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Wondrous Places & Happy Faces: Our Blissful Family Trip To Dubai Was A Refreshing Escape!

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Travel to me is all about making friends with the locals and respecting their culture. It means exploring local food, transport, heritage, culture and making the most of everything you witness. It also means to visit place not for the sake of visiting but also exploring and learning from it. Previously, I had visited many many local destinations, hill stations, and beaches but till now had never taken an international trip. So when my family and I finally decided to go for it, we found Dubai to be an awesome […]

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Himanshu’s Action-Packed Solo Trip To Andaman Is Sure To Give You An Adrenaline Rush!

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“Once a year, go somewhere you have never been before.” – Dalai Lama Such travel quotes fuel the desire for travel in Himanshu who is an ardent traveler and firmly believes that life is incomplete if one does not go places. Visiting different cities, meeting new people and waking up to a completely unknown city is what keeps the desire to travel alive in him. Himanshu believes that traveling not only takes him on a wonderful journey but also gives him memories to cherish for a lifetime. Here is how […]

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Our Electrifying Friends Trip to Andaman: Check Us How We Killed It!

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Being an ardent traveler, I always look up to new experiences also ways to tackle the demanding city life. Travel for me is exploring new places, enjoying adventurous activities, embracing the culture, and most importantly an absolute getaway from the daily work-life. We are a group of friends who are always high on thrilling experiences and that’s what our bucket is filled with (Full of madness & adventure). So, when I and my friends were thinking of a place to treat the thrill seekers in us, we all settled on […]

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Take Notes From Sukriti’s Romantic Trip To Andaman And Surprise Your Special One!

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If I could throw a dart at a map and travel to any place in the world, you best believe I would. And to have found someone that loves traveling and discovering new cultures as much as I do is a blessing. So when it came to our 1st anniversary, we were both just as thrilled. My husband really wanted to visit the Andaman for our honeymoon but I was all for Seychelles. So this time, we called it a truce and decided to take a romantic trip to Andaman […]

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10 Most Romantic Places In Cambodia That Will Spoil You Both For Life!

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Full of history and beauty, Cambodia is truly an ideal romantic destination for a honeymoon. This is home to one of the mystical wonders of the world- Angkor Wat. The couples can explore the most popular romantic places in Cambodia like Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, where they can immerse themselves in discovering the rich culture and history of the place. Cambodia serves as a great choice for romantic getaways as it houses some of the wonderful beaches, charming villages, hidden temple treasures, jungles and rich culture. Top 10 Romantic […]

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Experiencing Winter Wonderland On A Family Trip To Himachal

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Madan Mohan along with his wife (Kusum) and kids, Abhishek and Allina, went on a family trip to Himachal and had a great time indulging in the many charms of the hilly state. From the lush valleys to snow capped hills to skiing, paragliding, and other adventure sports, they witnessed it all. They booked their Himachal Family Package from Travel triangle and share their holiday experience in the form of a travelogue. But before we start, here are a few essential details from their trip. Himachal Family Package Details Trip […]

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Spending The Christmas In Style On A Family Trip To Dubai

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Asha Kumari, along with her husband and kid, went on a family trip to Dubai and together, they had the time of their lives. They wanted to witness Dubai especially during Christmas since the weather at that time there is pleasant and also because it was their son’s holidays. They booked their Dubai Family Package via Travel triangle and had a fulfilling experience. From shopping to spiritual experiences to adventure and thrilling rides, read about what they did there in this travelogue! But first, here are a few of their […]

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Living The Good Life On A Friends Trip To Singapore And Malaysia: Witness The Adventure!

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My friends trip to Singapore and Malaysia was special for many reasons. It was a trip of celebration (our birthdays and anniversary) and an escape from the daily hustle of life. It was the escape route that I was searching for a long time and when finally it unfolded, I was amazed by the kind of experiences it gave me and my friends. Traveling to foreign countries require a lot of research and assistance but thankfully for us, TravelTriangle was there to guide. I really liked the way they followed […]

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Good Times On A Family Trip To Singapore: Here’s How We Did It Right!

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Travel for me is all about an escape from the daily grind and a chance to rejuvenate both physically and mentally. It’s also a good way to meet new people, learn new things, and add more perspective to our usual way of living. So when we decided to go on a trip to Singapore, I wanted everything to be smooth when it came to trip planning so that we could focus on enjoying the holiday. And that is when TravelTriangle came in! I like my trips to be a mixture […]

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Taking A Family Trip To Northeast? Let Our Pictures Show You How We Made It Large!

