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6 Best Things to Do In and Around Medan
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6 Best Things to Do In and Around Medan

At 2 hours away from Jakarta by flight, Medan and its surrounding regions make an ideal getaway whether you are looking to indulge in gastronomic experiences or breathtaking sights. Keep reading to uncover inspiration for your next long weekend getaway. Below, we'll be covering things to do in and around Medan city as well as epic views that you can find just a couple of hours drive away. Indulge yourself at a JW Marriott for below $75 a night Though a night in JW Marriott Singapore prices more than S$200, you can indulge in a luxurious night at a much cheaper rate (under $74) in Medan. With 5-star amenities and service, there isn't a reason to stay somewhere else. Individuals ready to book a little more on the rooms could be rewarded with an insane view of the city. Have br...
5 Best Indonesian Dishes from Jakarta, Betawi Ethnic Group.
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5 Best Indonesian Dishes from Jakarta, Betawi Ethnic Group.

Jakarta is the capital city of Indonesia and a place where you can find various individuals from across Indonesia and overseas. Indonesia's motto, including Jakarta, is Bhinneka Tunggal Ika, which means "Unity in Diversity." All people have brought their culinary customs and made the city an exciting place to eat. Perhaps due to this diversity, Jakarta's cultural group, the Betawi, can get overlooked. However, the people, and their food, has influences well valuable noting. Talking about Betawi, the origin of the Betawi goes back to Dutch colonialism in the 17th century. Betawi are a mixture of Sundanese, Javanese, Portuguese, Dutch, Arabs, Chinese, and other immigrants who came to Jakarta at the time, making them the latest formed ethnic group in Indonesia. Thus, their influences are e...