Kertowono Tea Plantation, Dutch Heritage on Semeru Slope

Besides being one of the banana producing centers in East Java, Lumajang also has a series of slick tourism potentials. One of them is Kertowono Tea Plantation, which is a relic from the Dutch colonial era. The attraction of Kertowono Tea Plantation, located at an altitude of 1,200 m above sea level, is even able to attract international tourists. Very worth to visit, for you who are planning a vacation around Lumajang Regency. Located on the Slopes of Mount Semeru Kertowono Tea Plantation is located in Gucialit Village, Gucialit District,…

Gondo Mayit Beach in Blitar

In the south part of Blitar City, tourists may find lots of beautiful and exotic beaches. In Wonotirto Sub-District, for example, there is Gondo Mayit Beach. The exact location is in Krajan Village and it is known for the big waves. In terms of name, “Gondo” means smell while “Mayit” means corpse! Despite the scary, the beach looks astonishing instead of creepy. As for the tourist activities, people usually come to the site for surfing and beach walking. Visitors can also enjoy trekking and exploration due to the presence of…

Calendar of Event 2019 has been Launched!

Welcome 2019! Indonesia again presents 100 of the best tourist attractions by the Ministry of Tourism (Kementrian Pariwisata) in 2019. Everything is summarized in 100 Calendar of Events 2019. The launch was held at the Hall of Soesilo Soedarman, Sapta Pesona Building, Jakarta. Indonesia Tourism Minister Arief Yahya revealed, the Calendar of Events Wonderful 2019 was created at the initiative of the Indonesian President. The President wants Indonesia to have a quality and international standard event so that it can attract tourist visits. So mark your calendar now. And get…

Hidden Paradise in Madura!

The natural beauty owned Indonesia is feasible to explore deeper. As well as the pearl tucked away in the east of Java Island, precisely in the eastern area of Madura Island. You can find Mamburit Island with the stunning charm both above and below the sea surface. This hidden paradise, Mamburit Island is located in Sumenep, Madura Island of East Java Province. The island is also part of Kangean Island region. Although the access to reach to Mamburit Island not so easy, but when you are arrive in Mamburit Island…

Explore Kakek Bodo Waterfall!

Come and explore the waterfall in Pasuruan, such as Kakek Bodo Waterfall. Located in Prigen, Pasuruan regency of East Java. You can reach it by private vehicle. The entry fee for motor is Rp. 5000, – The road to the parking lot slightly uphill ride, special caution should achieve it. Entrance fee you pay to enter the attraction Kakek Bodo Waterfall is Rp. 10,000, – per person. Prepare your physical, because as usual, to be able to reach right where Kakek Bodo Waterfall, you need to walk approximately 1 mile…

Four Weekend Escapes By Just Driving In Surabaya

Surabaya is gaining popularity to become a hot spot for people to travel, hang out, or as a hub to explore East Java. The local vibe meets modern and urban lifestyle make the city really unique. If you’re reside in Surabaya for a few short days, maybe spent time on Sunday, be it for leisure or travel, here are the things you can do in a short weekend by just driving. No need too much time! House of Sampoerna Located in “old Surabaya”, House of Sampoerna was being used as…

Banyuwangi to host Festivals Asian Games 2018

The region of Banyuwangi in East Java is set to host a number of festivals and events this coming weekend from July 21 to 22, reports tempo.co. This is part of the 2018 Banyuwangi Festival, which is staging 77 events. The festivals include the Traditional Games Festival, the Innovation Technology Festival, the Lalare Orchestra Concert and the Asian Games torch relay, which will see the torch being carried through Banyuwangi. The Traditional Games Festival will be held on Saturday morning and spectators can witness thousands of children playing traditional games such…

Pangasan Beach on Pacitan, The One That You Don’t Want to Miss

Pacitan nowadays is getting better in their perform, especially in tourism sites. One of brand new tourism sites that getting popular is Pangasan Beach. At Pangasan, there are huge gigantic rock that flare up along the western part of the beach. The rock is also becomes the landmark from Pangasan beach. Located in Kalipelus village, Kebonangung sub-district, Pangasan Beach is quite near from downtown Pacitan city. To reach Kalipelus village, we need half an hour by using private vehicles. Yet, the journey to reach the beach is quite struggling. From…

10 Types of Traditional Indonesian Herbal Medicine and Its Benefits

Jamu is a typical Indonesian herbal beverage. Jamu usually consists of various types of herbs and spices. Here 10 types of herbal medicine and its benefits : 1. Jamu Rice Kencur (Kaempferia galanga L.) Jamu is believed to eliminate stiffness in the body. By getting the herbal drink, the body will be spared from the aches and pains that usually arises when the work is too hard. In addition, there are many who argue that this herb can stimulate the appetite, so appetite increases and the body becomes more healthy.…

Ranu Klakah

There are three lakes around Klakah Subdistrict in Lumajang promoting different landscape on each. The sunrise sensation upon Mount Lemongan in 1668 meters above sea level has become a highlight here. Mount Lemongan is a maar volcano where its diameter lays between 150 to 700 meters. Some maar volcanos have lakes around them, for instance Ranu Klakah, Ranu Bedali and Ranu Pakis. How  To Get There: Located in Klakah Subdistrict, 20-25 km to the northern of Lumajang City with 40 minutes drive. By Bus Surabaya/Malang Station – Wonorejo Station –…