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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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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Jalan-Jalan ke Jiufen, Kota Spirited Away di Taiwan. Worth To Visit kah?

I was completely forgetting about the existence of Jiufen until I saw a postcard in my Taiwanese friend's house. Hmm.. while I have time in Taipei, why don't I go to visit the city that reportedly inspired Japanese anime movie 'Spirited Away'?. That's what I thought at the time. But after I went there, I …

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Jalan-Jalan ke Taiwan Tanpa Visa. Solo Travel ke Taipei Selama 3 Hari

I've heard many good things about Taiwan from friends and fellow travelers for quite long. Some said the people are very nice and speak good English, the others said the food is really tasty. With the rising popularity of the bubble tea and its night markets, and geographical proximity to Japan, a visit to Taiwan …

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Purpose of My Travels

“Traveling leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” ― Ibn Battuta, The Travels of Ibn Battutah It has been 3 years since I started to travel extensively. I then decided to keep being on the road to satisfy my curiosity and thirst for other cultures. Honestly, curiosity was the first and main reason why I …

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Jalan-Jalan ke Madrid, Spanyol. The End of the European Adventures

Felt tired and saturated, coupled with some small fights made us canceled the trip to Andorra and Portugal. And honestly, we didn't have time for Portugal at all. Our flights to London will be departing in the next 2 days, so the best thing we could do is to enjoy Madrid. The Spain capital left …

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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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