Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Visiting Jakarta? Then, you must visit The Thousand Islands. Perhaps, you tired from busines trip in Jakarta, or event you want to have an island vacation, but you dont have many time. Well, living in Jakarta, you don’t have to travel far for great island vacation. Just near the city bay of Jakarta, lies the Thousand Islands or most local known as Kepulauan Seribu.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Brunei Darussalam is a small, prosperous, stable and peaceful oil-rich kingdom located on the northern shores of Borneo Island. Mostly covered in luxuriant and pristine tropical rainforest rich in exotic flora and fauna. Brunei is a paradise for nature lovers and eco-tourists.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Declared as a national park in 1982, Tanjung Puting National Park encloses different types of ecosystem including the lowland tropical forest, dry-land forest, peat swamp forest, mangrove forest, coastal forest and secondary forest. Tanjung Puting supports the natural habitat of various endemic wildlife on the brink of extinction such as the proboscis monkey, agile gibbon and sun bear.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – One of the most highly recommended places to visit is of course Bali, but due to the all the luxury resorts that have taken over the island, many budget travellers avoid it. Sure, it might be more expensive than the other islands and less populated by tourists, but it doesn’t mean that you need to spend thousands of dollars to have a good time there.
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) – From the main entrance this Museum looks so small. Although the actual area Affandi Museum is actually quite huge. From the information I got, this museum covers about 3500 square with a few pieces of the main building which is used as a gallery of paintings. In addition, in the middle of the museum area, there is a unique cafe called the cafe loteng. Inside the cafe is so relaxing, this is also the place where I can exchange my purchased tickets with free soft drinks.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Punthuk Setumbu is one of the hill which is quite high with great panorama view in the region of Borobudur. It is located in the village of Karangrejo, Borobudur, Magelang, Central Java. Although it is getting more popular, most of people still knew this hill as Nirvana Borobudur Sunrise Punthuk Setumbu. So if you are visiting Punthuk Setumbu by yourself, you have to look this name on the signs board. Actually this sign board will lead you to Setumbu.
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 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) – After that time slowly but sure Tebing Keraton became famous as an anti-mainstream tourist destination in Bandung. Moreover, since the photos of that cliff was uploaded into the social media called Instagram. Yep, a lot of people who visit this cliff also do some selfie and upload it into Instagram. That’s why Tebing Keraton is also known as Instagram Cliff , and Selfie Cliff in Bandung.