Conversation about Culture – Arranged Marriage or Match Making

In Indonesian Literature there is a book called Sitti Nurbaya, written by one of the country’s famous writers Marah Rusli published in 1966. The story is so well known in Indonesia that it… Continue reading

Dita & Zulfy – Cemprut & Uhkz – Cool Indonesians

One of the things I love to look for going to urban areas are the Murals or what some may say grafitti. I don’t think I have actually seen good ones in Jakarta… Continue reading

Wita Puspita – Design is Yay – Cool Indonesian

This time around I found Wita when I was trawling through Instagram pics of Totoro. Weird I know, but I thought “hmm this girl has similar interest to me”. Sure enough when I… Continue reading

What to eat and where in Vienna

If you are like me when traveling and on holiday, good food is always important. 1.Have a Frühstück A.k.a breakfast or in most cases brunch, this is apparently what the Viennese do. Don’t… Continue reading

Weirdest art exhibition I have been to

They recommend to not do any superlatives on ones blog, because it will be boring if you found yet another one that tops your earlier judgement, and you keep repeating yourself. But this… Continue reading

My Viennese Whirl

Hi everyone! It has been awhile. On this part of the update it is simply about the sights that I saw and visited, then there’ll be ones about the museums and art galleries,… Continue reading

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