The Serene Beauty of Raya Island and Rubiah Island in Aceh

The Serene Beauty of Raya Island and Rubiah Island in Aceh

The serene beauty of Raya Island and Rubiah Island in Aceh is probably the true silent witness of the disastrous Tsunami hitting Aceh in 2004. After the disaster, these two gorgeous islands have been left uninhabited for quite a long time and only serve as tourist destinations looking forward to some private moments in secluded …

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Hidden Beauty Beneath the Cultures of Nias Island

Hidden Beauty Beneath the Cultures of Nias Island

Let’s explore the hidden beauty beneath the cultures of Nias Island. Nias Island or well-known as Tanö Niha is an island off the western coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. Nias island is also the name of the archipelago, containing the Hinako archipelago. As the largest islands off Sumatra, Nias is a part of North Sumatra province. …

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Valuable Indonesian Treasures You can Find in Medan, Sumatra

Valuable Indonesian Treasures You can Find in Medan, Sumatra

There are actually some valuable Indonesian treasures you can find in Medan, Sumatra. As one of the largest cities in Indonesia, Medan is located in Northern Sumatra. It serves as the main hub and gateway with its Polonia International Airport and Belawan. Medan becomes the fourth largest city in Indonesia and the largest city outside …

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Cap Go Meh Celebrations in Kamaro Island

Cap Go Meh Celebrations in Kamaro Island

Let’s find out the festivities of Cap Go Meh celebrations in Kamaro Island. Since the 9th century, the ancient kingdom of Srivijaya became a prosperous trading power and an epicenter for Buddhist learnings. Therefore, Chinese merchants intentionally came to trade in Palembang and monks stayed here to study Sanskrit before continuing their journey home from …

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Let’s Explore the Wonders of Lake Toba, Sumatra

Let’s Explore the Wonders of Lake Toba, Sumatra

Let’s explore the wonders of Lake Toba, Sumatra to reveal the hidden Indonesian treasures very well kept there. Lake Toba, locally known as Danau Toba, is obviously the largest volcanic lake in the world measuring at 1,707 square feet. Formed by a gigantic volcanic eruption some 70,000 years ago, Lake Toba is possibly the worlds …

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Gunung Leuser National Park, Aceh — North Sumatra

Gunung Leuser National Park, Aceh — North Sumatra

One of the great things in Aceh is Gunung Leuser National Park (TNGL), North Sumatra. You might have heard about Aceh. Although you might spot the name of Aceh because of the Tsunami disaster happening years ago, Aceh still keeps its greatness. This national park is one of Nature Conservation Areas in Indonesia covering an …

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Get Fascinated by Saman Dance and Ratéb Meuseukat

Get Fascinated by Saman Dance and Ratéb Meuseukat

You will get fascinated by Saman Dance and Ratéb Meuseukat as soon as you watch them directly. Most people have been familiar with Saman dance. Saman dance is actually one of amazing traditional dances originally come from Aceh province. Unfortunately, the public sometimes get mistaken by thinking that Saman dance is actually Ratéb Meuseukat dance. …

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5 Fun Things to Do on Samosir Island

5 Fun Things to Do on Samosir Island

There are 5 fun things to do on Samosir Island during your visit to Lake Toba. Situated in the huge crater lake of Toba in North Sumatra, Samosir Island together with its surrounding areas is truly the heart of the Toba Batak culture. Samosir Island delivers one healthy laid-back dose as you can breathe the …

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Diving the Wonderful Pulau Weh, Sumatra

Diving the Wonderful Pulau Weh, Sumatra

Diving the wonderful Pulau Weh, Sumatra is truly such an experience in life. Pulau Weh (Weh Island) or sometimes also known as Pulo Weh by the locals, is a volcanic island off the coast of northwest Sumatra. Meanwhile, the largest city in the island is Sabang. Pulau Weh had been very well known worldwide for …

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