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Traces of Sugar

By Tanjung Krisnina Maharani This book offers a rare collection and unveils for the first time, the unique architecture and lifestyle that blends the Javanese essence of...

Secrets of Keraton Yogyakarta

Inside the Keraton of Yogyakarta

By: Rohman Yuliawana Keraton Yogyakarta is located in the south of the city. The walled complex covers fourteen hectares and consists of dozens of eclectic buildings...

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Sundanese. A Language of West Java

By: Emma Kwee The Sundanese have their own language, which is totally different from Bahasa Indonesia. When walking around in Bandung you will probably notice the...

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Sacred Places in Indonesia

This is a unique and very exclusive Portfolio Set of 10 pin-hole photographs by renown Japanese artist Yasu Suzuka who traveled many times to various places considered...

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Top 5 Bandung Snacks

Fitting in with the majority of the Indonesian population requires eating a lot of food and eventually not fitting your wardrobe anymore. Not only do you need to eat...

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Book on Wayang Potehi

Indonesia is blessed with vast and unique arts and culture—a result of being a melting pot of different cultures that ever visited the archipelago for centuries. One...

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The Power of Stones

Sorcerers’ stones are not the exclusive domain of fantasy characters like Harry Potter. In Indonesia, the gemstones known as batu akik are valued both for their beauty...

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Yogyakarta places to be

By: Labodalih Sembiring Want to make the best of your final days in Yogyakarta after having visited all of its major attractions? Check out these five favorite...

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Java by Bloem: Not an ordinary tourist guide

Java by Bloem (written in Dutch) is not an ordinary tourist guide. It’s a personal quest right trough the everlasting cross-town traffic (macet) of Jakarta, along the...

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Going Places in Jakarta; Bodog Indonesia Must-Visits

The main problem with many metropolises in the World, when traveling abroad, is the never-ending and ever-changing number of attractions to visit; they're just like...