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Pasar Baru Trade Center: Shopping with the Art of Bargaining West Java

Overview If branded fashions and exclusive factory outlets are not for you, then Bandung still has something up its shopping’s sleeves. Located just a short walk from Bandung’s Central Train Station, Pasar Baru Trade Center (PBTC) offers Bandung’s finest products and the sensation of old fashioned shopping style which involves the interactive art of Bargaining. Initially ...

Museum Batik Danar Hadi Central Java

Overview The passion of H.Santosa Doellah for preserving Batik, trigger the idea of building a museum of batik. As one of the Cultural identities, batik is an insperable part of the city of Surakarta - or popularly known as Solo. Batik crafts-starting from home industries to giant professional manufacturers - are a common sight in every corner of the city.The history of Batik Danar Hadi also began in this c ...

SEMARANG: Cosmopolitan Capital of Central Java Central Java

Overview The city of Semarang, capital of the province of Central Java, sits precisely in the center of the northern seaboard of the fertile and densely populated island of Java. In the 15th century the Chinese emperor’s emissary Zheng He , otherwise known here  as Admiral Cheng Ho, set foot  here on Java , its auspicious occasion commemorated in ...

Shopping in Malioboro Yogyakarta

Overview Malioboro is the most famous street in Yogyakarta. Located in the heart of Yogya, this is the city’s main street, and was once the ceremonial avenue for the Sultan to pass through on his way to and from the Keraton. During such occasions Malioboro would be festively decorated with flowers. Some say that the name Malioboro” derives from the name of the British governor Marlborough from the era when Britain ruled the ar ...

Hunting for Salak Pondoh in Sleman Yogyakarta

Overview Salak is one of Indonesia’s traditional fruits. Covered with brownish-black scales, the flesh tends to be ivory in color. Salak pondoh is the sweetest variety. The flesh is firm and succulent. The taste is unique yet addictive. Visiting salak pondoh farm in Turi, Sleman regency, is truly a remarkable experience for you and your loved ones.

Yogyakarta, A Modern Blend of the Ancient and the Arts Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta: A Modern Blend of the Ancient and the Arts Yogyakarta, together with its twin city Surakarta (Solo), is the cradle of civilization on Java. This city was the seat of power that produced the magnificent temples of Borobudur and Prambanan in the 8th and 9th century and the new powerful Mataram kingdom of the 16th and 17th cen ...

Kota Gede: Home of The Silversmiths Yogyakarta

Overview Kota Gede was the original site where Panembahan Senopati, founder of the new Mataram kingdom established his palace in 1575. The new Mataram kingdom claims direct descent from the ancient Mataram rulers who built the mighty Borobudur and Prambanan temples.   In the year 1680 Kota Gede was ransacked by troops from Madura, and the palace of Mataram  shifted east, first to Kart ...

Surabaya: A City of Heroes East Java

Overview This big thriving city is the crowded capital of East Java. Home to many of the nation’s fiercest independence fighters, the city is known to locals as Kota Pahlawan (City of Heroes) and around the city you will see scatered statues commemorating many heroes of the independence movement. Historically this city used to be the trading hub for the illustrious inland empires of Java, that included Majapahit, Singosari and Kediri.  S ...

Take It Easy in Malang East Java

Overview Ninety kilometers south of Surabaya lies Malang, one of the most leisurely and attractive towns in Java. With leafy boulevards and a cooler climate, this city is a laid back destination, popular with many retirees in East Java.

Balikpapan, Oil City of Indonesia East Kalimantan

Overview Located on the south eastern coast of East Kalimantan facing the deep Makassar Straits, the town of Balikpapan is known as the Oil City of Indonesia.  Its anniversary which falls on 10th of February, in fact celebrates the first oil drilling undertaken in the area, known as the “Mathilda” drill. For this reason, Balikpapan, lik ...

Banjarmasin, The City on a Thousand Rivers South Kalimantan

Overview Banjarmasin is the capital and the pulsating heart of the province of South Kalimantan. The largest and most beguiling city of Kalimantan - the Indonesian territory on Borneo – it rests gingerly over a labyrinth of canals thus giving it its illustrious nickname as the city of a thousand rivers.  Like any other major city in the country, Banjarmasin is abuzz with business and ...

Boulevard Area North Sulawesi

Overview In the evenings, the Boulevard Area is a center where you find Manado’s best food.  It is also an icon of the city of Manado, capital of the province of North Sulawesi. This was previously only a center where small vendors and street cafes used to serve various types of Manado cuisine. Food was sold from carts that used to line along the beach front, but the area has now been moderni ...

Manado, new International Conventions and Exhibitions Venue North Sulawesi

Overview Manado, the second largest city on the island of Sulawesi after Makassar, it is the capital of the province of North Sulawesi. This city is one of a kind in Indonesia with its stunning underwater landscape and great mountain panorama. The local people are known for their warm hospitality as well as for the mouth-watering cuisine and unique authentic culture. In the last two decades ...

Makassar Conventions and Exhibitions in the Hub of Eastern Indonesia South Sulawesi

Overview Makassar, once called Ujung Pandang, has now reverted to its original and more familiar name it carried through the ages.  Bustling Makassar is the most important city in South Sulawesi, the sea trade and airline hub to Indonesia’s eastern islands.  Makassar itself is famed for its bright handwoven silk sarongs, silver and gold handicrafts, as well as its succulent, grilled seafood take ...

Jayapura: Gate to Interior Papua and the Sentani Lake Festival West Papua

Overview Facing a peaceful bay that once was dubbed ‘a better harbor’ than Ternate, Moluccas by the great British naturalist Sir Alfred Wallace, Jayapura is today the capital city of Papua and  home to more than 100,000 people. The residents of this city come from many parts of Indonesia. Jayapura, located in East Papua, is the starting point for many travelers wanting to make the adv ...

Manokwari West Papua

Overview The town of Manokwari is located right on the top of the Bird’s Head Peninsula in Papua, otherwise known as West New Guinea or West Irian. During World War II, Manokwari was the stronghold of the Japanese army against the Allied Forces and the US under the command of General MacArthur, who was headquartered at Hollandia--today called Jayapura--on the north coast of Papua. But by 1944, Man ...

Denpasar: Heroic capital of Bali Bali

Overview Although it may not be as popular as the vibrant tourist’s compound of Kuta and Legian or the thrilling waves of the island’s south coast among tourists, Denpasar, the capital city of the Island-Province of Bali holds its own charm as a place where modernity and Balinese distinct culture blend flawlessly as a whole. The city also acts as the major hub that connects the m ...

Senggigi Beach, Lombok's Most Famous Resort Area West Nusa Tenggara

Overview Senggigi is Lombok’s oldest and most famous resort area.A perfect place to relax, Senggigi boasts a series of white sandy beaches and safe swimming areas. The point at central Senggigi has good waves for surfers. This place has a colourful reef which provides shelter to a variety of marine life and exquisitely shapped coral and makes it a perfect place to snorkle.In the dry se ...

Mataram, the Soul of Lombok West Nusa Tenggara

Overview Situated on the western side of Lombok Island, the city of Mataram is the capital and largest city in the West Nusa Tenggara Province. In addition to serving as the provincial capital, Mataram is the center of the provincial government, education, commerce, industry and services. Public buildings, banks, post office, general hospitals, shopping malls, and hotels are found here, making it a perf ...