While traveling, finding the right accommodation can be like finding the right person to date – you set certain selection criteria in the process based on experience whether you realize it or not. Throughout my travels in 2016, I’ve experienced staying in really good accommodations and really crappy ones which have made me set certain […]Read more "Where You Should Stay in 2017"
At last. At long last. We have reached the end of 2016. A lot of things happened this year and as far as years ago, this year hasn’t been the best of years for me. There was a lot of grief, plenty of days spent under the looming cloud of depression, and uncountable times of […]Read more "My Honest Recap of 2016"
It’s rare for me to spend only less than 24 hours in a place and immediately fall in love with it. And yet Penang made me feel that way about it in such a short amount of time. Last month, after going to Malaysia for a conference (which I will talk to you about), the […]Read more "24 Hours in Penang"
If there’s one thing that a lot of Indonesians can agree on, it’s that Semarang, the capital of Central Java is home to some of Indonesia’s greatest culinary treasures. From crispy and savory lumpia to the sweet and toffee-like wingko babat, Semarang’s local dishes are undeniably some of the best tasting in Indonesia. But apart from the dishes […]Read more "Semarang’s Best-Kept Culinary Secrets"
Ah, October. Quite a lot happened this month: mid-terms, travel planning, a lot of songwriting, plenty of designing, and more. It was hands down, one of my busiest months and I felt like my mind couldn’t stop buzzing with ideas and things to do throughout the month that some nights, I literally had trouble falling […]Read more "Month in Review: October 2016"
One of the most beautiful things I’ve come to love about traveling is leaving pieces of your heart everywhere and every once in a while, finding places that make you feel like you’re home when you’re so far from it. And that feeling of home can come at really unexpected places, such as a small […]Read more "Finding Home in a Cafe in Semarang"
I promised in my previous post that I would introduce you to the new acquaintance I’d made in front of Indies Heritage Hotel, Yogyakarta who happens to be a friend of my dad’s. Well here is me keeping my promise and telling you about this awesome man called Harry van Yogya. Harry van Yogya? Is that […]Read more "Around Yogyakarta with Mr. Harry van Yogya"