Category Archives: Jakarta

Indonesia Should Be Your Next Destination

15 Reasons To Visit Indonesia via Telegraph Travel Jakarta: Indonesia’s sprawling capital, home to 10 million people, is a “melting pot of cuisines and cultures”, wrote Simon Parker for Telegraph Travel in 2015. “The old town of Batavia will transport you … Continue reading

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Obamas Vacation In Indonesia

Former U.S. President Lived In Jakarta, Yogyakarta By Reuters President Obama and his family have spent the past five days island-hopping in Indonesia, visiting everywhere from Jakarta to Bali. From white water rafting to visiting temples on Java, former U.S. … Continue reading

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Indonesia Tourism On The Rise

Ecotourism An Untapped Market Across Indonesian Archipelago Although Indonesia has many attractions for tourists – beautiful countryside, interesting cultures & historical remnants, beaches, nightlife in Jakarta and Bali, and much more – the country fails to attract a large number … Continue reading

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Indonesia Has Many Of The World’s Largest Islands

More Than 17,500 Islands Across The Equator Indonesia includes some of the largest and most exotic islands in the world, including Bali, Borneo, Java, Komodo, New Guinea, and Sumatra. There are more than 17,500 islands in all. Indonesia shares two … Continue reading

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Indonesia Falls Short Of Tourism Target

Jakarta Terrorist Attack Takes Toll On Tourism  Indonesia missed its target to attract at least 10 million foreign tourists in 2015 despite various promotion attempts, according to the Central Statistics Agency. Indonesia attracted 9.73 million tourists last year, in comparison to … Continue reading

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Indonesia’s Museum’s, Monuments Loaded With History

Museums, Monuments Found Across Indonesia Indonesia’s monuments and museums are found throughout the country. They represent the whole spectrum of Indonesian life, thought and history. The best-known and also the oldest in existence of the museums of art, culture and history … Continue reading

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Jakarta The Capital Of Indonesian Commerce

Urban Destinations On Java Jakarta (JAH-kahr-TAH) is located on the northwest coast of Java. Jakarta means “victory city.” It’s the capital of Indonesia and the largest city in the country. It has almost 10 million residents. The first recorded settlement at what … Continue reading

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Google Boosting Indonesia Tourism

Indonesia’s Biggest Cities On Google Street Views The tool allows users to virtually explore parts of Indonesia through panoramic street-level images in Google Maps, and it could help tourists better understand the ups and downs of traveling in the world’s … Continue reading

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Joko Indonesia’s New President

Can Leader Stop Rainforest Destruction Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo claimed victory in a closely fought Indonesian presidential election, while his rival disputed the unofficial vote count and said he wouldn’t concede. As early counts from Indonesia’s presidential election show Joko … Continue reading

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Jakarta Now Offers Double-Decker Bus Tours

Jakarta Tourism Gets New Look  Five new double-decker buses arrived at Tanjung Priok port in North Jakarta this week. The city will offer city bus tours with the double-deckers at the end of January or in early February. The Jakarta … Continue reading

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