Miffy Museum – Dick Bruna Huis, Utrecht

I took my 6 years old niece to the Dick Bruna House this week! She absolutely loved it! She said” Aunty that was amazing! Can we go again soon.” When I almost had… Continue reading

Tropen Museum – Amsterdam

A lot of books I have been reading about Indonesia tells me that their main source of information/books comes from The Tropen Museum, Amsterdam. I finally got to visit it the other day.… Continue reading

Nice place to hang-out – 1/15 coffee

Jakarta is full of malls, people usually either hang-out within these or some roadside eating establishments. 1/15 is an independently owned coffee shop, cool and well designed. Their menu offers a choice of… Continue reading

Taking the Train to Jakarta Kota

As promised from my last visit to the Jakarta Old Town, I would visit the Fine Art and Ceramic Museum on my next trip. My brother and I took the train from Bogor… Continue reading

Lazy Sunday – How to be Indonesian Videos

The challenge was to post an update at least once a dayfor one week. I didn’t say that each post would have great amount of writing. 😀 But what do you think so… Continue reading

Thunder Panda – Cool Indonesian Illustrator

Robots! who doesn’t love them? I do, I especially love illustrations of robot. Remember my post about what I bought in Seoul, a little Robot necklace. Well in Indonesia I also discovered and… Continue reading

Seroja – Friday Photo

Seroja is Indonesian for Lotus, did you know that Lotus is a different flower from water lilies? I didn’t know until my uncle told me. He also told me that Lotus has taller… Continue reading

Balikpapan – Kalimantan (Borneo)

Visiting my friend who lives in the town was the reason of my travel. So that is what I did. This part of Indonesia is a centre of coal mining industry, according to… Continue reading

Indonesian Paper Toys – Faisal Azad – Creative Indonesian

A year ago I found the work of Faizal Azad on Salazad. He is into illustrating, designing and creating his own paper toys. The cool thing about his work is he creates paper… Continue reading

Folklor Betawi & Bukan 350 tahun dijajah – Tuesday Book Review

Day two of challenge updating everyday for 1 week. These two are books I bought during my visit in March. I really like the Folklore Betawi and I am struggling to read the… Continue reading

Tulus – Music on Monday

One of the brilliant things growing up in Indonesia is music. As a teenager in the mid 90s, we didn’t have very many hanging out places. Going to retaurants (cafes didn’t quite exist… Continue reading

100 followers & 1 year – Postcard for you

It was only a few updates ago I celebrated a year of me managing to keep a blog.I didn’t think that I would have 100 followers so close to the time. I promised… Continue reading

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

Bangka not Belitong

It is always Bangka and Belitong, even some Indonesian I spoke to didn’t know that these are separate islands.They are in one Bangka-Belitung Province, but different islands. Some say that Belitung is a… Continue reading

Thessaloniki Greece

Upon arrival at the second biggest city of Greece, Thesalonikki, we took the really cheap bus to the town centre. The bus cost 2 euros. Great right? The city seems rather small, that… Continue reading

Pempek, Pindang Patin, Palembang – South Sumatera

Let us finally reconvene with the March 2013 Indonesia travelling strories, shall we? (said the project manager in me) . Alright, alright, ( said the lazy me). Last time we talked about North… Continue reading

Prints Highlights – London Design Festival

  From top clock-wise. Cushion covers – from Curio & Curio – I really love the pattern and the colours Sustainable print wall paper print from the University of Art London Masters Students… Continue reading

Made from Paper – Tent Highlight – London Design Festival

  From the Vase Clock-wise – Why I choose these as highlights These are flat pack Vase cover produced by a dutch designer – Because: They were designed to be made from paper… Continue reading

Ceramic Highlights from Tent – London Design festival

  Because – It is so pretty right? I am not sure who is by, sorry. Mercer Mercer – from University of the arts London, Ana Mercer – Because I love stripes By… Continue reading

1 year anniversary belated post

It has been 1 year since my first blog post which was August 2012, I am surprised at myself that I can finally maintain a blog. Woohoo me! 😀 slightly badly I admit… Continue reading