6 Tips menjaga kesehatan tubuh saat Traveling

Akhir tahun 2017 akan segera tiba, begitupun juga waktu liburan akhir tahun. Mall-mall di kota besar seperti Jakarta mulai padati para penyedia jasa travel yang menawarkan paket wisata ke mancanegara. Pada saat traveling tentunya kita sudah menyusun beragam rencana untuk memaksimalkan waktu liburan yang ada. Dan tidak sedikit yang menderita sakit saat berpergian biasanya disebabkan karena pola makan yang tidak dijaga saat traveling, karena faktor cuaca yang kerap kali berbeda dengan tempat … [Read more...]

Semarang, Dulu Sampai Sekarang

Jelajahi Semarang seperti seorang penduduk lokal. Hangout di kafe kekinian dalam bangunan historis, belanja di pasar antik, dan berwisata di wilayah pegunungan dengan pemandangan yang mendebarkan.   Kota Semarang masuk dalam daftar 5 besar untuk kategori “metropolitan” di Indonesia. Kota yang jatuh ke tangan Belanda sejak 1705 ini punya aksen kolonial yang kental, tapi perkembangan modernnya juga tak kalah mencolok. Gedung-gedung  baru dan bangunan pencakar langit kini telah menjunjung tingg … [Read more...]

Jurus Jitu Berlibur Hemat di Negeri Koala

Australia merupakan benua termuda di dunia, terletak di belahan bumi bagian selatan Indonesia. Jarak antara Indonesia dengan Australia yang terbilang dekat, menjadikan negeri Koala tersebut menjadi salah satu destinasi yang menjanjikan untuk para wisatawan Nusantara. Selain terkenal dengan hewan lucu koala, Australia juga mendapatkan julukan sebagai negeri Kangguru. Banyak tempat-tempat wisata yang bisa dinikmati untuk berlibur di sana. Kota-kota yang biasa didatangi para wisatawan … [Read more...]

Destinasi Surgawi

Dari biara setinggi awan hingga kuil Shaolin, Andri Sharief menulis kurasi wisata ke destinasi berdaya tarik spiritual. METEORA, YUNANI Surga Dunia Jauh dari kemeriahan pesta di pulau Santorini, wisatawan yang berkunjung ke Yunani juga punya pilihan lain: menyaksikan pemandangan spektakuler “hutan batu raksasa” di Meteora. Destinasi yang bertengger sekitar 400 meter dari atas tanah ini tidak hanya jauh dari pinggiran pantai, tapi juga menjauh dari hiruk pikuk pesta. Meteora yang secara ba … [Read more...]

Kurashiki – Japan’s laid back town

Words & photos: Ollie Sungkar A small town where you see Japan through the lens of history, nature and culture. On our recent Japan road trip, we had a chance to visit Kurashiki, a historic city in western Okayama Prefecture that breathes a laid-back atmosphere. You can easily reach there by taking Shinkansen (a bullet train) – 3 hours from Tokyo, 45 minutes from Osaka. But we came from the other side of country where we enjoyed the beautiful panorama along the 150-kilometer b … [Read more...]

Rotterdam – Architectural Medley in Europe’s Largest Port

Text: Joshua Paundra People rarely put Rotterdam on the top of their agenda as a place to visit on their journey in the Netherlands. Situated by the river Maas, the third largest city in the Netherlands is also known as the largest port city in Europe. Yet, the city is not always about business. Spend a day or two in Rotterdam and you’ll find out what the city has various things to offer. If you miss city life, the city center offers tempting shops that will bring out the shopaholic s … [Read more...]

Paris of the Orient

Text & Images: Chris Andre Shanghai, the most sophisticated metropolis in China, strikes as a surprisingly affordable and beautifully urban holiday destination. For those who’ve never stepped a foot in mainland China, a trip to this part of the world could be a little bit daunting. The absence of Google (the browser, map and Gmail) and the experience of lost in translation are just two among many challenges you’d encounter right from very start. Thankfully, what Shanghai lacks in in … [Read more...]

Buton Revisited

Text : Gandi Faisal In late June, I got a chance to revisit Buton Island, Southeast Sulawesi. It was a trip long in coming if for no other reason than Buton being my late mother’s hometown, and that I finally got the chance to take my family there. It was also a trip I found I sorely needed to recharge and to get reacquainted with my parent’s past, or what’s left of it. Buton is more than a paragraph or two in students’ book describing the island as the place where all of that high-qu … [Read more...]

Tour de Singkarak stirs international enthusiasm

After having successfully held the annual event for five consecutive years, Tour De Singkarak is set to climb higher in the realm of international cycling sport event. Jean-Etienne Amaury, president of Amaury Sport Organization (ASO), an event organizer giant that has scored numerous successes organizing internationally acclaimed events such as Tour De France and Paris-Dakar Rally, expressed his surprise and delight on how Tour De Singkarak is held. “It’s my first time to be here. I’m indee … [Read more...]

High Hopes

Blessed with beautiful scenery, Maluku has tapped the large potential in tourism and hospitality industry. Hotelier Andre Sitanala expresses his enthusiasm on how the industry could shape the future direction of the Spice Islands.    “One of the development strategies to build Maluku toward economic recovery is through tourism and hospitality. However, it would be hard to succeed without the support of the islands’ good infrastructure that ensures safety and comfort,” says Andre Sitanala, the … [Read more...]