Runaway to Indonesia! True Story – #Travel2Indonesia Project

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Runaway to Indonesia! True Story – #Travel2Indonesia Project



Runaway Juno is going to Indonesia! 


Taking a short break from my Runaway Europe project, I’m heading to Indonesia for two weeks. Don’t worry! I’ll be right back here after two weeks. Recently I got an invitation from  Indonesia Official Tourism Board to join their press trip. The trip is sponsored by Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy. To create more awareness of Indonesia as a travel destination to the international market, they invite eight international bloggers and several local bloggers.


After Eat, Pray, Love, a lot of travelers headed to Bali, but Indonesia is much more than that. Eight of us will be exploring, writing, photographing and sharing the wonderful experiences.


Ah Indonesia. I’ve never been yet. The wonderful food, culture, tropical weather, rice paddies, beach and jungle… everything about the country fascinates me. There’s just something about the tropical weather! Doing an island hopping was on my ‘to-do’ list, and now I can finally cross it off! The itinerary is pretty solid. Two weeks is not a long time to visit Indonesia, I’ve heard, and we are covering the highlights of the country.





✪ I’m flying to Jakarta

✪ Tanjung Puting: Will be trekking, river cruising and visiting Orangutans.

✪ Borobudur & Yogyakarta: Visiting Borobudur Temple and trip to Kaliurang are included.

✪ Bromo : Watching sunrise at the mountain! Had to move from 3am…

✪ Labuan Bajo: Short trip to Rinca Island and Kanawa Island: trekking and snorkeling. And of course, we are visiting the famous Komodo dragons.

✪ Bali: Exploring Candidasa area and Ubud. Trip ends here.



Social Network Updates


During our two weeks trip around Indonesia, I’ll be sharing a lot of contents through out social network channels. So don’t be surprised to see a lot of food photos, beach photos and crazy tweet like ‘I’m looking at Komodo dragon now!’. Here are a few of the channels you can follow.


✪ Facebook (

Twitter (Follow us with #Travel2Indonesia)


Instagram (Find me at RunawayJuno)




One night sleep, and I’ll be in beautiful Indonesia tomorrow.


Have you been to those places that I’ll be visiting soon? If you have any tips or recommendations, please let me know via comment or email (!



Juno Kim
Juno Kim
Juno Kim, a happiness-seeking storyteller. Photographer, writer, and trained mechanical engineer. Life-long nerd. I left the cubic farm to follow my true love: the world. A firm believer of serendipity, astronomy enthusiaster, and living by passion and love in life. Currently, on a quest to discover stories and find the place where I can call 'home'. Follow my journey through @RunawayJuno and Google+ .


  1. Aggy says:

    In Yogyakarta, a trip to Prambanan temple (see the Ramayana dance if you can) and shopping to Malioboro street…oh Juno you make me miss home! Enjoy the trip and I hope you have fun! Eat lots there!

  2. DebbZie says:

    The itinerary looks awesome ! Make sure to pack some warm clothes for Bromo trip. It’s gonna be really cold up there while waiting for the sunrise.
    Hope you have a great time. I can’t wait to read the story here 🙂

  3. I m pretty sure that u are in a good hands, so let me just wish u a pleasant journey in my hometown….and enjoy the culinary !:)

  4. jill says:

    Bromo is wonderful!! Aaaah, this whole post makes me feel even more homesick.

  5. Yensye says:

    Dont forget to bring masker or anything to cover your nose when you go to bromo.. So many sand dust

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  7. Michael Hoyt says:

    I went on this trip five years ago. I loved Flores. If you want a real adventure take the bus/ ferry from Lombok to Flores, you will never forget it.

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