• 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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  • Manulalu Jungle, The Next Recommended Accommodation in Flores

    19 October 2018

    It felt like I was back in elementary school all over again. The air of Mount Inirie was too cold and I stayed warm under the soft white sheets. But there’s a significant difference between then and ...
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  • 14 Days Overland Flores Itinerary

    5 October 2018

    If I’ve repeatedly recommended about the live-on-board (LOB) experience for the Komodo Islands, it’s time to emphasize the necessity of exploring Flores overland. If one travels briefly, they woul ...
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  • Bali Secret Beaches and a Few Other Secrets

    25 July 2018

    Cliché? Maybe. Clickbait? Most definitely. Because how arrogant can we be, being visitors and claiming to find Bali secret beaches. But in the name of SEO (yes, I’m being blunt) there are a few I c ...
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  • 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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