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 ]

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 ]

Tourist guide to Bali

Tourist guide to Bali

Bali is the most famous between all of the Indonesian islands being a perfect tourist destination. The Island of Bali is not too big, so if you want to visit an other city or a village in the opposite part of the island, you can easily get there. The main urban area and the administrative center of the island is the capital city of Densapar, being a true museum of temples. A city with an interesting history, the former capital of the Kingdom of Badung, is today one of the main centers of ... [ read more ]

Nature and sport activities in Bali

Nature and sport activities in Bali

Unique natural landscapes in Bali and large beaches such as those at Kuta or the elegant beaches of Nusa Dua and Cnadidasa are ideal destinations for surfing enthusiasts, whether beginners or experienced. Surfing enthusiasts can capture the most impressive waves at Saneh, Uluwatu or at Medewi. Tourists passionate of nature walks can consider a trip to Lake Kintamani with breathtaking views, where indigenous populations and Trunyan and Aga will capture you at the first moment with their mu... [ read more ]

Top 7 cultural attractions of West Papua

Top 7 cultural attractions of West Papua

The world's second largest island, New Guinea, is shared by two countries: Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. The Indonesian half of the large island forming a bird, which only became an integral part of the country in 1969 after being a Dutch colony, is called West Papua. Although the area occupies almost a quarter of the archipelago, there lives less than one percent of the population of Indonesia. Looking at the map you quickly get an explanation for this contradiction. West Papua is the ... [ read more ]

The natural attractions of West Papua

The natural attractions of West Papua

West Papua is one of the last mysterious wilderness areas. Its endless jungles is more impenetrable than the great jungle of the Amazon, in the mangrove swamps live large crocodiles and in the eastern mountains some isolated tribes may even zealously kept alive cannibalism. From the coastal towns you can not even reach the interior of the island on the land or on water, so the only option remains traveling by air. Looking down from the airplane you will discover a majestic landscape: the ... [ read more ]

The Raja Ampat Archipelago in West Papua

The Raja Ampat Archipelago in West Papua

West Papua is the northwestern tongue of the Indonesian part of New Guinea. The area of ​​the Bird's Head Peninsula, also known as Doberai or Semenanjung Kepala Burung, and the surrounding small islands make up a population of approximately 800 000 people, making it one of the least populated areas in Indonesia. Manokwari is the provincial capital of West Papua. The Raja Ampat Archipelago, also known as the Four Kings Islands, in the north-western corner of West Papua is made up of mo... [ read more ]

Top 7 natural attractions of Yogyakarta

Top 7 natural attractions of Yogyakarta

Despite its modest dimensions, the Indonesian city of Yogyakarta is among the most important cultural centers of the region. It is a beautiful city due to its residents that provides warmth and love. It is the warm of the Javanese sunshine, the Javanese hospitality and it is the love of history and beauty that gives you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the events of distant centuries. A trip to the Pearl of Java is a journey into the mysteries of Eastern philosophy and life, an atte... [ read more ]

Top 8 cultural places in Yogyakarta

Top 8 cultural places in Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta is an unparalleled cultural center of the Java Island. Gamelan orchestras keep alive the rhythms of history, the beauty and harmony apperas in the classical Javanese dances, shadows come to life in the wayang Kulik (shadow play) stories, and many other traditional art forms are enchanting both the locals and the visitors. The top 8 cultural places in Yogyakarta include markets, museums and a cemetery. Yogyakarta has an airport with internal and international flights as well. Tr... [ read more ]

Top 5 architectural tourist attractions in Yogyakarta

Top 5 architectural tourist attractions in Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta was a territory of Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat, the huge Mataram Empire. The town of Yogyakarta is also known as Yogya, Jogjakarta, Jogja and was town founded in 1755, when the land split in the former Mataram Yogyakarta the Surakarta or Solo after a dispute of land ownership . Prince Mangkubumi built the kraton (palace) of Yogyakarta and he created the most powerful Javanese state ever. The Kraton is still the center of the city's traditional life. Despite of the 20th century de... [ read more ]