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Surabaya, the best things to do

Are you interested in Indonesia because of her rich history?Visit Surabaya! (Or the Dutch way; Soerabaja. You will see this variety many times when visiting)If you come to Surabaya, you can expect to see many museums, statues and places in memory of the World War II and about their history as a Dutch Colony for many years. Besides that, Surabaya offers you the...

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We can’t express how happy we are to be part of this travel community on Instagram with all you inspiring people! Thanks for your support, comments, exchanging tips and follows! It’s so much appreciated. Follow Globe To Travel on Instagram On November 27, 2019 we left from Schiphol airport with a one way ticket to Asia for a trip without an end date. We had...

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Immerse with locals at the Jalan Malioboro

Jalan Malioboro, a popular place amongst both tourists and locals. Jalan is the Indonesian word for street. It is a long shopping street and they sell everything you can imagine! Toys, balloons, clothing, souvenirs, art and food on both sides of Malioboro street. It is very easy to spend a whole evening here! Let the real Indonesia in and enjoy this busy buzz and...

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Pray at the Church of the Birth of Our Lady

Whenever we see a religious building like a mosque, church or temple we want to see it up close. Discover details. Feel the mystery behind the old bricks. Those buildings like the Church of the Birth of Our Lady have the power to attract us to them. History Since the 16oo, some parts of Indonesia came under the administration of the Dutch government. Later, around...

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Choose the right day pack

In addition to a backpack, it is of course also important to take a good day pack with you on a trip. If you do not carry valuables with you during the day, almost every day pack is suitable. If you do carry valuables with you, it is important that you choose a day pack that is so safe that you can carry it on your back all day without the fear of something happening...

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Feel free at the Heroes Monument

History The Heroes Monument is in the centre of Surabaya and is very important to the Indonesian people. This monument is represents the people who died in the independancy battle in 1945. Indonesia has been fighting against the Britisch and Japanese for weeks. They believe that between 5.000 and 15.000 Indonesian and around 300 Britisch men lost their lives. The men...

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Choose the right backpack

Probably the most important part of gear you are about to buy, is your backpack. So where to start? There are so many sizes, types and different brands that we can image that it is hard to choose! No worries, we are here to help you. Liters When you look for backpacks, the first thing you notice is the difference in the number of liters. It can reach up to huge...

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Dive into a real submarine

History With a length of 76 meters long, this monument is the largest submarine monument of Asia and attracts a lot of visitors each year. Built by the Russians and used by the Indonesians until the 60’s, since then it has become a very interesting land object. Timing For a small fee at the entrance you can enter the area and see and touch this giant. It must feel...

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Take a walk in the forest of bamboo

Surabaya is a popular city amongst tourists who love history. The city is known for her museums, statues and places in memory of the World War II and about their history as a Dutch colony for many years. Even though we like history, the Bamboo Forest in Surabaya was a non-historical place and one of the most fun ones to have done while being in this big city! Because...