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Yogyakarta

Your Guide to Visiting Borobudur

Your Guide to Visiting Borobudur in Yogyakarta, Indonesia | Hello Raya Blog

Just an hour drive from the city of Yogyakarta is the very historic Borobudur. Dating back about 9th century, Borobudur is a Mahayana Buddhist Temple that is protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is one of the world’s largest Buddhist temple, and one of the most popular tourist attraction in Indonesia. I lived […] Read more…

Eating in Yogyakarta (Indonesia)

Ikan Bakar | Eating in Yogyakarta | Hello Raya Blog

I am always on the look out for local food to try wherever I travel. I find sampling local food provides valuable insight into the culture of a place. I also find that it helps me connect more with the place I am visiting, and in this case it’s Yogyakarta. Having lived in Yogyakarta as a […] Read more…

Places to Visit in Indonesia, outside of Bali

Lhoknga River | Places to Visit in Indonesia | Hello Raya Blog

When it comes to traveling in Indonesia, the place that first comes to mind is Bali. But there are so many other places to visit in Indonesia, that are simply breathtaking and worth the effort. I have spent a great deal of time in Indonesia, having lived a total of 5 years there. During my time […] Read more…