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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Jalan-Jalan ke Tokyo, Jepang: Kemana Saja Selama 8 Hari ?

What's the best way to describe a city where I spent 8 days out of my 16 days winter vacation in Japan?. Tokyo is indeed my favorite city in Japan! Yet even though I've been visiting Japan's capital twice, and spent half of my recent winter vacation in Tokyo, I still am barely scratch its …

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