" In Indonesia..., the Lakes, Mountains, Rivers, Beaches, Waterfalls, Rice Fields and Cultures have become your Landscape, your Real World!,
(as well as the stories & facts that happened below). " - Unknown
(as well as the stories & facts that happened below). " - Unknown
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Jakarta is the Capital City of The Republic of Indonesia. With an estimated population of twelve million more on 2016, Jakarta continues to struggle to build the city. The world's fourth most populous nation and the largest Islamic state is a vast archipelago of some 17,000 islands that extends 5,150 km from west to east. Just 6,000 of these islands are populated with Jakarta being located on the most populous island of Java.
Indonesia lies between the Indian and Pacific Oceans and its located just south of the equator. Indonesia is one of the ten countries that constitute the Association of South East Asian Nations or ASEAN. It shares land borders with Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam (on the island of Borneo/Kalimantan) and New Guinea (on the island of Papua New Guinea). All its other borders are maritime.
Jakarta, the capital of the Republic of Indonesia is one of Asia's largest cities and also one of the most vibrant and happening. While the authorities are not really sure of the actual population size, most predictions are around twelve million residents living in Jakarta and the surrounding area. This makes it one of the top 20 cities in the world in terms of population size.
With so many people living in such a large area, something is always happening in what is considered one of Asia's liveliest and most vibrant urban destinations.
Visit Uniquely Destination with Hire Car and Driver Tour Guide In Jakarta & Bandung while Carry All your Stuff
No make a difference where we are, we always get bored if we live in an exceedingly town during long time. It usually happened with us because we have crucial time at another hometown, for example job, tasks and also the other agenda. Therefore, we seldom to reach find beautiful places and attraction which could bring us another atmosphere.
Just in case, some students who finished study in university or a gaggle who celebrating something, wish to traveling after graduation moments. Thus, they ought to need hire car together with driver tour guide in Jakarta and Bandung to locate another atmosphere about live maybe unique, most especially when going traveling to Jakarta or Bandung.
Wanna be a Freelance Job with Hire Car Along Driver Tour Guide In Jakarta-Bandung even in All Big Cities up to Bali?
Recently.. in the digital era, many people try to looking for part time job who were according to their passion and skills. Especially for the college students who wanna have their additional income and experiences.
Actually, some students difficult to get a freelance job while they study in university. Getting a freelance job with hire car along with driver tour guide in Jakarta, Bandung and big cities all over Indonesia include Bali is the alternative ways to get income when the students still study in university.
Who want to trip along Jakarta and Bandung? Jakarta an Bandung have different aspects such as climates and spots. If we visit to Jakarta, we found some shopping center in a big city, for example: mall, plaza, department store and the other shop places. Since some buildings in the big town at Jakarta, this place have hot climate.
In cotrast, Bandung have cool and fresh climate. There are some natural places in Bandung such as hiking spot, camp area, outbound and rafting spots. Thus, Bandung is the best choice to join natural activity. Therefore, hire car along with driver tour guide in Jakarta and Bandung is the best way to go some spots around Jakarta and Bandung.
Tangkuban Parahu is one of the most famous volcanoes in Java. It is a dormant volcano 25 KM north of Bandung city. In administrative term, it is located in two regencies: West Bandung Regency and Subang Regency. Here I provide a useful information if you want to get there:
The craters on the volcano are best viewed on hot season or before 2PM on wet season (December - February). Sometimes the craters are hidden below the fog/smoke on rain season. If you find the crater is hidden below the smoke, you can wait for a while until the crater is visible again.
It takes about one upto one & a half hours from Bandung city in normal condition and longer in bad traffic condition, such as on the weekend. If you come to Bandung on weekend, you need to go to the volcano early morning to avoid bad traffic.
Visiting volcano on hot season is better than on rain season (December - February).
There are many peddlers selling crafts and souvenirs on there. Few of them will approach you as soon as you get out of your car. If you do not want to buy any craft from them, just say "no thanks". If you ask a question about the product, usually they will follow you wherever you go until you buy his product. It is a little annoying thing for most tourists.
