Kedai Rakjat Djelata – Embrace Commonality

And Yogyakarta never fails to make us fall in love with it. Walking through the food stall-cafe, it was like walking through time. With old school utensils used all around and for decorations, old adverts posted on the rustic tosca brick walls, it’s impossible not to be immersed into the whole vintage nuance. The name directly translates to food stall for the common and the concept was executed so tastefully. Providing old time classic drinks and Javanese dishes, there will be no stomachs left unhappy. In addition to that, the cozy setting with excellent choices of wooden furniture will make you never want to leave. Food is served on classic aluminum plates and it really feels like you’re traveling through time. Coming inside the cafe, one can notice the unique […]

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Dieng Plateau – A Land Above the Clouds, Abode of the gods.

Somewhere in central Java, particularly in Wonosobo, there is a place called Dieng. It’s a plateau, known as one lf the biggest plateaus in the world along with Nepal and the biggest in Java itself. I have been waiting to go there for months and I finally got the chance to do so. At 2000 metres above sea level, Dieng has its charm and if you want to see something different in Central Java, this is the place to go because it is very temperate and calming. I was lucky to get rays of sunshine before it got cloudy in the late afternoon and let me tell you, it was beautiful. As you grt higher in altitude, your eyes will be graced by the rolling, green hills of plantations, vegetable […]

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The Munajat – a Backpacker’s Hotel

Looking for a place to stay in Yogyakarta but don’t want a big fuss? The Munajat is the place for you! Located in the heart of Malioboro and a few minutes away from the Tugu train station, this place may just be the perfect one for you to dive deep right away into the culture of Yogyakarta. The price to stay is highly reasonable, therefore fitting nicely for those who are allocating a small budget for accomodation, and making more time for going out and about to explore the city. So you don’t have to be a backpacker per se to enjoy your stay. But no worries, you will not be sacrificing your comfort at all. Going inside, you’ll be greeted by the coziness of the lobby and the friendly […]

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