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    • Currency exchange

      Bali Jan 13, 2017 at 1:42 AM

      Hi, should I exchange my GBP£ for Bali currency in the UK or should I wait until I get to Bali?
      THanks

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      Guide in Banjarmasin

      Banjarmasin Jan 7, 2017 at 12:15 PM

      I shall visit Banjarmasin for a few days in early March 2017. Can you recommend a good guide to show me around and help with short tours in the area of South Kalimantan. Thank you!

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      7 hours layover in Jakarta airport

      Jakarta Jan 8, 2017 at 9:47 AM

      Hi. On my way back from hols near Sorong I will have about 7 hors before my flight. Even counting check in time for the second flight etc., it leaves me with 5 hours. Any idea of where to park myself? Is there any lounge, spa, even day hotel within the airport?
      Thanks

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      Seminyak or Sanur

      Bali Jan 3, 2017 at 11:47 PM

      If staying for two days before departing, which one would you prefer?

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    • Last 4 nights Uluwatu or Lombok?

      Bali Jan 5, 2017 at 7:28 AM

      I am travelling to Bali for 14 nights in June and I am seeking advice on where to visit and for how long.

      This is a loose plan so far however I am open to suggestions!

      4 nights Seminyak
      3 Nights Ubud
      3 Nights Gili T
      4 Nights either Lombok with a day trip to Uluwatu during our stay in Seminyak or 3 nights in Uluwatu and an extra night in Gili T with day trip to Lombok.

      In terms of what we are looking for on our trip, we are looking for a variety of things. We are a young couple and like going out and partying however we also want to do lots of cultural things as well and see some temples. We prefer to stay in five star hotels/villas and we have already chosen ones we like in Seminyak, Ubud and gili T.

      Ideally we would like at least one destination on our trip to include nice white sand beaches however we are not big water sports people so that is not mandatory. We have decided against Nusa Dua though as we want to experience more of what Bali has to offer rather than stay in a 5 star resort the whole time.

      I would also like to swim with turtles which I have heard you can do in Gili T and see some waterfalls which seem to be abundant on Lombok however I was wondering if this could be a day trip?

      I want to visit all of the above at some point during the trip however I am undecided on whether to do a day trip to Lombok when in Gili T and stay in Uluwatu for 3 nights or to visit Uluwatu for a day trip while in Seminyak and then stick with Lombok for 4 nights. My main concerns are how few and expensive the nice resorts are in uluwatu are (I am finding it difficult to find the right accommodation in terms of price, availability and service level) while I have found this to be easier on the north side of Lombok I am concerned about the travelling time staying in Lombok will add on to the trip and that the nice beaches seem to be much further south far from the hotels in the north?

      Any advice would be greatly appreciated!

      Thanks
      Lucy

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      Travel Route

      Bali Dec 25, 2016 at 11:33 PM

      I have a thought on travel route in Bali (7nghts) and would like the experienced members to comment on the pro & cons
      ....Go direct from airport to Sanur and stay for two nights (leaving one case in local storage)
      Then travel to Ubud for two nights
      Then travel up onwards over hills to Lavina or Pemuteran (recommended by lonely planet) for two nights
      Then take west coast road back and stay in Seminyak for one night before collecting case & departure

      I am estimating travel time in car with driver, subject to traffic....are these correct?
      30mins from Sunur
      2.5 hrs from Ubud to Lavina
      3 hours from Pemuteran to Seminyak
      25mins Seminyak to Airport

      I look forward to your comments

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      Is Lonely Planet Ebook worth buying?

      Bali Dec 22, 2016 at 10:00 PM

      Is lonely planet ebook on Bali worth buying and upto date?
      I head off in a few weeks and wanted to ask members if any had bought it and thought this ebook was a worth while addition for their trip?
      Will not go diving so don't need it on that front.
      &
      While writing can members advise if Sanur is worth a two or three day visit .....current thought is to perhaps head straight there from flight arrival as it should only take 25mins with roads being quiet late at night.

      All thoughts welcome and appreciated

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    • semarang to solo

      by musaphir Online Now Nov 17, 2014 at 12:56 AM

      what is the best way to travel between semarang and solo?

      6 Answers Nov 21, 2014 at 4:09 AM
    • travel from semarang to yogyakarta

      by anairina Online Now Jul 21, 2014 at 6:26 AM

      Dear travelers,

      We're coming back from Borneo, landing in Semarang Airport (around 10 - 11 am). We need to get to yogyakarta on the same day.
      What would you reccomend? We're thinking to hire a car... any suggestions?

      Thanks, have a great summer!
      Irina

      3 Answers Jul 24, 2014 at 3:26 AM
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      Semarang-Ambarawa-Dieng Plateau-Solo-Jogja

      by reublim Online Now Jun 1, 2014 at 6:40 AM

      Hi,

      I will be flying into Semarang with a friend on 22 Aug and need to arrive in Jogja by 30 Aug to meet up with other friends to continue travelling in Jogja and beyond. So far I'm looking at this itinerary:
      Day 1 (Semarang)
      Day 2 (Semarang)
      Day 3 (Semarang, Ambarawa)
      Day 4 (Ambarawa, Dieng Plateau)
      Day 5 (Dieng Plateau, Solo)
      Day 6 (Solo)
      Day 7 (Solo)
      Day 8 (Solo)
      Day 9 (Merapi tour)

      Is this a good route, or are there any suggestions how to better connect these places together?
      Also, how to travel from place to place would be helpful too. Any recommendations for guides with contacts can be sent as private messages.

