JAKARTA TRAVEL GUIDE BLOG

Jakarta is a city with its finger most firmly on the pulse, constantly embracing new developments.  Nonetheless, try to mention Indonesia travel, and Jakarta will most likely be overlooked.  But it need not be, for this bustling city has an intriguing blend of culture, wealth of shopping choices and a flashy nightlife to boot.  Though Indonesia is by far my …

INDONESIA: Bali Travel Guide for First-Timers

The mere mention of Bali connotes images of serene, tropical paradise clad in exotic culture and  maidens walking on evergreen rice paddies.  But once you arrive in downtown Denpasar, you will be greeted by a lively, crowded strip of souvenir shops, flashy malls, deafening all-night clubs, restaurants and resorts for all types of budget. Don’t fret, because once you start …

THINGS TO DO IN YOGYAKARTA

  Yogyakarta is history, yes, and also the culture and soul of Java.  This vibrant city has been dropping jaws for years because of its architectural medley of  ancient temples, elaborate heritage buildings, fascinating museums and impressive Kraton (Sultan’s Palace).     Interestingly, it also home to indigenous arts, boasting an incredible line-up of traditional craft displays, wayang theaters, home-grown …