Tag Archive: travel

Rinca or Komodo Island?

If you have one day only to visit these islands which one should you pick? Advertisements

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

Yogyakarta Sultan’s Palace – Kraton

I am not going to bore you with details of the Keraton, the place was interesting enough and worth the visit for those who has never been. I wouldn’t expect anything “impressive” from… Continue reading

Taman Sari – Royal Baths

I love this place the most out of the places I visited in Yogyakarta this time around. Why you say? Because  : 1.It is called a Water Castle I just love the name,… 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

Scilly Birds and Seals

“There is seal over there on your left, you can see, popping her head out” said our guide and captain of the boat who had a strong cornish accent, which almost sound like… Continue reading

Summer Greeting, Song & Roscoff, France

The sun is finally shinning again here. I want to say to you all my blog friends, Have a wonderful summer! To those new follower, Thank you so much for following me and… Continue reading

A Brief Encounter with Belgrade

I was supposed to have a full two days in Belgrade, but when the 30 minutes waiting time + 2 hours flight turns into 3 hours waiting + 2 hours flight, we had… Continue reading

Small Monkeys and Batu Putih – Fin

…We got out of the bushes where the monkeys were, and drove a long the bigger red-earth road for about 10 minutes, even deeper to the forest. When suddenly I can see the… 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

Small Monkeys and Batu Putih 1

After our 3-hour drive from Manado, the driver, who at the beginning said he knows the way but then several times made the wrong turns, reversing and going back on ourselves, finally made… 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

St Ives, Cornwall, UK

St Ives (hear pronounciation here) was famous for artist in the uk in the 60’s to 80’s, because of its beautiful seascape, somewhat micro climate and higgledy piggledy lanes. Now although still beautiful… 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

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 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

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

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

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