Category Archive: Asia

Phuket Town in A Day

My sister had complained that I was not a good travel mate for her. When we traveled together to Phuket, instead of spending so much time wandering around to see what’s happening here… Continue reading

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Sunda Kelapa Harbor, When I Tried to Run Away From The Crowd of Jakarta

Living in big city as Jakarta could be exhausted. Long walking hours with cosmopolitan living style, and to mentioning huge traffic jam that could catch you for hours. Yes, it was exhausted. And… Continue reading

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White Crater, The Beauty Given By Earth

In one weekend, while I was living in Jakarta, my good friend, Donna came and visit me. She would do something in the next following Monday in Jakarta for her works, it means… Continue reading

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Blangkejeren, Once Upon A Time

Sitting on the big rocks, I tried to catch any sounds coming from the far. The sound which was not familiar and I was doubts whether I even had heard that kind of… Continue reading

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Phi Phi Islands, They’re Beautiful Without The Crowd

My sister was obsessed with the movie of Leonardo Di Caprio, “The Beach”. I still had no clear clue whether she was obsessed with that good looking actor who won many hearts while… Continue reading

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Weh Island, Where Kilometer Zero of Indonesia Starts to Count

During three years my stay in Aceh, Weh Island had been my escape sanctuary every time I was fed up with the hectic of city life. Not merely its location closed to Banda… Continue reading

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My 48 Hours in Singapore

“Just relax. Take a deep breath. Again. Do it again,” I was exhausted, sweating and panicking at the same time. I tried to keep myself calm, sat at the bus stop, while trying… Continue reading

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Visit Lake Toba, The Largest Volcanic Lake in The World

If you travel to Indonesia and have a chance to visit Medan, the city where I come from, please do not miss to visit Lake Toba. This lake is not just beautiful but… Continue reading

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Istanbul, At the Very First Day

I was exhausted, sweating and near to death due to anxiety of missing the flight, when I finally arrived at Ndjili International Airport. It was raining, causing some floods in many areas of… Continue reading

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Hidden Paradise of Indonesia: Stranded in Tello Island

It was so warm and humid. I was sitting on the deck, watching ship crews preparing everything to ensure there was nothing to be missed before continuing our trips to Hibala. My journey… Continue reading

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Things I Saw in Kuala Lumpur

After having a lot of thoughts and  considering the fact that I am totally stranger in Kuala Lumpur, I came up with decision to hop on hop on hop off bus to explore… Continue reading

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Banda Aceh, What To See And How To Get Around

If tsunami didn’t came to Aceh, perhaps I would never visited the most western province of Indonesia for my entire life. Trust me, I was not happy when it happened. Instead, I was… Continue reading

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Kuala Lumpur at a Glance, How to Get Around

Kuala Lumpur will always be the first. It was not only my first abroad travel experience but also my first solo trip that I ever did in my entire life. The suitcase had been… Continue reading

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Hidden Paradise of Indonesia: Trip to Tello Island

One morning, when I lived an worked in Nias, couple of years ago, my French boss, Guillaume, called me with brightest smile ever. No, he didn’t come to tell that he would raise… Continue reading

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Love Letter to Istanbul: Why I Fell in Love at the First Sight

Dear Istanbul, If love at the first sight is really exist, I can tell you that I fell in love with you at the first sight. I know, I am not the first… Continue reading

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Teluk Dalam, the Capital of South Nias

Teluk Dalam is one of places that you must visit when you’re in Nias. During one and half year of my assignments in the island, I had couples of times to visit Teluk… Continue reading

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Nias, A New Beginning

I have special place for Nias, the small island located on the west side of Sumatera for some personal reasons. First of all, it was my very first time to travel far away… Continue reading

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