Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Sundays is a day when many of tourism spot in Bali is always packed with a sea of people. But this one seems not too popular destination on the island. I only seen two security guards who were chatting in front of the gate when I looked for a place to park my motorbike. “Just directly parking your motorbike inside” one of the security guard told me. Okay, this place seemed too quiet for a destination that is located on the international island such as Bali.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Jimbaran bay is one of well known tourism spot in Bali, especially it’s sunset dinner, sound’s interesting right? I had tried it once, but not it’s sunset dinner hahaha, i come late, it was night already. But still, that was an awesome dinner with my friends, and also my first time ever dinner beside the beach. Thanks to god for given me a chance staying in this wonderful Indonesian island, Bali.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – The study compared millions of hotel bookings made by Agoda travelers in Asia in 2014 and 2015. Hallstatt, Austria, was the fastest growing European destination with more than twice as many bookings in 2015 as the year before, followed by Fussen, Germany and Glasgow, Scotland*.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Based on booking data from millions of guests who used Agoda.com in 2014, the study analyzed hotel prices at 25 of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. For many destinations across the globe, the cheapest time to book hotels is in the beginning of the year.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Mangrove trekking tour will probably sound unfamiliar in the southern part of Bali. Mainly because beach tourism is the main attraction from southern part of Bali island. This time I found an unique destination which might still less known by tourists and backpackers. Does everybody have known mangrove trekking in south bali before? Well, even though it is located next to Jalan Bypass Ngurah Rai, the super busy, and sometimes jammed road, apparently this mangrove forest can be considered as a hidden destination in Bali.
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) – 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) – 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) – 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) – 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.