Chasing Waterfalls Near Ubud, Bali & Surrounding

One of Bali's most beautiful natural attractions is its waterfalls. I've been to some of it while living & visiting Bali on different occasions. Some of it is located around Ubud, while the others are in West Bali. Although the title of this article is chasing waterfalls, I didn't start the journey merely for visiting …

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Exploring Negara, Bali, The Road Less Traveled

Once in a while, I went on a spontaneous trip. A friend asked me if I wanted to join a trip to Negara, Bali, and yeah we hit the road pretty soon. I didn't even look on the internet about the things to do nor natural wonders in Negara, Bali. The only thing I know …

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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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Living in Bali : How’s The Digital Nomad Life is Going?

It's hard to love but it's home...... Everybody who knows me pretty well must have known about my feelings toward Jakarta. I couldn't say I love it as I am into Hanoi, Tokyo, or some other big cities around the world. But Jakarta loves me and gives me many things. Since last year, I've been …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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A Travel Guide to Karimunjawa Islands, Indonesia

Karimunjawa Islands, a small archipelago north of Semarang off the coast of Central Java has become increasingly popular among backpackers who are on a trip around Indonesia. While Bali and Lombok remain the ultimate tourist destinations, those who are looking for some quiet beach time and slow-paced island life opt to visit Karimunjawa during their …

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