Join us in the jungles of Bukittinggi, Indonesia in search of the largest flower in the world, the rare & elusive Rafflesia… It can be found at Batang Palupuh Nature Reserve - we tell you how to find a guide & how much to pay. The hike isn’t difficult but check out our post to find out what to expect, along with lots of weird & wonderful facts. See the Rafflesia in full bloom at DIY Travel HQ!

Searching for Rafflesia in Bukittinggi: World’s Largest Flower

Join us in the jungles of Bukittinggi, Indonesia in search of the largest flower in the world, the rare & elusive Rafflesia… It can be found at Batang Palupuh Nature Reserve - we tell you how to find a guide & how much to pay. The hike isn’t difficult but check out our post to find out what to expect, along with lots of weird & wonderful facts. See the Rafflesia in full bloom at DIY Travel HQ!

Like its fruit namesake, Jakarta is a shock at first sight & smell – a spiky & stinking megacity of overpopulation & urban sprawl! Located on the world’s most populous island (Java), Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia & the country’s political, economic & cultural centre. Check out our post & find out what to see & do in Jakarta, along with where to stay & how to get to Bukittinggi.

Jakarta Budget Travel Guide: What to See & Do

Like its fruit namesake, Jakarta is a shock at first sight & smell – a spiky & stinking megacity of overpopulation & urban sprawl! Located on the world’s most populous island (Java), Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia & the country’s political, economic & cultural centre. Check out our post & find out what to see & do in Jakarta, along with where to stay & how to get to Bukittinggi.

Bukittinggi is an under visited gem that's overshadowed by its eastern sibling, Bali. Don't be fooled, the mountains have just as much to offer as the islands.

Bukittinggi: a must visit in Indonesia (that isn't Bali

Bukittinggi is an under visited gem that's overshadowed by its eastern sibling, Bali. Don't be fooled, the mountains have just as much to offer as the islands.

The world's most expensive coffee comes from the poo of the civet cat. In the highlands of Sumatra, civet cats eat and fully digest coffee aeans - its poo is then collected by farmers and villagers & sold to coffee plantations to make Kopi Luwak. Check out our post & learn about the full process, along with where to find authentic Kopi Luwak & exactly how to get there!

Where to Find Kopi Luwak in Bukittinggi: World’s Most Expensive Coffee

The world's most expensive coffee comes from the poo of the civet cat. In the highlands of Sumatra, civet cats eat and fully digest coffee aeans - its poo is then collected by farmers and villagers & sold to coffee plantations to make Kopi Luwak. Check out our post & learn about the full process, along with where to find authentic Kopi Luwak & exactly how to get there!

The French themed resort Colmar Tropicale at Bukit Tinggi, Malaysia #frenchresort #whereismybeast #shortgetaway #bukittinggi

The French themed resort Colmar Tropicale at Bukit Tinggi, Malaysia #frenchresort #whereismybeast #shortgetaway #bukittinggi

The Sianok Canyon in Bukittinggi, Sumatra, Indonesia

Bustling Bukittinggi, West Sumatras Cultural Centre

The Sianok Canyon in Bukittinggi, Sumatra, Indonesia

Bustling Bukittinggi, West Sumatras Cultural Centre

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