Another thing making me happy to stay in Jakarta is I can enjoy various art exhibitions which are done routinely by various institutions. I think this capital city accommodates well for artists for working and showcasing their artworks. Moreover, people get options too towards what arts from any forms and genres to enjoy. As it happens now, I’m excited to find post on Instagram about … Continue reading Sketching Urban Indonesia
I’m so excited to bring my parent to explore Jakarta at night both to experience modern and authentic side of this city. Before they go home to Solo city the day after tomorrow, I go with them exploring city by MRT train. Of course, I want to show them, too about an authentic dinner that they haven’t experienced before. So we drop at Blok M … Continue reading Mini Dinner with Gultik
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
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
Couple months ago, I and my office mates were looking for something for dinner around Kelapa Gading area. When we passed Pegangsaan Dua to go to Kelapa Gading, we accidentally found a new festive and spacious food court named Gading Festival there. We were surprised and excited at the same time for knowing a new place for dinner and hanging out. Without thinking any further, … Continue reading Food Party in Gading Festival
This is the first time I come to Art Jakarta. It’s an exhibition of art works from various artists from various countries. This year, it’s conducted in Jakarta Convention Center from August 30 to September 1. While enjoying the exhibition, from a bit distance, I see an unique sculpture of a man driving motorcycle which seems like gonna jump to the sky. As I person … Continue reading Nyoman Nuarta’s Art Works in Art Jakarta Exhibition
Actually this weekend, I plan to sleep longer because of I feel so tired and little bit sick due to hectic activities in the last two weeks. On Saturday, I’ve been able to keep this commitment and I just stayed at home. But today, on Sunday, I realize that my nature for refreshment is jalan-jalan. Ya jalan-jalan means traveling; not necessarily to be festive planned … Continue reading Missing Japan? Jak-Japan Matsuri May Be Your Cure!
Indonesian people especially those who live in Jakarta are just on the hype of welcoming Jakarta MRT. People so excitedly report their first experience using that public transportation through the social media. It is like an “epiphany” on the situation when Jakarta has traffic jam most of the time at many areas. Even though, it hasn’t covered many areas yet in Jakarta, people are so … Continue reading Hey Jakarta LRT, Welcome to the Squad!
Since Jakarta MRT delivers its service, it’s much more accessible for me to go to Gelora Bung Karno sport complex. I just drop at Istora Mandiri station and walk for 2 minutes to pass the main gate of the stadium. I recently have intense hobby of long walking. Thus, this place is one of favorite places to do it. It is spacious, comfortable, and the … Continue reading An Evening in Gelora Bung Karno
Many people say “finally!”. Meanwhile many others post on their Instagram showing their excitement to be on MRT. Crowds are immediately flooded in almost those all new MRT stations. Well, it’s so natural to see this “mass hysteria” to welcome Jakarta MRT which has been waited for so long by this one of megacities in the world. With 10 million inhabitants in Jakarta itself or … Continue reading Welcoming Jakarta MRT