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Travel and trekking are integral parts of my life and Northeast provided them both. From the lush greenery to barren mountains to the wettest place on earth, there are so many places to see there but the best part is that it is suitable for all. So when I started planning my family trip to northeast, the destination was already good to go for us! A software engineer by profession, during my travels, I prefer to move away from tech and enjoy local culture, meet new people, and find new […]

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On A Holiday In Bali With A Kid: Read Tips From A Couple Who Planned It Smart!

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Bali is one of the most famous honeymoon destinations in the world and rightly so for it offers great beauty, amazing private villas, and a lot of cultural experiences. But whoever said, it is “only meant for honeymooners” is wrong for my husband and I not only visited Bali with our kid but also made sure we enjoyed the country every bit as much as honeymooners do!(actually even more). And just to tell you how we did it, here are our experiences and tips from our perfect family trip in […]

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Filling The Void Of A Long Distance Relationship By Taking A Perfect Romantic Trip To Kashmir

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My husband and I are a long distance couple. He works in the Gulf city while I live in Mumbai. We meet once a year or when it’s a long weekend so whenever the opportunity presents we like to travel together and fill the time spent apart by connecting with each other in different environment. And this time, we chose Kashmir. The choice was easy really since I am more of a mountain person than a beach lover and my husband readily agreed. Since we were going to meet after […]

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Singapore Hotels

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Overview Holidays happen to be that essential part of our lives which deserves only the best in all aspects. Singapore hotels stand as a massive comfort for anyone visiting Singapore to have the chance to stay at the best accommodations. The beautifully designed classic interiors of these hotels provide not only a comfortable stay but marvelous city views. Guests can stay inside the elegant and lush rooms and suites of these hotels equipped with all the essential amenities like internet connectivity, flat screened TVs, room service etc. One can dine […]

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La Cambuse Beach: An Ultimate Guide To Know All About This Hidden Gem In Mauritius

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If your next travel destination list includes Mauritius, you simply cannot ignore La Cambuse Beach. Situated within a couple of miles from the SRR International Airport, this is one amazing places to be. However, it is quite sad that in spite of having an outstanding natural scenario, the beach is not very frequently visited by the local people or even by the travellers. But that just gives you all the more reason to plan your next trip here. Take a look at this little guide that’ll help you plan a […]

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This Is How One Can Make The Most Of Their All Boys Trip To Thailand

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The best travel plans are the ones made spontaneously. So, when the two of us randomly decided to take a trip to Thailand, and it turned out to be the best travel decision of our lives! And even though there were only 15 days at hand to make all the arrangements, we still managed to pull it off, all thanks to TravelTriangle. TravelTriangle connected us to different travel agents and we finally closed the deal with Classic Trips before proceeding with our flight bookings. Kavita from Classic Trips as well […]

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9 Fabulous Places Where You Can Meet Santa Claus In Italy During Christmas

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The holiday season is here and the children are eagerly waiting for the gifts and the sweet delicacies whilst decorating the Christmas tree with colorful candy canes and ornaments. It is heartwarming to see the innocent kids believing in Santa Claus and trying their best to be in his good books. Let us make this year even more special to the kids and give them an opportunity to meet the man from the North Pole. Here are some places where you can meet Santa Claus in Italy while also enjoying […]

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Ho Chi Minh City Nightlife: 9 Best Places To Spice Up Your Evenings In Vietnam

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Ho Chi Minh, was earlier known as Saigon, is a beautiful place to be at. With the most stupendous kind of crowd, the city is loaded with history from French palaces, which are made of material exported from France this gives the city a touch of Paris, to Museums and what not. The city never sleeps here mornings are hustling and nights are chilled out. Ho Chi Minh city nightlife is the best part, every club in this city has its own unique feature, situated at every corner, which invites you to come and relax, chit chat and make new friends. Saigon is a must visit for every party animal and drink lover. We present to you, the perfect Ho Chi Minh city nightlife guide to help you buckle up for the ride!

9 Best Places For Witnessing Ho Chi Minh City Nightlife

These 10 places in Ho Chi Minh are home to a classic ambience, sizzling music, and an impeccable variety of food. So, scroll through and take your pick for a true gastronomical experience.

