A Majestic Tourist Destination – Thousand Islands National Park Indonesia

  In a nutshell, Indonesia is an archipelago nation. That means it holds tons of islands. The options are limitless for travelers. The local name is “Kepulauan Seribu”. Tourists also call it Thousand Islands Regency. The combination of islands makes a perfect Thousand Islands National Park. The location is about 45 km from the capital of Indonesia, Jakarta. Why is it popular among tourists? All the islands offer great nature attractions. These include beaches, underwater scenery, trees, and much more.   In terms of beauty, Thousand Islands Regency is considered…

Kudus Regency

Kudus Kudus is a regency in Central Java, located 51Km to the east of Semarang. This regency is bounded with Pati regency in east, Grobogan regency and Demak regency in south, and Jepara regency in west. Kudus is the smallest regency in Central Java with a total area reaches 42,516 hectares which is divided into 9 sub-districts. The city of Kudus was something of an important Islamic holy city in the sixteenth century. Nowadays, Kudus also famous with ‘Kota Santri’ or the city of Islamic Students. Sunan Kudus, was one…

Menjangan Island

Menjangan Island Menjangan Island is a small island, located 5 miles to the north-west of Bali island and is part of the Indonesian archipelago. “Menjangan” in Indonesian means “Deer”. The name was given by the local population observing wild deer herds swimming to the island every spring and covering a distance of approx 1.2 miles. The island of Menjangan is surrounded by a coral reef, characterized by deep drop offs of up to 60 meters and by complex rock formations. These distinctive features have given rise to a great number…

The Historical City Of Madiun

Madiun Madiun regency, is the western town on East Java before entering Central Java. Madiun is surrounded by famous mountains like Wilis Mountain to the East, Kapur Selatan range to the south and Lawu mountain to the West. Madiun also noted as a significant city from the Indonesian History because there of the uprising of Communist Party of Indonesia [G 30 S PKI] which was had thousands of death. At early begin, Madiun was under the territory of Sultanate of Mataram. On Madiun history, noted that Madiun was a strategic…

The Marvelous Lumajang

Lumajang Lumajang regency is one of East Java regencies with the capital of the same name. This regency have borders with Probolinggo regency in North, Jember regency in East, Indian Ocean in South and Malang regency in West. Lumajang is one of the ancient cities in Java which still exist up to this day, the name of Lumajang came up by the name of Lamajang, regarding some evidence that found which is the inscriptions, ancient books, and something related. One of the influential inscription that mentioned about Lumajang history was…

Jombang, The Home of The Santri

Jombang This regency is one of East Java regencies which located on strategic position, because it is located at the southern traffic lane crossing the island of Java (Surabaya-Madiun-Jogjakarta), Surabaya -Tulungagung and Malang – Tuban. Jombang is also known as the “Kota Santri” “city of Islamic students”, because of there are many schools of Islamic education of “Pondok Pesantren” or Islamic boarding school in Jombang. People also sometimes says that Jombang is the center of Islamic boarding school in Java, since nearly all the land of the founder of the…

The Pilgrimage Tour To Gresik

Gresik This one of industrial city in East Java have borders, Java Ocean in the North, Surabaya in the South, Madura Strait in East and Lamongan in West. Since eleventh century, port of Gresik had become the important port for trading with China, Arab and India. By this trading across international, Islam was begin to spread in Gresik. Gresik nowadays is increasingly grow by the existence of some large company like Semen Gresik, Petrokimia Gresik, Nippon Paint, BHS-Tex, Industri perkayuan/ Plywood and Maspion. Big number of industries gathered at this…

Exploring Bojonegoro

Bojonegoro Bojonegoro regency, one of East Java regencies, have borders with Tuban regency in North, Lamongan regency in East, Nganjuk, Ngawi and Madiun regency in South, also Blora in West. Since the Indonesia ancient lifetime history was marked by the strong influence of Hindu culture that cames from India since the first century until the 16th century, Bojonegoro was including the Majapahit empire. Along with the establishment of the Sultanate of Demak in the 16th century, Bojonegoro became territory of the Kingdom of Demak. By the entrance of Islamic culture…

Refreshing Malang

Malang Malang regency, is one of East Java regencies and the second largest city in East Java. The city is located in a fairly cool highland, located 90 km south of Surabaya. The city around Malang also has a cool fresh air like Tumpang, Batu, Singosari and Turen. Malang also being surrounded by famous mountains, which are: Mount Arjuno in North side, Mount Semeru in East side, Mount Kawi and Panderman on West side and Mount Kelud in South. The name of Malang is reffered to the temple of Malang…

The Legendary Banyuwangi

Banyuwangi Banyuwangi is one of regencies in East Java Province. Located on the eastern tip of Java Island near Bali Strait on the east. In fact, the Ketapang harbor is the only way to connect to Gilimanuk harbor in Bali Island. Banyuwangi is the largest regency in East Java. The area is diverse, from the lowlands to the mountains. It is surrounded by mountainous and woody areas to the west; by sea to the east and south. It also near the border area with Bondowoso, there are also series of…