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Living In The Real World

April 17th, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink

Traveljunkieindonesia.com – One of the joys of my career is I never know what I will find around the next corner of the street or bend in the road.

On my other day in Jakarta, staying in the capital city of traffic-jam, we took a road that ‘snaked through the hills just inside city’.

No farms, no rice terraced hills, no random livestock, the city are full of a stress, s*%k, and f&*k life.

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On The Road… From Semarang To Magelang

April 16th, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink

the state i am in.

Traveljunkieindonesia.com – The natural environment is of course very impressive. We drove down the Semarang and we had to stop in Magelang to see the Borobudur temple with our own eyes.

On the road… we were accompanied by a beautiful bright sky and long rice field as we continued our journey.

Belle and Sebastian’s Little Lou, Ugly Jack, Prophet John became our theme song for this trip.

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Party Hard at Gadjah Wong Restaurant, Yogyakarta

April 15th, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink

a party hard scene. | taken with Sony NEX-7

Traveljunkieindonesia.com – Hi travel junkies! I was able to experience a party hard at Gadjah Wong Restaurant, Yogyakarta.

It was very, very popular. I’ve read so many positive and negative reviews about this place, I thought it was a good opportunity to check it out with them.

The restaurant was nice, east meet west. We sat at the Kura-Kura Room – presents a more traditional atmosphere where travel junkies are accompanied by gamelan ensemble and Javanese decoration.

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What I Ate at Beukenhof Restaurant, Yogyakarta

April 14th, 2014 § 1 comment § permalink

the bar situation. | taken with Sony NEX-7

Traveljunkieindonesia.com – Hi travel junkies! I was able to experience a 4-course meal wonderful lunch at the Beukenhof restaurant, Yogyakarta.

I’ve read so many positive and negative reviews about this place, I thought it was a good opportunity to check it out with them.

I was pretty excited. The restaurant was nice, cosy, east meet west with an exquisite of ambiance colonial accent furnishes.

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Fantastic Dinner at Patio Restaurant, Central Java

April 13th, 2014 § 1 comment § permalink

lay lady lay. | taken with Sony NEX-7

Traveljunkieindonesia.com – Hi travel junkies! This day, I bring you to fantastic dinner at Patio Restaurant, Plataran Borobudur Resort & Spa, MagelangCentral Java.

Plataran Borobudur – “Magical Plataran Mystical Borobudur”.

We arrived at 7pm. Taking a step inside the restaurant, and we were greeted with an eclectic mix of retro furniture, Javanese luxury bits and pieces, vintage this and that.

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Fantastic Lunch at Amanjiwo Restaurant, Magelang – Central Java

April 11th, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink

a clear view of the borobudur temple scene. | taken with Sony NEX-7

Traveljunkieindonesia.com – I was able to experience a 3-course meal Indonesian lunch at the Amanjiwo restaurant, Magelang, Central Java. It was perfect!

It was traditional, modern, stylish, and it had a spectacular views.

Here are some of my menus:

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Amanjiwo Pool Suite

April 10th, 2014 § 2 comments § permalink

private pool suite. | taken with Sony NEX-7

Traveljunkieindonesia.com – Hi travel junkies! Today I bring you to see one of my fav pool suite at Amanjiwo Resort, MagelangCentral Java.

The memories of our visit will always stay close to my mind and heart. Amanjiwo means “peaceful soul”. Without a shadow of a doubt the place breathes the name itself.

The excellent service at the Amanjiwo Resort makes the magical days spent at Borobudur perfect for rejuvenation and relaxation.

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Mamuya Hot Springs in Galela, North Halmahera

April 9th, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink

wash wash wash scene.

Traveljunkieindonesia.com – Hi travel junkies! While we were in Tobelo. We visited Mamuya hot spring in Galela, North Halmahera.

Galela is a region best for its beautiful forests, tropical farms, rice fields, springs and overall stunning views. It is only 15 kms (about 45 minutes drive) from Tobelo town.

We arrived at 5pm (millions of locals take a bath and wash on the springs) when the hot spring is considered to be the holiest and most auspicious. Damn, it wasn’t a dream!

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The Travel Junkie Mentorship Program Scholarship Grant 2014: Call For Applications

April 8th, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink

Traveljunkieindonesia.com – The Travel Junkie is calling for Applications to Scholarship Grants 2014.

The Travel Junkie Mentorship Program is a new distance learning and travel blogging mentorship initiative by traveljunkieindonesia.com for those who wish to further their personal travel blog vision and goals.

The program is conducted one-to-one using the online platform over a period of 2 months.

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