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Exploring & discovering Indonesia in a local way!

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Travel Itinerary: How to Spend Two Days in Ubud in a Local Way

After introducing you to some worthwhile places to visit in Ubud, now I will share my ultimate and efficient travel itinerary for the two days stay in Ubud. First Day 09:00                 Arrival at Ngurah Rai International Airport 09:00 – 12:30   Headed to Tegallalang Rice Terrace  & Trekking […]

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Thia’s Travel Diary: Kuala Lumpur – Diversity in Harmony

Despite the routine conflict between Indonesia and Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur is my one of the favorite city destination in South East Asia. It is a budget friendly city with decent transportation system. Talking about budget, in Singapore, I spend minimum 10 SGD (around IDR 90,000) for a meal while in KL, I only spend half […]

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Pura Tirta Empul: Melukat, Purification of Mind & Soul

There are always a new things to discover in Bali. Every visit in Bali is always enriching me with different positive feelings. After a hot trekking in Tegallalang Rice Terrace, the visit at Pura Tirta Empul is rather refreshing. The time needed to reach this Pura from Tegallalang is less than 20 minutes by car […]

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