Palawa and Toraja of Indonesia

Palawa and Toraja of Indonesia

In southern Sulawesi is a place called Palawa, it is also accessible by the river of Sa’dang. One of the most interesting feature of this place is you can see Tongkonan on hill tops with bull horns attached in front of their traditional houses. Usually, they can be found among shady bamboo trees. At Toraja, there are several interesting things you can do in Toraja for example, finding out about the interesting Torajan culture, trekking, rafting, shopping and checking out their local arts. ... [ read more ]

Lembongan Island Beach

Lembongan Island Beach

In Indonesia, there are many island beaches. One of which that is outstanding is the Nusa Lembongan. If you book the beach villas, you will probably find that the entire family will love the vacation. This beach island is also ideal for couples and friends. Besides the great island at a great location, there are friendly staff and pleasant and relaxing accommodation. It is close to the water, to the restaurants and best of all, it has a gorgeous view right from the balcony and plunge pool. H... [ read more ]

Stepping on Sacred Places

Stepping on Sacred Places

Exploring Indonesia is not complete without stepping onto one of their sacred sites. Just mention the island of Bali, you can find at least four of such sacred destinations. The first to highlight here is Mount Agung and Besakih. It is a highly sacred mountain and it is where the Pura Besakih or the Mother Temple of Bali is situated. Still an active volcano though, this site last eruption was in 1963. It has lava that flows missing the Mother Temple of Besakih. Indonesian's Balinese take thi... [ read more ]

Indonesia Dances and Music Culture

Indonesia Dances and Music Culture

With more than 1.8 million square kilometers of land area, Indonesia has the communications infrastructure such as radio broadcast stations, television broadcast stations, Internet hosts, telephone and internet users of 16 million. Their transportation includes railways, highways, waterways and airports. Of course, they have ports and harbors from Banjarmasin, Ciwandan, Belawan, Krueg Geukueh, Panjang, Palembang, Sungai Pakning, Tanjung Priok and Tanjung Perak. Experience Indonesian Culture... [ read more ]

Attractions of Jakarta

Attractions of Jakarta

One of the top attractions of Jakarta is the National Museum. It was established in 1778 by the Batavia Society for Arts and Science. Now it is a world-famous National Museum which is well presented and interesting things and original old buildings to see. Kidzania located at Jl. Jend Sudirman is an amusement and entertainment centre mainly for children as young as five year olds and as old as twelve years old. There are different educational tasks about the concept of living that the children... [ read more ]

The Asia's Kebab - Satay

The Asia’s Kebab – Satay

Originated in Indonesia, a traditional dish that is ever so popular is the 'Satay'. It is just like the kebab, but it is an Asian version prepared with thinly strips of beef or chicken, threaded onto bamboo skewers. The Satay is grilled, and served with a peanut based dipping sauce. Now the part about the grilling is special. It is cooked over a live fire, over an open flame. It is not cubes of meat, but instead a long strips of meat threaded in a weaving pattern onto skewers. Very simple conc... [ read more ]

What's Fantastic in Sumatra and Sulawesi

What’s Fantastic in Sumatra and Sulawesi

©chachabunaken/flickr Usually you will also visit the Pandai Sikek Village for its local wood carving and weaving handicraft works. For relaxation, you can arrange an en route a stop in Puncak Kiabang, and watch the Anai Waterfall. Rumah Tuo Kampai Nan Panjang is a landmark and point of interest with an impressive 350 years of history. See those original gadang houses and traditional kampongs. Mesjid Tuo Belimbing is a religious site for those of you who wants to see more cultural sights. Ki... [ read more ]

Nusa Tenggara of Indonesia

Nusa Tenggara of Indonesia

 It is also known as the Lesser Sunda Islands is just several miles from Bali. Some popular places to visit is Lombok, Sumbawa, Flores, Timor and Komodo Island. In this post, you will find out more about Lombok in the West Nusa Tenggara and Flores which is in the East Nusa Tenggara. Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara is an island in Nusa Tenggara Barat (NTB) province in Indonesia. It looks like a circular shape but having a 'tail' (Sekotong Peninsula) at the southwest point. Considering its populatio... [ read more ]

Berastagi & Bukittinggi

Berastagi & Bukittinggi

Sumatra has something for everyone to explore - lush rainforests, exotic flora and fauna, cascading rivers, sparkling crater lakes, beautiful white sand beaches, impressive volcanoes, limestone caves and an incredible diverse array of traditional ethnic groups who inhabit some of the most spectacular volcanic landscapes of the world. Rice Store, Berastagi Berastagi is a town on the main route linking Karo highlands of Northern Sumatra to the coastal city of Medan. t is also where the Dutch... [ read more ]

World's Third Largest and Highest Island, Borneo

World’s Third Largest and Highest Island, Borneo

Kalimantan or known as Borneo, is located in the north of Java Island in Indonesia. It is the world's third largest island. Besides, you can find here one of the oldest rainforests. Geographically, it is surrounded by the South China Sea, Sulu Sea, the Celebes Sea, the Makassar Strait, the Java Sea and Karimata Strait. Mount Kinabalu is the highest point, but that is not Indonesia's territory. However, Borneo still holds the world's highest island. It has Indonesia's longest river in the west... [ read more ]