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IMG_0596West Papua Province (Indonesian: Provinsi Papua Barat) is a province of Indonesia. It covers the western peninsula of the island of New Guinea.

3.IMG_0219West Papua Province was created from the western portion of Papua (province) in February 2003, initially under the name of West Irian Jaya’ (Indonesian: Irian Jaya Barat); it received its current name in 2007. The region covers the Bird’s Head (Doberai) and Bomberai peninsulas and the surrounding islands of Raja Ampat.


Wayag Island is one of the islands within the Raja Ampat district in the province of West Papua. The island is known for its beautiful atolls and amazing underwater life covering a total area of 155,000 hectares (about 383,013.3 acres).


Here, you find pristine beaches with unique Karst islands that look like mushrooms sprouting out from the sea.


The crystal clear waters around Wayag Island appear like unreal windows to various types of flora…

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You can’t travel in Indonesia without seeing it. A fabric that has made its way through time, Batik is a testimony of the rich and diverse cultural universe of Java, Indonesia’s central island and epicenter of art and history in the archipelago. Although you can find Batik in other countries such as Nigeria, Togo, China, India, Mauritius, Madagascar or Sri Lanka, it is in the island of Java that the finest pieces and techniques can be found. Specialists can’t decide whether the technique of Batik is originally from Java or if it was brought there from Egypt and the Middle East, but they all agree that you can find in Indonesia the greatest collections, an unmatchable panel of styles and patterns. We offer to bring you to the best Batik places in Indonesia to discover this supreme art that has become a local tradition and a national pride.

Batik a supreme tradition of Indonesia Batik: a…

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Indonesian thousand layer cakes/ Bánh ngàn lớp In-đô-nê-sia

An Binh's peaceful corner

(the English version can be found after the Vietnamese version) Mình đã mê bánh ngay từ lần đầu tiên thử trong một bữa hội họp trà bánh của chị em. Lần này là lần thứ hai mình làm và thấy ưng ý sau khi sau khi căn chỉnh nguyên liệu cho phù hợp. Đây là một loại bánh rất hợp dùng kèm cho những bữa trà chiều bởi bị ngọt, bùi, béo và thơm mùi của nhiều loại hương vị thường ít được kết hợp cùng nhau để dùng làm bánh nhưng lại tạo nên một nét đặc trưng cho loại bánh ngon này. Cả nhà thử xem nhé! Nguyên liệu: 225 gr bơ mềm (lấy trong tủ ra để khoảng 2-3 tiếng là được hoặc quay lò vi sóng ở mức thấp nhất khoảng 1 phút) 50 ml sữa đặc có đường 8 lòng đỏ trứng 110 gr đường…

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This hidden gem located in the heart of the city is one of the most popular things to do in Yogyakarta.

The eOasia team is constantly on the road, looking for the best activities . We are currently in Yogyakarta, the Arts and Cultural capital of Indonesia. As such, we decided to try one of the most sought after cultural activities within the city to discover what to do in Yogyakarta and just how creative the city is.

We were firstly warmly welcomed in the home of a friendly French-Indo couple, Fanny and Abenk, that met 5 years ago due to their common passion for leather. They’ve been working and teaching leather for the last 3 years in both France and Indonesia, and finally decided to set up their creative house in the heart of Yogyakarta.

The leather workshop is like no other; it is very cozy and arts driven…

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Traveling to Sumatra was something I had been really looking forward to. I think for those who never been to Sumatra, visiting Bukittinggi (in West Sumatra) should be on your list. I went with a group of five friends from Jakarta. It was just a four day visit but truly a nice journey. As I love spicy food I was so looking forward to tasting the real flavours of Padang food such as beef rendang (beef curry) and Satay Padang.  I knew it would not be too different from the taste if bought in Jakarta, but I wanted to taste the real thing. We were so lucky that one of our friends in the group is from Bukittinggi.  She guided us to some great places. Particularly when visiting new places I find it a true pleasure to explore the place and do unique things. Beside tasting the food, visiting a…

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