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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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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Experience of Horse Riding in Indonesia

Are u looking for a way to escape from the concrete jungle of Jakarta ? or feeling tired with daily routine and hoping to unwind the stress by being closer to nature? If the answer is yes, then we're the same. I often find myself feeling trapped hence I constantly looking for ways to escape …

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Jakarta Weekend Getaway

Jakarta Weekend Getaway: Hiking at Mount Gede Pangrango National Park

The Big Durian might not be the most ideal city if you want to live in a city with a lot of access to nature and public parks. Most of the foreigners (tourists & expatriates) I had encountered saying they're not impressed with Jakarta, if not hating it. I've only been knowing 2 people who …

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Places to Visit When Bali Reopen

How many of us keep wondering, looking for information from friends, locals, and the internet about when Bali is reopened for international tourists?. It's been a year we all lost our freedom to travel, which arguably one of our basic necessities. While some of us still can travel domestically or to some nearby countries, depending …

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Traveling to Bali During Pandemic

What it's like traveling to Bali during a pandemic?. Is paradise on earth felt boring? Traveling to Bali during a pandemic doesn't sound-wise. Yeah, that's right. There's always a high chance I will get contracted the coronavirus. But I was badly needing a break from stress caused by work and last week was a long …

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Jalan-Jalan ke Castel Gandolfo, One Day Trip dari Roma ke Istana Musim Panas Pope

It wasn't part of my initial plan, perhaps that's why the trip to Castel Gandolfo became very memorable. Sebelum berkunjung ke Italia untuk pertama kalinya, seorang teman harus meyakinkan saya kalau saya mesti ke Roma dulu karena ini ibukotanya Italia, baru setelah itu mampir ke kota-kota lainnya. Hmm dan ternyata setelah sampai di Roma, saya …

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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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Trip ke Gunung Fuji, Jepang. Memorable Tapi Juga Kena Bad Luck

For some reason mount Fuji wasn't included in my initial plan. I was mainly only thinking to see Tokyo and Kyoto, and was hesitating to see the most famous Japanese icon. But then I thought that it would be a waste if I spend more than 2 weeks in Japan without seeing Fujisan. Without proper …

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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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A Travel Guide to Gili Islands, Indonesia

Gili Islands, Indonesia is a group of 3 tiny islands – Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, and Gili Air – near the coast of northwest Lombok Island. Characterized by sandy beaches fringed with palm trees, they're known for their coral reefs just offshore. Not only do they look like a paradise, but each island also has …

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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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Experience of 4D3N Boat Trip from Lombok to Labuan Bajo, Flores

The first time I heard about the boat trip from Lombok to Labuan Bajo was when I visited Satonda Island in 2010. I saw a boat passing by the island where we were and our guide told me about the boat trip. Since then, I kept dreaming of joining the trip. It seemed fun & …

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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 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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5 Places in Yogyakarta, Indonesia You Might Have Never Heard

When it comes to Yogyakarta, Indonesia, most travelers think about visiting Borobudur & Prambanan temple. A lot of people visit Kraton (Royal Palace) and Taman Sari, and some visit mount Merapi as well. Travelers visit Yogyakarta, Indonesia as part of their journey around Java island before continuing the trip towards Bromo, Ijen, Bali, and Lombok. …

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