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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...

View from Puncak Pass, Overlooking the tea plantation

Java Island, The Heart Of Indonesia

Java is the hub of Indonesian society, home to the nation’s capital – Jakarta, and one of Indonesia’s most popular tourist destinations. It has enjoyed its role as a regional leader for centuries. Many powerful...

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Covering Java in Your First Indonesia Travel

Java is one of the main islands in Indonesia and is slowly turning into a hub for both business as well as travel. It is teeming with culture, food and arts which are hard...

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