Saturday, 3 April 2010

What happens when you can’t afford a ticket?

It became very expensive to fly. There is a word on the street that you have to be quite wealthy nowadays to be able to do it more than twice a year. And really ... what happens when you can't afford to purchase the airway ticket? Do you have to say goodbye to your dream of going abroad? NO! There are various ways of getting a good discounted price for the places you want to visit so much.

Here are some points to consider before you start packing your bags.

a) Every now and then airline decides to drop the prices. There can be many reasons for it. Some do it to win the competition and get more people on-board. This is called price war. It is all so well-planned. It starts will one airline giving travelers a good discount and that is when others start to follow. They are trying to reduce price to minimum so the costumer chooses their airline instead of the other one. Another reason could be the demand. During a slow season, there are less airplane travelers over a period of time. Airline carriers lower down their ticket prices or give discounts on them to prevent backlogs of flight travels.

If you want to get a good priced ticket you better do some research. There is nothing better than internet when you need to find information. There are various online travel sites that will grant their advices for free. You can email your questions to them which they will be happy to answer. They can advice you on how to get a cheap airway ticket when you need it.

b) Travel packages are totally the best. If booked separately they are expensive, but when you book a package trip you will be absolutely amazed by the price opportunities you might get. This works well for those who are traveling with families consisting of more than 3 people. The package usually includes: accommodation, itineraries, insurance, and plane tickets.

c) Tickets are available on the internet. There are some basic sites that sell the airway tickets for the reasonable prices. These travel sites purchase tickets from the airline carriers by bulk so they can reduce the price a little to satisfy their clients.

d) Cheap airline tickets can be obtained in special cases by some groups of people. First of all those are military people or war veterans. Age also matters as student and kids get a discount on their airline tickets.

e) It is better for you wallet to go for a smaller airline carriers. It doesn't have to be big to be safe. Remember that. What you see in movies is not what you have in reality. Search a small airline that gives you the best ticket rate.

Going on a vacation can be so entertaining. You don't have to be bothered about the cost. Get your cheap airline ticket today and forget all your worries. Airline tickets that are affordable are the best motivation to travel!

Tuesday, 2 March 2010

Take charter flights to receive inexpensive tickets!

Charter flights, different from planned flights, aren't operating to a specific plan or schedule. They are some kind of the recurring flights that are managed straight from place of departure to place of destination without any intervening stops. Charter flights are commonly straight flights. This grants a great benefit to them, because the airway company's functional expenses are well discounted and the passengers come faster to their place of destination. Generally there are more seats on airplanes that fly on charter courses, which means fewer comfort, fewer space for legs and elbow. But the prices are as well not high!

If you're searching for low-priced tickets for a flight, look through those inexpensive tickets for charter flights. So, where may you obtain tickets for charter flight? Generally from airways or travel agencies that have a small convoy or borrow airplane for charter courses.

It's nice to take a sight at all travel agencies in your area. Check at their proffers and examine them, collate them and select the one that you consider the best. Make certain that you're not mixing up the charter flights with the planned flights! Frequently agencies will not tell and consumers will not ask whether a flight is planned or charter.

Nevertheless, you'll discover fewer inexpensive charter flight tickets among main destinations, such as New York and London. Generally the flight courses amid big cities and capitals are planned ones. Charter flights commonly join less habituated destinations or from time to time highly habituated tourist destinations. For example: in Europe, few people will fly to Malta or Mallorca in winter, but the requirement will rise up in the warmer times of year. Pending holiday times, a lot of airways or travel agencies will focus flights to destinations like those mentioned above, which become very beneficial in periods when tourists hurry up to go on their vacations.

Cheap airfare tickets for charter flights can be discovered more simply around the end of each period (like a holiday season), when people aren't so afraid to fly to the conformable destinations, but agencies or airways are still restive to make as much return as probable, to market any undigested seats. This is when one has to try to turn to account: obtain your charter flight tickets around the season's end. There's also a high probability that you'll pay fewer!

For business travelers and other kinds of travelers, this could be great chance. In case you are a businessman, you should examine the charter flights before you spend more than necessary. But if you can't imagine life without business class seats and you love convenient seats, you shouldn't try flying charter. Anyway, if you're a sporty, young businessman, you may try this chance, but you will not save too much.

Receiving cheap airfare tickets for charter flights is perfect for students, who could be just as pleased with a holiday in August as in June. The later you go and the fewer clients the companies have, the better your opportunity will be to obtain cheap airfare tickets. For students, getting charter flights might rather lower the cost of a trip.

