Misconception about MOROCCO

Facing street harassers in a daily basis in my own home country is really ironic. So far, I haven’t found any place that I’ve visited to compare with the emotional experience that I get for being harassed in Indonesia. Well, Philippines sort of comparable but it was not this bad, maybe because I didn’t understand […]

Misconception about 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. […]

Misconception about 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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Travel Diary Three Seasons in Paris

When most people have an American dream, I have un rêve Parisien. The main motivation for me to explore Europe was Paris and the reason why I targeted it to be in 2012 was simply because of the Mayan doomsday rumour. I didn’t want to die before stepping my feet in Paris. Early September, the […]

Travel Diary Lost in Venezia

I had been dreaming about visiting Paris since I was very young. I knew that if I kept on dreaming without put it into plan, dream would be just a dream. So when I got my first job that was not well paid, I quit and tried to find another job to support the life […]

Travel Diary Brussels – Pleasure of Winter

“After our walking tour in Amsterdam, I didn’t expect that the walking tour in Brussels could be so much interesting, thanks to our guide, Magali (Maggy). I want to admit that she inspired me to write and share following paragraphs.” Brussels started to become the Capital for European Union (EU) in 1957 when the member […]