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Madakaripura, The Enchanting Waterfall

Madakaripura, The Enchanting Waterfall

Indonesia has many interesting natural places, such as; beaches, mountain ranges, lakes, caves and waterfalls. This is such a beautiful gift from The Almighty God to the country. This time the article will talk about one of the famous waterfall in Indonesia, Madakaripura Waterfall. Madakaripura Fall is located in East Java Province. It is said that Madakaripura Fall is
Ullen Sentalu; Wonderful Museum of Yogyakarta

Ullen Sentalu; Wonderful Museum of Yogyakarta

Ullen Sentalu is a beautiful museum in Yogyakarta, it is very attractive to be visited, to be the top ten of the trip list. It seems like a little Sultan Palace, it has many stuffs, real stuffs of the Palaces, yes palaces; Sultan Palace Kasultanan Yogyakarta, Pakualaman Yogyakarta, Sultan Palace Kasunanan Surakarta Solo and Mangkunegaran Solo. Can feel the old and magis
Pawon Temple

Pawon Temple

The temple is located between Borobudur and Mendut Temple, it is placed around local people houses. Pawon Temple is one of the Buddhist temple in Yogyakarta and Center Java area, it is built when King Samaratungga of Dynasty Syailendra run the kingdom, this beautiful temple is smaller than Borobudur Temple. It also has identical relief with Borobudur, some people say it is
Love Dedication of Prambanan

Love Dedication of Prambanan

Prambanan sites is also well known as Candi Roro Jonggrang (Roro Jonggrang Temple), it is a temple of Hinduism. Besides being a heritage site of the world, Prambanan also becomes a place to worship gods of Hinduism. The temple is a follower of Shiva (The Destroyer God) the main god, that is why the temple to worship Shiva is the tallest and the biggest than the other two
Instagramable Spots at Pinus Pengger

Instagramable Spots at Pinus Pengger

Yogyakarta is rich with beautiful natural views; volcanoes, beache, sand dunes and pine forests. There are some pine forests in Yogyakarta, the famous one is Pengger! Pengger pine forest is just same like other pine forest, smelled fresh of trees, shaded by the tall pine trees and it feels chilly. Pengger is famous because the local people and administrators built many
Tamansari Water Castle; The Chosen One

Tamansari Water Castle; The Chosen One

Yogyakarta is a special region in Indonesia, because it is still has a strong trust to Sultan (King of Yogyakarta Kingdom) so the government of Indonesia give a special prerogative right to the region. Sultan is the governor (the highest leader) of Yogyakarta, it is absolute and without election. This is kind like a tribute to Yogyakarta people and Sultan on the past time,
Amazing Pindul Cave Tubing

Amazing Pindul Cave Tubing

Indonesia has many wonderful places that are worthed to be explored. Some are the beauty of ocean, some are the wild savannahs or the excitement of the ring of fire of the active volcanoes. This time is the fun of cave tubing along 300 meters length. Pindul Cave is the horizontal cave in Gunungkidul Regency of Yogyakarta and the way to enter it by tubing along the river
Plaosan; The Lover

Plaosan; The Lover

Java island is the center of the development of Hinduism and Buddhism around 9th century. There were two great dynasties who run Java island; Dynasty Syailendra, the follower of Budha and Dynasty Sanjaya, the Hinduist. Both dynasties have a prince, Rakai Pikatan from Dynasty Sanjaya and a princess, Pramodhawardani from Dynasty Syailendra. They falled in love to each
Merapi The Aloner

Merapi The Aloner

Merapi is the most active volcano in Java island, it is located in Sleman Regency of Yogyakarta. Merapi brings fertility to its soil, that is why main number of local people usually plant local plantation like zalacca or snake fruit, some of them try other plant like cacao and coffee. Mostly local people mine sand from the eruption of the volcano, they can mine 20 trucks of
Ratu Boko Temple Palace

Ratu Boko Temple Palace

Many people would think that mostly temples in and around Jogja are places to worship gods but it is different with Ratu Boko Palace. There is a place to worship gods in Ratu Boko Palace, but actually Ratu Boko Palace is not a temple, it is a palace that is accluturated between Hinduism and Buddhism. It was built by dynasty of Syailendra which us Buddhist after that taken
Kalibiru: The Lost Wood

Kalibiru: The Lost Wood

Long time ago before Indonesia became an independent country, Kalibiru was a small village in a Menoreh Hill in Kulon Progo Regency. The people was poor, they only plant tubers for living. When colonial period run most of Indonesia land, including Menoreh Hill, they made a decision to make Menoreh Hill becomes their plantation for teak wood and eagle wood, so they can
Sri Gethuk: Hidden Waterfall

Sri Gethuk: Hidden Waterfall

Many beautiful places in Yogyakarta but some of them are hidden and those are worthed to be explored, especially in Gunung Kidul Regency.One of those places is Sri Gethuk Waterfall, this waterfall is located in the edge of Oyo River (Kali Oyo). To get to the waterfall, there is a unique and different way. First; take steps around 300 meters and then rent a
The Magnificent Borobudur

