Category Archives: Java

Indonesia’s Top Travel Destinations

Travel To Bali, Borneo, Java, Sumatra Indonesia is a huge country, in both population and land area, with significant cultural and geological diversity. With 18,110 islands, 6,000 of them inhabited, it is the largest archipelago in the world. The population … Continue reading

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Borobudur The Most Amazing Temple In Indonesia

Indonesia’s Largest Temple Near Yogykarta Borobudur Temple and the surrounding compound is one of the greatest Buddhist monuments in the world, and was built in the 8th and 9th centuries AD during the reign of the Syailendra Dynasty. The temple was … 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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Indonesia Plans 25 Percent Boost In Tourism

Island Nation Targeting China, Middle East Outlining its latest five-year development plan, the Indonesia’s Ministry of Tourism & Creative Economy said it wants to welcome 12.7 million overseas visitors in 2019. This result would mark a 25% increase compared to … 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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Tourists From Middle East Stay Longer In Indonesia

Muslim Tourists Discover Indonesia The amount of Muslim tourists, especially from the Middle East, may lag behind those from China or other major Asian countries but their numbers are growing year to year, and more importantly they stay for longer … Continue reading

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Yogyakarta The Spiritual, Intellectual Capital Of Indonesia

City A Snapshot Of Javanese History Yogyakarta (pronounced JOHG-jah-KAHR-tah) is one of the best city destinations in all of Indonesia. Yogyakarta means “city of peace.” Yogyakarta is located in south-central Java. Approximately six million people reside throughout the province. Yogyakarta … Continue reading

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