1. Blanchy’s Lounge

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Established in 2011, this lounge got renovated, to provide some high end experience, it has been recently reopened with a unique day and night- cocktails and regulars for its customers. The services provided here are the best in Ho Chi Minh and the club serves you with the best of its potential in the heart of the city.

Location – 95 Hai Ba Trưng, Ben Nghe, Quan 1, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Time – 5PM- 3AM

Must Read: 10 Homestays In Vietnam That Redefine Affordable Luxury

2. Republic Club

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If you were to ask for some Ho Chi Minh city nightlife tips, we’d say pay a visit to the Republic club. Located in the busiest segment of the city, Republic club provides with the most sensational and amazing nights you would have experienced. The club has the most stupendous kind of lighting and the best of city’s DJs; they’ll make you go wild on the dance floor. The drinks served here will help you make the most of your night.

Location – 19 Do Quang Dau Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Time – 9 PM- 2AM

3. Lush Nightclub

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Lush is the oldest one among the Ho Chi Minh city night clubs and perhaps the only club which has managed to be in this business for more than a decade. The club is known for its DJs and drinks, Lush keeps itself fresh and updated thereby, attracting the young folks. This has also been a favorite spot for all the international DJs. This is a wonderful place for someone who loves contemporary design and wonderful music.

Time – 9PM- 4AM
Location – 2 Ly Tu Trọng, Ben Nghe, Quan 1, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Suggested Read: The Upright Vietnam Golden Bridge Is Leaving Its Travelers In Downright Awe

4. Envy Club

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The club aims at defining itself as nightlife hotspot of Asia with handcrafted details and top edge technology the club is a centre for a lot of artists out there. It has some best DJs and drinks served for its customers. And one can pre book a party of any kind and events on its website.

Location – 74 – 76 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
Time – 9PM- 3:30 AM

5. Observatory Nightclub

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Ho chi Minh city nightclubs just get better with this one entering the list. The location of the place is the attracting factor of the club; it is situated near the Saigon River which lets its visitors enjoy the night view of the river. The place is opened both as a bar and as a club. The sound system here is very impressive and calls for the visitors to get themselves immersed in the sea of music.

Location – 5 Nguyen Tat Thanh, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Time – 8PM to 6 AM

Suggested Read: Top Restaurants In Hue For An Authentic Culinary Affair While Backpacking In Vietnam

6. Play Nightclub

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The club subsets the idea of glow sky bar, a place to gather all your friends and dance as much as you can. With some live dancers and music, the club provides drinks that will make you crazy. If you are looking for a club that fits your budget then Play night club should be a must visit for you.

Location – 93 Nguyen Du, Ben Nghe, Quan 1, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Time –10 PM to 3 AM

7. Canalis Club

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If you wish to try the Ho Chi Minh city Vietnam nightlife, in its true essence, you must visit this one. Canalis club is a very Vietnamese kind of club with a mixed crowd of foreigners and local people of all age group. The club serves you with the best kind of music and dance room. The tables are fairly priced and it has DJ caged with live dancers. It also has all the cool effects you can ask for.

Location – 147 Hai Ba Trung, D1
Time – 8 PM to 5AM

Suggested Read: 10 Exciting Things To Do In Hai Phong For A Fun Vietnam Getaway

8. Pub Crawl Saigon Night Club

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The club offers unlimited shots and the best of city’s DJs. Being the best at its service the club invites a lot of young crowd to enjoy and have a fun filled night. People usually spend 2 hours here. If you are on a world tour, then you’ll find this club coming in the list of your favorites.

Location – 57&59 Do Quang Dau, Phuong Pham Ngu Lao, Quan 1, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Time – 9 AM to 1 AM

9. Ellui Club

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The club is located at the centre of the city and provides with the best of Hip Hop music (top 40 mainly). The staff, décor and drinks served here are just amazing and it invites all the people, from local to foreigners, to come and enjoy the night. So, if you get a chance to visit there you’ll never regret that night of yours.

Location – 107 Pasteur St Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
Time – 9PM-3AM

Further Read: 10 Most Charming Places To Visit In Nha Trang On Your Vietnam Tour

Ho Chi Minh is a city full of history and hustle with so much of beauty in the city, and locals here are very friendly. Ho Chi Minh city nightlife on top of it provides you with a lot of clubs to enjoy your night and make it a memorable one. So, make sure you plan your trip to Vietnam and experience the true charm of Ho Chi Minh at night.

