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  • Indochine Bistro

    Yogyakarta Restaurants

    First and only Vietnamese restaurant in Yogyakarta, Indochine Bistro offer tasty and refreshing food in a peaceful and friendly place. Fresh Summer Rolls, Vietnamese Pho soup or Cambodian Fish Amok are some of the dishes you will find there, with great fruit juices to accompany your lunch or dinner. In few words, a nice culinary and hangout...

  • The Phoenix Hotel Yogyakarta

    Yogyakarta Hotels

    I usually don't spend money into luxury accommodation, but The Phoenix Hotel in Yogyakarta was...

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    Yogyakarta Restaurants

    First and only Vietnamese restaurant in Yogyakarta, Indochine Bistro offer tasty and refreshing food in a peaceful and friendly place.Fresh Summer Rolls, Vietnamese Pho soup or Cambodian Fish Amok are some of the dishes you will find there, with great fruit juices to accompany your lunch or dinner.In few words, a nice culinary and hangout...



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  • Candi Plaosan Lor

    Prambanan Off The Beaten Path

    The Plaosan Lor or northeren Plaosan temples are also referred to as Vihara Plaosan, because they served as Buddhist monasteries. In form and function they are similar to the Sari temple. Like the latter they had two storeys, the top floor serving as sleeping quarters, although now the wooden floors and stairs have disappeared. There were three...

  • Avoid the line (well sorta), get tickets...

    Prambanan Things to Do

    Entry to the Prambanan complex is now easier for foreign visitors who can buy the tickets online (kiostix.com) as long as you supply your passport information. Print out the tickets and show them at the door. Foreigners also have a separate entrance that allows you to avoid the long lines at the main gate for general admission. The higher price...

  • The Ramayana episodic ballet

    Prambanan Things to Do

    We realized a long-coveted plan and attended all four episodes of the Ramayana ballet in May 2010. The dry season was late in coming, but fortunately it did not rain all nights although the full moon stayed mostly behind clouds.WhenOnly in the weekends (Friday through Monday) closest to full moon in the months May through October. Consult the...



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  • Most Dangerous Ocean!!!

    Parangtritis Warnings and Dangers

    The colour of "green" is said to be the very colour of the Javanese Spirit-queen. To the traditional and local custom this colour is forbidden to wear ... along the whole Southern shore of Java.Along the South-coast all over the Indian Ocean/Southern-Sea it is blowing a gale to the black lava-beaches and the limestone mountains of the Java-shore....


    Parangtritis Things to Do

    Kuda Kepang, a fascinating dance performance originated from Java (East, West and Central Java) is a horse dance performed by 9 men (or more), dressed in colorful garbs, mounted on 2-dimensional little horses made of hide, plaited and painted bamboo. It is said that it was created by the Wali Songo or 9 Saints, who were involved in spreading the...

  • Gua Semar - Semar Cave

    Parangtritis Things to Do

    The Gunung Kidul (Southern Mountain) has been blessed with a lot of caves. During wars, these caves in the vicinity of Parangtritis were used as hideouts by Javaneses, like Dipanegara and General Sudirman and his band of guerillas. Most of the caves is through undergrowth and very difficult to reach. Rough getting there but upon your arrival they...



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    Kaliurang Things to Do

    Telogo Putri, a Forest Conservation Resort owned and maintained by Ministry of Forestry, the National Conservation Park with "Telogo Muncar" waterfall and swimming pool ....at Telogo Putri Parking Lot you would find tour operator which offer a Four Whell drive mount Merapi tour, exploring the mountain scenery after big eruption of this active...

  • Taste Tropical Fruit: DURIAN

    Kaliurang Off The Beaten Path

    Durian is one of Indonesian tropical fruits, its grows only in tropical country and the fruit only once in a year and in certain season .....commonly at the end and the beginning of every single year....some peoples said that it was one of delicious tropical fruits in Indonesia ... another peoples don't like this fruit by its strong odor....If you...


    Kaliurang Transportation

    There were public transportation from Yogyakarta downtown to Kaliurang, but not in reguylar schedule, commonly the attendants go to Kaliurang by motorcycle or driving a car...Bicycling is also one of good options to reach Kaliurang, there were many who like cycling take an opportunity to get to Kaliurang by using this kind of Eco & Green revolution...


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