Wandering Around Nglanggeran, Gunungkidul

Thetraveljunkie.org – During our trip to Yogyakarta, we stayed in a beautiful house at The Kamasari in Gedangsari area, Gunungkidul. We hopped on our motorbike and we went to Nglanggeran (15 minutes from The Kamasari), a volcano in the southeastern part of Yogyakarta, offering exceptional scenery 700 meters above sea level.

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The Chillout Session at Sadranan Beach, Gunungkidul

Thetraveljunkie.org – We hopped on our motorbike in Yogyakarta as we needed a swim in the ocean. It was our first time to explore the beaches of Gunungkidul and with friends down there we were happy for a spontaneous overnight getaway. We stopped for lunch and to see a lovely flower garden and arrived mid afternoon after about a three hour leisurely ride.

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Flower Garden In Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta

Thetraveljunkie.org – When we stayed at The Kamasari in Gedangsari. We made an unplanned stop roadside on the way to Sadranan Beach in Gunungkidul when we spotted this gorgeous garden. With the rise in people looking for photo worthy spots, many flower gardens have popped up around Jogjakarta, offering little bursts of colour in the most unlikely spots. This one made me smile.

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Getting Lost At the Karmawibhangga Reliefs of Borobudur

Thetraveljunkie.org – Borobudur is a 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist temple in Magelang, Central Java, as well as the world’s largest Buddhist temple, and also one of the greatest Buddhist monuments in the world. The temple consists of nine stacked platforms, six square and three circular, topped by a central dome. The temple is decorated with 2,672 relief panels and 504 Buddha statues. The central dome is surrounded by 72 Buddha statues, each seated inside a perforated stupa.

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Walking Around The Kamasari, Yogyakarta

Thetraveljunkie.org – Jatirejo village, Gedangsari in Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta is one of our favorite villages in the world. Its valley, the sounds of the frogs, its ricefields pointing to the sky and all the stories that cross its streets make it one of our favorite Javanese villages. In this guide we will pick some of our favorite spots and expand on our next upcoming visits. It doesn’t matter when you read this: we want to go back.

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Hiking Into the Patscherkofel, Innsbruck

Thetraveljunkie.org – Innsbruck in Austria is one of our favorite cities in the world. Its valley, the sounds of the winds, its brick buildings pointing to the sky and all the stories that cross its streets make it one of our favorite European cities. In this post we will bring you hiking into the Patscherkofel. It doesn’t matter when you read this: we want to go back.

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Climbing Up The Nordkette In Innsbruck, Austria

Thetraveljunkie.org – When in Innsbruck, Austria. We got Innsbruck Cards from Innsbruck Tourism Board. One of my favourite memories was climbing up the Nordkette, part of Austria’s largest nature park, the Karwendel Nature Park, and can be reached directly from Innsbruck city centre in just a few minutes with cable car! The breathtaking 360° view leaves a lasting impression, Innsbruck on one side and Tyrol’s most extensive conservation area on the other.

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