The Magnificent Borobudur

Not many people know about the devided of Budhas religious sect, one of them is Budha Mahayana. Mahayana grew fast coincide with silk road in Asia, including Indonesia. Long time ago some of Indonesian kingdoms are the followers of Budha, they built temples to follow Budhas way. One of the temples is Borobudur. Borobudur is the biggest Buddhist temple of the world, it makes
Ijen Crater: The Blue Fire

Ijen Crater: The Blue Fire

What is Ijen Crater?! Literally it is a carter in the active volcano and located in east Java Indonesia. The extraordinary thing about Ijen Crater is the blue fire. You may wonder, how could it be? Fire supposed to be red right?! For your information, under the volcano, there are continuous streams of sulfur and it blasts out from vent. The blasts are also toxically high
Jomblang Cave, Other Space Underneath The Earth

Jomblang Cave, Other Space Underneath The Earth

Jomblang Cave is a unique cave, one of the best cave that can be found in Yogyakarta. The light of heaven is its middle name, this is most people are looking for when they visit Jomblang Cave. Jomblang Cave is located in the south east of Yogyakarta, it is far away from the city and when it comes to the village near Jomblang the street is quite unfriendly. The most
Ramayana: Kidnapping The Princess

Ramayana: Kidnapping The Princess

Just like a coin Yogyakarta has two sides, it has a masculine and adventurous side and the other side is a feminine and relaxing, both are worthed to be explored. When you are exhausted after adventurous activities, be chilled and enjoy Ramayana Ballet. The story of the ballet does touch my heart, I hope yours too! The best part is when Princess Shinta had been
Mural Being Viral

Mural Being Viral

Yogyakarta is a city of art, many artists were born in this city. From musical, teatherical, mural and many more. This time I would share about mural. This art work is so close with society, it represents social, politic, law, human race, environments, and even daily issues. Mural in Yogyakarta also has messages and those are delivered with manner and in a funny way,
Power of Pottery

Power of Pottery

Yogyakarta is a land of clay, you can find it from east to west. Some people of Yogyakarta make a living from clay, they make pottery. The pottery is like cup, plate, vas and many more. Nowadays some of pottery companies make a huge campaign to use local pottery to raise the local productions. The goal markets are youngsters, cafes, restaurants and for house aplications,
Uniqueness of Timang Beach

Uniqueness of Timang Beach

There are so many beaches ini Yogyakarta, every beach has her own beauty. The most popular and famous beach around ten years ago is Timang Beach, located in South east of Yogyakarta (Gunung Kidul Regency). The way to get there is not easy as usual, no gain no pain. After long, up and down also tricky track (it is also slippery when rain season) we have still to rent a
South Beach Paradise

South Beach Paradise

Parangtritis is one of the most popular beach in Yogyakarta, it has its own magnet to attract people to come. The wonderful sunset is also one of its magnet. Parangtritis offers many beautiful and relaxing activities like riding horse and enjoying the view of beach line by carriage of horse or just ride the ATV around the sand dune. If you have more time, kindly do
Beautiful Spot to Spend A Night in South Jogja

Beautiful Spot to Spend A Night in South Jogja

Nowadays many people are trying to find a different atmosphere; to catch a sunset or just to spend a night after a long and hard day. They come to the high place to enjoy the view of Jogja. One of the famous hill is Puncak Sosok. Puncak Sosok offers different panorama of Jogja, it is very quiet because is located far away from the city. Puncak Sosok also has a down-hill
10 Beaches Must Be Visited When In Jogja

10 Beaches Must Be Visited When In Jogja

Many of us identify Yogyakarta with Malioboro and Prambanan Temple. While those two places certainly must be visited, if you still have a few more days to explore the city this holiday season, Tourism Minister Arief Yahya encourages you to visit Yogyakartas beaches. Take a lot of pictures, upload them to your social media channels and use the hashtags#MudikPenuhPesona,
Prambanan Temple

Prambanan Temple

Located not far from the BuddhistBorobudur temple, the proximity of the two temples tells us that on Java, Buddhism and Hinduism lived peacefully next to one another. Prambanan is a magnificent spectacle and an icon of Indonesias cultural heritage. The temples at Prambanan were built in the 9th century and is known locally as Roro Jonggrang, coming from the legend of the
10 Spots To See Best Sunset in Yogyakarta

10 Spots To See Best Sunset in Yogyakarta

There is something magical in the process of sunset and sunrise. Before science develeps as it is now, tales and various stories were told by our ancestors about where the sun might have gone. Not only that, the beautiful colors hung in the sky would amaze anyone. We bet each one of you at one time ever trying to capture its beauty through lens or your phone. Well, in
Traditional Food of Yogyakarta

Traditional Food of Yogyakarta

Jogjakarta is a small city. To illustrate this, for some Jogjakartans, 2 kilometers is considered very far. In the city, you can give your legs some exercise, ride andong / delman (cart carried by a/two horses), use the bus and public transportation, ride a taxi, or try how it feels like to ride becak / pedicab. If you want to visit interesting sites within the city, it is