Living in America : My Impressions About American Culture

One thing that excites me the most when I lived outside of Indonesia is the opportunity to learn new cultures. Hal ini jugalah yang bikin saya betah tinggal di Vietnam dan Amerika karena bisa experiencing their culture, observasi, ngebandingin, sekaligus banyak belajar dari mereka. Tulisan ini dibuat berdasar budaya Amerika Serikat that I have experienced …

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Jalan-Jalan ke Monaco, Negara Tanpa Tax yang Kasinonya Mirip Istana

Before continuing the journey to Spain, I insisted to visit one of the smallest countries in the world, Monaco. Although some people said it's not a very interesting city to see unless you plan to spend your money in the casino, I still decided to spend a half-day in the country located between France and …

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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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Perjalanan ke Cat Ba Island, Vietnam. Pulau Wisata Alternatif Ha Long Bay

Apa yang muncul di benak kamu kalau mendengar kalimat liburan ke Vietnam ?. Kalau bukan berpesiar di Ha Long bay, kota metropolitan Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), biasanya para traveler tertarik mengunjungi Hanoi, juga Ninh Binh setelah kota ini menjadi lokasi syuting film Kong : Skull Island. Tapi setelah tinggal beberapa lama di Vietnam, saya …

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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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Perjalanan ke Hallstatt : Negeri Dongengnya Austria

After staying in Salzburg for a night, we decided to go on a one day trip to Hallstatt. The picturesque small village in Austria has been on my bucket list for long. Hallstatt lah tujuan utama saya mengunjungi Austria kali ini. Demi Hallstatt juga, saya rela stay di Salzburg (meski akhirnya jatuh hati juga ama …

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Jalan-Jalan ke Salzburg, Austria : Lebih dari Sekadar Kota Sound of Music

On the previous trips in Slovenia, we had a good time in Ljubljana & Bled. On the last day, we decided to take the train to Salzburg, Austria. Salzurg wasn't my initial destination in Austria since I've been longing to see Hallstatt. But to get to Hallstatt we should reach Salzburg first. So why dont …

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Jalan-jalan ke Ljubljana, Slovenia. Menjelajah The Dragon City

Previously in Dubrovnik, Croatia : The bus officer didn't let me get on the bus since I didn't print the ticket out. They left me & Kyle in Dubrovnik bus station!!. Luckily I managed to buy a new ticket at the ticket booth in Dubrovnik bus station so we are still going to Mostar, Bosnia-Herzegovina. …

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Perjalanan ke Ninh Binh, Vietnam. Menjelajahi Ha Long Bay Darat di Trang An dan Tam Coc

Sejak menjadi lokasi syuting film Kong Skull Island, nama Ninh Binh kian melejit sebagai salah satu destinasi wisata di Vietnam Utara. Sering dijuluki sebagai Ha Long bay darat, semakin banyak traveler yang memilih berkunjung ke Ninh Binh. Apalagi jaraknya juga dekat dengan Hanoi, yakni bisa dicapai dengan naik kereta api atau bus selama 2 jam …

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Jalan-Jalan ke Mostar, Little Turkey di Bosnia-Herzegovina

It's all begun when I did research about Islam in Europe as assigned by my editor. I saw the picture of Stari Most bridge and the old town of Mostar and I immediately fall in love with the place. In the next year, when I planned my trip to Dubrovnik, Croatia I told myself that …

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Jalan-Jalan ke Milwaukee. Kota di Amerika yang Kental German Heritagenya

Tahun ini bukan pertama kalinya saya jalan-jalan ke Milwaukee, kota terbesar di negara bagian Wisconsin. I went there before Christmas last year.We explored the city and visited a German Christmas market in front of Fiserv forum, kandangnya Milwaukee Bucks. It was a nice day trip from Appleton and I found myself impressed with the city, …

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Trip Singkat ke Teluk Kotor, Montenegro. Hidden gem-nya Eropa

Kotor wasn't included in our travel route but when we got there I fell in love with this little town. I was there for only a few hours but I had impressed with its natural beauty. Cuma perlu waktu beberapa menit untuk jatuh cinta dengan Teluk Kotor, Montenegro. Itu pun dari balik jendela bus. Saya …

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Liburan ke Washington DC. Things to See and Do in the US Capital in 3 Days

I didnt have a plan to see Washington DC until I watched a traveling video from Drew Binsky on Facebook. In that video he's going around DC with segway and when I see the buildings behind him, it looks like in Europe !. From that moment, I tell myself if I go to the US …

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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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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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Liburan ke Athena : Anafiotika, Desa Mirip Santorini di Tengah Kota Athena, Yunani

Punya impian liburan ke Athena sekaligus menjelajah rumah-rumah putih biru yang jadi ikonnya Santorini?. Rumah-rumah imut nan instagrammable ternyata tak cuma ada di Santorini lho, tapi juga di tengah kota Athena yang padat. Rumah -rumah putih di kawasan Anafiotika dibangun persis dengan gaya arsitektur rumah-rumah di pulau sehingga menghadirkan nuansa pulau di tengah kota Athena. …

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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, surganya shopping di Milan, Italia

Traveling ke pusat fashion dunia Milan di Italia tak akan lengkap tanpa menginjakkan kaki ke pusat perbelanjaan ikonik Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Landmark kota Milan ini memiliki ratusan butik fashion mulai dari high end brands hingga street fashion dari merek Italia dan internasional. Selain untuk belanja, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II juga seru sebagai tempat nongkrong …

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