[ 13 Jan 2016 | No Comment ]
doraFP

Some of us who grew up watching Doraemon cartoon on TV or reading the manga may remember many of the wonderful gadgets this helpful robot companion had stored inside his pocket. Those inventions of the future helped Doraemon and others out of sticky situations countless times, but when used improperly, backfired and made things worse.
Us long-time fans of the cartoon were delighted to find out that the 100 Doraemon Secret Gadgets Expo was coming to Surabaya, and grabbed the opportunity to revisit our childhood memories.

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[ 26 Dec 2015 | No Comment ]
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The increasing popularity of Korean food in Singapore means that there is no shortage of eateries offering a wide spread of Korean cuisine. From time to time we chance upon a new place offering not only great tasting food but also good value for money; and when we do so we cannot wait to share our experiences with you.

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[ 17 Dec 2015 | No Comment ]
Mount Bromo view from Mount Penanjakan

Travellers heading to Mount Bromo in East Java, Indonesia should note that due to recent rise in volcanic activity, the area within 2.5 km radius from the crater has been closed off to visitors. Due to this restriction visitors temporarily will not be able to visit some of the popular tourist spots within Tengger Caldera, such as the savannah, whispering sand (Pasir Berbisik), and climbing the Bromo crater. Sunrise and sunset viewing is still possible from the viewing platform at mount Penanjakan.

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[ 24 May 2015 | No Comment ]
bus with Sea games 2015 sponsor

A bus sporting 28th SEA Games sponsor advertisement 
With just two weeks to go to the start of this year’s SEA Games in Singapore, preparations on the island nation are in full swing. The 28th SEA Games is slated to be held from 5 to 16 June 2015 and will see athletes from 11 nations competing in 36 sports and 402 events, including regional sports such as dragon boat, silat, and sepak takraw. Host Singapore is expected to field its largest SEA Games contingent ever and is aiming to secure at least 50 …

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[ 3 May 2015 | No Comment ]
Tangkuban Perahu

Just a while back the Travcult crew had an opportunity to visit Bandung, the capital of West Java province in Indonesia. After one full first day of factory outlet shopping we were all ready for some nature sightseeing. On our second day in Bandung, we downed a quick breakfast at hotel Gino Feruci Braga and greeted our hired driver, Pak Nandang, at the agreed timing to head to our first destination of the day, the crater of Mount Tangkuban Perahu.

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[ 19 Apr 2015 | No Comment ]
Asia Africa Conference 2015 logo

Indonesia is hosting the 60th anniversary celebration of the Asian African Conference this week, with over 3,600 delegates and guests from 109 invited countries, including 34 head of states and head of governments, expected to flock to host cities Jakarta and Bandung. A series of key events are scheduled to run between 19 and 24April 2015, ending with a historical walk by country leaders to commemorate the original 1955 conference in Bandung. Amongst those expected to attend are Chinese President Xi Jinping, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and Jordanian King …