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My Top 7 Things to Do in Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia

Remembering recently about my trip to Java in Indonesia got me realising that I haven’t really written properly about either Jakarta or Yogyakarta at all. So to make up for it, I aim to give an overview of those two cities, I started with a Top 5 things to do in Jakarta a few weeks Read more about My Top 7 Things to Do in Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia[…]

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Silver Factory Tour in Kotagede, Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia

Sometimes the more “minor” parts of day tours are the ones you remember more. On my tour round central Java in Indonesia, I was pleasantly surprised by the silver factory tour  in Kotagede. The reason that most people visit Central Java is for the volcano Mount Merapi, Borobudur the largest Buddhist temple in the world Read more about Silver Factory Tour in Kotagede, Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia[…]

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Friday’s Featured Food: Indonesian Buffet Lunch in Yogyakarta

Today’s Friday’s Featured Food comes from Indonesia. A country I have been to only once so far, and I visited Java and Bali when I was there. I preferred Java, especially the central Java region which houses both Prambanan and Borobudur. On an essential day long tour of the Yogyakarta region, we took time out Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Indonesian Buffet Lunch in Yogyakarta[…]

Backpacking in Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia: Tamansari – The Water Castle

Our ongoing day tour of central Java in Indonesia continued to delight. We were mainly focused around the city of Yogyakarta (which is also sometimes spelt Jogjakarta). Just after visiting the Sultan’s Palace, housed inside the Kraton (City Walls of the Old City), we arrived after a very short drive at the Tamansari. Which is Read more about Backpacking in Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia: Tamansari – The Water Castle[…]

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