest kingdom in Indonzia and Kudungga is the first king. Currently, Kalimantan is administratively divided into four provinces: West, Central, South and East Kalimantan. We will present you the island of Kalimantan as the land of animals and of the Dayak tribe. Natural environment ... [ read more ]

Sumatra through the Eyes of Nature Lovers

Sumatra through the Eyes of Nature Lovers

Sumatra is one of the largest islands in Indonesia. Each province has its own culture and ethnic groups. Sumatra is divided into nine provinces: Aceh, North Sumatra, West Sumatra, Riau, Jambi, Bengkulu, South Sumatra, Banka Belitung and Lampung. It is a great place to visit, you can choose any of these places to meet with nature. We would like to present you Sumatra through the eyes of nature lovers spending a little time at every one of them. Aceh In Aceh you find Bukit Lawang, one of t... [ read more ]