5 Wonderful Things to Do in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Top Picks, Yogyakarta (Jogja)

Yogyakarta (also called Jogja/Jgjakarta) is the capital city of the Yogyakarta Special Region in Central Java, Indonesia. It is considered as a cultural and spiritual center in Java, Indonesia. Jogja has become one of my favorite city in Asia. Jogjakarta offers plenty of cultural and historical sites to visit and explore. Five Thing To Do in Yogyakarta / Jogjakarta: 1. Borobudur […]

October 23, 2016

Sunrise at Borobudur Temple Compounds

Indonesia, Travel, Yogyakarta (Jogja)

Day 3: Borobudur Sunrise Tour, Indonesia Unlike Parambanan temple, Borobudur is less accessible using public transportation. Fortunately the guesthouse offers a packaged tour that caused 370.000 IDR, which includes; van transfer from hotel to temple and back,  it includes the temple entrance fee and breakfast (pancake/toast + coffee). You have two options, a sunrise at Borobudur tour or a […]

May 23, 2014

Shop and Dine at Malioboro Street

Indonesia, Travel, Yogyakarta (Jogja)

Day 2-3: Shopping at Malioboro Street Jalan Malioboro or Malioboro Street is a major shopping area in Jogjakarta. It is also a major backpacker/tourist area. I f you decide to stay here there are a lot of hotels and inns around . Both sides of the street are lined with small shops and restaurants. Since my ojek […]

March 6, 2014

Keraton, the Sultans Palace Travel Guide

Indonesia, Travel, Yogyakarta (Jogja)

Day 2-2: Keraton: The Sultan’s Palace (Yogyakarta, Indonesia) The Residence of the sultan of Yogyakarta is the Kraton/Keraton also called  Kraton Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat. Before going to the main palace we dropped by at the Kareta Keraton Museum. It houses antic horse-drawn carriages used by the sultans of Jogja, many of them are European  design. A […]

December 20, 2013

Parambanan Temple Travel Guide

Indonesia, Travel, Yogyakarta (Jogja)

Day 1: Exploring Parambanan Temple I arrived at Yogyakarta’s Adisucipto International Airport from Jakarta at around 7:00 am, I decided to take the bus to the closest tourist destination from the airport, the Parambanan Temple Compound. From the airport look for the Bus station and take BUS 1A (fare 3,000 IDR) , and ask if it will stop at […]

October 12, 2013