Malioboro Palace Hotel
TravelPod Member ReviewsMalioboro Palace Hotel Yogyakarta
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... It's what you might imagine from watching Eat Pray Love. However it was too touristy for my liking... there were more white people than locals, which was hugely disappointing. Tourism has helped the economy but rendered the city unaffordable for the average Balinese.
Despite that, the city has its charms. The bars and restaurants are well designed, beautifully furnished (think Anthropologie, bamboo, exotic wood, etc.) and have a laid back, artsy vibe. Ubud ...
... as he needed to unload his wares,
everything is possible here.
We finally did find the telephone repair shopping area; I
have never seen anything like it. The whole floor of the shopping mall was with
shops only related to telephones. One store will unlock my phone, I have no
idea how it got locked, and another one will transfer my contacts to the new
We meandered back through familiar streets with colorful
... Malioboro street to sign up for local packages and booking of our driver. There are a couple of local travel agency along Sosrowijayan street. Manage to book our packages after checking out a bit.
All settled and we are good to go for the next few days. It is time to grab a bite before exploring the rest of the street. Mom was complaining non stop that the food was salty but it taste delicious for ...
... any of the locals. Jayadwi, it was a pleasure meeting you and a real joy to share my love of Muse with you, including their latest album.
Arriving into Probolinggo at midnight and catching a moto taxi to my hotel, I arrived into Hotel Panorama, 6km from town, overpriced (150,000) and a complete s**thole! Knowing that I needed an early night, in order for the next day’s mission, I settled down with thoughts that they should just burn the place to the ground!
... of Bali. Temples were replaced by Koran (Qur'an) proclaiming mosques and heads turned as our sun-burnt skin strolled past. After watching the sunrise over the volcanic Mt. Bromo we found ourselves engulfed by a similar hospitality to that which we experienced in Morocco: welcoming faces not only happy to give us a ride but to invite us in to share something of their life. The first of these people was the lovely Dr. Agung, a well-travelled hiker ...