Liburan Ke Dubai 2022. Bisa Kemana Aja Pas Transit 1 Hari?

Sempat tertunda selama 5 bulan, akhirnya bulan Mei ini saya bisa juga liburan ke Dubai, sekaligus menginjakkan kaki ke negara kedua di Timur Tengah, Uni Emirat Arab. Memang, liburan ke Dubainya gak lama karena cuma transit selama 1 hari dalam perjalanan dari Jakarta ke Paris. Tapi mayan tuh bisa ngelihat a glimpse of Museum of …

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Exploring Chinatown Jakarta, Indonesia. The Hottest Tourist Destination in Town

Despite being predicted to be sinking in 30 years, the Indonesian capital has been successfully developing a new Chinatown in the North Jakarta coast as the latest tourist destination. What's the best place to get cultural experiences in Indonesia? You might be surprised if I recommend Jakarta. Yeah, the country's economic, cultural and political center …

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9 Hal yang Harus Dilakukan Saat Jalan-Jalan ke Chicago, Amerika Serikat

Tinggal di Wisconsin dan pengen banget menjelajah kota-kota besar di Amerika ?. Nama kota pertama yang muncul di benak saya adalah Chicago, kota yang terkenal akan Chicago pizza-nya. Secara dari Appleton ke Chicago cuma perlu driving selama 4 jam. Chicago juga merupakan kota urutan kedua di Amerika yang paling banyak dikunjungi setelah New York. Setelah …

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One Day Trip to Karangasem, Bali. Exploring Tirta Gangga and Taman Ujung Water Palace

Having been living in Bali as a digital nomad for quite a while, I wanted to see other parts of Bali that is not only offering lovely nature but also some history and architecture. Since I've seen how picturesque Tirta Gangga and Taman Ujung Water Palace are on Instagram, on one fine day I decided …

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10 Restaurants in Canggu, Bali Worth to Visit

It's been over a month since I start a new life in Canggu, Bali. Much like when I was staying in Ubud, my days is filled with restaurants, bars, cafes hopping & socializing. I find some have excellent food, while others have nice interior design and ambiance but their food is just okay. For you …

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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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Pros & Cons About Being a Digital Nomad

I've lived as a digital nomad and I loved it although there is some downside of this kind of lifestyle. Menjalani kehidupan sebagai digital nomad terdengar seperti mimpi yang jadi kenyataan. Gimana enggak seperti mimpi, seorang digital nomad punya fleksibilitas untuk bekerja dari manapun yang ia mau asalkan terhubung dengan internet. Siapa yang enggak mau …

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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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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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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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