Road Trip Jakarta to Banyuwangi

Overview October 2022, together with my family, I went to Banyuwangi, East Java, to visit Ijen crater. We drive around 1000 km there, one way trip, where the first 863 km covered by toll road, and the rest 170 km is using old road called “Pantura”. It take us 3 days to go there, with transit in Cirebon, Surabaya, and Banyuwangi, similarly with the way back, but instead of go through Surabaya, we go through Malang. In total, it take us 7 days for the round trip 🙂. In this article, I share my experience during this road trip, includes the restaurant, point of interests in some area that located along the way, and the last but not least, Ijen …

Labuan Bajo 2nd Trip

I went to Labuan Bajo on December 7th to have some adventure with my family. Labuan Bajo is a city located in Flores island, one of the big island at Nusa Tenggara Timur region, east part of Indonesia. Labuan Bajo is one of famous tourist destination in Indonesia due to its exotic landscape, and it is! Labuan Bajo is located on west part of Flores, the trip require us to hop between island to learn about its beauty. There are 2 style of adventure you can have while in Labuan Bajo, the first one is to stay in the ship called Pinisi for 3D2N, otherwise, you can stay at Hotel in Labuan Bajo, and have a private speed boat to …

Travelling to Yogyakarta Day 2

After all the sleep, a new day came. It was our 2nd day also our last day, we will attend her colleague friend’s wedding which was the main reason we came to Yogyakarta. At that time, we had our car returned. Had all the preparation done, we get our cab to bring us to the wedding place, located at Sewon area, south part of Yogyakarta. I wore orange batik shirt and she wore cute white dress. Despite we had to hit a small road, it still located not too far from the main road. After some walking, we arrived at the wedding place. We still could find some fresh rice fields around the place. Once we were there, she and I met …

Travelling to Lombok, Bali, Labuan Bajo – Part 2

In this post, I have discover some story about Lombok, and now is the most interesting part begin, Labuan Bajo. Labuan Bajo is a town in Flores, located in south east of Indonesia. Not so much flight able to reach this place, only 1 or 3 aviations do the trip. The one I took is by using Wings Air from Bali, it took about 75 minutes and using propeller aircraft. The price for the flight also a bit expensive, at that time it was IDR1.8mil or about USD160 for one way. Keep in mind that flight schedule also not so friendly as it only start from 8 AM and ends at around 4 PM, so you need to get the …

Travelling to Lombok, Bali, Labuan Bajo – Part 1

Around June 2017, some of my friends suddenly made a traveling discussion. They’re the same group that travel to Bali with me last year. Yeay, another traveling!! The destination this year was Labuan Bajo / Komodo, whoa I was very exited back then despite a bit worry about the budget since Labuan Bajo must be pretty expensive as I know. After some thought and  consideration, finally we made a decision, the trip will be 10 days long with Lombok, Bali, Labuan Bajo in it. For Lombok, it will take us 5 days, then Bali 2 days, finally Labuan Bajo 4 days. We’re 100% on our own in Lombok and Bali so we got arrange our hospitality and renting car as …

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