What happens when you can’t afford a ticket?

It became very expensive to fly. There is a word on the street that you have to be quite wealthy nowadays to be able to do it more than twice a year. And really ... what happens when you can't afford to purchase the airway ticket? Do you have to say goodbye to your dream of going abroad? NO! There are various ways of getting a good discounted price for the places you want to visit so much.

Here are some points to consider before you start packing your bags.

a) Every now and then airline decides to drop the prices. There can be many reasons for it. Some do it to win the competition and get more people on-board. This is called price war. It is all so well-planned. It starts will one airline giving travelers a good discount and that is when others start to follow. They are trying to reduce price to minimum so the costumer chooses their airline instead of the other one. Another reason could be the demand. During a slow season, there are less airplane travelers over a period of time. Airline carriers lower down their ticket prices or give discounts on them to prevent backlogs of flight travels.

If you want to get a good priced ticket you better do some research. There is nothing better than internet when you need to find information. There are various online travel sites that will grant their advices for free. You can email your questions to them which they will be happy to answer. They can advice you on how to get a cheap airway ticket when you need it.

b) Travel packages are totally the best. If booked separately they are expensive, but when you book a package trip you will be absolutely amazed by the price opportunities you might get. This works well for those who are traveling with families consisting of more than 3 people. The package usually includes: accommodation, itineraries, insurance, and plane tickets.

c) Tickets are available on the internet. There are some basic sites that sell the airway tickets for the reasonable prices. These travel sites purchase tickets from the airline carriers by bulk so they can reduce the price a little to satisfy their clients.

d) Cheap airline tickets can be obtained in special cases by some groups of people. First of all those are military people or war veterans. Age also matters as student and kids get a discount on their airline tickets.

e) It is better for you wallet to go for a smaller airline carriers. It doesn't have to be big to be safe. Remember that. What you see in movies is not what you have in reality. Search a small airline that gives you the best ticket rate.

Going on a vacation can be so entertaining. You don't have to be bothered about the cost. Get your cheap airline ticket today and forget all your worries. Airline tickets that are affordable are the best motivation to travel!

Friday, 18 July 2008

Fine Art and Ceramic Museum

The Building History

Fine Arts and Ceramic Building Museum was built in 1870. At the beginning the building was used as Dutch Judiciary Institution or Raad Van Justitie,then when Japan colonized Indonesia and the fight for Indonesia freedom occurred the building was used as military dormitory, Furthermore it was used as West Jakarta Mayor's Office in 1967. In 1968 until 1975 it was used as office of DKI Jakarta Museum and History Official. On Agust 20 th 1976 it was announced officially as Fine Arts Gallery Building and now become Fine Arts and Ceramic Museum.

Fine Arts Collections
This museum has around 400 fine arts, which consist of many different techniques and materials, such as sculpture, graphic, wood totem, sketch, and painting batik.

Among those collection there are some masterpieces, collections that useful for the art history in Indonesia. They are "Revolution Bride" painting by Hendra Gunawan, "Lebak Regent" painting by Raden Saleh. "Mother Give Sick" painting by Dullah, "Tritura Paramilitary Troops" painting by S. Sudjojono, and "Self-Potrait" painting by Affandi.

Traditional clasiccal sculpture from Bali, magical and symbolic wood totem by Tjokot and families, Totem and wood sculpture by modern artists, such as G. Sidharta, Oesman Effendi. Then followed by academy graduate artists creation, like Popo Iskandar, Achmad Sadali, Srihadi S. Fajar Sidik, Kusnadi, Rusli, Nashar, Zaini, Amang Rahman, Suprapto, Irsam. Mulyadi W, Abas Alibasyah, Amri Yahya, AS Budiono, Barli, Sudjana Kerton and many other artists from various regions.

There are plenty of ceramic collections in this museum, consist of local and also foriegn ceramic. the local ceramic comes from Aceh, Medan, Palembang, Lampung, Jakarta, Bandung, Purwakarta, Yogyakarta, Malang, Bali, Lombok, etc.
This Museum has also Majapahit ceramic from the 14 th century, which show beatiful extraordinary characteristic and have history value with various shapes and functions.

The foreign ceramic of various shapes, characteristics, functions, and styles from China, Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, Dutch, Germany. and Middle East. The greatest numbers are from China, especially from Ching and Ming Dinasty.

