All about traveling to Karimunjawa Islands in Java Indonesia

Posted by on Nov 22, 2017 in Asia, Indonesia | No Comments
All about traveling to Karimunjawa Islands in Java Indonesia

A few kilometres off the northern coast of Java, lie the beautiful Karimunjawa islands, an archipelago with a very slow-paced, sleepy vibe. Other than the chanting coming from the amplified speakers at the many mosques, there are few similarities here to the more urban towns on mainland Java. The main island of the Karimunjawa archipelago […]

Places to Visit and What to do in Yogyakarta

Posted by on Oct 4, 2017 in Asia, Indonesia | 2 Comments
Places to Visit and What to do in Yogyakarta

Close to Borobodur, the world famous UNESCO World-Heritage Site, Yogyakarta (commonly called “Jogja”), is a sprawling town in Java and one of the most popular destinations on the island. When we started looking at what to do in Yogyakarta, we quickly realised that the town provides an excellent base from where to explore the nearby […]

A Mini Guide to Bukittinggi, West Sumatra

Posted by on Sep 27, 2017 in Asia, Indonesia | No Comments
A Mini Guide to Bukittinggi, West Sumatra

Bukittinggi is a little Sumatran hill town with a mild cool climate. The town is a perfect base for exploring the lush, fertile surroundings and landscape of West Sumatra, an area full of dramatic valleys, canyons and lakes renowned for its natural beauty. Bukittinggi itself is not particularly remarkable except for being home to convenient […]

Lake Toba Travel Guide – All About Lake Toba

Posted by on Sep 9, 2017 in Asia, Indonesia | One Comment
Lake Toba Travel Guide – All About Lake Toba

The largest lake in Southeast Asia and one of the deepest in the world might sound pretty special. Even more special is the fact that it is located inside a large volcanic crater with an island called Samosir right in the centre of it. Here’s our Lake Toba travel guide to introduce you to this […]

Bukit Lawang – Home of the Orangutans in Sumatra

Posted by on Sep 1, 2017 in Asia, Indonesia | 2 Comments
Bukit Lawang – Home of the Orangutans in Sumatra

We were initially confused about planning out a trip to a country which is home to 17,000 plus islands. We were not keen to simply follow the banana pancake trail around the more popular spots and wanted to venture further afield. One thing which we were sure of though is that we wanted to see […]