Tag Archive: wanderlust

Budapest At A Glance

T and I finally arrived in Budapest. It was an exhausted train trip after having long walking day in Munich. We left Munich at 10 pm a day before with the night train.… Continue reading

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Welcome to Tjong A Fie Mansion, The Historical Jewel of Medan

I had realized that I did not write a lot about touristic places from my home town. Well, since I am here now, I am trying to enjoy the city and explore tourism… Continue reading

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Prison Island, It Never Was A Prison

What do you think when you hear the name of the island? That must be a place with full of prisoners, but it is not. Prison island or Quarantine island or in local… Continue reading

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Penglipuran, My Favorite Village in Bali

Bali is not only well-known for its beautiful nature and panoramic. In addition, the island is also famous as a place where the culture and local wisdoms still apply. Since the 9th century,… Continue reading

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Robben Island, Once, It was a ‘Home’ of Nelson Mandela

When I was in Cape Town, one of tourist attractions that I did not want to miss was Robben Island. My friend – Sari, and I had planned to visit the island since… Continue reading

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Beautiful Mansions Along The Bosphorus, Another ‘Crazy’ Dream

“Keep your dreams alive. It is free and costs nothing” , My late father once said. It was summer time. No lectures, no academic journals, no assignments, no text books, and no class… Continue reading

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Wadi Rum, The Valley Of The Moon

I was tired like a hell. Exploring PETRA by walking for the whole day, it was not a joke. I should combine my exploration way with using the service of the horse carts,… Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: The Silence of Winter on The Top of Uludağ Mountain

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Kuzguncuk, A Village of Harmony

Kuzguncuk is one of neighborhoods in Istanbul that I highly recommend to visit. Exploring this small village is a must for Istanbul residents in order to escape from the daily routine without having… Continue reading

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Marabou Stork, The Unofficial National Bird of Uganda

Marabou Stork is often referred to as Unofficial National Bird of Uganda. Every time I visit the country known as the Pearl of Africa, I would see this bird species almost everywhere in… Continue reading

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Tanah Lot Temple

From splendid mountains to harsh coastlines to volcanic slopes to white sandy beaches to towns to villages, we would not surprise to find that Bali is known as the island of Gods. As… Continue reading

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Why You Should Visit Ubud When You’re In Bali

You are in Bali, and you are fed up with the beaches and party. Or you just want to stay away from the crowd for a while. Where should you go? I would… Continue reading

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Munich For Half Day

That was midday when T and I finished our visit at Deutsche Museum. We still had eight hours to wander around before catching the train to Budapest. I did not cough that much,… Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Anticipate

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St. Anthony of Padua Church

The place I lived was only couple of steps from the famous Istiklal Street in Istanbul. I could not count how many times I passed this street for leisure, shopping, watching the street… Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Departure

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Jimbaran Beach

I have been living in Bali for almost three months. I choose to live in Jimbaran  due to some reasons. First of all, it is closed to the beach. After living in Ubud… Continue reading

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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

“Architecture is about experience, not only visual but also what you can touch, what you can feel” – Ma Yansong. To mark the thirtieth of reign of Sultan Qaboos, a breath-taking work of… Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Roasting Coffee

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Enjoying Nature At Sangeh Monkey Forest

This week, Patti from P.A. Moed invited us to show the nature surrounds us. For this challenge, I will show the nature I enjoyed recently at Sangeh Monkey Forest, still from the island of… Continue reading

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