Tag Archive: Indonesia

Padar island – Komodo Island – Pink Beach & Manta Point

Apparently there are people who only visited this part of Indonesia for 2 or 3 days, go to Rinca which is the island nearest island to Labuan Bajo that has Komodo Sanctuary took… Continue reading

Borobudur Sunrise

Have you had any of that moment this year? The moment that you realise that your memory tends to play tricks on you? That moment came to me when I visited the Buddhist… Continue reading

Menonton Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Nah, karena buku scriptnya baru keluar minggu ini dimana-mana, saya ingin sekali diskusi soal Harry Potter dan Anak yang Terkutuk, atau dikutuk? kurang yakin. Saya nonton pentas ini beberapa minggu lalu, kalau mengikuti… Continue reading

Going to the Market

When I was really little, one of the things that I look forward to is to times when our over-the-road neighbour, Bude (Aunty), ask me whether I want to go to the market… Continue reading

Cold Brew & Coal Brewed Coffee

Did I mentioned that I like Coffee? Haha.. I talked about coffee: In one of my first updates – Kopi Tubruk Where did coffee come from – Weasel and Goats Coffee places in… Continue reading

Old World Monkeys – Small Monkeys and Batu Putih 2

… The patient ranger, who looks like he played in the sun all the time unlike the renowned north sulawesian of fair skinned type, drove the motorbike a little further and stopped in… Continue reading

Travelling through the tip of North Sulawesi

The big contrast of Sulawesi and Java is the lush and heavy greenery. On this visit ( worth mentioning this is not my first time here) I went to Manado, Tangkoko Nature Reserve,… Continue reading

Menu – The Illusive

Here’s how it goes, now, in most of the restaurants I have been in Indonesia: I scan the menu, the plethora of yummy sounding food, then I choose an item. The waitress comes… Continue reading

3 Things – Animation, Urban Art and Music from Indonesia

Hi Everyone! I hope you are all good. It is getting really cold and dark in the UK, hence my reluctance to do anything but read books and drink tea under the warmth… Continue reading

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

Eva’s Surabaya

Moving on from Jakarta, don’t fret I might do more on Jakarta, but as Indonesia is huge I want to move on to another part of the country, Surabaya, East Java. This time… Continue reading

Maesy’s Jakarta

This time Jakarta according to Maesy Angelina, the other half of Dusty Sneakers, Gypsytoes. Maesy grew up in Jakarta. Her departure to Holland to study was the impetus for her and Teddy to… Continue reading

Veny and Victor – Grensi – Cool Indonesians

If you have not noticed yet, I love stationery (not stationary or standing still). I found Grensi whilst going through Illustrations, mainly for their illustrated stationery collection of Papua. What I love is… Continue reading

Conversation about Culture – Arranged Marriage or Match Making

In Indonesian Literature there is a book called Sitti Nurbaya, written by one of the country’s famous writers Marah Rusli published in 1966. The story is so well known in Indonesia that it… Continue reading

Dita & Zulfy – Cemprut & Uhkz – Cool Indonesians

One of the things I love to look for going to urban areas are the Murals or what some may say grafitti. I don’t think I have actually seen good ones in Jakarta… Continue reading

Kampuang Nan Jauh Di Mato – West Sumatran Traditional song

When I was drawing these West Sumatran traditional houses, Rumah Gadang, my intepretation anyway, I kept singing this song in my head. Called Kampuang nan Jauh di Mato, this is in Padangnese, not… Continue reading

Everyone is a Winner – giveaway announcements

Pfiiuuh! I am so relieved that there are 5 participants to my giveaway. Why? Because there are five gifts, and I was worrying on how am I going to choose from these wonderful… Continue reading

This Blog is 2 years old – Thank you note & giveaway

It has officially been 2 years. I honestly find this surprising, that my blog has lasted so long! I think what kept me going is the readers that have become my online compatriates. Who… Continue reading

Indonesian Independence Day

It translates to: 17 August in the year of 1945 That is our independent day The day of freedom for the nation and its people The birthday of Indonesian Nation Once we are… Continue reading

Stop Using Foreign Words?

Okay, I admit the whole post is going to be in English just to be Ironic. Not the kind of Irony that Alanis Morissette was talking about which essentially mean “bad luck”. Lately… Continue reading