Indonesia

Hiking Mount Agung (3,031m) – See the milky way with the mother of volcanoes.

Hiking Mount Agung (3,031m) – See the milky way with the mother of volcanoes.

Mount Agung has huge spiritual significance to the people of the island, being the home to the ‘Mother Temple’, temple of Besakih. According to Wikipedia, it “dominates the surrounding area, influencing the climate. The clouds come from the west and Agung takes their water so that […]

Hiking Mount Batur (1,717m) – The Appetizer to Trekking in Bali

Hiking Mount Batur (1,717m) – The Appetizer to Trekking in Bali

  Mount Batur   Mount Batur is an active volcano at 1,717 metres. Most visitors do the sunrise trek or hike, which means doing a night climb and watching the sunrise from the summit (if you make it in time). The climb is extremely suited […]

Bali : Double Trouble – Mount Batur + Mount Agung

Bali : Double Trouble – Mount Batur + Mount Agung

Most people go to Bali for a relaxing holiday, dreaming of being in an idyllic setting; lying on the beach chair in one of the numerous resorts or slow walks through small towns and the paddy fields. You could do that, or you could be […]

Gunung Rinjani : The trek you will never forget

Gunung Rinjani : The trek you will never forget

All You Need To Know About Trekking Rinjani (Almost) Gunung Rinjani ( 3,726 m) contains one of the best treks South-East Asia has to offer. In fact, in my opinion, it was one of my most memorable and enjoyable treks. Okay, “enjoyable” might not be the best […]

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Climbing Mount Bromo : The alternative backpacking route

Climbing Mount Bromo : The alternative backpacking route

Surabaya – Mount Bromo – Malang Looking for a weekend getaway? Hiking Mount Bromo(2,329m) is a simple trip that can be easily done over a weekend. In fact, only 1 day is needed for Mount Bromo. It only takes 15 minutes to climb Mount Bromo […]

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Exploring Yogyakarta : The Wonders of Mount Merapi and Borobudur

Exploring Yogyakarta : The Wonders of Mount Merapi and Borobudur

Yogyakarta – Borobudur – Prambanan – Merapi   The Fiery Mountain And Its Treasures  Yogyakarta, a city also known colloquially as “Jogja” and pronounced as such, is a fantastic place for a weekend or a 3-4 day trip. Yogyakarta as the base by itself has enough […]

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Borobudur and Prembanan – Cultural Wonders of Yogyakarta

Borobudur and Prembanan – Cultural Wonders of Yogyakarta

Almost everyone who visits Yogyakarta will indutibly visit the double UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the cultural wonders of Borobudur and Prambanan.  This just serves as a rough visual guide on what you can see, how to get to those places and how much it costs.   […]

Hiking Mount Merapi (2,911 m) – “The Mountain Of Fire” 

Hiking Mount Merapi (2,911 m) – “The Mountain Of Fire” 

Climbing Merapi You can book at EDU hostel or at the hostel you are staying in. At that point in time, EDU hostel tour was RP 275k per person excluding entry fee of RP 25k. The thing is that you might be going with hordes […]