Happy tourists - jumping in the Sand Sea of Mount BromoWe were hoping to greeting some tourists in 2021, but to be honest, all is still uncertain. Traveling to Indonesia is not yet possible. Bali is getting ready to receive foreign visitors in July 2021, though.


Yadnya Kasada festival at Mount Bromo - traditional clothingThe offering as part of the Yadnya Kasada Festival is held at 6 and 7 July 2020. Culture seekers, safe the date! On the 14th day of the Kasada month according to the traditional Hindu lunar calendar, the Tenggerese make the journey to Mount Bromo and offer rice, fruits, vegetables, flowers, and livestock.


The Art's Pala Volunteer team that worked hard to clean the beach in Jember - 9 and 10 February 2020, East JavaNature conservation starts with ourselves. The slogan of the Art's Pala Volunteers during the beach clean up Jember Regency while posing with their banner. A weekend packed with activities for a clean environment, supported by Smartine Indonesia Travel.


Smoking Ijen crater lake in East Java, IndonesiaIjen volcano will be closed to local and foreign visitors every first Friday of each month in the year 2020. It is said that locals use this Friday to clean the slopes of the volcano.


Local transport: visit Bromo by horse - Smartine Indonesia Travel 2020, East JavaBromo caldera closed for all motorized transport from 23 January till 25 February 2020. One can walk to the top of Mount Bromo and to the sunrise-viewpoints or rent a horse. 


Bali plastic reduction - Bali's contribution to world wide plastic reduction

To reduce Bali plastic waste the Denpasar city government will ban the use of plastic bags in modern shops, stores, shopping centers, and traditional markets from 1 January 2019 onwards. 


Borobudur stupa - Borobudur in line for UNESCO rankAfter being included in the list of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites, now the Borobudur temple is in line to enter the Memory of the World list. Submissions to enter the Memory of the World list were carried out one year ago and the decision will be made between 27 October and 3 November 2018.


Festival Kampong Cempluk MalangAt Kampung Cempluk Festival in Malang city cultural arts are shown,including Barong Singo Art, Pencak Silat, Kuda Lumping and AndeAndeLumut. The Festival will be held from 23 September 2018 to 27 September 2017. “Entrance” is for free.



Malang heritage at Museum MPU PURWA MalangMalang city finally has its own museum for heritage objects. Malang heritage museum - MPU PURWA Museum - has a collection of various statues, inscriptions and artifacts of ancient Javanese kingdoms, including the kingdoms of Tumapel, Kanjuruhan, Kediri, Singasari and Majapahit. 


Madura bull racing: a jockey with his bulls at the karapan sapi in MaduraMadura bull racing are held every year at the end of August and early September on the island of Madura, East Java. The finals take place at the end September or October in Pamekasan.