      4 Answers Jun 2, 2014 at 7:04 AM
    • shopping not shopping malls

      by yogeshjsanghvi Online Now May 24, 2014 at 12:09 AM

      where are local shops? and not shopping malls
      or
      shopping in only malls , no good local shops???

      4 Answers May 24, 2014 at 10:09 AM
    • Public holidays between 26 and 30 th MAY?

      by yogeshjsanghvi Online Now May 21, 2014 at 12:35 PM

      Reaching Semarang on 26th and will be travelling to Jepara , any public holidays between 26th may and 30 th may???
      Thanks

      2 Answers May 21, 2014 at 7:20 PM
    • sim card pre paid SIMpati

      by yogeshjsanghvi Online Now May 20, 2014 at 1:10 PM

      Does this pre paid also include wifi / cellular
      any place between airport and gumaya tower hotel a shoping place where this can be easily conveyed and purchased.

      3 Answers May 21, 2014 at 1:25 AM
    • Sim card Indonesia

      by yogeshjsanghvi Online Now May 19, 2014 at 11:09 AM

      Sim card sold at Semarang Airport or have to be purchased outside airport?
      Any shops near airport ??

      6 Answers May 31, 2014 at 10:19 PM
    • Furniture Indor and outdoor

      by yogeshjsanghvi Online Now May 19, 2014 at 10:14 AM

      where in semarang shud I visit to see good furniture outlets??
      Is it better to buy from semarang or jepara any particular marking for authenticity ??

      3 Answers May 27, 2014 at 11:04 PM
    • Vegetarian Food

      by yogeshjsanghvi Online Now May 18, 2014 at 4:02 AM

      Any Pure Vegetarian restaurants in Semarang ?? Kindly inform . Visiting Semarang between 26 to 30 th may 2014. Thanks

      2 Answers May 18, 2014 at 8:30 PM
    • Semarang to Borobudur

      by Hortymar Online Now Apr 18, 2014 at 1:26 AM

      Can anyone recommend a transport company to hire a car and driver from to get from Semarang to Borobudur (and return!)?

      1 Answer Apr 18, 2014 at 9:45 AM
    • First time in semarang

      by soyabeanlee Online Now Jan 13, 2014 at 9:05 PM

      What is there to do in semarang other than museums temples mosque?
      local Shopping area? (not shopping centres) outdoor
      I will be stayin at Semarang novotel

      4 Answers Jan 24, 2014 at 6:57 PM
    • hi! would you like to give me some advice!?!?

      by soojin4411 Online Now Jan 13, 2013 at 6:53 AM

      hi! im going to go to semarang from yogyakarta.
      but as i know there is no available course anymore.
      i should arrive in semarang before 11 am.
      do you think it is possible by morning train or bus?
      and how can i get there???

      3 Answers Jan 14, 2013 at 7:32 AM
    • Visit to Semarang

      by harshpushkarna Online Now Oct 20, 2012 at 6:34 AM

      Hi

      I am in Jakarta, apart from air route, how can I reach Semarang

      2 Answers Oct 20, 2012 at 7:50 PM
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      Jet ferry from Semarang to Karimun Jawa

      by lgh Online Now Apr 16, 2009 at 8:58 PM

      Hi fellow travellers,

      Need your help for info on Ferry schedule to Karimun Jawa. Some sites cite Wednesday and Saturday. Others only mentioned Saturday. Appreciate also any info as to where I can make purchase of ferry tickets in advance. Thanks.

      3 Answers May 23, 2009 at 10:17 PM
    • Car hire to visit place of interest around Semarang

      by sangwong Online Now Jan 13, 2009 at 2:47 AM

      I only have 3 days stay in Semarang during my vocation on 27 Jan to 29 Jan and like to hire a car for 4 persons to visit Borobudur, Prambanan & Dieng plateu. Anyone know any reliable company who offer reasonable price?

    • Wedding in Semarang

      by mbash Online Now Dec 15, 2008 at 11:06 PM

      My fiance and I are planning to get married in Semarang sometimes next year. I have visited Semarang before but only as a tourist. It would be nice if anybody can share some information of a nice place to hold a wedding reception. Both of us are very simple and we have limited budget and come from big families.

      Here is what we are looking for:

      1. A cosy cheap but nice reception area that can stand around 500 people.
      2. We both like simple minimalist decoration but beautiful.
      3. I am looking for a nice taylor (boutique) were I can make a nice and cheap wedding dress.
      4. A house for rent so my family can stay there during the wedding.

      I would appreciate if you help me with some of these info. Thank you

      Mimi

    • Restaurant Ownership

      by jackchew Online Now Nov 3, 2006 at 3:03 PM

      Who is/are the owner/owners & the menus of the DOKMAI restaurant in Pujesarah Candi, Semarang?