How Much Money Do I Need For Indonesia?-may become the main question for all of you before come to Indonesia. Indonesia, the big country, has so many places to visit and also culture and activities that you may try. From visiting temple, scuba diving, hiking mountain and seeing sunrise, and also make Batik or wood carving. So, your budget depends on where you go and the activities you wish to take part in.
Yogyakarta is famous as a city of education in Indonesia because here there are a lot of universities and polytechnics more than others area in Indonesia. Maybe you will think that this city is boring, nothing to see except universities, laboratories, and printing service. But, it is completely wrong! Here, we can enjoy a variety of travel destinations combined with the culture and local wisdom, making it is always interesting to visit. Borobudur and Prambanan temples stand as the main attractions. Here is our complete Yogyakarta Travel Guide for you.
Lombok island is located east of Bali. Nowadays, Lombok and Gilis started to become the alternatives for nature and beach lover tourists besides Bali. Just like Bali, tropical climate with warm and humid weather can be enjoyed in Lombok all year. Temperature ranges from 21 Celsius to 32 Celsius (quite hot for you who comes from Americas or Europe). And the best time to come is in the month of May when the weather is just perfect with bright daylight and green scenery. Here is the Lombok Travel Guide, summaried from guide locals.
Bandung Travel Guide – Bandung is the capital of West Java province, located 140 km southeast of Jakarta. Bandung stands as important and historical city of Indonesia. For me, Bandung is my second hometown, while I had been living here for 4,5 years during my undergraduate study. Bandung–which also well-known as the city of flower–is a perfect day trip journey from Jakarta, while Jakarta-Bandung is just 3 hours trip. Bandung is called as city of flower and Paris van Java because it has exceptional beauty ambiance with flowers and trees. Moreover, Bandung is quite cooler than Jakarta, since this city is surrounded by mountains, Gunung Puntang in the south and Tangkuban Perahu in the north.
Bali, the famed Island of the Gods, with its various landscape of hills and mountains, rugged coastlines and sandy beaches, lush rice terraces and barren volcanic hillsides. All of them provides a picturesque scenery to its colorful, deeply spiritual and unique culture, as people called “paradise on earth”. With world-class surfing and diving facilities, a large number of cultural, historical and archaeological attractions and ceremonies, enormous range of accommodations, this is one of the world’s most popular island destinations and one which consistently wins travel awards. Bali is even more popular in the world than “Indonesia”. And the most important thing in Bali, here, you can have something to enjoy: from young back-packers right through to the super-rich. And here it is: Bali Travel Guide for you.
Feel-Indonesia readers often ask about Indonesia, mostly about the food, about shopping and get the nice goods, and of course about the transportation. Yes, Indonesia was still under-development country, so you will see several problems especially about the rules and transportation. But, Indonesia was still worth for your holiday plan, if you follow this short tips from Feel-Indonesia Team. So, take a small notebook, and you can write about Travel Tips in Indonesia. Here you go!
Makassar is increasingly showing its existence as a tourist destination in Indonesia. Its strategic location on the south side of Sulawesi made them very famous from centuries as the gateway to eastern Indonesia (Maluku and Papua). From 1971 to 1999, Makassar was called as Ujung Pandang, but during otonomi daerah (politic separation from Jakarta to each region), people agree to change the name as Makassar. Makassar is also the hometown of Jusuf Kalla, the Indonesia Vice President in (2014-2019). As the metropolitan city, we can see several cultural attractions, traditional houses, and also delicious traditional foods from Bugis, Toraja, Mandar, Buton, Tionghoa, and Javanese people who lived in Makassar. Before go to Makassar, read this Makassar Travel Guide.
Palembang Travel Guide – Palembang is the capital of the province of South Sumatra, which is the second largest city in Sumatra after Medan (North Sumatera). The city has a total area of 358.55 square kilometers and was once the capital of the kingdom of maritime Southeast Asia’s largest Buddhist Kingdom Sriwijaya. It is made Palembang also called “Bumi Sriwijaya”. In the Western world, the city of Palembang is also nicknamed the Venice of the East. Palembang is the oldest city in Indonesia at least 1382 years old if based Srivijaya inscription known as Notch Hill.