Tertarik dengan promosi “3 in 1 Phang Nga with canoe” yang tak sengaja saya lihat di internet, saya pun mulai merancang jadwal. Taman Nasional Ao Pha Nga kemudian menjadi salah satu tujuan dari rangkaian perjalanan saya di Phuket, Thailand. Dari … Continue reading Bermain kano di Talu Island
Bali’s Nusa Dua region is famous for its beautiful beaches and well-managed areas. No wonder if along the coast there are many luxury hotels and 5-star resorts, even King Salman of Saudi Arabia once brought a group of his family for vacation here.
What would you do if you have only a short time, but you want to get around the city of Kuala Lumpur ?
Here again.. we welcome the holy month of Ramadhan, during which period the moslem people start the fasting month
Tangkuban Perahu is one of still active and legendary volcano in West Java, with three craters into which areas tourists can walk through.
Today, 17th August 2016, Indonesian people celebrate their independence day. 71 years ago, on 17th August 1945 , the President Soekarno and Vice President Mohammad Hatta proclaimed the Indonesian independence . Indonesia is a country that has a lot of wonderful destinations and … Continue reading Independence Day
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In my third visit to this “Lion City” with some friends, our hostel was located in Chinatown area, so that we had a chance to explore a little bit more of this area. Continue reading “Wandering in Colorful Chinatown”
There are many ways to explore the city of Singapore. But how if you only have a limited time of visit ?
This is one of interesting places that I had visited during my trip to Medan, North Sumatra. If you are someone interested in antiques, historical sites and cultures, this place is worth to visit. Continue reading “Tjong A Fie mansion – Medan : a slice of the past”
Eid Mubarak to all my Muslim family and friends. May peace be with you all and throughout the world in this year to come… Continue reading “Eid Mubarak”
At sunset, nature is painting for us.. day after day. Picture of infinite beauty.
~ John Ruskin ~
Looking for best place to escape from overcrowded street with their noisy sounds and the smells that are part of a busy city life ? Patenggang lake or Situ Patenggang is a good choice..
Kawah Putih (White Crater) and the surrounding area is a popular spot among some Indonesians. This place is pretty well-known for its turquoise crater with white rocks and green hills around it. Continue reading “Kawah Putih…a turquoise white crater”
Hundreds of baby turtles swim and flap their little feet. Some of them fight over a piece of meat fish given by a breeding officer. Continue reading “Save the sea turtles in Pramuka island”
Visiting Sipiso Piso waterfall is part of my journey in the Northern Sumatra. After spending times and exploring the Samosir island, we went back to the city of Medan via Berastagi. Continue reading “Sipiso Piso .. the stunning waterfall”
After watching traditional dance and ancient relics in Batak museum in Simanindo, we moved on to explore and enjoy the beautiful panorama of the island. Continue reading “Exploring Northern Sumatra ~Day 3 : A journey to the highland”
Visit to Simanindo was the part of my trip in Samosir island. Enjoying the natural beauty of a place only is not enough for me. I love to learn and see the culture of the local community. Continue reading “Exploring Northern Sumatra ~ Day 3 : When dance, ritual and spirit associate ..”
Ambarita, a small village in Samosir island is the first historical site I’ve visited. I just curious what is the main attraction in this village. Continue reading “Exploring Northern Sumatra ~ Day 3 : Stone Chair of King Siallagan”
Samosir is the biggest island located in Lake Toba, Northern Sumatra. This is the land where Batak people come from. You will see a variety of cultures and traditions of the ancestors Batak tribe which is still maintained and preserved by the descendants. Continue reading “Exploring Northern Sumatra ~ Day 2 : Samosir island”
Visiting the Northern Sumatra is something that I have dreamed of since a long time. Being quite far from Jakarta, of course I need to consider the cost to go there. Lots of interesting places to visit, especially the lake Toba. Continue reading “Exploring Northern Sumatra ~ Day 1 : Kuala Namu – Parapat”
One of my unforgettable journey was a trip to Beijing, China. Well, this time I had to bring my suitcase instead of my usual backpack, since the trip was held during winter time and I had to bring some warm, heavy, thick clothes. Continue reading “Winter in Beijing”
Actually, this is my second visit to Candi (temple) of Borobudur and Prambanan after so many years. The first one is when I was a student in senior high school. This time I bring my son who is now also a senior high school student. Continue reading “Candi Borobudur and Prambanan … wonders of the world”
2015 … a New Start … A New Trip .. Thank you for visiting my blog in 2014 … Continue reading Happy New Year !!
Yogyakarta is not just about Borobudur, Prambanan temple and Keraton. Beside its culture and heritage sites, Yogyakarta offers some exotic nature and beaches that must be explored. Most of those beaches located at Gunung Kidul regency, in the southern part of Yogyakarta, Central Java. The beaches around Gunung Kidul are mostly still clean and not so touristy, with clear water and white sand. Continue reading “Explore Gunung Kidul : revealing beautiful beaches”
What is interesting from a walk to the grave where you can only see the tombstones ? Some people might think that the place is quite and creepy. But not this one ….
As mentioned in the Part 1, there are two main Royal Palaces (keraton) in Cirebon : Keraton Kasepuhan and Keraton Kanoman that ruled by Sultan Sepuh and Sultan Anom.
It was early in the morning, but I was set foot at Gambir railway station with my friend. The station was already busy and crowded with passengers. Continue reading “Cirebon Part 1 : A glimpse of Islamic and cultural heritage”
Bali is only a small island of Indonesian archipelago, but worldwide, the name “Bali” is more popular than Indonesia itself. Not many people around the world know that Bali is a part of Indonesia.
That day, the sun was shining hot, but we didn’t have more times. Tomorrow we have to go back to Jakarta. So, we decided to take a tour along the Musi river in Palembang and visited an island named “Kemaro”….
Fresh air, cool wind, peaceful and a bit mystic … that’s my first impression when I visited Candi Gedong Songo. Continue reading “A short trip to Candi Gedong Songo and Ambarawa”
Semarang is the capital of Central Java province. A number of Dutch colonial buildings remain in this important administrative centre, make this city called “Little Netherland”. It’s a pity that those buildings – like other old buildings – were neglected.Continue reading “Trace back the ancient heritages of Semarang”
Discovered Karimunjawa archipelago was one of my travel destination in 2010. Those islands are located on Java sea, still in Central Java province. I have to travel 500 km by bus from Jakarta to Jepara city, and another 80 km … Continue reading The beauty of Karimunjawa …amazing beach, corals and sunset …
That day, we still in Zurich. Since we did not want to waste time and get lost on the way, we took a half day city tour . Continue reading “Switzerland… just another dreams come true …”