There are three main craters (kawah): kawah Ratu (Queen crater), Upas crater (located next to the Queen), & Domas crater (located further down than the Queen). The biggest crater is the Queen crater. It is around 500 M deep from the edge of the crater's mounth. If you come by car, you do not need to take a walk into the Queen because we can park the car just on the edge of this crater.
If you want to get closer to a crater, directly boil an egg there, and soak your feed with sulfuric mud; the Domas crater is the answer. You can reach the Domas from the Queen or from Domas car parking lot. To go there, you have to pay an additional ticket and a local guide (it is required as a rule of the mountain administrator). Totally it cost about IDR 250,000 for an hour.
⦁ If you want to visit Fatahillah Museum and other museums around the Old Town of Batavia , come except Monday because on Monday the museum is closed.
⦁ Do not forget to bring your travel accessories such as a camera to capture your place or moment . Even a hat, umbrella or sunglasses to anticipate the scorching hot weather or rain.
Lately, traveling seems to be a primary need for some people. Usually they visit local attractions or even travel up to the neighboring countries. Many people have a fear of whether the visited place is safe or not. There are so many places in this world that could be considered unsafe, maybe in your neighborhood, there is something like that. However, it is fully able to handle if you consider some of the following traveling tips.
Make it a habit to recheck your luggage when leaving from somewhere. Travelling lets you carry more stuff, so you will easily forget to leave a jacket or a journal in places that you will visit.
2. Put Sources of Money in Different Places
If you do traveling, do not put all the money, credit cards and ATM cards in a wallet or purse. It is better to separate some of these things in different places so as not to complicate you when one of these objects is lost.
3. Avoid Putting Wallet in Rear Pocket
Never put a wallet in rear pocket when you're traveling somewhere. It is intended to avoid pickpocketing. It is better to put the wallet in front pocket or it is safer if you put it in inside jacket pocket.
4. Scan All Important Documents
Scan all your important documents and put in a private email or smartphone. Or the easy way is by photocopying all passports, visas, travel insurance, and other things and storing them in a place.
You will be in trouble if your identity or personal letter is lost while traveling to a place. Scanning important documents will help you guard and get the documents you need easily.
5. Never Believe Others Too Easily
It is normal if you're traveling somewhere and we do not believe with the local residents. However, there are some limitations that may need to be remembered, such as visiting a high-risk area. You should be able to trust the locals in order to get help when experiencing difficulties.
6. Injecting Vaccination
Visit your doctor or hospital before traveling to get vaccination or immunization. In addition, you should also pay attention to the precautions when experiencing health problems.
7. Do not Show Off Your Valuables
If you travel somewhere and you have more treasure than local people, it is better not to show off your valuables. This is to avoid a thief that makes you a target. Leave your jewelry in hotel and put your camera in the bag when it is not in use.
8. Don’t Force Yourself For New Things
Never force yourself to learn riding a motorcycle or jet sky outside your own country. For example, in Thailand 38 people die every day because of a motorcycle accident. There are several traveling insurance that will not cover it.
9. Ask the Instructor Qualifications
If you want to try new things like diving or perhaps something more challenging such as bungee jumping, then you should ask the operator or instructor qualifications for safety. There is always a reason why every course has lower price than usual. PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) has a list of qualified coaches.
10. Never Leave Your Goods in Public Places
Perhaps you often hear this, but there are still many people who still do it. Always hook your bags in the legs or chair if you're in a restaurant.
11. Giving is Better
There are some simple rules, but many people find it difficult to keep up. If you are mugged, just give your goods like wallet or watch. This is not a problem if you have travel insurance. Do it so that you are not injured.
12. Do not Give Something to Beggars
There is an exception on this, like a monk. But in general, do not ever give money to people on the street. If you want to help, donate amount of money to a local charity agency.
13. Beware of Using Your Credit Card in Internet Cafe
Computers in internet cafes may have a keylogger software or hardware that can detect your username account and password or credit card information. The easiest way to avoid this is to open multiple browsers and insert some incorrect data to a browser that you have opened.
