Sunrise at Jumprit Parakan # Central Java – Indonesia

Woke up at 04:30, and go to Jumprit to see sunrise. But we late, when we arrive there, the sun already rise.
Jumprit is a ground water resources place. When the Buddhist celebrate Vesakh Day, they took the holy water for the ceremony from Jumprit.

Fortunately, it’s a clear sky. Just reminder, it’s so cold. So you have to wear jacket if you come here.

Kledung Pass Hotel & Mount Sumbing Parakan # Central Java – Indonesia

Today, I accompany my cousin with her boyfriend, to visit her boyfriend hometown, Parakan. Parakan located at Central Java, sub-disrict of Temanggung City, from Magelang it took approximately 1 hour if not traffic.

I’ve been here many times, but this is the first time I stay in Parakan. Some of my friends in University, also from Parakan.

You can see Mount Sumbing clearly from here. That’s why the weather here, was colder than Magelang.

This evening, we visit Kledung Pass Hotel, which located between Mount Sumbing and Mount Sindoro. Kledung also a sub-district of Temanggung City.

Too bad, when we arrive there, it’s cloudy, so we can’t see the mount clearly. Here’s some flower in Kledung Pass Hotel.

And while we were there, there’s some cats that come and play in the garden behind the hotel.

No sunset today. So we decided to go home. While on the way home, the mount Sumbing was seen. So we stop by and took some picture.

The dinner menu for today was Fried Rice. It’s delicious. And we also bought some Ronde. Drink Ronde in the cold weather, really comfortable.

1 Day Shopping in Bandung D2 # West Java – Indonesia

We go from 1 area shopping to another. Dago, Riau, and also Kartika Sari. We bought a lot of things, like clothes, and also food.

For lunch, we go to Le Marly Pantry.

Le Marly Pantry
Jalan Citarum No. 10
Bandung, Indonesia

Daily open : 7.00 am – 10.30 pm
Breakfast : 07.00 am – 11.00 am
All Day Menu : 11.00 am – 10.30 pm

This is my 2nd time to eat here. For the drink, just try Mojitos.

Le Marly Pantry:!menu-/cgjh

Then we continue to shopping. Until it’s time to go to train station.

Car Rental :: Aneka Trans Car Rental Bandung # West Java – Indonesia

We decided to rent a car today. And our choice was Aneka Trans Car Rental.

Aneka Trans
Jl. Natuna No. 5
Bandung, Indonesia

We ask them to pick us at Hotel at 08:00 o’clock. It cost IDR 350.000 for 12 hours (exclude fuel, driver tips). We rent for Avanza.

The driver come at 08:00 o’clock at hotel. His name is Mr Tia. He is a nice driver. He help us to arrange our journey for 1 day.
The service was good. You can use this rental if you come to Bandung.

Cihampelas Walk Bandung D1 # West Java – Indonesia

After check-in and drop our luggage, we walk to Cihampelas Walk. Only 1 minutes walk from the hotels.
We decided to eat dinner first.

Then we walk around and shopping. So many Factory Outlet in there, and the price was reachable. Not too expensive. Still okay for shopping. Some of them was really cheap.

After walking around 2 hours, we decided to go back to hotel. And guess what, it’s raining. We didn’t expect it to be raining, so we didn’t brought any umbrella or poncho. So we decided to buy the cheapest umbrella.

When we go back to hotel by walking, the car in there was not good. Sometimes, they purposely splash us with the water which flooding at the street. OMG~~ How uncomfortable.

But finally, we arrive at the hotel.


Hotel :: Amaris Hotel Cihampelas Bandung # West Java – Indonesia

At Bandung, we stay at Amaris Hotel Cihampelas Bandung, which near CWalk (Cihampelas Walk).

The hotel was as same as Amaris Bandara Soekarno-Hatta Jakarta, but this building is newer.

Amaris Hotel Cihampelas
Jalan Cihampelas No.171,
Phone: (62-22) 82062688
Fax: (62-22) 82062689


It’s a budget hotel. If you only need hotel for sleep, then this is the right choice. The breakfast was various too, even not too much. But it’s still good.

Jakarta to Bandung by Cipaganti Shuttle # Indonesia

From Jakarta, Me and my cousin drop by Bandung for 1 night to shopping. We rode Cipaganti Shuttle from Jakarta to Bandung.
At Jakarta, we decided to rode the shuttle from:

Jl Gunung Sahari, Mangga Dua Square, Lt GF, Blok A No 241-242
Telp. 021 6231 3227


Jl Dr. Djunjunan No 143-149

It cost IDR 90.000/person.

The rode was smoothly. It’s raining when we are on the way.
But the driver seems not so kind enough. When he stop in the destination, we don’t know where it is, so we ask him. But he didn’t answer us, and just smoking. How rude of him. We are a little disappointed, because we are not local people. He should telling us, where is it, because our destination is BTC, and we didn’t see any BTC building in there.

Fortunately, we are near. So we rode taxi to our hotel.


Hotel :: Gran Melia Hotel 5* Kuningan # Jakarta – Indonesia

This month, is one of my cousin’s wedding, My dad big brother’s daughter. So we, as one big family, went to Jakarta to attend it. They live at Jakarta, so the party was celebrated in there.

We go by Airasia flight at 12:10 from Yogyakarta Adisucipto International Airport to Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport Terminal 3. I got a promo ticket for all of us. It’s only IDR 242.000/person roundtrip. So cheap for domestic flight.

And I looks like bring a tour group. We are 15 people, all of us are family.

When we arrived there, we lunch at Bakmi GM, the famous Noodle franchise at Jakarta.

Then by rent a car from PPMCarRental, Mrs Jenny, and this time I rent a big car which suitable for 15 people. I rent ELF.
Then we go to the Gran Melia Hotel at Kuningan, Jakarta.

The wedding party will be held at Gran Melia Hotel ballroom, so that’s why We stay in here. It’s 5 star hotel, so The price was a little expensive (for me). It cost approximately IDR 1.500.000 to 2.000.000 per night per room. We stay for 2 nights.

If you have a party in here, you will get special price for stay.

The hotel building looks old from the outside, but when you came inside, it’s luxurious and wonderful. It really suitable for 5 star hotel.

Gran Melia Hotel located at Jalan H.R. Rasuna Said Kav X-0 – Kuningan, Jakarta 12950, Indonesia
Tel: (62) 21 5268080
Fax: (62) 21 5268181

Or you can using travel agent / agoda to booking the room.

The breakfast was wonderful. It has variation menu and you won’t get bored to eat here. It’s comfortable too.

The room is comfortable. There’s a small sofa at deluxe room, and big sofa at premium room.

– Adisucipto International Airport Yogyakarta ->
– Soekarno Hatta International Airport Jakarta ->
– Airasia ->
– Bakmi GM ->
– PPMCarRental ->
– Gran Melia Hotel Jakarta ->