Color me Kelimutu: The Three Colored Lakes of Kelimutu, Flores! Kelimutu is a volcano on the island of Flores. At 1,640 meters above sea level, the mountain forms the highest point on the island; Its main attractions are the three colored crater lakes. These mysterious lakes change color every so often...
Bandung has so much more to offer than just food and shopping. Discovering all its nooks and crannies can’t be done in a day, a month or even a year! Now that you have learned the ABC’s of Bandung from my previous article, it time for you to digest the latest NEWS of Bandung: the essential path for you to explore the attractions that Bandung has to offer in all directions; North East West and South!
Get ready to explore one of Indonesia’s most bustling cities: Bandung! Bandung is the capital city of west Java, the Indonesian answer to Paris or as we like to call it ‘Parijs Van Java!’ Bandung is not the most tourist friendly city out there, as public transport is hard to figure out and information and facilities are haphazard to say the least. Yet, there is plenty to explore. If you’re in Bandung for just a day, nothing beats these fundamental principles of Bandung, THE ABC OF…
Why do I always gain 5 kilos when I’m in Indonesia? Isn’t the hot sun supposed to burn of calories? Well…In Indonesia ‘no’ often means ‘yes’ whereas ‘yes’ turns out to mean ‘no.’ So as a result ‘Yes, I’m full, will lead to another full plate’ as will ’No thank you, I've had enough.’ By no means an easy mechanism to come to terms with. But you can say yes, yes, yes wholeheartedly to these 5 popular Bandung snacks!
Bali is one of the last remaining places in Indonesia with a living tradition of the mask dance and the wayang theatre. The largest collection consisting of 5900 Asian masks and wayang puppets is located in Bali in the new Setia Darma House of Masks and Puppets.
Budget Hotels in Kuta: Sleep cheap in Kuta, Bali! Kuta is where you most probably will end up when visiting Bali. The place is sprawling with cheap hostels, called losmen in Indonesian. There are also some pretty decent mid-range options, while the swankier establishments prefer to set up camp in Seminyak, Nusa Dua or Sanur. Out of the hundreds of options we have distilled a top 5 of recommended hostels in Kuta.
Bali Nightlife: Our Hotlist of Night Clubs in Kuta! Kuta is widely known as Indonesia’s party capital. Clubs, pubs and beach side restaurants open til late (some never close) and usually have special offers and events planned to up the ante: ladies night, foam parties, happy hours, sport matches, live bands, you name it, Kuta has it!
Bali is not just a tropical getaway and a honeymoon hotspot, it’s also a paradise for surfers! Bali and the surrounding islands have some great surfing beaches, with beach breaks for beginners and huge barrels for the pros. Here are the best five surfing spots in Bali based on their level of difficulty.
Bali beaches are a playground for sunbathers, surfers and hawkers. Kuta beach offers quite the spectacle, but isn’t the most tranquil beach you’ll ever see. Massage ladies wait in the shadows for potential customers, people selling crossbows and other ‘Balinese’ souvenirs wander from one tourist to another. Luckily there are plenty of beaches on Bali. Beaches that are tranquil, offer spectacular vistas and have hardly any tourists on them. Here a list of Bali’s best hidden beaches!