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 ]

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 ]

Brief Introduction to Indonesia

Brief Introduction to Indonesia

We all know something about Indonesia, we heard of Bali, Borneo, Sumatra or the tsunami, but only few have an overall image of this beautiful country. We want to introduce you this diversified paradise of Oceania, that lies in the northwest of Australia with its islands scattered in the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. We present you a brief introduction to Indonesia, so you can understand this beautiful country and to easily choose which part is closer to your heart. Indonesia is of... [ read more ]

Kebun Raya Cibodas and Bogor Palace

Kebun Raya Cibodas and Bogor Palace

What lies between Bandung and Bogor is a 125-hectares botanical garden. Not just it is high up on the slopes of Mount Gede, it also leads to Gede-Pangrango National Park. Mount Gede which literally means Big Mountain in the Sudananese language is a stratovolcano. In West Java, this part of Indonesia is best to go in April or May. Just a word of caution, there is a wet season which you might wish to avoid, even to note that the best time to go is after this wet season. A little background about t... [ read more ]

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 ]

The Perfect Break in Sulawesi

The Perfect Break in Sulawesi

One of the first things to do is to visit the Museum of North Sulawesi, it has all about its arts, culture and history of the North Sulawesi Province. There features 2810 artifacts all collections are from Gorontalo, Minahasa, Bolaang Mongondow, Manado and Sangihe Talaud. Bunaken is the National Marine Park and it is a great place for scuba diving. If you are in Sulawesi, you must check out the Lairiang River. It is the longest river in Sulawesi that runs from Napu, Bada and Gimpu valleys. L... [ read more ]

Sights of Mataram and Ampenan

Sights of Mataram and Ampenan

This is where you can find the banks, public buildings, general hospitals, post office and shopping malls. Mataram is the main city and also the capital of Lombok. You can visit here Ampenan which is a port town as well as Cakranegara. Other than the substantial houses, you can find impressive public buildings which are rather large. Shopping facilities and transportation infrastructure is equipped here, you can find dance performances, art exhibitions, theatre as well as wayang kulit, the I... [ 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 ]