The Indigenous Tribes in Papua

The Indigenous Tribes in Papua

Papua is the largest Indonesian province located in the eastern part of Indonesia. Papua used to cover the entire western part of Papua, but since 2003 it has been divided into two provinces, Papua and West Papua. Papua has an area of ​​808,105-squer km and is the second largest island in the world after Greenland and largest island in Indonesia. Continue reading The Indigenous Tribes in Papua

ITB Berlin International Tourism Exhibition 2013

ITB Berlin International Tourism Exhibition 2013, which runs from the 5th to 10th of March, is the largest tourism exhibition in the world. At this year’s event Indonesia became a partner country participating in world’s most prestigious exhibition. More than 113,000 visitors from the tourism sector attend the exhibition, 44 thousand of them from abroad making around 10,500 participants from 187 countries. Continue reading ITB Berlin International Tourism Exhibition 2013

Cendrawasih Paradise Bird of Papua

Papua has a very high biodiversity including for the number of bird species, then not least the species. In accordance with Conservation International (1999), on the island of Papua, there are about 650 species of birds. Then according to Beehler, Pratt, and Zimmerman in 1986, noted there have been 717 species that inhabit the island of Papua. Continue reading Cendrawasih Paradise Bird of Papua

Korowai Tribe Lived in The Tree House

Papua is not only famous for flora and fauna, Papua is an island located in the east of Indonesia where there lived indigenous tribes having an interesting and unique life. One of them is the original rural tribe of Papua who lives in a tree house as high as 50 meters, known as Korowai Tribe. Continue reading Korowai Tribe Lived in The Tree House

7 Tips to Travel Eastern Indonesia

The eastern part of Indonesia has been attracting more local and foreign tourists in the last decade. It’s no wonder by knowing that this region has so many scenic hidden paradises.  The people who live in a very diverse and unique cultural life is a plus. Well, if you have planned to spend your holiday in eastern Indonesia, these following tips may help you as the mostly locations of your destinations are in remote areas with no facilities. Continue reading 7 Tips to Travel Eastern Indonesia

5 Most Attractive Art and Culture Festival in Indonesia

Indonesia consists of more than a thousand islands lying down from Sabang to Merauke. The people live in a diverse culture. Each features remarkable arts, traditions, and local wisdom. Some cultural heritages are already globally well known, being performed in annual festivals and attracting so many tourists. Following below we reviewed the top five art and cultural festivals you must join. Continue reading 5 Most Attractive Art and Culture Festival in Indonesia

6 Tips to Choose A Nice Tour Operator You Have to Remember

Is safe Papua to travel? This is the most often asked by tourists. Papua Island is still largely covered with wilderness. Though  some places in Papua often promoted in the travel expo are great temptations, but, is it safe to visit Papua while you hear some news reporting many conflicts happen in the island? Do not be panic. Papuan are very friendly anyway. Continue reading 6 Tips to Choose A Nice Tour Operator You Have to Remember

Jokowi Welcomes New Year in Raja Ampat

Friday, January 1, 2016
Papuaexpert.com, Sorong – President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo just welcomed the first day of 2016 at the Waiwo Beach dock in Raja Ampat, West Papua.
Antara news agency reported that Jokowi, wearing a white shirt and sarong without footwear, walked out onto the dock at about 6:15 a.m. local time before the sun had completely risen. Continue reading Jokowi Welcomes New Year in Raja Ampat