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Sumatra

Here’s our insider guide to Sumatra, including unique things to do, hotels, restaurants and travel tips you seldom hear from anywhere else.

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4D3N First timer best of Medan and Lake Toba itinerary with spectacular natural scenery and local street food!
4 years ago

4D3N First timer best of Medan and Lake Toba itinerary with spectacular natural scenery and local street food!

Written by Beverley Lennon Blame it on Indonesia’s diverse history – with influences from both colonisers and local customs and traditions that have resulted in a wide range of incredible …
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25 Legendary Padang street food that you can indulge in authentic local cuisine from West Sumatra
4 years ago

25 Legendary Padang street food that you can indulge in authentic local cuisine from West Sumatra

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Versi Bahasa Indonesia: https://indonesia.tripcanvas.co/id/sumatra/kuliner-khas-padang/ Written by Junanto Xu Edited by Beverley Lennon It’s no secret that once you taste the rich and glorious Padang cuisine (also known as Minangkabau Cuisine), an …
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14 Hidden attractions in and around Medan and North Sumatra for your off-road adventures
5 years ago

14 Hidden attractions in and around Medan and North Sumatra for your off-road adventures

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Written by Elsa Marie Assisted by Antonius Yudi Sendjaja What comes to mind when you think about Sumatra? The iconic Lake Toba? Samosir Island and Sipisopiso Waterfall? Few travellers …
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24 Natural and cultural attractions in West Sumatra after you visit Lake Toba
5 years ago

24 Natural and cultural attractions in West Sumatra after you visit Lake Toba

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Versi Bahasa Indonesia: https://indonesia.tripcanvas.co/id/sumatra/wisata-tersembunyi-sumatera-barat/ Written by Sahiri Loing Edited by Laura Jodoin When anyone mentions Sumatra, the first place that often comes to mind is Lake Toba. But that’s not the …
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The complete guide to Belitung Island – an affordable island paradise you never knew existed
6 years ago

The complete guide to Belitung Island – an affordable island paradise you never knew existed

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Versi Bahasa Indonesia: https://indonesia.tripcanvas.co/id/sumatra/panduan-wisata-pulau-belitung/ “I wish I could run away to an island and just not do anything” – we’re sure many of us have once thought this way, especially when …
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The ultimate guide to Lake Toba – Getting there, where to stay, eat and visit
6 years ago

The ultimate guide to Lake Toba – Getting there, where to stay, eat and visit

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Versi Bahasa Indonesia: https://indonesia.tripcanvas.co/id/sumatra/liburan-ke-danau-toba/ Why should you travel to Lake Toba? 1. Nature and tranquility – Imagine spending a week or two just doing nothing, enjoying nature and recharging from draining …
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12 Exotic hidden island getaway in Riau Archipelago less than 2 hours from Bintan and Batam
7 years ago

12 Exotic hidden island getaway in Riau Archipelago less than 2 hours from Bintan and Batam

Written by Beverley Lennon Tired of the usual regular getaway to Bintan or Batam? Did you know that scattered in the Riau Archipelago are some 3,200 islands, a few of …
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33 Must-try street food in Medan – a culinary paradise!
8 years ago

33 Must-try street food in Medan – a culinary paradise!

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Versi Bahasa Indonesia: https://indonesia.tripcanvas.co/id/sumatra/kuliner-murah-meriah-di-medan/ Written by Cisca Lim Edited by Jiayi Ng Medan may be known as “only” the 3rd biggest city in Indonesia, but it’s no exaggeration to call it …
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