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Sumatra An Awesome Backpacker Trail

Elephants at Tangkahan Sumatra

Sumatra Indonesia has had a well worn backpacker trail for more than 20 years. It is still one of the cheapest places on the planet to travel in and if you are prepared to travel rough, staying in basic accommodation,

Posted in Feature article, Indonesia, Medan, Sumatra

Maimoon Palace Medan Sumatra Indonesia

Maimoon Palace Medan Sumatra

Maimoon Palace (Istana Maimun) is one of the most interesting historical buildings in the heart of Medan in North Sumatra Indonesia. The Maimoon Palace was the residence of the Sultan of Deli who ruled over North Sumatra in the late

Posted in Feature article, Indonesia, Medan, Sumatra

Best Indian Restaurant in Medan – Cahaya Baru Indian Restaurant

Cahaya Baru Indian Restaurant Medan Sumatra

If you are looking for the best Indian restaurant in Medan, North Sumatra, then look no further than Cahaya Baru Indian Restaurant. This is my favourite Indian restaurant in Medan. I get in for dinner every time I visit Medan

Posted in Food, Indian, Indonesia, Medan, Sumatra

Danau Toba International Hotel Medan Sumatra

Danau Toba International Hotel Medan

I’ve only stayed for 1 night at the Danau Toba International Hotel in Medan. The hotel self rates itself as a 5 star hotel. Although I enjoyed my stay and would not hestitate to stay there again I think it

Posted in Hotels, Indonesia, Medan, Sumatra