Ever wonder why we are called ‘BHUMI’? What does it really mean? Well, let us explain you what it is all about.Read More
It was such an unexpected plan to have one day trip to explore another part of Jogja, one of our friend in BHUMI told us about this gorgeous beach located in Gunung Kidul Regency. Long short story we decided to escape from humid weather of Jogja to breeze and warm sunshine on the beach. Why did I feel excited about this beach? Well, you will see the reason later, so keep reading.Read More
Yogya is an interesting city to discover. We are always happy to suggest the nicest spots to get a grasp of it, especially to those travelers that come with a tight schedule! So here we go with our 6 favorite places to visit when in the city!Read More
Started off as another hiking adventure, challenging terrain made all the difference. A short travel diary of how three guys from BHUMI Hostel made it to Mt. Merapi.Read More
Located right on the east bank of Gajah Wong river, this city is known as the laid witness to the dawn of Mataram Sultanate. People could still easily find the remnants of the old Kingdom by visiting and exploring this heritage district. Not to be missed are Makam Hasta Kitha Ageng (Mataram Royal Cemetery), Masjid Agung Kotagede (Great Mosque of Kotagede), Pasar Gede Bird Market or Pasar Legi and Batu Gilang ancient outer city wall site.Read More
Created in 1925 by Gan Thwan Sing, the first scripts were inspired by Chinese folklores and written in Javanese hanacaraka letters. Gan went to make two great puppet scripts: Sie Jin Kwie Tjeng See (薛仁貴征西 / Xue Ren-Gui Marches West) and Sie Jin Kwie Tjeng Tang (薛仁貴征東 / Xue Ren-Gui Marches East).
After 47 years of quiet slumber, the second script was performed at the Jogja Gallery last October 6.Read More