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 …

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 Yogyakarta Day 1

This time, it will more to be a story than a travelling article. The story will be between me and her along the way. Our friendship start from instagram where we start to chat each other, and for some reasons, both of us get hooked into this trip. We planned the trip in 2 days while both of us know nothing about our destination, Yogyakarta. We finally agree to take a leave on Friday and started the journey on Thursday, 26th April night by using train. Once we arrived, it was around 3 AM and we need to go into our hotel. At train station, a lot of taxi driver will rush into you to get you into their car. …

Travelling to Thousand Islands: Onrust, Cipir, Kelor

Hello, back to travelling article! This time me and some friends had a short escape to Kepulauan Seribu, Jakarta (Thousand Islands). Kepulauan Seribu is an archipelago located at north of Jakarta Bay, as its name, this area consist of a lot of small islands that are close each others. There are many tour available for thousand islands trip, one of them is KiliKili that we’re using that time. We didn’t do proper search back then, and we just realised that the offered price is not so cheap. We got charged IDR 120k per pax while other trip can have IDR 85k even with a better lunch menu ?. Most of them will start from Muara Kamal because the trip will …

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 …

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