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A BIRTHDAY TRIP TO SUMBA

After a few months full of gazillion works, pitches, and full calendar with no day without meetings. I texted my boss – “After this pitch, I want to take leave. Just for 2 days .. its my birthday trip” She was quiet for a moment but finally agreed to my request. ...

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3 HIGHLIGHTED PLACES AROUND SHANGHAI – CHINA

So, this is my 3rd trip this year. Lucky me, this one was FREE! The company where I work, conducted a company outing and the destination was.. to Shanghai!! It was pretty exciting because I had not been to mainland China yet. I’d only been to Hong Kong and Macau ...

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MY FIRST SLEEPER TRAIN : CHIANG MAI TO BANGKOK

Last month, I had a work conference in Bangkok for a few couple of days. As an opportunist employee slash longing-for-getaway traveler (Just so you know, I haven’t been to anywhere this year and it makes me crazy!), I took a couple of days of leave before my conference date. ...

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YEAR-END GAME AT GEORGE TOWN – PENANG, MALAYSIA

After so much doubting on where to spend my last days in 2017, I ended up buying ticket to Penang, Malaysia. The reason was because it’s the cheapest yet the most appealing option available. Besides, I was not in the mood for nature-adventure thingy, I wanted a city that I ...

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AUTUMN 2017 IN KYOTO

Hello again at my favourite time of the year!! This year I had chance to enjoy autumn in … *Taiko-roll*…. Yay Japan! This was my second time visiting Japan, my previous was 2 years ago in Spring – yes, the most popular season in Japan. And now I came back ...

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THE CHARMING TOWN OF LUANG PRABANG, LAOS

I didn’t expect that I will visit Laos this year – like at all! I always wanted to visit this country but the ticket ridiculously does not make any sense. IDR 7 million (USD 500) just to go to SEA countries? Naw way. Sometimes I envy Europe for this, European ...

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#BUDGET&ITINERARY – MALDIVES!

Sepulang dari Maldives, berjuta-juta orang (iya, lebay!) nanya pertanyaan serupa, sampe ada beberapa teman yang lama telah hilang muncul kembali cuma untuk nanya : 1. Emang di Maldives ada bandara? *eaaaa!* –> sesungguhnya ini pertanyaan paling aneh dan anehnya lagi paling banyak yang nanya!!! Manteman, Maldives gak sepurba itu juga ...

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HAVING ONSEN IN OEDO ONSEN MONOGATARI – TOKYO

Hot spring is one of my most fave place to chilax (chill and relax) on the planet. When I found out about Onsen – Japanese traditional hot spring in some articles long time ago, I definitely sold. So, when I visited Tokyo, going to Onsen was one of my ultimate ...

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10 MOST MEMORABLE THINGS I HAD IN TOKYO

I remember it was 3 years ago, I told my friend idealistically, if I visited Japan, it would be in Cherry Blossom season. But reality did bite… To afford Japan in Cherry Blossom season was out of my league. So I ended up buying ticket to Australia instead. And this ...

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