De Nieuwe Bibliotheek Almere: the Best Library in the Netherlands

Thetraveljunkie.org – One of the things that Almere is good for is the library, hence why we decided to visit De Nieuwe Bibliotheek Almere, where you will find one of the best library in the world. De Nieuwe Bibliotheek Almere is based on a new concept where the library is composed of a number of ‘specialist shops’ that appeal to different interests and areas, such as youth, culture, travel, health, etc.

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Almere Eid Mubarak, Holland

Thetraveljunkie.org – There’s something quite magical about visiting a Javanese-Suriname home for the first time. It’s that feeling you get when you walk along the streets you’d never seen before, or when you taste the food which you’d only ever seen in photos and get to see the family. When in Almere, I visited to Mas Latin family for the first time and it was an incredible experience. I stayed at his home for Eid Mubarak. And I love to keep a record of the events on my blog, so here goes!

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Almere, the World’s Most Cycle-Friendly City

Thetravelunkie.org – As cities increasingly seek to reduce car use and encourage more sustainable forms of transport, so cycling will surely play an ever-more important role in urban life. For cycling lovers, Almere is the world’s most cycle-friendly city. In this city you find lots of cycle tracks. In the forests and nature you will find several attractive bicycle routes.

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The Sound of The Plaosan Temple, Klaten

Thetraveljunkie.org – Today we bring you to the Plaosan Temple complex in Klaten, a Buddhist temple built by a queen, Pramodhawardhani or Sri Kahulunan from Sailendra dynasty in 9th century. She was assisted by her husband, Rakai Pikata a Hindu king who built the famous Prambanan Temple. As incredible as Central Java is, it’s a world away from English speaking culture. See below for everything from wonderful Plaosan temple complex.

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The Travel Junkie At The Sunan, Solo

Thetraveljunkie.org – Returning to Solo was pretty special – but I have to say, the Sunan Hotel was unforgettable. Located at west gate of Surakarta, 4 km from Mangkunegaran Palace, 5 km from the Sunan’s Palace or Kraton, 5 km from Goverment Center, 5 km from the famous shopping area of Pasar Klewer. It’s only 15 munites from Adi Sumarmo International Airport and 6 minutes from Balapan Train Station by Taxi. The hotel is the perfect choice for your next holiday or business trip. Here’s how my recent stay at the Sunan Hotel went.

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Sri Gethuk Waterfall Party

Thetravelunkie.org – Today we want to share these photos from Sri Gethuk Waterfall, which we always visit whenever we are in Gunung Kidul, and it seems to transform us back in time. Walking into the waterfall allows you to open the door to a different era, the perfect way of forgetting about everything and just taking in the sound of water, birds and atmosphere.

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See Your Future In Goa Rancang Kencana

Thetraveljunkie.org – The other day, we went to Goa Rancang Kencana in Gunung Kidul. We love visiting different spots in our country and especially those that we haven’t been to before. We’re pretty sure that you would have seen at least one photo of this cave in someone’s screen saver or hung up on someone’s wall because it is truly fantastic.

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Morning Talk With The Sunan

Thetraveljunkie.org – We travel a lot but we rarely do so for pleasure, but we finally decided to switch off and call it a holiday! You all know that we have been in Solo visiting friends, and we manage to get some rest and enjoy everything that the beautiful city has to offer. For this trip, we stay at The Sunan because they make us feel right at home. We had a gorgeous breakfast in bed. Although our holidays are coming to an end we will always have these photos of our fantastic time there.

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An Unmissable Experience In Central Java

Thetravelunkie.org – In Central Java we visited Surakarta, Wonogiri, Klaten, and Gunung Kidul. We parked everywhere and we walked for a little while to take some photos all around. If you travel to Central Java you must hire a car and we recommend that you get a convertible. I think every single tourist there got one but being able to see the jungle whilst driving, listening to music and feeling the breeze on your face is an unmissable experience.

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