Rickshaw Ride In Pekalongan

Thetraveljunkie.org – It was almost by chance that we visited Pekalongan on our last trip to Central Java. The reason was just practical, thinking about the trains, Indigo Batiks and that the places we really wanted to visit were all around Pekalongan. In the end, that decision was a success, we loved what we found there.

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Bathing Lake Lansersee in Innsbruck, Austria

Thetraveljunkie.org – After such a hectic trip in Stockholm we decided that it was time to slow down and recover from all the madness, so when our friend and Innsbruck invited us to spend two weeks in one of their amazing city we did not think about it twice. We were able to enjoy our stay in our local friend, with Austrian and Japanese atmosphere, we were able to relax surrounded by peace and nature.

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Visiting Millesgården In Stockholm

Thetraveljunkie.org – In today’s post we wanted to take you to Millesgården in Stockholm, a spectacular museum built on terraces is the former home of artists Carl and Olga Milles. In the park, some of Carl Milles most famous sculptures are on display. Original castings and tools are shown in the large studio. Art gallery, museum shop, and bistro.

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Indigo Batik Class In Pekalongan

Thetraveljunkie.org – We love indigo. We also love batik so when we heard about Zahir and his love of these two we couldn’t wait for the chance to spend time with him and learn more from him. Zahir really developed his love of batik during his time as museum manager at the Batik Museum in Pekalongan. Fascinated by the history of this art form, he was responsible for Indonesian batik getting its UNESCO rating.

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Café Uddvillan in Stockholm, Sweden

Thetraveljunkie.org – If you like special and inspiring places, good coffee and Swedes food, this place is made for you. Cafe Uddvillan was a ‘must visit’ this trip. Last trip The Travel Junkie had planned to take Where Jac Wanders here for her birthday after seeing it online but it was already closed when we got there. I kept my promise and treated her to a yummy brunch. The food was typical Swedish and we loved the old world charm and lake views.

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Strolls Around Camp Leakey

Thetraveljunkie.org – Stepping off the plane, you’ll immediately know you’re not in Java anymore. In today’s post we wanted to take you to Camp Leakey, it was established in 1971 by Dr. Biruté Galdikas and former spouse Rod Brindamour. It was named after the legendary paleo-anthropologist, Louis Leakey, who was both mentor and an inspiration to Dr. Galdikas as well as Drs. Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey.

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A New Favourite Spot: Johan & Nyström

Thetraveljunkie.org – When in Stockholm, We also found a new favourite spot this visit, Johan & Nyström, which is located in Södermalm. According to their webpage the cafe was founded by a group of coffee-loving friends with “the vision of a better coffee world.” and with a mission to promote the craft by roasting tastier, more fun and more sustainable coffee.

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Good Morning Tanjung Puting National Park

Thetraveljunkie.org – A national park called Tanjung Puting in Central kalimantan, Indonesia, is a place a lot of travel junkies visit. You can see the Borneo Orangutans, beautiful sights, sometimes even incredible ones, when you are wandering there. Indonesia offers fertile ground for adventure – a place which truly exemplifies the phrase: “Where there’s a will there’s a way.”

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Burger and Lobster At Genting Highlands, Malaysia

Thetraveljunkie.org – During our trip to Malaysia we ate Nasi Lemak and Chinese food, but couldn’t leave Genting Highlands without stopping by at one of the trendy places of the place, Burger and Lobster. The burger culture it’s something real and that’s why this place is one of the most popular ones: the service is incredible, lobster is delicious and their hamburgers and chips are of the best we’ve tried. Just in case you ever hesitate whether to burger or lobster, always do burger and lobster.

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