3 Places for Food & 3 Gelateria – Rome

The difference in price of food, coffee and gelati between the touristy area and the slightly off-the-beaten track is huge. For 2 coffee’s and a biscuit in place by Pantheon was €10, a… Continue reading

MAXXI and MACRO – Rome

This Macro is not the members only mega supplier market (I learnt they used to have this in UK too) and the Maxxi is not a type of skirt, :) both are great… Continue reading

Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna – Rome

The plan was to combine the post about the modern art into 1. But I really want to share these lovely art work displayed in this National Gallery of Modern Art in Rome… Continue reading

Roman Invasion – Some tips on the popular sites of Rome

This year I have been to several capital cities. Rome was definitely different. Blessed with good weather I enjoyed roaming through the city. There will be several updates on rome, on two of… Continue reading

Martha Puri Natasande – Ideku Handmade – Cool Indonesian

As I mentioned before, I found a lot of Indonesian talents on instagram, now this next lady is not only a talented illustrator, but also a gifted crafter and businesswoman. She design, draws,… Continue reading

The new stairs that made me smile

One of the grossest (is that a valid English word? I have been told the correct saying is most gross) thing in my house when I moved in was the stairs. Covered with unidentifiable… Continue reading

An unlikely to have happened question

Inspired by other Indonesian bloggers about the silly questions that they got by their fellow countrymen/women, I thought I share mine. One of the questions or maybe just verbal wondering that people say… Continue reading

Highlights from Tent London – London Design Festival

Beautiful things, well designed, functional and just very clever things were shown on this exhibition. I absolutely love going to this show! I really would recommended anyone who enjoy similar things these things… Continue reading

V&A – London Design Festival Hightlights

Each year at the London Design Festival there is always a big piece of art/design instalation. This year it is Crest by Zaha Hadid architects, situated in the John Midejski garden of the… Continue reading

Kampuang Nan Jauh Di Mato – West Sumatran Traditional song

When I was drawing these West Sumatran traditional houses, Rumah Gadang, my intepretation anyway, I kept singing this song in my head. Called Kampuang nan Jauh di Mato, this is in Padangnese, not… Continue reading

Rob Ryan – Inspirational Illustrator

Visiting Columbia Road the other day I happen upon a closed door. A very curious door indeed. When I went back on Flower Market day on Sunday, I went to look at what… Continue reading

Once upon an alphabet – Oliver Jeffers

This book has just been released yesterday, I was so crazy about Jeffer’s work (I’ve talked about him before here) that I joined amazon prime just to get it as soon as possible.… Continue reading

Everyone is a Winner – giveaway announcements

Pfiiuuh! I am so relieved that there are 5 participants to my giveaway. Why? Because there are five gifts, and I was worrying on how am I going to choose from these wonderful… Continue reading

Donna Wilson – an Inspiration

If you have been following my instagram you would know that I have been going to the London Design Festival, it was great by the way. Donna Wilson’s pop-up shop as part of… Continue reading

Tulisan Journalist Tote and Cruise Bag – Review

So last time when I was in Indonesia being depressed, stressed and sad, I went to Tulisan to cheer myself up and bought two bags. They are different to what I already have… Continue reading

Fenty Anggreta – Cool Indonesian Illustrator

It was a “ D’oh “ Homer-style moment, when I realise that instagram is where everyone seems to be. When I say everyone, I mean loads of Indonesian Cool Illustrators are. Obviously I… Continue reading

A Compendium of Collective Nouns – Illustrated

In Bahasa Indonesia, I don’t think we have a replacements for a group of something, or collective nouns (correct me if I am wrong Indonesian friends). I think we have counter indicators like:… Continue reading

Slovakian Food – Bratislava

The great thing about the rain, was that I get to sit in cafes and restaurants and eat and drink. One thing that Bratislava is not in shortage of is Cafes. They are… Continue reading

Bratislava in the rain

This trip actually made me question how much weather make or break your holiday, and it is something you don’t have any control or can change. For those who have been reading this… Continue reading

Fun Moment the last two year

When I set up the giveaway a couple of weeks ago maybe I didn’t really thought it through. That it might be really difficult to describe the most fun moment you had in… Continue reading