Sketching Urban Indonesia

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

Mini Dinner with Gultik

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

Feeling Vintage at Wisma Proklamasi

I’ve visited Proklamasi hospital third times and I always get confused about what to eat near that hospital. Thus, I’m so surprised when I find out a fancy classic restaurant named De Proklamasi (using building of Wisma Proklamasi) is located precisely just next to it. I just know it after figuring out from the google map while arranging a meeting in Menteng of Central Jakarta. … Continue reading Feeling Vintage at Wisma Proklamasi

A Walk in Jakarta Kota Train Station

Hi! Welcome to Jakarta Kota Train Station! That station itself opened for the first time in 1887 with the name of Batavia Zuid. The station applying art deco style with classical barrel vault roof on its main hall is located in area that is called today as Kota Tua (Jakarta Old City). Thus, this station not only becomes the spot for transportation and commuting stuffs … Continue reading A Walk in Jakarta Kota Train Station

Yayoi Kusama’s Art Exhibition

I knew about Yayoi Kusama for the first time when I was in Hong Kong last year. In Madame Tussauds Museum, I saw a wax sculpture of her figure on yellow-painted room with black polka dots on it. Her edgy look really attracted me. With red hair and outfit which is same to wall pattern, she must be an eccentric person, well..I mean interesting and … Continue reading Yayoi Kusama’s Art Exhibition

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

City Refreshment from Flona

One of the best things when I still lived in Solo City was that I could really do my hobby of gardening. I found it interesting for my hands to get down to soil, dug it, and planted some little trees. Observing that the trees stayed alive and grew was another amusement from gardening hobby. Unfortunately, after moving to Jakarta, I don’t have really chance … Continue reading City Refreshment from Flona

Food Party in Gading Festival

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

Nyoman Nuarta’s Art Works in Art Jakarta Exhibition

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

Friendship Mural of Jakarta and Berlin

I’m happy to know that Kendal tunnel, the area connecting Dukuh Atas MRT Station, Sudirman KRL Commuter Line Station, and BNI City Railink Station, has changed to be a car & motorcycle-free zone. Now it becomes more comfortable for people to walk from one station to another station. Its tunnel’s walls are also beautified by the murals and customized changing-colors lightning. When I passed there, … Continue reading Friendship Mural of Jakarta and Berlin