InterContinental Bandung: The Green Sanctuary

Words: Aulia R. Sungkar. Photos: Ricky Adrian. Originally published in Indonesia Design, Oct-Nov 2017 edition. Beautifully nestled on the hill of Dago Pakar, this InterContinental Hotel has become the pride of Bandung for its green design and natural surroundings, along with facilities that cater to those seeking leisure, MICE and wedding destinations. Heading northwest of Bandung will take you to a pine forest and natural park popularly known as Dago Pakar. This is where your eyes … [Read more...]


Buckle up for an excursion to this vibrant Indonesian town a couple of hours’ drive from the Indonesian capital of Jakarta WORDS  AULIA R SUNGKAR  PHOTOGRAPHY TIMUR ANGIN Located some 150km south-east of Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia’s West Java province has a quaint atmosphere. With a population of approximately 2.5 million, Bandung has a laid-back lifestyle that is different from the country’s capital with all its hustle and bustle. Just a two-hour drive from Jakarta puts you within … [Read more...]

My Bandung-Eddy Sugiri

Eddy Sugiri is the owner of The Peak Resort Dining, a modern country style eatery. Situated on the hilltop, the restaurant offers a twinkling panorama of Bandung city. He also owns The Peak Connoisseurs, a high-end wine shop which currently has five stores in the city. WHY DO YOU LIKE TO LIVE IN BANDUNG? This is where I was born and I would never consider moving out of Bandung due to the city’s quality of life. Bandung’s friendly atmosphere and nice weather, to me, can be interpreted as t … [Read more...]