Making Thai Ceramics at Baan Pinsuwan Benjarong, Samut Songkhram – Thailand

Thetraveljunkie.org – I have heard so much about Samut Songkhram, but I’ve never been there before. It is about 72km from Bangkok, and it is famous for its rich culture, historical buildings and amazing food. When I was in Samut… Continue Reading

8 Best Travel Destinations in Central Java

Traveljunkieindonesia.com – Where to go on holiday this year. Back to work, back to making holiday plans. Travel Junkie Indonesia scours the globe to find you, 8 greatest destinations in Central Java.

Pursuit of Music: Gamelan-Making in Bekonang

Traveljunkieindonesia.com – Hi travel junkies, here for you. Spectacular gamelan-making in Bekonang village, Sukoharjo – Central Java. It is another magical, mysterious product of ancient Java. Bekonang, the locals pointed down the street, and as a full-time travel blogger and… Continue Reading

The 12 Steps of Handwritten Batik Making

Traveljunkieindonesia.com – The technique of applying wax or other dye-resistant substances to cloth to produce a design is found in many parts of the world, but none is as famous as the batik of Java. The Javanese were making batik… Continue Reading

The 8 Steps of Hand-Block Batik Making

Traveljunkieindonesia.com – Yes, Travel Junkie Indonesia love Batik. The word ‘batik’ is an old Javanese word meaning ‘to dot’. From the mid-19th century, batik production was increased by applying the wax with a metal stamp called a cap. The cap… Continue Reading