• Melukat in Bali, Truly Coming Back to Nature

    18 April 2020

    “It doesn’t matter if anybody reads it, it’s a documentation of my journey,” a friend said across the table one day about blogging these days. I’m instantly reminded of why I like blogging a ...
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  • Who Is Lempad and Do We Really Need To Know Who He Is? 

    25 August 2019

    Firsta, our fellow blogger friend and trip organizer, says I have the knack of creating conflict. She might be right, though I don’t do it on purpose nor from bad intentions. A more recent realizati ...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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