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About The Harris Festival Citylink Bandung

May 22nd, 2015 § 1 comment § permalink – Returning to Bandung was pretty special – but I have to say, the Harris Festival Citylink Bandung was unforgettable.

Located at Jalan Peta No. 241, only 5 minutes drive from Pasir Koja Toll Gate. The hotel is connected to the Festival Citylink Mall which offer you a huge variety of shopping and culinary options.

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[VIDEO] Bandung Calling!

May 20th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink – My friends and I took a trip to Bandung. Bandung calling! Surrounded by volcanic mountains, this city used to be filled with tea plantations established by the Dutch who wanted to capitalise on the region’s fertility.

Bandung is the Paris of Java due to the beauty of its natural landscape and the similar atmosphere it shared with European cities. In our 3D2N trip we went to the North and South of Bandung.

Here’s a video why you should make Bandung your next short getaway. Check out our highlights video of the trip!

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Ride An Old-Style Bandung’s Double-Decker Tour Bus

May 18th, 2015 § 2 comments § permalink – Bandung’s iconic red double-decker buses or BANDROS – short for Bandung Tour on the Bus is actually one the most convenient, inexpensive, and fun ways to get around the city.

Here’s why you need to add a double-decker bus ride to your next Bandung itinerary.

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Saung Angklung Udjo For Sustainable Heritage, Bandung – Indonesia

May 17th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink – When I stayed in Harris Ciumbuleuit. I had the pleasure of attending the Saung Angklung Udjo show in Bandung, Indonesia.

For my international reader, Saung Angklung Udjo is a workshop where the culture, which is the venue, the center of bamboo handicrafts and musical instruments of bamboo workshop. In addition, the Saung Angklung Udjo has a purpose as educational laboratories and centers of learning to preserve Sundanese culture and especially angklung.

Founded in 1966 by Udjo Ngalagena and his wife Uum Sumiati, with a view to preserve and maintain traditional Sundanese arts and culture.

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Let’s Go DiscGlow with Harris Ciumbuleuit, Bandung – Indonesia

May 16th, 2015 § 2 comments § permalink – Kisses from Bandung, yay! Bandung is specially in favored in having close at hand and easy of access, many beauty spots of natural marvels rarely to the met with anywhere else in the world within an area small.

When in Bandung, I stayed in Harris Ciumbuleuit features 210 modern-minimalist style rooms with 10 meeting rooms, Sky Pool, kid’s pool, Café, Juice Bar, H’Sweet Corner, Sky Lounge, Dino Kids Club, H-Spa & Happy Feet Reflexology, Boutique and the spacious 1000sqm Conventions Center.

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32 Photos Why the Baduy Should be Your Next Holiday Destination!

May 14th, 2015 § 1 comment § permalink – Everything in Baduy surprised me – the rainforest, the culture, the nature, the peoples, the Baduy is an amazing holiday destination for people of all tastes and preferences.

Here are some photos why you should choose to travel to the Baduy indigenous for your next vacation:

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[Video] Discover a New Home in Baduy

May 12th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink – Need a change of place? The feeling of home can come in many shapes and sizes – and addresses. Ultimately, it’s wherever we truly want to be at any given time. So whether you’re looking for a new indigenous village to call your own or a refreshing change of scenery, the Baduy empower you to put down roots as deep or as widespread as you like. The Baduy offers ‘luxury residences’ and vacation dwellings in sought-after destinations that are designed to deliver the comfort of home anywhere in the world.

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Indigenous Architecture of the Baduy, Indonesia

May 8th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink – When in Cibeo village, Baduy Dalam. I stayed at Kang Sarta home. Baduy homes are simple, constructed only of natural materials such as bamboo and palm thatching, without windows and without furniture or other furnishings.

They use no modern utensils, mechanised equipment or manufactured materials such as glass or plastic. Within the Baduy territory there is no electricity or other modern conveniences. No electronic equipment, motor vehicles or other instruments of the outside world are permitted to enter.

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Top 15 Tips For Visiting Baduy Indigenous Peoples

May 7th, 2015 § 1 comment § permalink – The Baduy indigenous peoples live in the mountainous rainforest area of the Banten region, only about 100km south west of Jakarta. They are a small community, who have lived a traditional lifestyle in voluntary isolation for more than 400 years.

Life has been culturally and ecologically sustainable and they have lived in relative harmony with the environment. Embodied within the Baduy society is great wisdom and knowledge about the conservation and sustainability of eco-systems and the interconnectedness of all living things with the earth and the cosmos.

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Inside The Baduy Dalam Indigenous Fashion Boom

May 5th, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink – The trips and outfits that have made the biggest mark on men’s style. And, this’s Narja. My best friend from Cibeo Village, Baduy Dalam (Inner Baduy). I took this photos at Baduy Luar (Outer Baduy) on the very first day of my trip.

The Baduy or Kanekes are divided into two sub-groups; the Baduy Dalam and the Baduy Luar.

No foreigners were allowed to meet the Baduy Dalam, though the Baduy Luar do foster some limited contacts with the outside world.

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