6 places to visit in Samosir Island!
Jan05

6 places to visit in Samosir Island!

What will you do if you only have one day to explore Samosir island in North Sumatra, Indonesia?  Well yes, you can’t cover a lot of thing, but I think six places are much better than nothing, right?! 1. Museum Huta Bolon Simanindo to watch Batak traditional performance, including the Sigale-gale (a puppet made from wood) dance 2. White sand beach in Parbaba village A white sand on the lake side? Haha yes there is. It’s on...

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The historical side of Macau …
Aug28

The historical side of Macau …

After we spent a few days in Hong Kong, we continued our trip to Macau (or sometimes it’s spelled Macao). We planned to take the ferry boat from Hong Kong, which took about less than one hour. The ferry from Hong Kong to Macau operates 24 hours (0700 – 1800, 1815 – 0630) which departs every 15 minutes. There are quite a lot of stores restaurants  in the ferry terminal, including McDonald … (and I missed the...

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A Short Trip to Solo (Part Two – End)
Apr07

A Short Trip to Solo (Part Two – End)

After we did a city tour in Solo (or also known as Surakarta), myself and Sinthya has scheduled the next day to visit Candi Sukuh and Candi Cetho. We didn’t know how to get there, so my friend Ami, voluntarily helped us to find a rental car with the driver. She found a 12-hour rental car, using Innova, with a quite reasonable price. After had the pizza and serabi from the previous day as our breakfast, we started the day at...

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A short trip to Solo (Part One)
Mar26

A short trip to Solo (Part One)

Solo as we all known as Surakarta was the destination of my recent trip with, again, my travel buddy, Sinthya haha. We planned this, a month before this trip. We went to Solo from 16 – 18 March 2012, but we needed to leave the city on Sunday morning, as Sinthya wanted to attend a wedding reception at Sunday noon. For this trip, we used Garuda Indonesia for Jakarta – Solo, then Sriwijaya Air for Solo – Jakarta flight....

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Semarang Trip (Part 1)
Jan05

Semarang Trip (Part 1)

Me .. doing a Semarang trip? Yes, that’s right! Although I lived here for 3 years, and visited the city many times, I’ve never really visited some tourism spots here. So beside visiting my family here, I also planned to visit several tourism places … Have you ever visited Gereja Mbledug? Lawang Sewu? or perhaps Sam Poo Kong? I haven’t … until recently So this Semarang trip was from 30 December 2011 until...

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