Water, Earth, & The Greek Tragedy

Note: Since I am feeling tired of doing research and making a guide, I’d rather pour out some random thoughts I have from the past weeks. Welcome to my mind and enjoy the absurdity and silliness BURNOUT For some reason I don't understand yet, my brain has stopped working this week, twice. The most reasonable …

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A Peaceful and Serene Holiday in Ubud, Bali. Things You Must See & Do

Bali has always been my favorite destination in Indonesia for vacation. But every time I went to Bali, for many reasons, I had almost always ended up spending time in the south, mostly Seminyak, Kuta, and Canggu. Meanwhile, I've been curious about how it feels to live in Ubud for a long. My introverted side …

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Jalan-Jalan ke Bratislava, Slovakia. Cuma 1 Jam dari Vienna!

It's only 1 hour away from Vienna, Austria. I shouldn't have wasted this chance to visit Slovakia, haven't I? Yap, bener banget. Hanya karena saat riset sebelum berangkat Europe trip kedua saya melihat di map kalau Bratislava letaknya deket banget dengan Vienna, makanya saya jalan-jalan ke Bratislava. Cuma 1 jam jaraknya gitu loh, sayang banget …

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Travel to Palembang, Indonesia : More Than Just Pempek and Ampera Bridge

The 2nd oldest city in Southeast Asia is popular for its culinary scene and has a reputation as a host for national & international sporting events. But why Palembang is not well-known as a tourist destination for Indonesians, let alone foreign tourists ?. My first trip to Sumatra island in the last 10 years has …

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9 Tempat Wajib Kunjung Saat Trip ke Vienna, Austria

Contrary to the popular opinion, for me, Vienna isn't boring at all. I enjoyed its architecture, coffee and shopping street very much. Dari dulu saya penasaran, kenapa negara bernama Austria ini kok jarang kedengaran di berita. Padahal Austria termasuk negara maju dengan peran vital saat Perang Dunia I & II. Selain itu, negara kecil di …

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Jalan-Jalan ke Hue, Vietnam. Semegah Apa Forbidden City-nya Vietnam ?

Vietnam sering disebut sebagai The Land of Nguyen karena banyaknya orang Vietnam yang bernama belakang Nguyen. Tapi tahukah kamu kalau Nguyen bukan sekedar nama pasaran di Vietnam ?. Nguyen merupakan nama dinasti yang terakhir berkuasa di Vietnam hingga akhirnya kerajaan berubah menjadi republik pada tahun 1945. Ibukota dinasti Nguyen berada di Hue, sebuah kota di …

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Bertabur Artworks Saat Trip ke Vatikan

I had to admit that half of my trip across Europe was happened because of my admiration towards church architecture & arts. Among every church I've been visited, the baroque and renaissance styles of St.Peter Basilica in the Vatican city is the most stunning one. " Let's go. We're not Catholic,", said my Vietnamese friend …

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Jalan-Jalan ke Roma, Italia. The Most Romantic City in Europe.

How would you describe ‘first love’? I could say it's almost equivalent to when I wandered the cobblestone street of Rome, gelato in hand, spending time admiring the stunning Roman architecture, and people-watching from the Spanish Steps. For four days Rome's charm grew in my heart, as I traveled around the great ancient city by …

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Jalan-Jalan ke Osaka, Jepang : Having Fun Tapi Juga Kena Sial di Food Capital of Japan

Let me tell you one thing. I have mixed feelings towards Osaka, which is why I decided to write about my travel journey in Kobe first instead of Osaka. My reason is largely connected to the'nightmare' I had during new year's eve in Dotonburi, the liveliest place to celebrate new year in Osaka. But although …

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Jalan-Jalan ke Kyoto : Itinerary 4 Hari Ke Ibukota Masa Lampau Jepang

I continued my journey across Japan by Shinkansen. The 2nd city I visit in Japan is Kyoto, a city that is loved by almost every foreigners. But how come I can visit 1600 Buddhist temples and 400 Shinto shrines in just 4 days?. Which ones I should visit first? Shinkansen melaju dengan pesat melewati stasiun …

