• Train from Airport to Jakarta City Is About to Happen

    10 July 2016

    “Is there a train from airport to Jakarta, to the middle of the city?” Once an Airbnb guest of mine texted me. “Unfortunately, no. You’ll have to take the taxi or bus, and that will take ab ...
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  • 7 Travel Tips You Need to Know When Traveling Indonesia

    23 June 2016

    Indonesia is a Moslem-dominated country. Hence in the Ramadan month, when most Moslems are fasting from dawn til dusk, there might be some things that could affect your travels in Indonesia. Good or b ...
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  • Visit Monas and See Jakarta from Above

    9 June 2016

      An Indonesian politician dared to be hanged from the top of Monas if he were to be proven guilty of corruption. Though he chickened out when he was proven guilty, this boasting became me ...
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  • Confession of an Indonesian Travel Blogger

    17 May 2016

    It’s been a while since Vira and I started blogging on Indohoy, so I thought it’s about time to show our hand of cards about the so-called glamorous world of travel blogging, at least in Indonesia ...
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  • 5 Ways to Travel to Singkawang City Without Cap Go Meh

    2 March 2016

    The quiet Singkawang city turns festive each year around Cap Go Meh time (if you’re wondering what Cap Go Meh is, find out here). It’s easy to figure out what to do and see in when we travel to Si ...
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  • Afternoon Talk with Chitra Subiyakto on Kain, Batik, and Sejauh Mata Memandang

    20 January 2016

      I gotta admit, I’m not a big fan of Indonesia’s traditional textiles in general. I’m speaking for myself because Mumun is a sucker for them as told here. I’m not sure why, but my ...
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  • Why I Love Spending The Year End in Jakarta

    6 January 2016

      “Where are you spending the year end holiday?” “What are you doing on New Year’s Eve?” These are the two most frequently asked questions approaching New Year. In the last ...
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  • TravelNBlog 5 Makassar. Is it the end?

    9 December 2015

    There was one thing we did differently on this TravelNBlog: we did it in Makassar, South Sulawesi, whereas before it was always in Java Island (Jakarta, Bandung, Semarang, and then Jakarta again). It ...
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  • Notes from Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2015

    11 November 2015

    This year, I attended the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2015 for simple reasons. I was curious and Vira did a great job marketing the event. It’s been running for 12 years and I thought might as ...
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  • Bad Ass Bangkok, Kinda

    8 November 2015

    Bangkok for a lot of Indonesians, including myself after my last yet brief 3-hour visit a few years ago, is the heaven for shopping and ‘same-same but different’ good food. High quality items are ...
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