Kite Museum, More Than Just A Childhood Memory

My brother from Solo and cousins from Yogyakarta and Pemalang are coming to Jakarta. I’m so excited for showing them some authentic experiences in Jakarta. Therefore, I take a day leave from office on Monday to travel around the city with them. I also want to take them for experiencing public transportation here. Since I know Monday is a close schedule for museum, I don’t … Continue reading Kite Museum, More Than Just A Childhood Memory

Ramlie Musofa Mosque, A Little Taj Mahal in Jakarta

I’m so surprised to see this mosque which seems to “suddenly” appear. Actually, as a person working in North Jakarta, I often pass that Sunter southern lake area, but I never notice the building process of this mosque. Maybe because it’s located in the line of housing area, the building process seem unnoticeable by people passing by. In fact, it has been built since 2011. … Continue reading Ramlie Musofa Mosque, A Little Taj Mahal in Jakarta

An Evening in the Garden of La Piazza

When I still lived in Kelapa Gading of North Jakarta, I visited Kelapa Gading Mall and La Piazza Mall quite often. It was one of nearest shopping places to my apartment. Though mall was not my priority place to hang out, for several times I got the chance to be in that malls for meeting or having dinner with friends since it’s popular meeting point … Continue reading An Evening in the Garden of La Piazza

Breathtaking Hidden Beauty of Aceh Named Pucok Krueng

For traveling, I prefer more to visit authentic places having strong local value. Even though I don’t mind visiting touristy “mainstream” places, I would be happier to see unexplored or unique unpopular places at the first place. Indeed, my friends from Medan who travel together with me in Aceh – Yana, Zami, and Iman – know so well about my favorite type of traveling. In … Continue reading Breathtaking Hidden Beauty of Aceh Named Pucok Krueng

RRI Surakarta, When It’s Not Only about Radio

Located so near to Balapan Train Station, just around 2 minutes walk, RRI Surakarta is one of offices with interesting vintage building in Solo city. Its classic and grandeur style easily attracts the attention those who pass Abdul Rachman Saleh Street of Kestalan Banjarsari. For me, this place is more than special. This was the office where my mom worked in finance department until she … Continue reading RRI Surakarta, When It’s Not Only about Radio

This Islamic School, Not Just Another School Building

As a native of Solo (Surakarta) city, I have visited many popular attractions here. However, I’m still craving for knowing more interesting places that I haven’t seen before. Thus, I’m so excited to find this place during walking on the super hot weather in the center of the city, in the area of Sriwedari in Slamet Riyadi street. It’s already 12:00 pm so as a … Continue reading This Islamic School, Not Just Another School Building

Ulul Albab Mosque, A Hidden Gem in Bekasi

Ramadan is a very good time for me to visit Islamic-theme places that I haven’t visited before. Visiting mosques can be one of interesting activities to do. Looking for idea which mosque to visit, and of course to pray too, while I am on my way from Bekasi Train Station, I remember there is a mosque that I haven’t gone to near that station. Located … Continue reading Ulul Albab Mosque, A Hidden Gem in Bekasi