Ndalem Padmosusastra : Igniting Javanese Culture Spirit

A month ago, I saw posts on Instagram from couple friends showing that they were attending a launching of Ndalem Padmosusastra. I saw it very interesting. It’s a real classic Javanese limasan house which easily reminds the atmosphere of Central Java in the past. I also saw it’s utilized as restaurant with village concept which sells classic Javanese food and beverages. Interestingly, I also saw … Continue reading Ndalem Padmosusastra : Igniting Javanese Culture Spirit

Classic Lumpia from Solo with Memory

Just because we want to recall a family memory, this afternoon we go to Sami Luwes Department store located in Honggowongso street of Solo city; so near to a home we used to live. More than 20 years ago, we often shopped here not only because it was near but also its product prices were so affordable. At that time, we never used trolley during … Continue reading Classic Lumpia from Solo with Memory

The New Look of Manahan Sport Stadium

I’m happy to know that Indonesia will be a host country for 2021 FIFA U-20 World Cup. There will be 10 sport stadiums prepared for that international occasion. One of that is Manahan Stadium located in my hometown, Surakarta (Solo City). Yeaay!! With the role as host city, I know both national and Surakarta government will have some efforts to manage and beautify the city … Continue reading The New Look of Manahan Sport Stadium

A New Glory for the Ruin of Banjaratma Sugar Factory

On our road trip from Surakarta (Solo City) to go back to Jakarta, we definitely need some rest areas to have a little break. I recommend my friends to have our first stop in Banjaratma Rest Area 260B in Brebes city. I’m so excited to recommend this place because I’ve seen couple news about it. This is a new rest area, located on the side … Continue reading A New Glory for the Ruin of Banjaratma Sugar Factory

Coming Back to the Legendary Warung Soto Ledokan

Before going back to Jakarta from Surakarta (Solo City) on a road trip with couple friends, we decide to have an authentic breakfast in the city. After having a little discussion, we agree to go to the legendary food stall named “Warung Soto Spesial Daging Sapi Ledokan”. It’s located in a very strategic place in Kartasura area of Sukoharjo. It’s just talking some steps of … Continue reading Coming Back to the Legendary Warung Soto Ledokan

Nasi Telor Pimen: When Simplicity Serves Its Best

Even though I’m a food lover of menus with strong spices or extravagant look, I basically still love super simple food, especially for my breakfast. When I was kid, I found a pleasure for eating with only rice and fried tempeh or sunny side up egg.. and yaa, I still like it until now. Therefore, I’m interested in knowing that the simple menu of rice … Continue reading Nasi Telor Pimen: When Simplicity Serves Its Best

An Unique Pyramid -Like Mosque in the Center of Jakarta

I’m always curious to see the building created by an architect Ridwan Kamil. This Mayor of Bandung (edited : now Governor of West Java) is known as creative person making building beyond the regular pattern. I’ve visited some mosques designed by him and team including Al Irsyad Mosque in Bandung Barat, Al Azhar Mosque in Bekasi, Asmaul Husna Mosque in Tangerang, and 165 Mosque Jakarta. … Continue reading An Unique Pyramid -Like Mosque in the Center of Jakarta