Siti Aisyah, A Cube Mosque in Solo

A month ago, I came back to my hometown, Surakarta (Solo City) for a family’s wedding. When I passed Manahan area, I saw an interesting new building that I hadn’t seen before. Ya, I was sure it was mosque. Unfortunately, due to short time in this city, I didn’t get the chance for visiting that mosque.Now, for my Eid holiday in Surakarta, this mosque is … Continue reading Siti Aisyah, A Cube Mosque in Solo

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.For … Continue reading Ramlie Musofa Mosque, A Little Taj Mahal in Jakarta

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

Damai di Pantai Laskar Pelangi

Baru saja berakhir, hujan di sore ini Menyisakan keajaiban, kilauan indah pelangi Tak pernah terlewatkan, dan tetap mengaguminya Kesempatan seperti ini, takkan bisa dibeli (Lagu Sahabat Kecil by Ipang) Lagu tersebut langsung berkumandang halus di telinga. Tempat itu terlalu iconic! Sulit dipisahkan dengan memori orang yang sudah menonton film Laskar Pelangi. Lagu Sahabat Kecil yang menjadi soundtrack film itu seakan turut mengiringi suara lembut debur … Continue reading Damai di Pantai Laskar Pelangi