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) – So, you aware small heaven in Indonesia called Gili Trawangan? The island is located in the north of Lombok. It is started to get famous from the 1990’s, and this island have a reputation as wild party destination with cheap accommodation.
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) – Two times visiting Selong Belanak beach doesn’t make me bored at all, even i was planning my third one just after this second visit. Seeing the beach just makes me want to go back here more often. Selong belanak beach seem more beautiful after my first visit one year ago. I think this one could be the best destination in Lombok to visit.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Based on data i’ve found from a variety of sources, Samalona Island is part of the city of Makassar, sub-district Ujung Pandang, South Sulawesi. Access to the island is pretty easy, because only a 20-30 minute crossing the sea. Hiring the fishermen’s boat is common way for crossing to Samalona Island. The boats it self are easily found in Kayu Bangkoa pier. But I was crossing to Samalona from unknown dock in front of Fort Rotterdam.
Nowdays, Lombok is becoming more popular and lively as holiday destination in Indonesia. Thanks to social media. After being ‘bombarded’ with many cool photos on social media, Lombok become one of top tourist destination in Indonesia. Pssst! Don’t Tell Anyone! This is 7 New Hidden Destination In Lombok That You Can Explore!
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – Lombok is one of beautiful island that Indonesia have. Perhaps, you should started to think Lombok as your main holiday destination beside Bali. This island have so many beaches, that I couldn’t visit all it once in one day. I would definitely need many time to explore all of it.
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) – Popies lane is a small hallway or alley in a street which is very famous throughout the world because of its nightlife. Poppies Lane is also popular destination among backpacker and budget traveler to stay in Bali. Its cheap and clean accommodation located in the stategic location, attracting traveler from around the world. The location of Poppies Lane itself is realy close to Kuta beach, approximately 5 – 10 minute walk by foot.
Idbackpacker.com (Indonesia Backpacker) – This beach also have a nick name “Pink Beach”, because it sands have a little bit pink colour. This beach is always may favourite destination when i visit Lombok. Never miss this one when visiting Lombok :)