South Sulawesi is known as the island of the most notorious and legendary seafarers among Indonesians. From Australia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Cambodia, all the way to Africa, the ancestors of Bugis people were historically known to have set their foot there and forged trading links with these coastal communities many centuries ago. Sulawesi is also…Read more
Our South Sulawesi backpacking trip includes Makassar, Tanjung Bira, and the amazing and must-visit Selayar Island.
Tucked away at the end of the Cape of Bira is Bara Beach. This beach is a perfect place for travelers who want to avoid crowds. It is much cleaner and quieter compared to Bira Beach. It has less options when it comes to accommodations, proving that this beach is still quite undeveloped. Its location is not secluded, allowing you to stay connected with the internet and write your blogs, while offering you peacefulness and calmness that you may not get anywhere else. The accommodations around this place are also more affordable than the Amatoa Resort. Bira and Bara Beach are both connected during low tides, so you can definitely opt to walk from one beach to another.Read more
Selayar Island was not in our list when we wanted to travel to South Sulawesi. I found this island a few hours before we flew to Makassar and we decided to give this island a try!Read more
Surprisingly, Makassar has a wide range of traditional dishes that you can try. It also has a variety of beef soups, which is the icon of this city. Visiting Makassar soon? Well, make sure you visit these places that have become locals' favourites and try their halal foods! Coto Nusantara Coto is a stew dish originally…Read more
Planning a trip to South Sulawesi soon? Here's the full itinerary that you can refer to, in order to experience the best of South Sulawesi!Read more