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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 · Leave a comment

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 · 4 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 · Leave a comment

Revisiting Tegal Wangi beach in Bali

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 · Leave a 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

Denpasar-Jakarta Road Trip, 5 Cities You Can Visit

After almost one year of savoring the positivity of Bali, I found it really hard to leave the paradise island for Jakarta. So I thought it was crucial to make … Continue reading

December 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

5 Best Places to Watch Sunrise in Indonesia

  “With sunrise you rise!” I always remember that sentence, represents how I love the sunrise moment more than the sunset time. Or maybe it is because I am a … Continue reading

November 18, 2015 · 6 Comments

5 Free Things to Do in Bali

Bali is home to plenty of excitement for all ages. Fortunately, it includes free entertainment as well. Here are some of the things that you can expect to enjoy for … Continue reading

September 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

Exploring Central Lombok: A Waterfall-hopping Trip

“I love waterfall. I want to make make a waterfall trip during my visit to Lombok. Not a common idea to do in Lombok, is it?” that was my conversation with … Continue reading

August 31, 2015 · 3 Comments

Four Must-visit Beaches in South Lombok

The sister island of Bali offers the white sand and the turquoise water more than you can imagine on its Southern part.

August 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

In Bali, but We didn’t Burn or Bury the Dead

Nestled at the edge of Lake Batur in northern Bali, a small cemetery named Trunyan offers a unique experience not to be missed when holidaying on the island. Still in … Continue reading

August 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Nyang-nyang Beach, Hidden Beach in Uluwatu, Bali

“Let’s go there?” a friend sent a short message on a group messenger. Attached, two photos she captured from an Instagram page. Two photos of a girl standing between the … Continue reading

April 19, 2015 · 3 Comments

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