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10 Best Things To Do In Sumatra For Treating The Adventurer Within You!

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Dreaming of a vacation in a tropical paradise like that of Sumatra Island? Well, who wouldn’t, for the lush tropical landscapes, rich and unique culture, the ominous volcanoes, limpid crater lakes, caves and wildlife – everything promises every visitor a holiday to remember. Listed below are some of the most interesting things to do in Sumatra that would make holiday planning a tad bit easier for you! Read on, and feel those nerves tingling to get you started to this Indonesian Island neighboring Java on its western side.

10 Best Things To Do In Sumatra

Take a look at the best things to do in Sumatra that will give you an amazing experience you won’t get anyhwere else!

1. Lake Toba: Explore the natural beauty of Sumatra

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One of the most popular tourist spots in Sumatra, Lake Toba is known to be the largest crater lake in the world, which was formed by the massive eruption of a now dormant volcano, years and years ago. Sightseeing in Lake Toba shall give you an insightful experience of the Batak group – one of the indigenous groups in Sumatra. The tomb of Batak kings, the traditional Batak homes are fascinating sights at Lake Toba.

Must Read: Sumatra Island: The Land Of World’s Largest Volcanic Lake & Most Expensive Coffee


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2. Orangutan: Trekking

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If a tryst with the wild is what you’re hoping for, then Bukit Lawang, a site that lies at the beginning of the Gunung Leuser National Park has some surprises in store for you! Bukit Lawang is most renowned for its Orangutan Sanctuary, trekking through which would give you exciting glimpses of semi-wild orangutans, and even wild orangutans if you venture deeper into the jungles. The bat cave in this Orangutan Sanctuary and the tubing activities down the Bohorok River make a visit to Bukit Lawang one of the most exciting things to do in Sumatra.

Suggested Read: A Tour Guide To The Java Island in Indonesia

3. Medan

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A city that is often merely an entry and exit point for tourists visiting Lake Toba and Bukit Lawang, Medan has much more in store if you take the time and effort to explore it. Medan, in fact, is one of the best known places in Indonesia for native culinary delights, where the local delights of Soto Medan and Nasi Padang, the coconut milk based soup, curried fried noodles and Mie Aceh have earned it the nickname of ‘Culinary Capital of Indonesia’ among domestic tourists.

4. Mentawai Islands: Surfing

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Located just off the coast towards west Sumatra is a cluster of volcanic islands known as Mentawai Islands, most popularly known for having the best surfing conditions in Indonesia. To reach here, one can take a ferry from Padang to the largest of the islands – Siberut. Further, the smaller islands that boast of better surf breaks like Pulau Sipora can be explored from here.

Suggested Read: 10 Holiday Homes In Indonesia For A Laid Back Island Vacation

5. Padang: Explore The Native Flavors

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Padang is yet another popular destination in Sumatra, known to be the go-to place for the best food in Indonesia. The most coveted Padang delicacies are the typical Nasi Padang – a tantalizing platter of cooked rice served with small plates of vegetables, curries and other accompaniments such as tofu or tempe (compressed soyabeans).

6. Pulau Weh: Diving and Snorkeling

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One of the most beautiful islands in Indonesia, Pulau Weh is a must-visit location for the lovers of water sports. Scuba diving and snorkeling are extremely popular sports here, the reefs and marine life comprising of manta rays and whale sharks are worth exploring. The chance to swim through the deep trenches and canyons makes it all the more exciting, an experience that is enhanced by the fact that this island is less crowded than the others.

Suggested Read: Top 10 Things To Do In Indonesia For An Unforgettable Holiday Experience!


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7. Banda Aceh: Visit The Tsunami Museum

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More than its tourist attractions, Indonesia is probably known more for the devastation it met at the hands of tsunami in 2004. A very different side of this Indonesian life can be experienced at the Tsunami Museum in Banda Aceh – the capital of the Aceh Province. One could also take the chance to visit the Grand Museum boasting of magnificent Islamic architecture, and visit some of the famous coffee shops in Banda Aceh.

