Jakarta Accommodation Guide and assorted links of the week
A weekly newsletter of great travel reads and news by James Clark from Nomadic Notes.
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A guide for where to stay in Jakarta - finding the best areas that are close to transport, entertainment, and major tourist sites.
“From dead bodies in the security line to a cobra in a Pringles can, you wouldn’t believe the crazy things that happen at America’s busiest airport of origin.”
“What makes UNESCO World Heritage Sites so special? Travel writer Michael Turtle shares his insights from visiting over 300 of these destinations.”
“But for the dwindling number of locals, it’s a catastrophe.”
“From 20,000-year-old footprints to dramatic moon rises, a visit to the NSW world heritage area is a reckoning with the passage of time.”
‘I never felt like I belonged in the U.S.,’ says 62-year-old who fled Minnesota to retire in Bali — where you can live ‘very, very comfortably’ on $3,000 a month
“After five divorces, she reinvented her life in Ubud. Here are the pros and cons of life in the city.”
“If you’re a digital nomad, tired of traveling solo and working on your own, then you should head to some of these digital nomad destinations.”
“When 27-year-old Tetsuya Inoue began running the Fukuoka, Japan hotel owned by his grandmother, he wondered how he could improve business in the new economy.”
“German photographer Leo Thomas recently visited Western Mongolia’s Altai region to capture the lives of Mongolian eagle hunters.”
“We have a new mindblowing batch of incredible photos of The Hague in 2019, courtesy (again) of photographer extraordinaire Kevin Coellner. The ‘City of Peace’ returns a second time to be shown in a set of photos that portray the beauty that The Hague has to offer.”
I would not usually link to such a clckbaity title, but who among us can say they’ve even seen photos of The Hague this year?
Orient Express 1883-1914.
Image via Reddit.
The ultimate flight-free map of Europe – 124 great cities you can reach by train from London in a day
“Suggest trains as an alternative to planes and most people will cite two factors.”
Seen On Twitter
Tourist in Venice, Italy 😂🤣
I'm going to hell for laughing 😭 https://t.co/o6iWPa0zzu
Temple in Ho Chi Minh City.