January 16, 2010 – 8:58 pm | Comments

It is 4:15 pm. You have just finished exploring the local market and decide to have a relaxing time under the fading sun. You take out your beach towel as you listen to the sound …

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The Volcanoes of Indonesia
January 12, 2010 – 3:30 am | Comments

Imagine standing in a distance that is close enough to witness a majestic volcanic eruption. Feel the rushing heartbeat and exhilaration as you see the rocks and molten lava bursting out of the volcano. You …

A History of Christianity in Indonesia
December 25, 2009 – 7:24 pm | Comments

It’s December 25th and We, the Turisku.com team, want to wish you a happy holiday and a joyful Christmas. Thanks for being one of our valued reader and we look forward to share more exciting …

Admiral Zheng He’s Legacy in Semarang
December 2, 2009 – 12:04 am | Comments

In the early 15th century, long before Columbus discovered America, Admiral Zheng He set sail to explore the seas of Asia. Commanding 250 massive ships and 28,000 sailors, Admiral Zheng He led one of the …

The Discovery of The Spice Islands
November 20, 2009 – 2:26 pm | Comments

Have you ever thought about spicing up your life? How would your life change if it had a pinch of the right spice?
Let me explain… The year was 1512 and great sailing ships carrying European …

The Day Krakatau Changed The World
November 10, 2009 – 10:25 pm | Comments

It was August 26, 1883, when the volcano on Krakatau, a small island between Sumatra & Java, cataclysmically erupted. It was the greatest natural disaster of the 19th century.
The Krakatau blast was estimated to be …

A Great Architectural Achievement – Lawang Sewu
November 3, 2009 – 2:24 am | Comments

In my previous article titled Exploring the Thousand Doors, I shared how Lawang Sewu has become a popular place to get your adrenaline going and your “bulu kuduk” or goosebumps shivering. However, that is …

Exploring the Thousand Doors
October 7, 2009 – 1:59 am | Comments

Before I go on and explain why Lawang Sewu is one of the hidden gems to visit in Indonesia, I want to attest that this article is NOT a hate article against either the Japanese …