Travelogue Yogyakarta: Taman Sari Water Castle

Most visitors to Yogyakarta in Indonesia will no doubt make a beeline for the ancient Buddhist and Hindu temples of Borobudur and Prambanan – but there is a lesser known attraction within the city that is well worth a visit. Located just a stone’s throw away from the Kraton (palace), Taman Sari (literally, beautiful garden) is an 18th century royal garden – once the leisure grounds … Continue reading Travelogue Yogyakarta: Taman Sari Water Castle

Why You Shouldn’t Miss The Ramayana Ballet @ Prambanan, Yogyakarta

If you’re big on culture and the arts, then the Ramayana Ballet @ Prambanan is a MUST-SEE when visiting Yogyakarta in Indonesia.  A unique blend of Javanese dance and Hindu mythology, the performance is based on the Hindu epic Ramayana – and chronicles the tale of Rama, the Hindu prince on a quest to save his wife Sita from the clutches of an evil demon … Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Miss The Ramayana Ballet @ Prambanan, Yogyakarta

Bandung – First Impressions

The fam and I have been planning for an overseas trip for some time, but we had to put it off coz my mum had some health problems. But after months of planning, we finally came through with plane tickets to Bandung, Indonesia! 🙂 Bandung is the capital city of West Java. Landlocked by mountains, it is the third largest city in Indonesia and has … Continue reading Bandung – First Impressions