check out the notes I wrote on my collaborative blog with Rifda Amalia, The Avonturir, on the first day of the festival where I finally met Eka Kurniawan in real life and find out who his muses are and the many hidden treasures of Indonesian literature coming from Indonesia's emerging writers
Cerita pulang kampung tahun ini merupakan cerita yang spesial, karena pada akhirnya, saya pulang kampung ke tempat yang menegaskan garis kesukuan saya. Sebuah identitas yang sangat penting bagi warga negara Indonesia yang terdiri dari berbagai macam suku yang tersebar dari Sabang sampai dengan Merauke
I frequently visit Bandung, not only because it only takes me two to three hours drive from Jakarta but also I've become really smitten by Bandung's atmosphere. Bandung has a lot of restaurants, coffee shop, and hang out places with a very "Bandung-like"atmosphere that can't be find in Jakarta due to Jakarta's polluted weather. In [...]
"What I love the most from travelling is the ultimate solitude that I couldn't find when I'm constricted in my daily routine."
Here's to a joyful year filled with discovery and accomplished achievements. Here's to a sorrowful misfortune. Here's to another year where I'm still lucky enough to be able to breath, smile, laugh, frown, cry, and share all of it with my loved one. 2014 was better than 2013 although 2013 wasn't as bad as 2012. [...]
Singapore has long been one of the most travelled destinations for Indonesians. People either go to Singapore or Malaysia for their first travelling abroad experiences, and most of the people will choose Singapore over Malaysia when travelling. I can't speak for all the people of course, but for me, I will choose Singapore over Malaysia [...]
I am finally getting back on the ground, literally, in a solid ground with 70% humidity and a rain that seems to never stop pouring. I am about to share the story of one of the most blessed moment of my life and also a lovely present from God to end the rough year of [...]