A WORD A WEEK CHALLENGE : TROPICAL


I am so proud to live in Indonesia, as it is tropical and never experiences snow…except the highest point in Papua. Sunshine, warm wind, rain and sand…so lovely, and doesn’t always covered by coconuts . These are some for you for this challenge. Location : Sundak Beach, Gunung Kidul, Jogjakarta, Indonesia

(What I Think About Indonesians) : SMILEY….SMILE….Not SMELL…


Once more when I am thinking about my own nations. It seems great, but also weird at the same time. Globalization has changed everything even to our basic cultures….smile! Maybe many people know this jargon “Never talk to a stranger” or even “Never look at a stranger” or…even…”Never smile at a stranger”. Many Indonesians nowadays…

(Friday Intermezzo) : Some Words of Bahasa/Indonesian For You…


Hi there! Apa kabar? Just for you, for those who love languages or learning languages, I only wanna share some things about my national language which can be learned while having fun. Unfortunately I have no much time for recording myself as slower connection here. Hahahahaha….All right, but for this moment, I wanna give some…

(Daily Prompt) : An Act of Kindness/ Tindak Kebajikan


Kindness? So many interpretations Kindness is everywhere Even without we recognize it It’s been with us It’s a grace from God Gracious! Have we done one of kindness? We don’t have to take into account it God Knows what we done We just share and act a kindness everyday To everyone, to every creatures As…

(Goody Foody Indonesia) : Mie Ongklok Wonosobo/ Wonosoban Styled Noodles


For this edition, though I am not culinary expert, let me share about one uniqueness of Indonesia from the closest thing. As I cannot go anywhere right now. Hahahahaha…This one is Mie Ongklok of Wonosobo. Wonosobo is a regency located 120 km south westernward of Semarang, Central Java and covers Dieng Plateau as well. Besides…

(Goody Foody Indonesia) : Cheese Satay Fancy Gethuk


Gethuk (pronounced : geutoock) is a traditional typical Javanese, and identical to Javanese itself since a long time. It is a variants of cassava-based food as among Javanese cassava is one of staple food along with rice. Gethuk is made of cooked and mashed cassava, mixed with some sugar, either granulated or brown sugar, and…

(What I think about Indonesian) : Some Facts About Bahasa Indonesia


Happy Monday! Never let your fun lose though it’s been Monday. And those who’re still on Sunday, enjoy your holiday. For today, I’d like to give you some fun facts, related to my national language, bahasa Indonesia or called Indonesian. I don’t know why many Westerners just simply named it ‘Bahasa’ and it’s been identical,…

Daily Prompt : SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN (BERNYANYI DI KALA HUJAN)


The most perfect rain I love when it rains Just a cup of hot coffee, tea, or chocolate beside meThose are as if a new warming spirit for my drained soul Some herbal tea…. Or herbal coffee…with some cardamom, ginger Or only boiled lemongrass, lime, ginger, and some brown sugar I cook it well and…

Travel Theme : FLOW / MENGAMBANG


Flow is mengambang in my language Flowing while rowing On the water… Just follow the flow Wherever it goes Just….still control its flow For this travel theme Flowing under the bridge, Rawapening, Central Java Just follow the flow