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) – Talking about the Tana Toraja, it is always interesting. Especially about Tana Toraja funeral ceremony, and the uniqueness of tomb type. Still in the Batutumonga region, precisely on the slopes of Mount Sesean, there are also ancient stone tombs, known as Bori Parinding. There are also Tarra trees that are located in Passiliran or Kambira Baby Grave.
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) – Want to see yourself a fantastic buffalo that is worth up to 1 billion rupiahs or around 68.000 USD? Come to Ranteallo in Tana Toraja. In Ranteallo, there is a Toraja traditional house complex whose positions face each other.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Indonesia tourism detination is not only Bali, Yogyakarta or Lombok. Toraja is a curtural tourism destination nested at top the mountainous region southwest of South Sulawesi, Indonesia. The land of Toraja is home to the Toraja ethnic group who still clings to the age-old lifestyle of the Austronesians similar to the Nias culture, one of the similarities is the architectural design of traditional houses or known as tongkonan typically constructed amid lush bamboo vegetation atop hilly areas.
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) – 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.
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.