Visit the Blue Fire Natural Phenomenon at Kawah Ijen (Indonesia) before they stop Tourists!
During the day, the volcano looks like a normal volcano, but at night it is a dazzling light show. The blue fire/ blue flame at Ijen should not be mistaken as molten lava. The blue glow is actually the light from burning of sulphuric gases...
After our amazing sunrise view of the majestic UNESCO World Heritage Site of the infamous Mount Bromo, it was now time to catch a much closer view – this time by climbing up the active Bromo volcano itself!
Bandung has the most factory outlets in all of Indonesia! You may be wondering what “factory outlets” actually are. Factory Outlets are stores where good, specifically surplus stock, is sold directly by the manufacturer. So, if you’re looking for your fix of your favorite brands like Gucci, Chanel, Hugo Boss or Armani, these are the spots for you!
After a bit of deliberation, we decided to opt for the beef ravioli in cream sauce, the beef croquettes and the house special kwetiauw. The ravioli was, undoubtedly, the highlight of the meal. Perfectly cooked and seasoned to perfection.
Let me explain the landscape of these destinations – both these places are situated in hard-to-reach places, and finding your way there, maintaining the correct time for the sunrise, finding the viewpoints, organizing your own lodging and transport – that is all damn freaking difficult to do, especially if you’re short on time! Plus, apparently, you don’t save much $$$ and run the risk of missing out on the vantage spots. Sad, but true.
Located in the Sleman area in the cultural city of Yogyakarta in Indonesia, this restaurant has quickly amassed a loyal following for their unique signature - they ONLY serve mushrooms. That's right, only mushrooms. To reiterate, ONLY mushroom based cuisine!
The hotel is located snap bang in the center of the tourist district in Yogyakarta. Tamansari Water Castle and the Kraton are a short distance away, and restaurants and bars surround it aplenty. And, this is also the PURRRFECT base to explore the majestic Borobudur and Prambanam – both of which are UNESCO World Heritage attractions!