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The Faces of Yogyakarta: Central Java

Yogyakarta is often referred to as the cultural heart of Indonesia, and its people, the friendliest. A beautiful city, Yogyakarta boasts such amazing attractions as the mighty Borobudur Temple, the Hindu Temple complex of Prambanan, and the Kraton to mention a few. It is a city that leads the way […]


Fifteen Great Reasons to Visit Malang: East Java

When you travel across Java there are many beautiful cities and large towns but none are as cool and delightful to walk around as the second largest city in East Java, Malang. Famous for its cool air and the surrounding country regions, the city was commonly referred to as ‘Paris […]


The Best Beaches in Florida

Florida is unparalleled as one of the best states in the U.S. to visit the beach. During those hot summer months, people flock to Florida’s beaches to relax in the sun, put a little color in their skin, and dive into the water to cool off. Beaches are relaxing if […]


South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive, travel blogging and you

One of the biggest creative blowouts of the year is down the road from me in Austin, Texas: South by Southwest (SXSW.) It’s actually a three-parter conference of Interactive, Film and Music. The organizers describe the Interactive portion as a conference for “the brightest minds in emerging technology,” including bloggers. […]