Rassi Narika – Cool Indonesian Writer

For so long I thought ” For a second language, my English is actually quite good” until I read Rassi Narika’s writing. I can honestly say that I feel so humbled by her… Continue reading

Nita Darsono – Cool Indonesian Illustrator

Wow, when I get started I can’t believe how many I have found. I really thought I would find a handful of good illustrators from Indonesia. This shows that Ignorance is not bliss,… Continue reading

Trip Planning – Sumatra

Ok, Sumatra. I am ashamedly admitting that I have never been to Sumatra. Yet, I  still thought I know all about it, because it is in Indonesia right? So I should know about… Continue reading

Trip Planning – Seoul

The last couple of weeks I have been doing research – research – research for my next trip. So far there is too much that I want to see and do for the… Continue reading

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 4

Step 4 – Sketches Not sure whether it is a mistake but I thought of what would be the front cover or the poster for the story first. I thought Timun Mas running… 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

Eunike Nugroho – Cool Indonesian Illustrators

Ok, so I have a very late addiction to PINTEREST (^0^)v . My addiction is fueled by being able to find lots of curated illustrations, patterns and pretty things. A board I have… 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

Chris Riddell – Illustration Inspiration

If I have to choose an activity to do with my favourite illustrators I would choose to learn how to draw from Chriss Riddell and probably have a chat over a cup of… Continue reading

Warna Warung – Colours of Indonesia

A picture of Warung, a little shop, you can find anywhere in Indonesia from behind tall rise buildings to a quiet housing estate, from beach front to the back road of the capital… Continue reading

Oliver Jeffers – Inspirational Illustrator

Who here does not know Oliver Jeffers? or his work? If you don’t then read on. If you do, you can skip this blog update, as it will be boring. =D Because I… Continue reading

Warna Senja – Colours of Indonesia

How beautiful is dusk in Indonesia? Warna Senja means Colour of Dusk.

Tokyo – Nagano – Nagoya – Kyoto, Japan

Tokyo The usual area Shinjuku, Shibuya, Ikebukuro, Akihabara, Ginza,Harajuku/Asakusa, I also went to Odaiba and Mitaka from Tokyo. Mostly went to the usual tourist places. In Odaiba however I went to see the… Continue reading

Visiting Japan – Tips

It was hands down the best holiday I have ever had. I wasn’t going to include this in my blog, but a friend from Japanese class asked me all about Japan the other… 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