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Jalan-Jalan ke Barcelona. Antara Gaudi, Hujan Non Stop, dan Pengalaman Shopping

We are finally reaching the end of my journey in Europe. It's not the last one because I've planned and decided to go back there the next spring. But speaking about Barcelona, a quote from one of my favorite travel video maker, Sal Lavallo, came across my mind. He said that one of the mistakes …

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Trip Dadakan ke Antibes, Prancis. A Pastel-Colored Seaside Town in French Riviera

As I told you before, we had a nice experience in Nice. But the time to move to another city during our 35 days Europe trip has come. Even though I initially had planned to visit Cannes, but the recommendations from locals Nice got us decided to cancel the trip to Cannes and instead of …

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Jalan-Jalan ke Nice, Prancis. Si Cantik yang Nice di French Riviera

After we had enough rest and had a nice adventure in Turin, Italy, we continued our journey to the country that's always been on my traveling list. We took a train towards France to visit the 2nd most popular tourist destination in the country after Paris: Nice. Near the border of Italy and France, we …

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Jalan-Jalan ke Turin, Italy : 3 Hari di Chocolate Capital of Italy

The first time I heard the name of Turin was when I frequently watched Italian football league Serie A, where Turin is the home base of the most renowned Italian football club, Juventus FC. I was a tifosi of Juventus before my loyalty switched to AC Milan. Then I became curious about the city until …

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Jalan – Jalan ke Venice, Italy : Terpesona dengan Piazza San Marco & San Marco Basilica

As I told you last week, I had mixed feelings about Munich after what had happened to me at the end of our trip. So when the bus departed to Italy I felt relieved. I've been to many cities in Italy and had only a nice experience there. It took 8 hours from Munich to …

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Jalan-Jalan ke Munich, Jerman : Terpesona dengan English Garden dan Beer Culturenya, Tapi juga Kena Rasisme

Just because it's located very close to Salzburg, only 2 hours by bus, I decided to visit Munich, Germany. Yes, I've been longing to see the Neuschwanstein castle as well and sadly for some reasons I wasn't able to visit the enchanting castle this time (I will visit the castle on my next Europe trip …

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Jalan-Jalan ke New York. Exploring The Big Apple in 4 Days

Udah lama stay di US kok gak sekalian ke New York? Rasanya aneh dan buang-buang waktu kalau udah stay cukup lama di Amerika tapi belum menginjakkan kaki ke New York. Udah berapa kali ngelihat megah dan gemerlapnya New York di film-film Hollywood. Tiap kali ngelihat suasana New York di serial Sex and The City and …

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One Day Trip ke Skopje, Macedonia. Kota Theme Park-nya Eropa

Traveling ke negara yang baru berdiri atau merdeka tentu menantang. Selain itu ada juga beberapa kejutan yang melebihi ekspektasi. Hal itulah yang saya rasakan saat travel ke Macedonia, sebuah negara yang baru merdeka pada tahun 1991 dari Yugoslavia. Negara tetangga Yunani ini ternyata cantik dan lumayan modern loh. Ibukotanya, Skopje bahkan dipenuhi dengan bangunan yang …

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Ada 3 Patung David di Florence, Italia. Yang Mana Karya Michelangelo?

Penasaran dengan patung David karya Michelangelo yang legendaris?. Datang saja ke Florence, Italia. Di kota seni renaisans ini anda tak cuma bisa melihat 1 patung David tapi ada 3 patung di lokasi yang berbeda. Salah satunya adalah patung asli yang dibuat sejak tahun 1501. Dari 3 patung David di Florence, yang manakah yang asli ?. …

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Jalan – Jalan ke Florence, Italia, Terpikat Megahnya Duomo Firenze

with Martina, my Italian friend Diantara destinasi wisata di Italia kota Florence selalu menjadi tujuan utama para penikmat seni klasik dan budaya. Kota kecil di Italia bagian tengah ini memiliki ratusan karya seni, galeri, istana, monumen, museum, dan gereja hasil karya seniman ternama dunia seperti Michelangelo dan Filippo Bruneleschi. Dengan keindahan kotanya yang memukau, jalan-jalan …

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