Library
Fine Arts and Ceramic Museum is equipped with a library, which has Fine art's books that can be a reference in fine art

Souvenir Shop
Fine Art's and Ceramic Museum has specific souvenir for visitors, like post cards, fine art's book, handicraft, sketch, fan, cute sculpture, etc.

Opening Times:
The Museum is open daily from 9 am to 3 pm on Tuesday to Sunday.
The Museum is closed on Monday and Public Holidays.

Thursday, 17 July 2008

Ragunan Zoo

This object is the most visited people, over three million visitors visit the zoo each year. It has characteristic, they are:

It's built and designed based on open zoo concept. Its animal collection of 3000, it consist of 270 species, where 90% are native to Indonesia. Each animal is exhibited imitate their natural habitat so that visitor close to them.

Success in captive breeding program. Ragunan zoo role's play of important things in animal conservation. Many animals have successful breed, are; white tigers, Sumatran tigers, pythons, komodo dragons, and other birds, like cockatoos, parrots and cassowary.

Over 50.000 specimen are spread in the park that become neighboring atmosphere is cool and comfort as well for animals and visitors.

Short History
The first public zoo named "Planten En Dierentuin" in Batavia (Jakarta) officially opened in 1864 on a site known as Cikini area, Central Jakarta, operated Association of Flora and Fauna Lover at Batavia (Culturule Vereniging Planten en Dierentuin at Batavia). The area is 10 hectares, it's granted by Raden Saleh, a famous painter of Indonesia.
After Indonesia gained freedom from the Dutch, its name changed Cikini zoo in 1949. The site at Cikini area had become too small and was not suited to the vision. A new site for the zoo was sought. In 1964 the Jakarta Government granted 30 hectares of land south of Jakarta suburb in Ragunan, Pasar Minggu.
Ragunan zoo was officially opened on June 22, 1966 by Governor of Jakarta City named Taman Margasatwa Ragunan (Ragunan Zoological Park). The management of the zoo passed to an animal lover, Benjamin Gaulstaun as first director.

Facilities

Children Zoo
The Children Zoo is a miniature zoo for children study on animals. You can find any kind animals, like chicken, goats, cows, rabbits and another domesticated animals. Here, the children will be introduced them in order to they have sense of caring and loving. Also they can touch them, hold them and feed them. Any facilities available here such as playing ground - a place for children playing where it made imitate their home in the wild like mouse tunnel, spider net and tree house building, a place for learning activity and having a party.

Information Center
Information center is a place for giving information to the public. Available facilities are meeting room, promotion room, audio-visual room and theater.

Canoe Park
Canoe park is a 2.000 m square - artificial lake where is found some artificial islands in the middle. The islands are made imitate their animal habitat in the wild, like tropical rain forest. You can find some kind of animals like siamang-gibbon, deers, tree kangaroos, leaf monkeys and ring-tailed lemurs. The lake is also a paradise for water bird like cormorant, darter, heron, stork, ibis, and king fisher and some other vertebrate like small - clawed otter, and swamp snake. You can go around the islands by canoe.

Schmutzer Primate Center
The primate center has a role's play of important in primate conservation and also as the Windows of Primate Information. The 13 hectares - complex of primate center is designed by concept open zoo where the animals live like in their natural habitat in the wild. Facilities available include captive breeding, kitchen, laboratory, quarantine and zoo education center.

Flinstone Raft
Flinstone Raft is a new media of recreation shaped canoe made of fiberglass similar to logs. It's shaped square measured around 2x4 meters. The capacity can reach 25 people. The model is made imitate pre historic canoe like Flinstone film and powered by machine.

Wednesday, 25 June 2008

Pasar Ikan (Fish Market)

Located at the mouth of the Ciliwung river, this market area bustles with activities related to the sea. The Maritim Museum (Museum Bahari), situated athe harbour, is housed in restored Dutch warehouse dating back to the first trading post of the Dutch East Indies. Relics of ship that ply the island are on display. The daily catch from the sea is auctioned at the nearly public fish market before 5 am.

Monday, 23 June 2008

Sunda Kelapa



The old port area of Sunda Kelapa remains today a busting hub for those involved in the vibrant inter-island trade, along with being a center of activity for fresh fish auctioneers. Graceful Bugis phinisi schooners, the world’s last wind-powered sailing fleet used for trade, still berth at the quay as they have for centuries, receiving and shipping out a wide range of the island bounty. Best visited the early morning.