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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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  • Eat With Purpose This Ramadan

    Ramadan - a time when Muslims fast from dawn to dusk every single day of the month. It is the time in which Muslims try their best to get close to Allah SWT. Concurrently, this blessed month serves as a great opportunity for individuals to strengthen their bonds with each other as they enjoy their iftar...

  • Mosques to Visit in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

    Yogyakarta is popular as it is the centre of art and culture in Indonesia. Additionally, it is the center of development of Islam in the country. It is home to historical mosques that capture interesting stories of the past. Here are four mosques I would recommend you to visit in Yogyakarta if you are...

  • Where to Get The Best Gudeg in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

    Gudeg is one of Indonesia’s most authentic culinary delights that you will not want to miss when you are in Yogyakarta.The brown Javanese cuisine is made from an young unripe jackfruit, locally known as gori. It is cooked slowly for several hours with fresh coconut milk and Javanese palm sugar. In...

  • Jakarta, Indonesia: 5 Museums You Need To See With Your Own Eyes

    Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, is home to over 20 interesting museums you can find easily once you land in this big city. Here are five must-visit museums we recommend if you come to Jakarta to learn about its history as well as to find Instagrammable spots to take a selfie for your social media...

  • Fall In Love With Indonesian Fried Rice! Visit 5 Of Their Best In Jakarta!

    Nasi Goreng (fried rice) is the all-time favorite Indonesian dish. Last year, it was the runner-up in the list of the world’s 50 best foods by CNN readers. This homemade dish, — cooked rice stir-fried in a frying pan and usually served with eggs, vegetables, seafood, fried chicken and meat, and crackers,...

  • Planning a Trip to Jakarta, Indonesia? Take A Trip Down To These 4 Historic Mosques!

    With the busy roads in Jakarta, it might take awhile for you to get around. So, why not make a couple of stops at these mosques during your journey. Some of them might not be very instragrammable, but they are all worth the visit due to their rich history. Let's look at 4 of Jakarta's must-visit mosques! Read...

  • Get Your Dream Floating Breakfast And Feel Like Royalty For A Day At These 5 Resorts in Bali!

    In October of this year, American socialite and TV personality Kim Kardashian and her sisters, Kourtney and Khloé, had a vacation in one of the world’s most beautiful islands in Indonesia. During their stay in Bali, they shared their experience at the luxurious Soori Hotel on Instagram. This hotel...

  • 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...

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