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Exploring & discovering Indonesia in a local way!

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tegallalang Rice Terrace: Where Does the Donation Go?

Tegallalang Rice Terrace is one of the attractions that I mentioned on my post about Travel Guide: Ubud. If you remember that I also mentioned the caution about donation request in some spots of this Rice Terrace, I was completely ashamed by the image that we, Indonesian, gave to the visitors for this. I think […]

Travel Diary The Analogy of Sunset in Firenze

I want to see the sunset from Piazzale Michelangelo! Right at noon in summer, I arrived in the capital city of Toscana. Had to spend the first 30 minutes in Stazione Santa Maria Novella trying to navigate to which direction the Hotel Panama was. There was no free-wifi and as far as I remember, the […]

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 Guide The Historical Krakatoa Volcano (Krakatau)

Ever heard about the deadliest volcanic eruption in the history? If so, you must have heard about Krakatoa, that locally we call Krakatau. According to the data, the volcanic eruption on 26 August 1883 had destroyed the caldera of Krakatau and then the day after it ruined 2/3 part of this volcano. The seismic activity […]

Travel Diary How Can You Mend a Broken Heart in Penang

It was in March 2015 when my heart was broken badly. It had been almost 3 months since I broke up but I still could feel the pain. Parties, besties and even the presence of another men, or I call it rebound relationship, couldn’t help me to fully recover yet. Well they helped but just […]

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 […]