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A Culinary Journey Across Java Posted by on Jan 25, 2018

A Culinary Journey Across Java

Traveling across the island of Java is an incredible experience. In addition to visiting places like Borobudur temple and Kawah Ijen, you get to sample delicious food all along the way. See what’s cooking on the world’s most populous island in a culinary journey across Java. In this short video, you’ll see Indonesian classics like…

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Streets, Beats & Eats – Kuta, Lombok Posted by on Nov 20, 2017

Streets, Beats & Eats - Kuta, Lombok

Welcome to Kuta, Lombok – the good Kuta. Although it’s only one island over, this town feels world’s apart from the overcrowded, super touristy Kuta on Bali. Rent a motorbike to explore empty beaches, ride some epic waves, party at a VW bus bar, and so much more. Take a tour of this awesome Indonesian…

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A Rough Guide to Indonesian Food Posted by on Nov 6, 2017

A Rough Guide to Indonesian Food

While not quite as famous as some of its Southeast Asian neighbors, such as Thailand and Vietnam, the cuisine of Indonesia is varied and delicious. But what is Indonesian food, exactly? Here’s a rough guide to Indonesian food to give you a better idea of what’s cooking in this vast archipelago nation. Common Indonesian Dishes…

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Sanur Night Market Posted by on Aug 28, 2017

Sanur Night Market

If you’re visiting the beach town of Sanur in Bali, you’ll definitely want to check out the night market. Here you can sample a wide variety of Indonesian street food such as bakso, siomay, and nasi campur. Fill up your belly without emptying your wallet as you enjoy cheap, delicious Indonesian food. Take a video…

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Indonesian Street Food Posted by on Aug 24, 2017

Indonesian Street Food

There are tons of delicious things to eat across Indonesia. You don’t have to sit down in a restaurant to enjoy the local cuisine, as there’s plenty of amazing Indonesian street food. Don’t be scared – pull up a plastic stool and join the crowds munching in the street. An Intro to Street Food Street…

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Indonesian Food and Drink Vocabulary Posted by on Jul 20, 2017

What Do Indonesians Eat?

When you’re learning a new language to travel in a country, you’ll want to study a lot of vocabulary related to food and drinks. After all, you have to eat multiple times a day! Rather than rely on English menus and tourist-friendly restaurants, it’s best to learn how to order in Indonesian so you can…

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Gado-Gado Posted by on May 17, 2017


Wherever you are in Indonesia, there are some common dishes that you’ll find. One ubiquitous Indonesian dish is gado-gado. The name literally means “mix-mix,” a fitting name for a dish that’s basically a mixed salad topped with peanut sauce. It’s thought to originally be a Sundanese dish, and it’s still very popular in West Java…

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