Istiqlal Grand Mosque, the Indonesian Islamic symbol
The Istiqlal Grand Mosque is the largest mosque in southeast Asia and a must see in Jakarta. Don’t miss this Indonesian Islamic landmark.
Jakarta Cathedral, Indonesia’s most beautiful neo-Gothic temple
The great Jakarta Cathedral building is both surprising and enchanting at the same time since it looks like a dream taken out of context. This is a must on your tour of the Indonesian capital.
The island of Java with friends, explore everything from trendy rooftops to temples, caves, waterfalls and volcanoes
There are endless ways to make the most of your trip to the island of Java with your friends. This article contains a selection of some of the most fun and interesting ones.
Things to do on the island of Java for families with kids, volcanoes, theme parks and even a gondola ride
The island of Java is a great place to travel to with kids. In addition to its natural beauty it offers museums and a host of entertainment facilities that you can enjoy as a family.
Tips and the best nightclubs for a night out in Jakarta
Where to go out at night in Jakarta? Where to go clubbing? Is it safe? We answer all these questions and give you the best tips for a night out in Jakarta.
Wayang kulit: Indonesia’s traditional puppet theatre
Shadow theatre is one of the most popular and traditional dramatic arts in South-East Asia. In Indonesia, and in Java in particular, warang puppet theatre has been an important way of telling epic and humorous stories for centuries. Find out where you can see it in Jakarta.
Beaches in Java, Palm trees, white and volcanic sand, and turquoise and emerald water
Java Island has thousands of beaches, coves and places to go swimming. Many can be found in natural habitats and others in villages that have all types of services.
Prambanan: the largest Hindu temple in Indonesia
An essential place to visit on any trip to Indonesia is Prambanan, the largest Hindu temple in the country steeped in the symbolism of Java’s religious past.
Travel advice for a hassle-free trip to Indonesia
Some journeys deserve advance planning to ensure you enjoy them to the full, and Indonesia is one such destination. Read on for essential tips that will ensure your trip is a big success.
Shopping centres in Jakarta, where size is not the only thing that matters
Jakarta is the city of shopping centres: more than 175, some of them almost unmanageable in size and all of them shopping meccas at unbelievable prices.