north sumatra

Tabo Cottages: The Best Lakeside Resort in Danau Toba, North Sumatra

Posted on June 1, 2016

If you’re looking for a comfortable and well-appointment stay at Lake Toba, North Sumatra without burning your pockets, look no farther than Tabo Cottages, a German-owned lakeside resort centrally located right at Tuktuk on Samosir Island, where accommodation starts at only IDR 390,000 (PHP 1,330)! It’s the best resort at Danau Toba (Lake Toba) – the largest volcanic lake in the world – which draws tourists with its grand landscapes, indigenous culture and languid atmosphere. Most tourists gravitate to PulauRead More

JW Marriott Medan: The Best Luxury Hotel in North Sumatra’s Underrated Capital

Posted on May 18, 2016

Rising 28-storeys high above the largest city in Sumatra Island, Indonesia, JW Marriott Medan offers an excellent escape from the frenetic streets of North Sumatra’s capital. After all, it’s the first international five-star luxury hotel and the tallest building in the city. Hands down, it’s simply the best luxury hotel in Medan – one of Southeast Asia’s most underrated cities which doesn’t deserve its lackluster reputation. Deemed only as a gateway, most travelers often bypass Medan for other destinations in North SumatraRead More