Female Traveler

Exploring & discovering Indonesia in a local way!

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 […]

Travel Guide Karimun Jawa (Caribbean van Java)

If the Capital region of Jakarta has thousands island on the north side, Central Java has Karimun Jawa archipelago, also known as Caribbean van Java, to spoil your desire of a gorgeous soft sandy beaches and fascinating underwater experience. Here we go Travel Guide Karimun Jawa. 1. Getting Here Back to some years ago, Karimun Jawa […]

Travel Guide 10 Things To Do In Jakarta

Jakarta, or I call it as the City of Sin, is like almost every Capital city where you can find everything (unless a decent cheese). And by everything, I mean everything, metaphorically from the extreme black to the extreme white. With more than 9 millions inhabitants, Jakarta is the central of economic in Indonesia. Money […]

Travel Diary Weekend Escape Philosophy

I am a full time worker. I describe my job as a challenging, specific, sometimes stressful yet rewarding job. In short, I am an Instrument Engineer in Oil and Gas domain. I work five days a week, eight hours a day, that makes forty hours a week of seriously designing floating production units, offshore platforms, […]

Travel Guide Gili Islands, Lombok (The Gili’s)

So last week I show you about one of my favorite weekend escape destination, Nusa Lembongan, today let me escort you to another weekend escape destination in Lombok. Here we go Travel Guide Gili Islands, Lombok (The Gili’s). The Gili’s consist of three petites islands in the north-west of Lombok called Gili Air, Gili Meno and […]