How to get an Indonesian Visa on Arrival in Jakarta Airport, Java

I recently wrote about how to get an Indonesian Visa on arrival in Denpasar Airport in Bali, so I’d thought I’d also share my information on getting the visa on arrival in Jakarta – pretty similar of course, but worth posting for those coming into the country at Jakarta Airport. I first visited Indonesia in 2012, flying in Read more about How to get an Indonesian Visa on Arrival in Jakarta Airport, Java[…]

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How to Get An Indonesian Visa on Arrival At Denpasar Airport in Bali

I will tell you how to get an Indonesian Visa on arrival in Denpasar Airport in Bali, I’ll come to it in a bit. But first up – I’ll tell my story about my latest trip to Bali in Indonesia and why I ended up getting 2 visas for the country despite being in transit Read more about How to Get An Indonesian Visa on Arrival At Denpasar Airport in Bali[…]

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Backpacking in Singaraja, Bali, Indonesia: 6 Things to see and Do

Nobody goes backpacking in Singaraja. In fact, no travellers really ever go to Singaraja. It’s a shame cos this is a great wee city. My Antarctica travel buddy Rodrigo and I headed to Bali last year and incorporated a day trip to Singaraja into our plans just out of curiosity’s sake. It was worth it. Read more about Backpacking in Singaraja, Bali, Indonesia: 6 Things to see and Do[…]

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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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My Top 5 Things to See and Do in Jakarta, Indonesia

In a city as colossal as Jakarta it’s hard to know where to start with a top 5, so I’ve kind of condensed these 5 down and kept them to a personal top 5 rather than your usual. These are the 5 things I enjoyed most in Jakarta, that’s not to say these are the Read more about My Top 5 Things to See and Do in Jakarta, 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[…]

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Loving Lovina! Kalibukbuk, Bali, Indonesia

Lovina is a beach resort in northern Bali in Indonesia. The very mention of the word Bali to any traveller conjures up images of beaches, parties, paradise and alcohol. However here in Lovina, life takes on a slightly more relaxed mode, despite the fact that it’s a town that remains lively at night. Lovina is Read more about Loving Lovina! Kalibukbuk, Bali, Indonesia[…]