Top 10 Wedding Locations In The World

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Wedding is one of the most important days of our lives and all of us want the day to be perfect not only in the photographs but also in our memories.  In planning any wedding, the first thing that needs to be finalized is the location. If  wedding location choices are in your mind, there [...]

A Sulawesi Tribe Using Korean Writing System ‘Hangeul’ For Their Language

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When you read the title, I bet you think it doesn’t sound much of a good news from Indonesia. Why in a random world they choose Hangeul (Korean characters) to write down their ethnic language? There are thousands writing systems in the world, and hundreds of them in Indonesia alone. But, to the best of [...]

Indonesian Dance In Japan

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Two dance creations of Indonesia’s leading choreographer, Ery Mefri, from Nan Jombang Dance Company, will be staged at the Tokyo Performing Arts Market in 2010 and the International Showcase at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Space, 1-4 March in Tokyo, Japan. Before his departure to Tokyo, Ery Mefri said that a number of countries will be [...]

10 Of The World’s Best Surf Spots

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Surf, Sea, and Sand. We have plenty of those in Indonesia. Like Pandji Pragiwaksono said to GNFI, We are the largest archipelago in the world! We got beaches everywhere! Agreed, Pandji. And so, we’re proud to see that not only one, but 2 of these beautiful beaches have made the cut to be in the Hotelclub Travel Blog’s list [...]

10 Things To Experience In Indonesia Before You Die

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There are some rare things you might only find in Indonesia. You’ve gotta witness ‘em before you die. They are: 1. Cuddle a fuzzy orange Orang Utan Indonesia is home to the largest remaining habitat of Orang Utans in the world (in Sumatra & Borneo). 2. Witness the Green Turtle migrate from eastern Indonesia all the way to Australia 3. [...]

Ciputra Is Revamping Vietnam’s Most Advanced City

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Few would argue if you say that Ho Chi Minh city is more developed than Vietnam’s capital city, Hanoi. Hanoi, located in the far north of Vietnam, has long been known as the administrative city instead of business or industrial one, and it is way different from that of Ho Chi Minh City (formely known [...]

Imagine This: 19 Billion Barrels Of Oil!

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The potential of Indonesia’s geothermal energy is 27,710 megawatts (MW) or equivalent to 19 billion barrels of oil. The capacity presently installed is only 4.3 percent or 1,189 MW out of the 2025 geothermal energy development target which was set at 9,500 MW. The development target will be set according to the Presidential Decree No. 5/2006 on [...]

United By Kangaroo

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Australia is always associated with Kangaroo, even they have more animals to be associated with. Kangaroo is very rare and ‘weird’ kind of animal, with a pocket at its tummy to carry along its babies, in addition to its 2 hands and movement by jumping instead of running. Not so many people know that Indonesia [...]

A New Wave Of Digitalpreneur

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By RI_54 Today, the infrastructures of the telecommunications are getting well, as well as the internet access which getting easier and cheaper has triggered the growth of Indonesian entrepreneur in ICT. Let’s take a look on how mouth watering Indonesian digital market is. Based on 2009 data, Indonesia has 151.6 million (84% GSM) cellular user and expected reach [...]

An Indonesianized Mercedes Benz

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Batik has been officially recognized by UNESCO as World’s Intangile Heritage from Indonesia. I still can clearly recall, millions of Indonesians celebrated the day of the recognition by wearing Batik nationwide, and until now, I see more and more people from younger generation wearing Batik esp on Fridays. In addition to that, international public figures [...]