8. Nias: Surfing

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For those looking for an escape from the touristy crowds of Kuta, the island of Nias is the perfect choice. It boasts of a well-established scene for those who love surfing. It is also a place known for fascinating local rituals such as stone jumping. Nias is claiming popularity due to its unhurried atmosphere compared to Bali and other tourist centric locations.

Suggested Read: The 30-Day Free Visa For Indonesian Citizens & Indian Expats Will Make Way For The New India

9. Mount Sibayak: Witness The Sunrise

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In the place renowned for its volcanoes – dormant and otherwise, what’s an adventurous holiday in Sumatra without exploring one? Mount Sibayak is a small volcano that is not dormant, but considered safe for trekking. If you are hoping to see lava, you probably won’t, but bubbling mud and sulfurous steam vents that are as loud as a jetliner at take-off can be spotted. Though a tiring trek, the summit of Mount Sibayak promises one of the most breathtaking sunrises that you’d have ever witnessed (if the weather permits).

10. Supisopiso Waterfalls: Hiking

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The tallest waterfall in Indonesia, the Supisopiso Waterfalls is one of the most beautiful sights to see in Sumatra. The pathway leading to the bottom of the falls is in a relatively good condition, which makes trekking here one of the exciting things to do in Sumatra. As water thunders down from 120 m above, the air is more humid and cooler as you go down, and forms clouds of mist adorning the verdant valley below.

Further Read: Beautiful Places In Indonesia: 12 Landscapes So Marvellous That It Hurts

Sumatra is an island of many natural wonders waiting to be explored, experienced and revealed. This fifth largest island in the world which is located entirely in Indonesia, is a buffet for nature lovers and adventure buffs. When thoughtfully tailored, a holiday with TravelTriangle can definitely be one of your most unforgettable experiences in life!


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10 Best Things To Do In Sumatra For Treating The Adventurer Within You!

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Dreaming of a vacation in a tropical paradise like that of Sumatra Island? Well, who wouldn’t, for the lush tropical landscapes, rich and unique culture, the ominous volcanoes, limpid crater lakes, caves and wildlife – everything promises every visitor a holiday to remember. Listed below are some of the most interesting things to do in Sumatra that would make holiday planning a tad bit easier for you! Read on, and feel those nerves tingling to get you started to this Indonesian Island neighboring Java on its western side.

Best Things To Do In Sumatra

1. Lake Toba: Explore the natural beauty of Sumatra

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One of the most popular tourist spots in Sumatra, Lake Toba is known to be the largest crater lake in the world, which was formed by the massive eruption of a now dormant volcano, years and years ago. Sightseeing in Lake Toba shall give you an insightful experience of the Batak group – one of the indigenous groups in Sumatra. The tomb of Batak kings, the traditional Batak homes are fascinating sights at Lake Toba.

Must Read: Sumatra Island: The Land Of World’s Largest Volcanic Lake & Most Expensive Coffee


Bali Holiday Packages On TravelTriangle

Stay at luxurious private pool villas and resorts, Experience thrilling water sports – parasailing, scuba diving, and snorkeling – or take a sunset dinner cruise. Get best holiday deals for Bali offered only by TravelTriangle.


2. Orangutan: Trekking

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If a tryst with the wild is what you’re hoping for, then Bukit Lawang, a site that lies at the beginning of the Gunung Leuser National Park has some surprises in store for you! Bukit Lawang is most renowned for its Orangutan Sanctuary, trekking through which would give you exciting glimpses of semi-wild orangutans, and even wild orangutans if you venture deeper into the jungles. The bat cave in this Orangutan Sanctuary and the tubing activities down the Bohorok River make a visit to Bukit Lawang one of the most exciting things to do in Sumatra.

Suggested Read: A Tour Guide To The Java Island in Indonesia

3. Medan

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A city that is often merely an entry and exit point for tourists visiting Lake Toba and Bukit Lawang, Medan has much more in store if you take the time and effort to explore it. Medan, in fact, is one of the best known places in Indonesia for native culinary delights, where the local delights of Soto Medan and Nasi Padang, the coconut milk based soup, curried fried noodles and Mie Aceh have earned it the nickname of ‘Culinary Capital of Indonesia’ among domestic tourists.

4. Mentawai Islands: Surfing

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Located just off the coast towards west Sumatra is a cluster of volcanic islands known as Mentawai Islands, most popularly known for having the best surfing conditions in Indonesia. To reach here, one can take a ferry from Padang to the largest of the islands – Siberut. Further, the smaller islands that boast of better surf breaks like Pulau Sipora can be explored from here.

