Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Besides functioned as cultural preservation, the palace is also being a top tourist destination in the city of Yogyakarta. The reason is because there are many historic collections that are stored in the palace building, such as various gifts from the kings of Europe, a replica of the palace heritage (as Keris), and the musical instrument-Gamelan. From the shape of the building, people trust that the palace is one of the best Javanese palace architecture.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – When you choose a hotel, what make you consider staying at that hotel? If I want to have a holiday, then i would choose to stay in comfortable and quiet hotel. But, in addition of that, strategic location of the hotel would be a big plus. Just like while I had a holiday in Yogyakarta, I chose staying at Gallery Prawirotaman Hotel because they have nice environtment and the location is convenient for accessing many destination in Yogyakarta.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Traditionally, Thai people would politely pour a bowl of water on members of the family, their close friends and neighbors for good fortune and to pay their respects. As Songkran has taken a more festive note, a bowl has evolved into a bucket, garden hose and water guns, and the festive spirit of this holiday is shared among all residents and tourists alike.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Talking about the hidden paradise, although Nusa Lembongan is a small island, it has many beautifull destination inside. Well, if you dont want to just sit and relax inside the island, probably you can do a beach hunting. I mean by visiting some beach in Nusa Lembongan.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – The location of the beach is not far from the temple of Uluwatu, and the wave make this beach is always crowded with surfers. I think the wave is the one which attract many surfers visiting Suluban Beach. Even though In the area of Uluwatu, there are many beaches that we can visit. Such as: Balangan, Tegal Wangi, Dreamland, Padang Padang, and Blue Point.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – From where we stay-Jungut Batu Village, we can found many low budget homestay and most of them also provide a bike rental, so we rented a motorbike to going around. Many options of the destinations can be choose in the island, for the example; Dream Beach, Mushroom Beach, Devil Tears, Coconut Beach, Mangrove and many more. If you want to come here, would be nice if you use a slow traveling style, so that all areas can be enjoyed with a more satisfying.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – If I face a very busy weekend either in the office or on campus, of course that situation is making me want to do a short trip. With the destination which is close but still in an interesting place. Fortunately the Untung Jawa Island, I call this alternative beach because Untung Jawa is most nearest beach from my house that can be taken less than 2 hours, and very quite able to treat me when i am so miss to escape.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – I know the name of Virgin Beach during casual chat on skype with my friends. Most of people doen’t know too much about this beach, but i’ve seen a story about this Virgin Beach in some blogs. After doing some research,turns out that it is not that dificult finding this beach. I just need to ride a couple of hours by motorbike from Kuta.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – When arrived and were walking to find a place to stay, the old man come to us and over a someplace. So we followed him then arrive at a homestay called Exotic Inn. The place is quite comfortable, not too far from the coast so we said yes and got the price Idr 175K / night with facilities one bed double bed, bathroom inside, warm water and of course free WIFI :)
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – As I told you before, the best part from this city is The view from the top of mount that is in the southern end of town. Well, Hakodate Mountain (函館 山, Hakodateyama) Is the mountain with the height of 334 meters above sea level. This wooded mountain attract for everyone to comes here, including me.