Category Archive: Indonesia

Eugenia Gina – Cool Indonesian Illustrator

This lady’s blog is on my bookmark. I am not sure I can tell you how I got her name. But it looks like she is quite popular as a freelance illustrator in… Continue reading

Cecillia Hidayat – Cool Indonesian Illustrator

Remember my review post on a book called Nawilla, the illustrator for the lovely book is Cecillia Hidayat. Her illustration is so sweet, I have been following her blog. It looks like Cecillia… 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

Happy Valentine’s day – Remember Maleo

Happy Valentine’s day everyone! Aren’t you bored of seeing the same kind of images on your valentine cards? Don’t you want something different? Perhaps something a bit meaningful like having an endangered bird… 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

Next Travel Plan – help! Seoul, Sumatra and Kalimantan

Have just booked my flight to Indonesia for in a few months time. I am so excited, this time the transit is Seoul,South Korea and the destinations in Indonesia are Sumatra and Kalimantan.… Continue reading

Fruit Park – Taman Buah Mekarsari – Bogor

Square shaped melons, endangered fruit, and red durian; when told that these were on offer for me to see, I had to go. =D who wouldn’t? You are probably aware from my previous… Continue reading

Curug Cikoneng – Bogor

My brother said that a few years back he walked from home to this amazing waterfall near Bogor. I thought that is great, it must have not been to far away, so I… Continue reading

Soft Orchid – Colours of Indonesia

Love these colours.

Maleo Birds – The new symbol of love

Maleo birds are very loyal and faithful to its partner, once they have a partner they will stick to it. They do everything together. Should their partner die they would stay single until… 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

Old Town Pictures

Jakarta Busway Museums Trip

Driving in Jakarta you have got to be prepared to spend 2 – 3 hours in the car that should take you 30 minutes to get to. The Traffic in Jakarta is infamously… 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

Sambal and Kecap – Chilly and Soya Sauce

When you go to a restaurant or other eating establishment in europe you are always supplied with salt and pepper. In indonesia however, you are supplied by the condiments that is sambal and… Continue reading

Kecapi – the fruit i missed

I can’t believe I forgot this fruit when I was listing the fruit that we get in Indonesia Maybe because this one is slightly more rare. You can hardly get them in supermarkets… Continue reading

Kids Swimming with Sharks – Crazy things Indonesian do

I have post a few things on food, I can’t seem to get away from food. But this article inspired me to have a section about the crazy things Indonesian do. I was… 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