Suggested Read: 10 Holiday Homes In Indonesia For A Laid Back Island Vacation

5. Padang: Explore The Native Flavors

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Padang is yet another popular destination in Sumatra, known to be the go-to place for the best food in Indonesia. The most coveted Padang delicacies are the typical Nasi Padang – a tantalizing platter of cooked rice served with small plates of vegetables, curries and other accompaniments such as tofu or tempe (compressed soyabeans).

6. Pulau Weh: Diving and Snorkeling

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One of the most beautiful islands in Indonesia, Pulau Weh is a must-visit location for the lovers of water sports. Scuba diving and snorkeling are extremely popular sports here, the reefs and marine life comprising of manta rays and whale sharks are worth exploring. The chance to swim through the deep trenches and canyons makes it all the more exciting, an experience that is enhanced by the fact that this island is less crowded than the others.

Suggested Read: Top 10 Things To Do In Indonesia For An Unforgettable Holiday Experience!


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7. Banda Aceh: Visit The Tsunami Museum

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More than its tourist attractions, Indonesia is probably known more for the devastation it met at the hands of tsunami in 2004. A very different side of this Indonesian life can be experienced at the Tsunami Museum in Banda Aceh – the capital of the Aceh Province. One could also take the chance to visit the Grand Museum boasting of magnificent Islamic architecture, and visit some of the famous coffee shops in Banda Aceh.

8. Nias: Surfing

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For those looking for an escape from the touristy crowds of Kuta, the island of Nias is the perfect choice. It boasts of a well-established scene for those who love surfing. It is also a place known for fascinating local rituals such as stone jumping. Nias is claiming popularity due to its unhurried atmosphere compared to Bali and other tourist centric locations.

Suggested Read: The 30-Day Free Visa For Indonesian Citizens & Indian Expats Will Make Way For The New India

9. Mount Sibayak: Witness The Sunrise

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In the place renowned for its volcanoes – dormant and otherwise, what’s an adventurous holiday in Sumatra without exploring one? Mount Sibayak is a small volcano that is not dormant, but considered safe for trekking. If you are hoping to see lava, you probably won’t, but bubbling mud and sulfurous steam vents that are as loud as a jetliner at take-off can be spotted. Though a tiring trek, the summit of Mount Sibayak promises one of the most breathtaking sunrises that you’d have ever witnessed (if the weather permits).

10. Supisopiso Waterfalls: Hiking

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The tallest waterfall in Indonesia, the Supisopiso Waterfalls is one of the most beautiful sights to see in Sumatra. The pathway leading to the bottom of the falls is in a relatively good condition, which makes trekking here one of the exciting things to do in Sumatra. As water thunders down from 120 m above, the air is more humid and cooler as you go down, and forms clouds of mist adorning the verdant valley below.

Further Read: Beautiful Places In Indonesia: 12 Landscapes So Marvellous That It Hurts

Sumatra is an island of many natural wonders waiting to be explored, experienced and revealed. This fifth largest island in the world which is located entirely in Indonesia, is a buffet for nature lovers and adventure buffs. When thoughtfully tailored, a holiday with TravelTriangle can definitely be one of your most unforgettable experiences in life!


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11 Museums In South Africa That One Should Visit To Walk Through The Historical Past!

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South Africa is a land of wildlife safaris and adventurous escapes which makes this country the paradise land for the adventurous souls. Being abundant in ecodiversity, this place is also blessed with a diverse culture which is reflected by the museums in South Africa. The museums in the country are a bank of information and takes to the past time and gives a glimpse of the harsh realities and struggle for Apartheid.

11 Museums in South Africa You Must Visit

Here we have brought you a list of some amazing museums across South Africa. Surely, you will enjoy the historical insight they’ll provide.

1. Apartheid Museum

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The museum was inaugurated in 2001. The collectors and organizers of this museum comprise of professionals from various fields such as filmmakers, historians and designers and they have tried to convey the birth, the rise and fall of apartheid, developments in South Africa.

