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A Jakarta-based journalist passionate about art and culture, human rights, lifestyle, environment, music and film. He is a former reporter of The Jakarta Post and Japanese newspaper The Asahi Shimbun.

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  • Yogyakarta: Plan With Ease With Our Ultimate 4D3N Itinerary!

    If you ask white-collar workers in Jakarta about their favorite destination for a short escape from the hustle and bustle of Indonesia’s capital city, they will mention Yogyakarta, the center of Javanese art and culture. We have prepared a 4D3N itinerary for your travel experience at this unique city....

  • Still Haven't Tried The New Salted Egg Indomie Yet? Let Us Tell You What It's Like!

    Whether it is fried, steamed or boiled, a salted duck egg, locally known as telur asin, is loved by many in Indonesia. The food is believed to come from China. However, its briny aroma, gelatin-like egg whites and firm-textured round orange yolk is always in harmony when combined with a wide range...

  • Yogyakarta: Step Into The World Of Artistic Murals In The Village Of Jeblog

    Over 30 street artists have turned Jeblog tourist village into an outdoor art gallery, painting flurry of murals throughout the area to highlight the artistic side of its residents. This village is worth the visit if you are having a holiday in Yogyakarta. Yogyakarta is the center of music, dance, and...

  • Meet Ahmad Joni Wattimena: Quran Made By The Blind, For The Blind

    If you are a Muslim traveler who happens to be in South Tangerang, Banten, I recommend you to visit Raudlatul Makfufin Foundation to meet an inspirational blind Muslim teacher, Ahmad Joni Wattimena. What is Raudlatul Makfufin? Raudlatul Makfufin is a foundation that has produced thousands of free Braille...

  • Have You Seen A 20KG Meatball?! The Bakso Klenger Ratu Sari Meatball Will Blow You Away!

    Meatball soup, locally known as bakso, is one of the most popular halal dishes in Indonesia. You can find a variety of meatball soup around you for your hungry tummy in this country. Find Halal Food In Yogyakarta Yogyakarta, one of the country’s well-known cities for art and culture, is 521.5 kilometers...