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Travel Guide Lembang Bandung

Travel Guide for a Weekend Escape in Lembang, Bandung

After that short back-to-nature weekend escape in Situ Gunung Sukabumi, I left craving for more nature escape. Luckily, I had booked my train to Bandung just two weeks after Sukabumi. Bandung is the capital city of West Java, quite a large area to explore for only a weekend. Most people come to Bandung for its […]

Misconception Proven Wrong After Travelling: SLOVENIA

Do you still remember an eye-opening story of Yessi about misconceptions proven wrong? By travelling, she got to prove that Malaysia is in fact a multi-cultural country that doesn’t judge the women by the way she dresses, well at least not as much as what we experience in our home country in a daily basis. […]

Travel Guide: Situ Gunung, Sukabumi

When the sudden desire to trekking hits me, I started my research to find an ideal location for a weekend trekking nearby Jakarta. It has been a while since the last time I did the trekking in Bromo and it was really worth rewarded. I checked some weekend escape destinations in Bogor and Sukabumi, somehow I […]

Misconception Proven Wrong After Travelling: MALAYSIA

Here in Indonesia, we have a proverb saying “tak kenal maka tak sayang”. That means, you can’t be sure about the good and the bad of something (or someone) before you really know it (her/him/them) in person. We had been introduced to this proverb since we were kids. Unfortunately, most of us did not embrace […]

Top 10 Never Boring Places to Visit in South Bali

An intense week of beach and sea in south east Asia starting from Phuket got me thinking of why I am in love with beach. Digging deep into my childhood memory, I remember the first beach I visited was Parangtritis in Jogja and I didn’t like it. I was crying loud begging to my mother […]

How to Travel Cheap in Indonesia and Worldwide – My Way

Once upon a time, I had a discussion in one of What’s Apps group with my closest colleagues. Well, I don’t have many close friends at work, so actually the discussion was only among 3 persons including me. The discussion was initially started by Finn, who’s currently preparing her solo trip to Europe. She was […]

Thia’s Travel Diary: Freedom Out of the Life Vest

There is a stereotype saying that Indonesians are blessed with the ability to swim considering the large water area that we occupy on the globe. Some say that swimming is our nature to survive from Tsunami. As a scientific person, I used to believe that I would never drown in the ocean because the average […]

Travel Guide: Mount Bromo (Gunung Bromo)

Mount Bromo is the most famous active volcano in my home province, East Java. With the name adopted from the name of Hindu’s God, Brahma, Bromo is said to be a sacred mountain for the local tribe, Tengger, to hold the Kasada ceremony. Next to Mount Bromo, there are 3 other mountains (Mount Batok, Watangan […]