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)…

(Sunday Reflection) : New Year, New Body


“The human body is the best work of art.” ― Jess C. Scott The Commence Humans are created uniquely by God, with respective characteristics, attitudes and surely body shapes. About body shape, humans are very various, from bony, hourglass to obese one and whatever our body look like, we should be thankful for it. Some…

(Post of Friday) : Fun With Ondel-Ondel


These photos were actually taken last year, when my sister along with her husband and their children were visiting Jakarta. We had fun everywhere especially in the Old Town. Let the photos talk about it…funny. Location : Jakarta Old Town Date : December 2016

(Street Photos of The Day) : Mobile Instant Beverage Sellers


“Sometimes a little thing you do gives happiness to someone. So never stop doing little things”- Anuragh Prakash Ray You just need numerous sacheted instant beverages like coffee (in many trademarks and traits), tea (with artificial sweeteners), instant powdered juice or condensed milk. Then, you also just need two or three thermos for keeping your…

(Reflection) : Being 40, Lie About Age Then


The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly and lie about your age. -Lucille Ball- This quote is my favourite, as I have already been 40 since September last year. People say  life starts at 40. But for now, I’d like to describe about Lucille Ball’s funny quote about 40 something man…

The Most Multilingual Countries?


How many languages can you speak? How many languages your country speak? Okay, keep it by yourself I believe most of world’s people are at least bilingual, either naturally or academically, even many are also polyglots. You can speak two, three or more languages depend on individual basis. Some are monolingual by various reasons, such as,…