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Biawak Island, The Virgin From North

[25 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 578 views]

Unlike the southern regions, the north area of Java sea is not identical with tourism. Even if there are points which is used as tourist attractions, the sights is still not as beautiful as the southern sea area. Such condition is also applied on Indramayu regency, West Java. Indramayu doesn’t …

Sekaten Ceremony, Pick Your Own Blessing!

[4 Dec 2010 | No Comment | 646 views]

Sekaten ceremony (derived from Arabic word ‘Syahadatain‘) is an event to remember Prophet Muhammad’s birthday held on the 5th of each month Mulud in Java calendar (Rabiul Awal of the Islamic year) in the plaza north of Yogyakarta (and also in the Surakarta square town simultaneously). This ceremony was …

Tidung Island, New Paradise

[7 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 3,868 views]

Tidung Island is one of the villages in the Seribu Islands. The island is divided into two, namely, Tidung Besar(Big) and Tidung Kecil(Small). The island also has a considerable population. Tidung Island is a unique place, especially for marine tourism and diving. Coral reef ecosystems in this island is still …

Adventure on Krakatau and Ujung Kulon

[8 May 2010 | No Comment | 749 views]

Krakatau Islands
Most of us probably only ever heard of Krakatoa, the mountain with devastating eruption in 1883, killing no less than 36,000 people, causing a tsunami as high as 30 meters in beach area of Banten(Java) and Gulf Betung, Lampung(Sumatera).

The dusts from the eruption filled the globe atmosphere to europe …

Rawon, East Java’s Black Soup

[28 Mar 2010 | No Comment | 1,109 views]

Rawon is typical cuisine of East Java. It’s a kind of soup, but if for most people soup is usually served in a clear or diluted broth. However, in East Java, the soup’s served in a black broth. And that soup is called Rawon. Generally, the beef is cut …

Surabi Duren, Just Can’t Get Enough of It

[10 Mar 2010 | No Comment | 836 views]

Let’s take a visit to Bogor,West Java, Indonesia, precisely at Jl. Sukasari 1 at the end of the road adjacent to the road Pajajaran. There’s a clearly visible fluorescent marker sign here. It says ‘Surabi Duren‘. Here, we can ejoy many kinds of surabi with diferent taste and flavor, from …

Indonesia Java International Destination

[5 Mar 2010 | No Comment | 1,063 views]

Java is the name of an island in Indonesia (yes, some of us also know it as a programming language, but we will not discuss it here, not here, not now). Java is the most populated island, the island with the most population, and the thirteenth largest island in the …

Batu Karas Beach, Heaven for Surfers

[21 Dec 2009 | One Comment | 1,500 views]

It’s said that this beach is a combination of Pangandaran Beach and Batu Hiu (we’ll write more about those 2 objects later) with more calm natural atmosphere. This beach is often visited by tourists to surf and swim. Batu Karas located in Batukaras Village, Cijulang, Ciamis regency, West Java, …

Green Canyon, Greener Green

[18 Dec 2009 | One Comment | 42,048 views]

Green Canyon is a natural tourism object located Village Kertayasa, Cijulang, Ciamis regency, West Java. It’s about 7-8 hours from Jakarta by car or 45 minutes from Pangandaran beach (we’ll write about this beach, later).
Previously, this tourism object is called Cukang Taneuh (Land Bridge), a place that has …

Sempu Island, The Beach and The Lake

[17 Dec 2009 | No Comment | 770 views]

This natural tourist attraction is not as famous as other object in East Java like Mount Bromo. However, you’ll find that less-famous doesn’t always mean less-beautiful.

Away from the riot of city, the natural atmosphere and not a single building standing on this island, not even a restaurant or hotel. …

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