Traveling ke Budapest, Hungaria. One of The Cheapest European Cities

As a history buff, I have always felt the need to learn some history about places I am gonna be visiting. Budapest is one of the exceptions as I was pretty busy wandering around Bratislava, Slovakia, and then spending time on the way to Budapest by sleeping. Hence I was a bit confused when I …

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8 Restaurants in Ubud, Bali Worth to Visit

As I said on the latest post, my recent trip was more like a restaurant tour in Ubud, Bali. Ubud was nearly empty due to the pandemic, but it's perfect for me who was purposely coming to Ubud to find some peace and serene moments after the bustling life in Jakarta. During my stay in …

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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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How to Travel from Hanoi to Sapa : By Bus, Train, or Motorbike?

Photo by Q. Hu01b0ng Phu1ea1m on Pexels.com Vietnam's landscape is quite diverse, this country has charming beaches in the south of the country but also green hilly areas and stunning natural formation of limestone islands in the north. I've been explored the southern part, from Sai Gon (Ho Chi Minh City) to Da Nang to …

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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, Religion, & Spirituality. Why So Appealing?

Apakah ada kaitannya antara frekuensi traveling dengan kereligiusan seseorang?. So far, saya belum menemukan hasil penelitian atau artikel yang melaporkan apakah traveler menjadi lebih religius atau kurang religius setelah berkelana ke banyak tempat di muka bumi. Hanya saja, travelers yang saya temui sepanjang perjalanan keliling dunia selama beberapa tahun biasanya bilang, " I am not …

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Best Restaurants in Jogja

4 Best Restaurants in Jogja

Travel to Jogja for food? Why not? Jogja or Yogyakarta isn't just all about Javanese culture & nature, is it?. When you're done exploring its historical places or enjoying Jogja's natural scenery, then it's the right time for you to try some of its best cuisines. I’ve picked the 4 best restaurants in Jogja you …

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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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My 2 Cents About Intercultural Communication

Intercultural communication can be challenging at times. Meskipun budaya asing adalah hal yang paling banyak menarik saya untuk menjelajahi dunia, saya menemukan kalau komunikasi antar budaya kadang-kadang tricky. Dan maksud saya bukan hanya karena ada language barrier, meskipun hal ini bisa aja menjadi hambatan. Yang saya maksud adalah setiap budaya itu memiliki caranya masing-masing dalam …

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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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5 Temple in Yogyakarta You Shouldn’t Miss Besides Borobudur & Prambanan

UNESCO World Heritage Site Borobudur and Prambanan temple are definitely the greatest charm and the main reason why tourists visiting Yogyakarta. But the main tourist hub in Java has more cultural & architectural treasures to offer. The region and Java island in general was the center for Buddhist and Hindhu kingdom for centuries. The great …

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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 Pulau Phu Quoc, Vietnam. Bak Bali di Masa Lalu

Soon after I finished my Europe trip, I'd flown to Kuala Lumpur then Ho Chi Minh City, only to continue the journey to Phu Quoc island. I've been hearing travelers and expatriates in Vietnam praise on how beautiful the island is and how pretty their pristine beaches are. Hanoi was experiencing winter at the time, …

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6 Atraksi Wisata yang Wajib Dikunjungi Saat Liburan ke Praha, Republik Ceko

Before coming to Prague, one thing that I had always been remembered about this country is Pavel Nedved. A long time ago, I was a fan of Juventus FC, an Italian football team and my favorite player was Pavel Nedved. He was famous for his deathly kicks, hence why he got a nickname as The …

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7 Restoran Dan Kafe Unik di Hanoi, Vietnam

The times I lived in Hanoi, Vietnam was among the most special for me. It was the beginning of my adventures and life as a digital nomad. Selama hampir 1 tahun tinggal di Hanoi, Vietnam, saya sering mondar-mandir keluar masuk restoran dan kafe di Hanoi. Sebagian buat hang out sisanya untuk kerja karena saya bisa …

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One Day Trip ke Yokohama dari Tokyo, Jepang

That morning, I was hesitating, should I go to Yokohama?. My body still fell sore and tire. While the unpleasant experience in Kawaguchiko the day before warned me not to rush in visiting a place. I then decided to relax by biking around Asakusa. In the afternoon, I headed to the 2nd biggest city in …

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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 Kobe, Jepang : Port City-nya Jepang yang Bernuansa Eropa

Since I always have a thing for seaside cities, when Maya suggested visiting Kobe, a port city in the western part of Japan, I immediately said yes. Despite more famous for its Kobe beef, Kobe has many to offer other than food. The port city has a unique blend between Japanese culture, European architectures and …

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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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