[VIDEO] Wonderful Borobudur Sunrise

Thetraveljunkie.org – Worth waking up early for this wonderful Borobudur sunrise scene. Borobudur temple in central Java is the largest Buddhist structure on earth. It consists of six square platforms topped by three circular platforms, decorated with relief panels and… Continue Reading

Party Animal In Karanganyar, Central Java

Traveljunkieindonesia.com – The other day, the sun was out and fresh, the rubber forest was bright and felt alive. In the wild, the rubber trees (hevea brasiliensis) grow to heights of 100 to 130 feet, and can live up to… Continue Reading

Postcards From Waisak Celebrations in Borobudur Temple

Traveljunkieindonesia.com – Once upon a time from Borobudur temple. Peace is the highest bliss. And, Waisak is a holy day observed traditionally by Buddhists in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India, Nepal and the South East Asian countries of Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand,… 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.

Postcards From Solo Sekaten

Traveljunkieindonesia.com – I have some very exciting postcards to share! January 2013, we visited Sekaten, Solo, Central Java, to meet one of the few remaining traditional playgrounds. Sekaten is a celebration by the Javanese community to commemorate the birthday or… Continue Reading

A Hug in A Bowl: Timlo Solo

Traveljunkieindonesia.com – Last week, I was invited to lunch at Warung Makan Timlo Sasro 2, a traditional Javanese restaurant in Solo. Timlo is a famous soup in Solo. Timlo is special dish contains of chicken meat chopped into pieces, cooked… Continue Reading

Exquisite Ayam Goreng Kampung Mbak Mul

Traveljunkieindonesia.com – This week, my friends and I decided on something a bit more – CHEAP AND CHEERFUL. We went to a Javanese restaurant call Ayam Goreng Kampung Mbak Mul. It has been a favorite eating place of Fita Fito… Continue Reading

Tengkleng Bakar Ala Sor Waru Solo

Traveljunkieindonesia.com – Despite trying to come across all super healthy and all that, I confess that I have a weakness for weird Javanese food. And last weekend, Hafidz Novalsyah (fulltime travel photographer) and I decided that since it was city… Continue Reading

Klappertart Cake Ala @TheSunanHotel Solo

Traveljunkieindonesia.com – I am very excited at the moment. Here are my foodie highlights of the week. Klappertart cake is an Indonesian cuisine from North Sulawesi; somewhere between custard pudding and cake filled with sliced young coconuts. It has a… Continue Reading

Between Gilimanuk and Ketapang

Traveljunkieindonesia.com – I had a really wonderful, simple, but meaningful day. The world is getting smaller every year. Most travellers to or from Java can get an onward ferry or bus straight away, the terminus for ferries that shuttle back… Continue Reading

Travel Like a Ciu Maker in Sukoharjo

Traveljunkieindonesia.com – Travel like a ciu maker at Bekonang village, Sukoharjo district, not far from Solo in Central Java Province. At the entrance to the village, a rusty, official-looking sign says that this is a home-industry alcohol-producing village. And, the… Continue Reading