(New Post) : Since I left Noodles


Hi, I am back from taking a break. It’s been almost seven months since I left noodles. I quitted almost all kinds of high-carbohydrate foods and beverages. 7 months ago, I still had various kinds of noodles, from angel hair, vermicelli, spaghetti, egg noodles, kwetiau (chinese flat noodles), until surely any types of instant noodles…

Dear New Me…It’s Me


Dear New Me, This is for the many times I see myself in the mirror. Sometimes I ask myself , “Is that me?”, “How can I look like this now?”. I don’t believe even in myself about what I have done so far. Happy? I am terribly happy whatever happened in my life recently. Sad? Little…

Ciamiknya Berlatih Videography dengan Smartphone


Belajar dan terus belajar Salah satunya adalah belajar sesuatu yang baru dan terkadang di luar bayangan kita sendiri. Videography merupakan hal yang masih asing bagi saya, karena tak terlintas sedikitpun kalau sebenarnya videography itu mudah. Di mata saya, membuat video yang ciamik itu memerlukan program atau piranti yang bagus serta keahlian yang prima sehingga saya…

(Photos of The Day) : Angpao


Red envelope or Indonesian adopted from Hokkien word as angpao. It is originated from China and among South East Asian Muslims (especially Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei), angpao is also adopted as tradition in Eid-Ul-Fitr for handing out monetary gifts in envelop especially to the kids or unemployed young adults. If we talk about angpao, everyone will be happy..hehehee…

(Travel Photo of The Day) : Orange Blessing


One thing I saw during Lunar New Year celebration sermon in St Maria de Fatima Church Toasebio, Jakarta was orange blessing. After offering and communion sessions, the bishop went to the dozens of orange boxes in order to bless them. It consisted of three oranges inside the plastic bag and it’s believed to symbolize sweetness…

(Travelling Photos) : Glodok Chinatown Jakarta prior Lunar New Year


These are some photos I took during my Lunar New Year trip. This year, I intentionally visited Petak Sembilan in Glodok area, West Jakarta, where it is a very large Chinatown particularly in Jakarta. There are so many old Chinese styled buildings, distinctive marketplaces, temples and surely Santa Maria de Fatima church whose architecture remains intact….

Semangat Bhinneka, Semangat Imlek di Santa Maria de Fatima Toasebio


Kiong hi, Kiong hi Ucapan selamat tahun baru dalam dialek Hokkian yang kurang lebih sama dengan Gong Xi berulang-ulang menggema di pagi yang mendung di kawasan Glodok pada hari dimana menurut kalender Tionghoa sudah masuk tahun ayam api. Sebagian besar jemaat baik tua, muda, dewasa dan anak-anak berdatangan dengan baju didominasi warna merah dan masuk…

(Sunday Recipe): Triple Creamed Matcha Latte Bulletproof


I have already following keto-fastosis (ketogenic and fasting) lifestyle for more than four months, and sometimes during holiday I don’t fast or -grind- sometimes cheat. But this lifestyle is great for me, either physically or aesthetically. Reducing carbs and absent from sugar. I haven’t already shared recipes for so long, and this is spin off…

(Saturday Post) : Diverse in Ways but One in Celebration


For two days, I have already experienced two kinds of Chinese New Year celebrations during my journey inside Jakarta’s famous Chinatown, Petak Sembilan in Glodok area. Buddhism and Confucianism in the temples and Catholics in Santa Maria de Fatima Toasebio Church still in the same street. Diverse but still one. May the rites are different, may…

(Weekly Photo Challenge) : Santa Maria de Fatima Church, Glodok, Jakarta


Santa Maria de Fatima catholic church locates inside Jakarta’s famous Chinatown, Glodok or Petak Sembilan and not too far from The famous Toasebio temple. Formerly, it was a Chinese kapitan (chieftain) house, but since 1954 it’s already been repurposed to be a catholic church after its buying and the land around it was bought into monastery and…

Selamat Tahun Baru Imlek – Happy Lunar New Year


For all fellows, I’d like to wish you prosper in this year of rooster. Happy New Year! I spent my holiday in Chinese nuance, but I am too exhausted now and maybe I will tell the story later on. Happy Lunar New year Selamat Tahun Baru Imlek 恭喜發財 (Gong xi fa cai/Kung hei fat choi)…