Location: Northern Park Way and Gold Reef Rd, Johannesburg, 2001, South Africa
Timings: 9am – 5pm
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2. National Museum of Natural History

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Earlier known as the the Transvaal museum, this natural history excruciate and preserves the South Africa’s natural heritage. Started in 1972, this place showcases hominid fossils from the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, skins and mounted specimens of amphibians, fish, invertebrates, mammals and more.

Location: 432 Paul Kruger St, Pretoria Central, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa.
Timings: 8am to 4pm
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3. District Six Museum

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District Six was included into the geographical frontiers of Cape Town only in the mid-nineteenth century. Earlier the set up here was that of mixed community that was home to freed slaves, laborer and immigrants. One way of exploring this historical venue place is to tag along with a former resident.

Location: 25A Albertus St & Buitenkant Street, Zonnebloem, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa
Timings: 9am – 4pm
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4. The Franschhoek Motor Museum, Franschhoek

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If you are an automobile geek then, the Franschhoek Motor Museum is a must-go place for you in Southern Africa, where you can explore the history of motor vehicles and motorcycles. The museum has a collection that exceeds 220 models. The place also showcases vintages starting from an 1898 Beeston motor tricycle to a Ferrari Enzo supercar 2003 model.

Location: R45, Franschhoek, 7690, South Africa
Timings: 10am- 4pm
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5. Constitution Hill

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South Africa’s journey to democracy is depicted here, at the Constitution Hill. Once this place was a prison and military fort, and now hosts the country’s Constitutional Court, the place which promises to endow the rights of all citizens to them. Tour guides escort visitors and show around the Old Fort, the Women’s Jail and Number Four (built to house black prisoners), and finally the court house.

Location: 11 Kotze St, Johannesburg, 2017, South Africa
Timings: 9am – 5pm
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6. Hector Pieterson Memorial

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Settled at Orlando West, Soweto, this museum reflects the tedious efforts of the students who fought against apartheid and specially the school children who put up a protest in Soweto on June 16, 1976. They were shouting out their voices and opinions against the second-rate education given in black South African schools. This place is named after one of the 13-year-olds who lost their lives that day.

Location: 8287 Khumalo Rd, Orlando West, Johannesburg, 1804, South Africa
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7. Origins Centre

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The Origins Centre is dedicated to show the visitors, the history of modern humankind, especially the races of southern Africa. The collections hosted in this museum are a vast array of paleoanthropological, archaeological and genetic materials and samples recording the origins, evolution, and development of humans and the very mankind.

Location: Yale Road &, Enoch Sontonga Ave, Johannesburg, 2050, South Africa.
Timings: 10am-5pm
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8. South African Jewish Museum

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Housed in South Africa’s very first synagogue or place worship (the Old Shul) and was built in the year 1863 which has now established itself as a landmark of Cape Town. The visitors get the chance to see the variant exhibits which tells the story of the South African jews who helped in establishing and build the major urban settlements in the country.

Location: 88 Hatfield St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa.
Timings: 10am-5pm
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9. South African National Gallery

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Founded on the 3rd of November, 1933, the National Gallery houses several arts works not just restricted to South Africa, but various other African countries, and Europe as well. Items are regularly rotated from their permanent collection, giving visitors wider and vivid access to varied exhibitions of works.

Location: Government Ave, Company’s Garden, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa
Timings: 9am-5pm
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10. South African National Museum Of Military History

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Started off in 1947, this museum was once called the South African War Museum. In 1975 they decided to include the history of all conflicts the country has taken part in, basically involving all war details. This spectacular collection includes every little detail ranging from military hardware, decorations to medals, and small arms.

Location: 22 Erlswold Way, Johannesburg, 2132, South Africa
Timings: 9am-4:30pm
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11. Melrose House

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This majestic Victorian mansion was erected in 1886 and played a pivotal role during the Anglo-Boer Wars. The Peace Treaty of Vereeniging ending the Second Boer War, was signed in this mansion. Today, the museum exhibits the transition from Victorian to Edwardian architecture and décor and houses an array of articles in relevance with the two wars against Britain.

Location: 275 Jeff Masemola Street, Pretoria Central, Pretoria, 0002, South Africa
Timings: 10am-5pm
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Why not take a break from the monotony of life and travel back to the past? There are sure some hidden gems and absolutely delightful treasures of truth yet to be discovered by you here in South Africa. While planning your holiday, book one of the customized South Africa holiday packages with TravelTriangle and experience a journey to the past.

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