• Sumber Alam, Garut – Where Cold Water Is Scarce

    12 April 2019

    Born and raised in Bandung, with a temperature ranging between 9-25 degrees Celcius, my body hasn’t gotten used to cold weather. Hot showers used to be my saviour. So you can imagine how I heard hea ...
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  • Papandayan Mountain, Climbing Yet Again

    22 March 2019

    Saying ‘never’ to climbing mountains when living in the ring of fire is truly a dumb thing to do. Although I despise dragging my ass up an elevated terrain, it is bound to happen because there are ...
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  • The Fancy and Family Friendly Hotel Tentrem, Yogyakarta

    27 February 2019

    As I mentioned in the post about Yats Colony hotel, I had spent a night at Hotel Tentrem the previous night. This five-star hotel designed in a sophisticated modern Colonial style exudes luxury from ...
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  • Yats Colony Hotel Yogyakarta

    2 February 2019

    Yats Colony hotel in Yogyakarta has been around for a few years. I had been wanting to stay there because it looks so cute in photos. But I had only the chance to dine in the Yats Colony restaurant in ...
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  • 9 Recommended Places to Eat in Sanur, Bali

    25 January 2019

    I underestimated Sanur. As a non-party person, I wished I had known more about the area long before I knew about Kuta, Seminyak, etc. Sanur is quiet, filled with homes, and humbler than the west coast ...
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  • Arborea Café, a Modern Café in Jakarta’s City Forest

    8 January 2019

    Quirky buildings often attract me, like Arborea Cafe. On a sunny morning after I went live on air on TVRI to talk about travel sketching, I visited this place which is nearby in Senayan area. Modern ...
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  • Traveling to Puncak – How Drinking Milk Affects My Travels

    28 November 2018

    I might be a cow in the past life. My current life is a little too close to cows compared to others. How? Well, my real name is Murni, which translates to ‘pure’ and, in Indonesia, is awfully clos ...
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  • Blue Stone Beach, Flores – Move Over White Sandy Beaches!

    24 November 2018

    “I have a thing for rocks,” Alice, mother of three told me, with her blue eyes widen of excitement. She had been the trooper of my group, educating everyone, especially her children, about nature ...
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  • The Luxury Hotel Rumah Luwih Bali

    11 November 2018

    I have this thing for hotel designs, where interesting ones can influence me in choosing the travel destinations. I had seen Rumah Luwih Beach Resort in pictures and swore I would stay in that beautif ...
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  • Wologai, Flores – Where Guests Meets Breasts

    27 October 2018

    In a sense, it feels like Indonesia is moving backwards in terms of TV in terms of censorship. One of the most confusing is the blurring of women’s cleavage on TV. I’ve heard this was to prevent b ...
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