Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Anging Mammiri,is another name for the city of Makassar. A city that I choose for first time backpacking in South Sulawesi. I got a chance to visit this city because a few months ago I got a ticket promo Garuda Indonesia. Yay! Garuda is really generous this time. When most people think outside of Java was deserted, and there just a wilderness exist. Then you are not completely true!! Try visit and see this Anging Mammiri city, with its international airports Sultan Hassanudin. It is not possible to beat Surabaya or Jakarta in a few more years . Even me already felt Makassar city bustle just after I coming out of the airport. Traffic jam everywhere!. So I asked myself, maybe congestion virus in other big cities in Java such as Jakarta already spread everywhere, including this city.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Have you ever plan to have a holiday across country? I mean, In South East Asia you can explore many countries in a few days. In this case I have been exploring Kuala Lumpur – Hat Yai – Penang – Malaka In 5 Days straight. It seem crazy, but I you want to try different experiences, then you might try what I’ve been experienced!
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) – 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) – 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) – 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) – 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.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – If you know how to enjoy Manila which is the capital city of Philippines, the city is quite pleasant. Especially for historical destinations lover also for who like buildings with unique architecture. The city of Manila which is only a 4 hour flight from Jakarta with Cebu Pacific, provides several major attraction for visitors. Such as Intramuros, Malacanang Palace which is the palace of the Philippines, Manila Ocean Park, or you might just strolling around in the Makati district.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – I’m glad there are no obstacles whatsoever, either the immigration problem, transfer or delay on my first flight to Puerto Princessa. Thanks to cebu :). Whether because of the frequency of flights in the Philippines is not as busy as Soekarno-Hatta, or indeed the Cebu Pacific is always on time. My Cebu Pacific flight with number 5J 637 take off exactly as written on the boarding pass. I’m so happy!
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Short and exciting adventure in Jakarta, taste how delicious traditional Italian ice cream, Ragusa. Seeing Monas closer for my first time and feel the thrill of riding Bajaj. See!? Jakarta can be fun too!