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a pleasure-hunting monkey.

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 · 2 Comments

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 · 9 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 · 3 Comments

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 · 5 Comments

The Experiences of Learning Diving in Tulamben, Bali

As the world’s largest archipelago country, with around 70 percent of its territory comprising of water, Indonesia is blessed with plenty of breathtaking underwater scenery. Many divers make their way to the country’s … Continue reading

April 4, 2015 · 4 Comments

Whistling Wednesday: About the Melody 5

There is always a time I really want to go back to my musical life. I felt it lately. Maybe it is because of those attractive alignment of stars. Maybe … Continue reading

April 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

On My First Seclusion Day in Bali

I was lying on my back that night. I chose the spot with the stones instead of the grassy lawn. There I lay for some time after pushing the shutter of … Continue reading

March 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

First Stop in Padang Bai, Bali: Bias Tugal beach

Dear friends, please (don’t) stop asking me about virgin or hidden beaches in Bali. I will keep posting pictures of beautiful and magnificent beaches that rarely to visit.  

February 23, 2015 · 2 Comments

Mount Bromo, a Picturesque Volcano in East Java

“Hello, I just landed. Where are you?” “Outside the arrival terminal. I’ll wait for you here,” “Hey, you know what. My flight was… was… very…” “Yeah, I know. Mine too. One … Continue reading

February 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Whistling Wednesday: Slow Sunset

I’m in the mood of instrumental songs, especially with the guitar. I found some good songs I could really enjoy during the sunset. I made this playlist as I’m always … Continue reading

February 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Visiting the Home for Indonesian / Bataks Ulos

If you ever come and visited  the Lake Toba area in North Sumatra, you might be familiar with the local people that usually known as Batak people. Like other Indonesia’s … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · 2 Comments

Whistling Wednesday: Let’s Go!

Every Wednesday, once in two weeks, I will post Whistling Wednesday. It is a playlist I made on my 8tracks.com profile. The songs are my road trip playlist, traveling playlist or even the songs … Continue reading

January 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

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