14. Never Petting Wild Dog or Cat
This is a thing you have to remember, never petting a dog or a stray cat. Most likely some of the wild animals are infected with rabies. In addition, never feed the wild monkeys if you do not want to lose valuables.
15. Always Be vigilant with your Travel Partners
It often happens that your partners take risks that will endanger your safety. They will ask for help from people who are reluctant to be approached. If they continue to make you uncomfortable, try to separate from them.
16. Look for Travel Insurance
The last and most important is to look for travel insurance. This is to cover medical costs if you get sick or injured while abroad. Hospital costs can quickly drain your pockets, even for minor injuries. So, if you love traveling, to have travel insurance is important.
“Swim in the sea, go on roadtrips, count the stars, find true love, be free.” (-anonymous)
Freedom becomes a keyword when quench the thirst for adventure and traveling, especially when it has become part of the lifestyle. Entering the new year, planning a vacation was again proclaimed. This time, there is no harm in choosing the style roadtrip or overland journey by private vehicle for a vacation.
Yes, so far as possible we see no more overland journey as one pathway towards a single point from the other point. Occasional stops as needed, for example, to eat , take a break so that the body is not sore, refuel, or looking for a restroom.
In fact, the long overland journey it could also be the essence of adventure and vacation. Wander from one city to another by using a four-wheeled vehicle presenting the experience and enjoyment of its own. Travelling with four wheels gives full freedom to you in determining the route, the point of discharge and up to how long it would be somewhere .
Overland journey could reveal the other side of town that might be missed when using other modes of transport. In one trip, a variety of things can be found. Want to do a historical tours, culinary or cultural interest, could well be enjoyed.
In order for an overland trip went smoothly, it must be equipped with the proper preparation. In addition to ensuring excellent condition of the vehicle, set the routes and stopover points in each city. It will be no harm if the stayed in every city have been set from the beginning and do the reservation. Thus, you can more freely enjoy the city, without the worries of running out the comfortable place to sleep .
The length of time that will be used to adventure on land also determines the point which will be passed and how long layover somewhere. A weeklong trip to the Jogyakarta, for example, can be arranged so that interspersed stay in some of the city for 1-2 nights. Insert the time to wander in the stopover city and visited interesting sights that can be found.
Do not forget, equip yourself with a map and a kind of GPS navigation aids. In addition to helps guiding the way, the presence of GPS could help find the locations of gas stations, ATMs, restaurants, and much more.
1. Prepare yourself & your equipment. Bring what you need, but leave the others in your home or hotel. Some foods, drinks, camera, & mobile phone are typically what you need to bring. If you are going to swim at the water-park, don't forget to take your swimsuit. If you have a child, don't forget his/her milk, bottle, and change of clothes. Make sure you do not miss anything you need before you go.
2. If you want to avoid traffic jams and save time as well as your money, visit Taman Safari on weekdays or non- holidays .
3. On the way before you reach Taman Safari’s main gate, you will see some people selling carrots. If you want to feed the animals in the zoo, then you need to buy some carrots. The price is cheap enough. With only Rp. 10,000, you can get a few bunches of carrots.
4. After buying a ticket, you also get a schedule of special events, map, & other valuable information and do not throw away the ticket because it will be used for the control of passengers and vehicles on the way home .
5. Be careful & follow the rule. In some area, especially in the beast animals areas, we are prohibited to open the car’s window. They can hurt you accidentally if you open the window.
6. Accompany your children wisely. In the amusement park, they can play a lot of games and may forget you, so make sure they play the games safely & you do not lose them.
7. If you have a KITAS card (Kartu Izin Tinggal Terbatas/tetap; it is a semi-permanent stay card for students, workers, business people, etc. in Indonesia), bring it & show it to the gate staff, so you will get a domestic price. Domestic price is much more cheaper than foreign price.
The Author of whole articles are Hellonolan's local host guide which has been written mostly based on their Indonesia trip experience.