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

Missing Japan? Jak-Japan Matsuri May Be Your Cure!

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!

Hey Jakarta LRT, Welcome to the Squad!

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!

An Evening in Gelora Bung Karno

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

Same Bowls, Different Foods

Have you ever experienced something very difficult until you thought that you couldn’t pass it and almost gave up? But at the end, you could make it happy ending either by eventually finding a solution, or by finding inspiration to find another way out, or by getting hand from other to help you out. Or simply, the case just suddenly evaporated without you tok any … Continue reading Same Bowls, Different Foods

Soto Pak Timbul, Food only for Night Goers

After having a midnight prayer of Ramadan called as iktikaf in Masjid Agung Surakarta (the big mosque of Surakarta) around 1 a.m., I and my family decide to explore a midnight dinner experience in the city. My brother, Tio, recommends a food place that we haven’t tried before named Warung Soto Pak Timbul. He gets the information from his friend. Why not? Let’s try it!So … Continue reading Soto Pak Timbul, Food only for Night Goers