• 15 Hours on the Road Home

    8 December 2017

    “We’re heading straight back to Jakarta. You guys will have plenty of time to sleep,” Bayu told us as we were packing our bags in the spacious luggage compartment of our ride in the parking lo ...
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  • Sightseeing Ambon with the Sketchwalker

    25 October 2017

    Ambon, the capital of Maluku province, lately has been overlooked by travelers. They fill their curiosity about Maluku as a part of the "exotic", as some like to call it, East Indonesia, by flying in ...
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  • Warungboto Site, Yogyakarta – An Ongoing Historical Discovery

    22 September 2017

    Have you been to Taman Sari water palace in Yogyakarta? If you have, or if you’ve at least seen it in photos, you know this building looks so much like it. Turns out, this one is Pesanggrahan Rejawi ...
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  • Banda on the Ground

    7 August 2017

    The thing about digital cameras is that one can take so many pictures at any given time as long as you have enough space on your memory card. Hence, when traveling to the middle of Banda Sea, possibly ...
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  • Art1 Museum, A Hidden Art Pocket in Jakarta.

    31 July 2017

    It would be pretty outdated to post a visit to the Art1 Museum in 2015, but I feel this museum needs more recognition. Located in an area far from artsy or any tourism attraction, Kemayoran--the area ...
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  • A Brief Introduction to West Sumbawa: Kenawa Island and Mantar Village

    15 July 2017

    “After Lombok, we’ll be going to West Sumbawa.” Hooray!! I had never been to any part of Sumbawa Island, so the news from the producer felt like I just won a lottery. Wait. Producer? What ...
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  • Savannas in Sumba Island, Insanely Gorgeous

    30 June 2017

    Having only been once to a savanna in Indonesia, which was the Bekol savanna in Baluran National Park, I was excited to see more savannas in Sumba Island. In between the visits to Sumba’s awesome be ...
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  • 7 Awesome Beaches in Sumba Island with Various Characters

    20 June 2017

    The beaches in Sumba Island made me realize how I missed playing in beaches and how I used to enjoy it very much. Although, it’s a bit vague whether my judgment was based solely on the various chara ...
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  • Where to Eat Sushi in Bali? Ji by Tugu Group!

    12 June 2017

    It doesn’t seem much sense to wonder where to eat sushi in Bali, an island heaven to all sorts of traditional culinary delights. But from time to time, I forget that travelers or expats look for a l ...
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  • Back to Hotel Tugu Bali And Delighted by the Sweet Surprises

    16 May 2017

    Staying at Tugu hotels, whether it’s by invitation or self-paid, is always a memorable experience. Every corner of the establishment is well thought out. Early in this month I was back to Hotel Tugu ...
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