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An artsy getaway at Hotel Tugu Lombok

The three Gili Islands on the northern side of Lombok may be more popular, but there is actually much more to explore in Lombok. If you are looking for a … Continue reading

July 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

One Day with Giant Pandas at Taman Safari Bogor

Taman Safari Bogor recently has a new species that gives you all the more reason to go there, especially if you are looking for a short escape from the Capital. … Continue reading

June 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Museum Taman Prasasti Jakarta in 35mm

It was a sudden decision to drive my car from downtown Jakarta to Museum Taman Prasasti in Tanah Abang area, Central Jakarta. Maybe it is a part of our interest … Continue reading

May 23, 2018 · 2 Comments

Ultimate Sunday Brunch at Ji Terrace by the SEA

Back to my latest visit to Bali, I got an opportunity to try the Sunday Brunch at Ji Terrace by the SEA in Canggu. Well, I never had any complain while … Continue reading

May 19, 2018 · 1 Comment

Lombok and Gili Meno in 35mm

This year’s birthday trip we had was around Lombok island, West Nusa Tenggara. Gili Meno and the northern side of Lombok were the two regions we visited. Just like my trip … Continue reading

December 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Visiting Labuan Cermin, the Two-Layer Lake in East Kalimantan

I finally wrote this post about Labuan Cermin lake three months after the trip. As I wrote before at my story about the trip Biduk-biduk in Berau, East Kalimantan, this … Continue reading

October 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

The New Face of Kalijodo in 35mm

Kalijodo in the northern side of Jakarta was not only a red-light district area, but also a dense slum. People used to say that wives would always worry if they … Continue reading

September 20, 2017 · 1 Comment

Traditional Fabric Hunting in Indonesia

Most people plan their holiday to do their hobbies. Some of them are taking beautiful photographs, while others are doing culinary hunting or souvenir hunting. Visiting so many regions in … Continue reading

September 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Postcards from Biduk-biduk

“Let’s go to Labuan Cermin, sometime in the near future,” Indah asked me couple months ago, maybe by the end of last year. Labuan Cermin is more popular than Biduk-biduk, … Continue reading

August 10, 2017 · 6 Comments

The charming Danau Biru of Tangerang

As a Jakarta resident, I always confused if someone asked me any place she/he can visit to have a scenic view in Jakarta or not too far from Jakarta. But … Continue reading

August 3, 2017 · 5 Comments

From 2017 Balinese Nyepi Day

Do the stargazing and astrophotography. Those are the words I always said whenever people asked me what we can do during Nyepi or the Balinese seclusion day in Bali. But … Continue reading

May 24, 2017 · 1 Comment

Revisiting Tegal Wangi beach in Bali with 35mm film

Have I told you that Tegal Wangi beach of Jimbaran is my most favorite beach in Bali? I always astonished by Tegal Wangi and its surroundings. The white sands, golden … Continue reading

May 16, 2017 · 1 Comment

Home of Ondel-ondel in Jakarta

Amidst the unstoppable development in Jakarta, there is a small area near Pasar Gaplok (Gaplok Market) at Kramat Pulo in Central Jakarta that is home to ondel-ondel, the icon of … Continue reading

April 4, 2017 · 2 Comments

48 Hours to Discover Hong Kong Like a Local

I know you don’t really like the sky crapper view, but trust me, you would love Hong Kong! I got that short message on my messenger from a friend who just visited … Continue reading

March 5, 2017 · 2 Comments

One with Nature at Portibi Farms

Some people may say that we can’t go back to nature during a short getaway while living in Jakarta. Because we might have to go a little bit outside of … Continue reading

January 13, 2017 · 4 Comments

5 local foods to try in Bali

Indonesia is blessed with various kinds of traditional cuisine. Wherever you are, you can expect to find unique yet delicious local dishes to try, including in Bali. The characteristic of … Continue reading

May 26, 2016 · 5 Comments

Recalling love through sunrise in Borobudur

Travel brings power and love back into your life. Years ago, I read that quotation by the Persian Poet Jalal ad-din Muhammad Rumi. These words are known all over the world, and they brought to mind my love of the Borobudur temple, the famous tourist landmark in Central Java.

May 15, 2016 · 1 Comment

Mangrove PIK – A green escape in North Jakarta

An ecotourism excursion might not be something you thought of when making plans to explore the capital city of Indonesia. Located 17 kilometer from Soekarno-International airport, you can consider this … Continue reading

April 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Witnessing the #WonderfulEclipse in Ternate

The god of the underworld, Batara Kala, is swallowing the sun and the moon. As he is also known as the god of time and destruction, he made the sun and … Continue reading

March 22, 2016 · 10 Comments

5 Destinations to Mend Your Broken Heart in Indonesia

Forget that February is the month of love. If you are one of those people who have recently walked out on a heartbreaking relationship and are looking for some quiet … Continue reading

February 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

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