Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Fort Rotterdam itself is considered one of the grandest and charming fort in South Sulawesi, according to a note from a source that I found “A New York Times Journalist, Barbara Crossette once described the fort Rotterdam as the best preserved Dutch fort in Asia”, but is it really true? What’s more when I visited the castle and going around the fort, the conditions are quite “messy” or cluttered. Well, perhaps it is because of the renovation of the fort.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – One of my favorite meals in indonesia named satay is relatively easy to cook. Just roast the satay over hot coals, and served with some special sauce. While chicken, beef and goat are common meat for main satay ingredient. In addition, there was a wide range of satay variations, from one called Sate Madura (Madura Typical), Sate Padang (Padang Typical satay, the sauce are little bit salty flavoured) and some are called Sate Lilit (Satay which is made of fish, usually found in Bali).
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Lembar is one of the main port of Lombok Island which is located in the western part of the island. This port is the main link between the two existing paradise in eastern Indonesia, namely Bali and Lombok. Incidentally, I had opportunity to witness the beautiful morning of Lembar Harbour. And that was amazing. Thats why i want to share them with all traveler around the world, through the photo I was captured. So Enjoy! :)
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Spending 6 hour transit time in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Malioboro street deffinitely became my first choice. It’s been a long time I miss the hospitality atmosphere of Malioboro Street, which is also one main characteristic of this city of gudeg, Yogyakarta. Long weekend atmosphere making Malioboro street hustle bustle becomes increasingly felt, especially when it is adjacent to the celebration of Chinese New Year. It automatically add diversity and uniqueness of Malioboro Street.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Is there any Yogyakarta romantic destination in Yogyakarta? Sure that, the city of Jogja and its surrounding towns in the province of Special Region of Yogyakarta is famous for its traditional cultural customs. So many tourists come to visit this city because of it.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – “Southern Bali is really wide, sometimes i really confused when asked by my friends how to explore Bali beaches in one day” It is true that Bali have many beaches to be explored, the bad thing is, when you only have a little bit time to explore this island of god, Bali. Then you must be carefully pick which Bali beach you should visit. The good news I am going to give you a clue how to make your Bali beach hunting become more efficient. Just stay tune and read this post until the end :)
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – During my stay in Bali, I had one favorite foods, especialy when I want to reduce my spending or my wallet being broke because of too much traveling. This Balinese food is similar to the “Nasi Kucing” in Java. But its presentation and contents are a little bit different. The food name also different, in Bali this food is wellknown as Nasi Jinggo.
Yogyakarta has always been a magic place for those who long for a quiet and serene atmosphere. Well known as good place to study and rich in cultural stuff, Yogyakarta is also famous for its many amazing tourist attractions. Starting from nature tourism, educational tours, historical tours, to religious tourism. Yogyakarta is indeed very special city in Indonesia.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – I had a chance to visit this wonderful city in December 2011. I got one Garuda Indonesia promo tickets at that time, yep!! It’s Garuda Indonesia, the best Indonesian airlines. interesting isn’t it? That’s why i don’t want to waste a chance buying the promo tickets, and pack my backpack to Makassar city.
The existence of rooftop bar in Jakarta seems to have become a commonplace. Indeed many young people in Jakarta like to relax after a busy day. Naturally if a lot of new hangout place in Jakarta that targeting young people in Jakarta. This is certainly not without reason. Amid busy Jakarta, surely many people who want to just relax and chilling out.