• A Detour to the Popular Spots of Nusa Penida, Bali

    14 June 2018

    I am rarely inspired to go to a destination by photos on social media. Nusa Penida was an exception. There was a time when many people I followed on Instagram posted photos of places in Nusa Penida wh ...
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  • 5D4N Banda Islands, Maluku

    7 June 2018

    5D4N itinerary to Banda Islands, Maluku, seems like a lot of time to spend on such a small archipelago, but this is the shortest time you can enjoy yourself on the islands. And believe me, it’s not ...
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  • Makassar International Writers Festival 2018 – The People’s Literacy Festival

    16 May 2018

    This 2018 was my first year at Makassar International Writers Festival. Many of my (more) ‘literate’ friends assured me that the experience was worlds apart to the Ubud Readers and Writers Festiva ...
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  • 10 Things I Like About Bintan Island. Which One Is Your Favorite?

    26 April 2018

    Honestly, I had no interest of visiting Bintan Island at all. I had not heard or read anything up in my alley about the island. I saw some photos of Bintan’s nature, but I’ve been to more attracti ...
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  • The Place to Get a Tattoo in Bali and A New Perspective on Indonesian Ink

    16 April 2018

    Xena, not the warrior princess, had a body of a Spanish guitar. A little twerk of her ass fired up the handful of men dancing in front of her. The 19-year old singer was singing ‘dangdut’—Indone ...
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  • This Might Be the Cheapest Hostel in Yogyakarta, But It’s Actually Priceless

    14 March 2018

    Every single person working in tourism is actually a key player in the industry including Anes, owner of Yez Yez Yez All Good Hostel in Yogyakarta. Placing a very low price for his ‘capsule’ rooms ...
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  • Trusting The Drag Queens to Cheer Me Up – Cabaret Show in Yogyakarta

    8 March 2018

    I would have never guessed that a woman in a Javanese ‘kebaya’, batik sarong, and a ‘sanggul’—traditional Javanese hairdo—would be able to do a cartwheel, land on a split, and slid herself ...
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  • Is Raja Ampat Dive Lodge the Most Luxurious Accommodation in Raja Ampat?

    24 February 2018

    Every resort offers a different kind of luxury. In areas as accessible as Bali, resorts can go above and beyond to make you feel pampered and glamorous during your stay. But when it comes to other pla ...
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  • Should Hotel Reviews Really Look Like This? – Prasana by Arjani Resort

    10 February 2018

    I’m very happy that we have a lot of active travel bloggers in Indonesia now. It’s nice to have more online content for traveling, especially since I rely much of it for my travels. Compared to wh ...
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  • How Wamena Coffee Has Changed My Attitude Toward Coffee

    2 February 2018

    I’m surrounded by coffee lovers – or so they claim. I see how snobbish they can be with their knowledge on coffee, however much or little they know, and they judge others by how they have their co ...
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