Indonesia Etc – A Must Read – An Indonesian Perspective of the Book

Hardly ever I say to anyone I know: You must read this, or you must watch this. I obviously share my thoughts on things, but would recommend books only if I am asked.… Continue reading

Outside Glasgow – Forth Bridge, The Kelpies and Falkirk Wheel

Although not as famous as Edinburgh,  a city 1 hour away from it, Glasgow and its surrounding has plenty to offer. Before and after my tour around Glasgow, I went to see the… Continue reading

Traipsing around Glasgow to learn more about Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Have you heard of the name Charles Rennie Mackintosh? If you haven’t, you must have seen things that was originally designed by him and his Wife, Margaret MacDonald. The rose, the typeface, clean lines,… Continue reading

Lisbon’s Urban Decorative Walls

There are so much going on lately that I have been very laxed on blogging. I just remembered about this one update that has been the queue for ages. Mba Loraine’s update of… Continue reading

Lisbon’s Bookshops and other things

There is certainly a contrast  of forms in Lisbon’s bookshop, old beautiful ones with beautiful wooden shelves, selling beautiful books, and those in train station that looked a bit like a cheap bookshop because of… Continue reading

Wimbledon, Strobery dan Pimms – Khas Musim Panas di Inggris

Musim panas di dalam kebudayaan Inggris selalu diawali dengan Wimbledon. Walau sebenarnya pada saat Wimbledon selama saya hidup disini tak pernah satu tahun pun luput dari hujan. Namun demikian, semangat orang Inggris lumayan… Continue reading

48 hours in Dusseldorf – Germany

I am not sure what happened during my visit to Dusseldorf I didn’t seem to have done anything. Plus my memory card got corrupted which means no good pictures. 😦 That it is… Continue reading

Cerita Pendek, BBC radio 2, 500 Kata

Sepertinya ini memang salah saya. Saat membaca buku atau sebuah cerita saya tak henti menebak akhirnya. Tapi ketika akhirnya saya baca dan tamatnya sesuai dengan dugaan saya, yang saya rasakan adalah kecewa. Tentu… Continue reading

Hong Kong – A Quick Visit and Some Tips

I have never been interested in visiting Hong Kong, apologies for anyone who lives and loves Hong Kong. This is because all my friends that have similar taste to mine and have been to Hong… Continue reading

Kebunku – Cerita – Cerita kehidupan di Inggris

This is going to be the start of a series of blog of Life in the UK in Indonesian language – Bahasa Indonesia. If any of you are interested in the English version… Continue reading

Lisbon and its beautiful rooftops

When I was looking for accomodation for Lisbon on Airbnb, a lot of them promises a balcony with a view, which usually comes as a luxury in many other capital cities. I understood… Continue reading

Three Castles and a Train Journey to the Valleys

Staying slightly outside of Cardiff, the capital city of Wales, encourages me to look around South Wales’ country side. It turns out that it is littered with castles. For a country side this… Continue reading

The food of Chicago

I personally can’t believe I have not write about the food places I went to in Chicago. I had to go through my blog 3 times before believing that I have not written… Continue reading

A Visit to Arnhem – The Netherlands

Like England I have never considered The Netherlands as a travel destination. I lived there for a few years, some of my extended family lives there and also according to my mum I… Continue reading

Favourite Stationery Shop in The Netherlands – HEMA

It is technically not a Stationery shop, just chain of shops that sells clothes, cosmetics, food etc. You can find Hema in any town or city. Their designs is always cool! Went to… Continue reading

Boyhood Film – My Random Thoughts

Like a good book, a good film for me are those that make me think days after I watched it. Although I have just watched the film ‘Boyhood’, I think the fact that… Continue reading

Studland Village – Dorset – England

Not so far away from Corfe Village, this is another tiny village in the coastal Dorset. I have been here so many times but I made an effort to take some pictures just… Continue reading

It is truly amazing when …

the person you aspire to be or have inspired you, find you inspiring. What? Seriously? Yes I am serious. Lorraine Riva whose blog I read religiously, and I consider as celebrity blogger gave… Continue reading

Jersey – Channel Islands – UK

My last post on a pretty village in Dorset, got so many good response, I started to look for all my pictures of other more obscure places in the UK. It turns out… Continue reading

The Village of Corfe Castle and Swanage – Dorset – England

Having been to many places in England , I would say the south coast is one of the prettiest part of it. Is a place of inspiration for Enid Blyton, Thomas Hardy and… Continue reading