Pekalongan Batik: History – Characteristics – Motifs

Have you ever heard about Pekalongan city? Yes, this city is popular with its wonderful batik. This city which is part of Central Java region has thousands kinds of beautiful batik patterns and motifs. No wonder, because all the batik artists there are full of skills and passions. That’s why Pekalongan batik becomes so popular […]

Infamous Indonesian Ghosts You Should be Scared of

For you, what makes ghosts creepy? Maybe because of their horrific appearance, annoying sounds that they make, or maybe it’s just because of the mindset we make in our brain. Every region, every country, every ethnic has its own ancient ghosts, which are very popular and become an Indonesian mythology stories that makes everyone scared. […]

Most Downloaded Online Shopping Apps in Indonesia

It seems like everybody loves to do online shopping these days, as one of shopping habits in Indonesia. Starting from household appliances, stationery, clothes, until foods, we love to buy everything from online shops. So many benefits we can get if we buy some goods from an online shop. For instance, we can receive our […]

Ulos – The Traditional Cloth of Batak People

Ulos is one important traditional asset that Indonesia possesses. Coming from the culture of Bataknese in North Sumatra, Ulos is a traditional cloth which is typically worn over the shoulder in ceremonial events like funerals and weddings. With the rich cultural and historical values, ulos is now still used to appreciate the tradition, and it […]

5 Most Beautiful Churches in Indonesia

Being a crucial place for spiritual essence, have you ever considered seeing a church from its artistic aspect? Have you ever wondered that some churches you passed by along the road apparently have such unique designs that you might not realize? Though not to opt-out its original purpose as a place for Christians’ prayers, yet […]

7 Most Marginalized Indigenous Religions of Indonesia

The first principle of Indonesian political philosophy, Pancasila, demands Indonesian to believe in one God. However, it is only limited to six official religions: Islam, Protestantism, Catholicism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Confucianism. Other than those big religions, especially the indigenous religions of Indonesia, are often marginalized.  Facts about the Indonesian religion recorded the indigenous religions of […]

9 Incredible World Heritage Sites in Indonesia

Indonesia has a lot of beautiful places completes with the unique history behind them. It’s not a surprise for us as Indonesian, if most of that place become a UNESCO ‘s world heritage sites. That makes the sites so incredible to visit. What Is a World Heritage Site? The world heritage site intends for the […]

7 Absurd Things You Can Only Find in Typical Indonesian Soap Operas

Indonesian soap operas are well-known for the absurd things which typically exist during the shows. It makes the audience shake their head with the unreasonable things on soap operas. As we know, there are so many soap operas in Indonesia and from time to time the plots have never changed. Here we have some recaps […]

5 History of Khitanan Traditions in Indonesia

In Indonesia, khitanan is not only religious guidance but also cultural tradition that has passed from generation to generation. As a tradition that must be done by a Moslem boy, people in Indonesia still keep and conserve that tradition well. Here are 5 history of khitanan traditions in Indonesia that still held until nowdays: 1. […]

5 Interesting Things You Should Know About Khitanan Tradition in Java

One phase that must be done by mostly boys in Indonesia is khitanan, especially for the moslem boys. Khitanan is not only a religious command, but also has cultural tradition that varies in many region in Indonesia. The khitanan tradition also was applied in Java, as one of the most population in the country. Here […]