A Day at IKEA Museum

This week is Sportlov in Sweden. A week long break from school to give the kids and their family time to do winter sports like ski, skating and so on. At first, we were thinking to go for a ski in this yearโ€™s sportlov, but given the fact that Baby K is still so little,…

Four Days and Three Nights in Gothenburg

On the last week of December 2017, we had an unplanned trip to Gothenburg. It was a simultaneous one which needed less than a week to prepare. This is new as usually we plan a trip way too far from the D day ๐Ÿ˜…. We were previously uncertain about having a trip for the year…

Senandung Musim Gugur

Jauh sebelum saya mengunjungi negara empat musim, musim gugur sudah menjadi musim favorit saya. Meski lahir dan besar di negara dua musim yang hanya mengenal hujan dan kemarau, entah mengapa saya merasa terhubung dengan memori musim gugur yang saya baca di majalah-majalah, saya lihat di televisi atau saya bayangkan dari puisi-puisi. Mungkin karena karakter dasar…

Daftar Wajib Kunjung Perth

Mengaku meninggalkan sebelah hatinya di kota paling terisolasi di dunia: Perth, saya baru sadar bahwa saya justru sangat jarang menulis apapun (kecuali ini) tentang Perth. Keinginan untuk menulis ini mendadak muncul setelah beberapa kawan meminta rekomendasi tempat-tempat menarik di Perth karena akan mengunjunginya dalam waktu dekat (dan membuat saya iri berat!). Jadi, keirian itu saya…

What to Expect When Visiting Bali as Local Tourist

Its massive tourism creates a sense that Bali somehow belongs to international tourist. At least that’s what I feel every time I come to Bali. I’m not discussing right or wrong here, I’m just saying that as a local tourist, I feel like Bali treats me differently (sometimes). There are some reasons behind it I…