Try the Rujak Cingur Dish in Menteng

Rujak Cingur is specialty dish from Surabaya. It made from cooked buffalo snout, bengkuang, mango, water spinach, tofu, cucumber, bean sprouts, glutinous rice cake, tempe, and it served with black sauce made from fermented shrimp paste and grinded peanuts. It is a very popular in Surabaya. Finding Rujak Cingur is not hard in Jakarta. You…

Museum Multatuli: The Anti Colonial Museum

Museum Multatuli is located on Jl. Alun-Alun Timur No.8, Rangkasbitung, Lebak. The museum occupies an office and residential building built in 1923. The museum inaugurated as the first Anti-Colonial Museum in Indonesia Multatuli is the pen name of Eduard Douwes Dekker. The man who was born in Amsterdam, March 2, 1820, witnessed the practice of…

Kantin Kendal: Another Hang out Café at Central Jakarta

If you want to take a moment off before returning home after office hours, it’s good to stop at the Kantin Kendal at Jl Kendal No 1, Jakarta Pusat. Inside the Kantin Kendal, you will see all brick interior and minimalist industrial style, and this cafe is equipped with internet WiFi and Meeting Room. Located…

Patung Arjuna Wijaya: an Artistic Statue

If you pass at the intersection of Jalan MH Thamrin and Jalan Medan Merdeka, you will see a horse statue. The statue was named as Arjuna Wijaya. This artistic statue depicts the figure of Arjuna who was riding on a horse-drawn carriage in the story of the Baratayudha. But because of its location close to…

The Unnoticed Monument at Manggarai Station

Manggarai Station is a heritage building, since the station also play vital role during the Independence War in Indonesia. In the main station building, just a side of the commercial area, you will see the original floor of the Manggarai Station. Although the floor is preserved, but I don’t think that many people notice that….

Bubur Ayam Widuri at BSD: A Good Taste for Breakfast

Bubur Ayam Widuri is a small café located in the BSD. They main menu is the chicken porridge. There are many families spent their morning and enjoy this delicacy chicken porridge at breakfast. With a pretty good location, this café offers other menu variations such as traditional snacks. You can even order porridge for a…

Taman Amir Hamzah: You May Find the Little Gus Dur Statue

Taman Amir Hamzah or Amir Hamzah Park, the name of this park is taken from the name of one of the writers named Amir Hamzah, a descendant of the Malay Sultanate of Langkat North Sumatra. Amir Hamzah died without trial in the social revolution in East Sumatra on March 20, 1946. He was later named…

Stay at Celvasha Hotel Tanah Abang

Situated just across Tanah Abang Station and within 500 metres to the Tanah Abang Market, Celvasha Hotel gives you numbers of benefit. If you stay at this hotel, you will have a good nearby attraction. It is just 16-minute walk to the National Museum of Indonesia and 17-minutes walk to the historic Sarinah Shopping mall….

Hello Sunday: A Coffee Shop in Historic Building

The historic Metropole is always a good place to hang out with friends. You can watch movie or just have a cup of coffee to enjoy to lovely atmosphere of Metropole. One of the places that must be visited in the Metropole is Hello Sunday. It is located on the 2nd floor of Metropole Main…

Jiwasraya Building at Harmonie: An Instagramable Spot in Jakarta

As the capital city, Jakarta has a lot potential for traveler to explore the city. One of the must stop destination is located in Harmoni. During the Dutch East Indies, the Harmoni area was part of the new City in Jakarta. No wonder if we can still find the old nuances of this region. One…

Lady Raffles Memorial Monument: “Forget me not”

If you ever go to Bogor Botanical Garden, a must place to visit within the park is the Lady Raffles Memorial Monument. If you enter to the main entrance, you will see the lovely memorial monument built by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles , a Lieutenant Governor of the East Indies, which in power from 1818…

How to go to Taman Mini Indonesia Indah by Train (and Bus)

Taman Mini Indonesia Indah or Beautiful Indonesia in Miniature Park and locally known as TMII is a cultural based recreational park located in East Jakarta. This park is an answer to every visitor who would like to see the archipelago in just one day The center of the TMII is the man made lake that…