This is the full list of airports in Indonesia. There is a variation of airport taxes. In case you need to know, for domestic flight, the lowest tax is about 9,000 IDR (Gorontalo, Palu), and the highest is about 75,000 IDR (Surabaya). For international flights, the lowest is about 75,000 IDR (Medan, Pekanbaru, Bandung, Pontianak), and the highest is about 100,000 IDR (Aceh, Jakarta, Padang, Palembang).
When you are in Bandung City, don’t hesitate to knock on Tobucil & Klabs’ door. Physically, it is a mini-bookstore. But it also sells the handmade creations like accessories, knitting yarn, tools for knitting or crocheting, block notes, et cetera. There are a lot of cultural activities too.
At first glance, what did you see in picture beside? A line of monkeys, maybe. But these are not real monkeys. These are sort of plants from Sumatra, which has a body texture like monkey’s fur. That’s why we call it Monkey Fur (or Bulu Monyet in Indonesian). Actually, it’s more like orangutan.
Once upon a time in Dutch colonization period, proletariat could not taste this delicious soup. Chicken coto of Pamekasan was exclusively served for the nobles. By chance, my grandfather, R. Soenarto Hadiwidjojo, was the last Resident of Madura, a noble. A Resident here means the second highest post in a province, just under the Governor of East Java. So, my grandfather was the number one person in Madura Island.
Star Cruises, a cruise line centered in Hong Kong, has interested to open a new route that stop in Indonesia, particularly in Surabaya City.
Beberapa tahun silam, kita disuguhi dengan proyek prestisius Pemerintah Kota Surabaya yang digagas seorang CEO salah satu media nasional asal Surabaya, Dahlan Iskan. Proyek itu bernama Kya-Kya Kembang Jepun. Kala itu, pemberitaannya besar-besaran dan terkesan ada iklan tersembunyi. “Advetorial” dalam koran itu terbukti mampu menyedot pengunjung. Mereka demikian antusias terhadap tempat jajanan bergaya Cina itu.