Kopitiam in Pekanbaru, Riau – More Than Just Coffee
The day was piercing hot, I needed to stay indoor to hide from the sun. I heard about Jalan Juanda that’s packed with kopitiam or coffee houses in Melayu Peranakan culture. Spending
Walking Tour in Jakarta
In the end of 2013, I did a backpacking trip around Europe. I can’t tell you how much I’ve learned during the trip and how much happiness it brought upon my psyche even though it was one of the coldest period of my life. Out of the many things I’ve learned, I was so impressed with the free walking tour that seems to be in a lot of European cities, especially within their old quarters. I participated a few of these tours and was blown away about the concept. Eventually, deep down I thought out
Island Hopping West Sumatra – Burning Off that Padang Food.
Who would have thought of West Sumatra when it comes to beautiful beaches? Hardly anyone, Indonesians included. For the time being, east Indonesia is the star of beaches and everything marine. Also, being home to CNN Travel’s best food in the world, Rendang, West Sumatra is known more for its culinary heritage then it is for white sandy shores. To my surprise, West Sumatra turns out to have some nice islands and clear blue water. Which is why I recommend island hopping West Sumatra as another activity,