Category: Jakarta

Special Capital Region Of Jakarta

Milagro, Jakarta bike community

Get On Your Bike, Enjoy Jakarta

10 years ago there was a small and enthusiastic group of cyclists in Jakarta. Today, cycling has become a new addiction for an ever-growing number of people in this sprawling metropolis. With weekend car...

The National Museum of Indonesia

The National Museum Of Indonesia

The National Museum is also known as the Elephant Museum or Elephant Building, Gedung Gajah. This name has developed from the little bronze elephant statue in the forecourt of the building. The Museum holds treasures from...

Car-free day, experience the freedom

Enjoying A Car-free Day, Jakarta

Jakarta is one of the most congested cities in the world with a limited number of parks and green areas. Yet there is a ray of hope with the introduction of car free days....

Cafe Batavia, Jakarta

Kota Walking Tour, The Old City Walking Tour

Indonesian history and importance is underplayed and not truly highlighted, as it should be. For instance over 200 years ago Batavia was exchanged for New York (New Amsterdam) by colonial powers, The Dutch and...

Intense Concentration

The Red Nose Circus Cilincing Village

Located just minutes away from Jakarta’s glistening skyscrapers – the beacons of Indonesian wealth – lies the seemingly hopeless slum of Cilincing, but Red Nose Circus is working to change that. They’re using circus...

Surabaya street market

Jakarta Shopping Tips

Jakarta is chocked full of places to shop. Besides the glut of modern malls, there are enough specialty markets in Jakarta to keep a dedicated market Rambo engaged for months. If you’re really wanting...

Orang utans

Refreshing At Ragunan Zoo, Jakarta

Ragunan Zoo in Jakarta is a welcome relief from the chaos of Jakarta. Strolling among the 50,000 trees in the 147 hectare (363 acre) park caused me to forget I was in the middle...

Bujang Juaro, Siti's brother, fights the Sultan and defeats him

Puyang Gadis Theater in Taman Mini

Saturday night was an interesting evening at Taman Mini, or Beautiful Indonesia Miniature Park, in Jakarta. The South Sumatra pavilion hosted a special performance of Puyang Gadis Theater – a theater performance about a...

INDONESIA MUSEUM

Golden Jakarta Tour

NATIONAL MONUMENT This 137-meter-high column towering over Merdeka Square is both Jakarta’s principal landmark. Topped by a glittering flame symbolizes the nation’s independence. The flame is gilded with 35 kg of gold leaf. The...

ANCOL ART MARKET

Jakarta Dreamland Tour

Ancol Dreamland (Taman Impian Jaya Ancol ) Located on Jakarta Bay in North Jakarta, Ancol Dreamland is Indonesia’s largest and most diverse recreational facility. The 24-hour complex offers an incredibly wide array entertainment options...

KOTA INTAN DRAWBRIDGE

Kampoeng The Old Batavia Tour

NATIONAL MUSEUM The National Museum, built in 1862, is the best museum in Indonesia and is reputedly one of the finest in Southeast Asia. The museum has an enormous collection of cultural objects of...

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