Category Archive: Indonesian Culture

Friday picture – Overload

Happy Friday! Indonesian Vegetable Seller – This culture has changed slightly, when I was growing up they used to do this on a push-cart on a wheel. This new method looks more dangerous,… Continue reading

The Journey in North Sumatra – 1

This is really embarrassing, I haven’t updated this blog for a month and this update is on the trip I had in March! Which is a long time a go now. I have… Continue reading

Travelling in Sumatra (Indonesia) – Tips

My plan was to drive from Jakarta, I read that it only takes 3 days and 2 night, and I have a week to do this in, I’d be fine. But some people… Continue reading

Timun Mas – Illustration Step 3

Step 3 – Decide the story. There are different versions of Timun Mas story. First entry on google Wikipedia Version Indonesian Folklore blogspot And there are a few more other versions. To recap… Continue reading

Timun Mas – Illustration Step 1 – 2

Step 1 – Inspiration Several things inspired me to start this personal project of creating an illustration of Indonesian Folktale. I have always loved folklore I needed some theme for me to illustrated… Continue reading

Baduy, Real Green Living – Indonesian Book Review

This book is a beautifully illustrated documentary of the life of Baduy People.  I think there should be a book like this for every traditional tribes in Indonesia. Baduy, Real Green Living is… Continue reading

Nawilla by Reda Gaudiamo – Indonesian Book Review

Love this book. It is charming, well written and funny. It reminded me a bit of Astrid Lindgren’s – Six Bullerby Children , and Dorothy Edwards’ – My Naughty Little Sister. If I… Continue reading

Bags, Cushion Cover and Prints – Tulisan Jakarta

From everything that I bought in Indonesia, these are my favourite things. They are so beautiful, from the print and design to the details of the packaging and finishing touches of each item.j… Continue reading

My Actual Activities in Jakarta 2012

On my post prior to my visit home, I listed the things I wanted to do and visit when I go back. Guess how many on the list I actually did. Meet my… Continue reading

# BatikDay

As someone who wears and own a lot of batik dresses, I have to say that every time I wear them I feel very proud. People who sees these dresses always have good… Continue reading

Collision Coffee aka Kopi Tubruk

Collision Coffee (not Coalition ) aka Kopi Tubruk 😀 is how before Starbucks came Indonesian drink their coffee. A traditional way. I suddenly wanted to drink Kopi Tubruk the other day. Using the… Continue reading