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TRAVELING BY BOAT

When we made the boat our home and did some exploration to see the beauty of Indonesia

I’m not a beach person. If people ask me will you go to the sea or mountain for your next vacation? I will say the mountain.

But, traveling in Labuan Bajo really changed my perspective about the sea. For me, traveling in Labuan Bajo is not only about seeing the majestic Komodo Dragon, viewing the beautiful landscape, or doing water activities. But, with my experience staying on the ship for three days with less internet connection, it really makes me appreciate every second on my journey there.

Where is Labuan Bajo and How to Get There?

Labuan Bajo is a small city located in the westernmost part of Flores…


Personal Pain point of Working From Home

I used to love working from home (WFH).

In 2020, the working environment and situation were totally changed. I used to go to the office every day, facing a long traffic jam, standing in the midst of the crown in the public bus. After long painful minutes, I got myself to the office, ate breakfast and lunch, worked, and had fun with my friends during working and after working hours.

But thanks to my former leader, she gave me the flexibility to work from home in case I have no meeting in the office. …


Travel. South East Asia. Indonesia. Culture

Why are they referred to as “the walking dead” in Indonesia?

There are so many places to visit in Indonesia. Each place has its own unique value, from the landscape, culinary delicacies, and the culture. Even though I am an Indonesian, I haven’t go to a lot of places in Indonesia. But without a doubt, I would like to say, Toraja is the most unique place that I have visited in Indonesia so far. It has the perfect combination of incredible landscape and distinctive culture.

Toraja is a small town located on the hill at Sulawesi Island. This small town is situated around 400 km in the north of Makassar, the…


Simple things to become a better version of me

After doing a reflection on myself, I realize my weakness is not consistent with any action and plan that I intend to do. For most people, consistency is one of the key factors to determine the success of any deliverable. A lot of people make a relation with compounding effect which if you can produce better action or result by 1% for each day, you may grow more than 300% at the end of a year.

To become a better version of you, it such a long process, and need a long-term dedication to achieve that.

After I finished reading…


Note For Loving Ourselves

February is the month of love.

People will celebrate 14th February for Valentine’s Day with their partner, spouse, or whatever terms that symbolized a pair of people who are bonded by a love relationship.

In the past time, Valentine’s Day is exclusively celebrated by a couple. It excluded the people who are still single. From the other’s perspective, people who try to celebrate Valentine’s Day by themself are considered sort of depressing stuff.

But what people forget is love is not only the expression of appreciation or attachment from one people to another, but it also applies to us to…


If I can call my child-self

If there is any time machine that exists in this world, what would you do with it? Are you willing to go to the future and see what will happen to you over the next couple of years? Or will you choose to come back to the past so you can alert yourself for not making a mistake that impacts your present life?

Interestingly, I found from the specific forums that they have more interest to travel to the future. But for me, sometimes traveling to the future can be a daunting activity. It may expose you to any shocking…


Beginner Struggle of Learning New Language and Material to Use

In these recent months, I got exposed a lot of international culture and travel videos in Youtube. The more I watch those videos, I realized that it is good if we able to understand their language, so I can get deeper insight about their culture and society. Also, I believe that knowing their language can ease my travel experience in some countries.

For example, to travel Central Asia, I believe that knowing some basic Russian language make you can communicate with local easier. So does Spanish for travelling South America.

That is my primary motivation.

Second motivation is

Recently, I…


The struggle of becoming an adult

For me, adulting is quite a daunting stage of life. In the beginning, I feel like freedom. You can set your own life path without anybody forces you to pursue a certain path.

However, as I go through this phase even further, it causes a lot of dilemmas in several life aspects. Somehow these dilemmas transform into a new form of fear.

1. Fear of Losing Something Precious

Death is one thing that can’t be avoidable. How fearful to think that in these past 10 years, I heard so much sad news about passed away people. And the more I grow older, the more I notice…


The struggle of adulting

Being an adult is like folding a fitted sheet. No one really knows how.

-Annonymous-

It’s been 4 years since I was graduated from college but I’m still struggling to find out what are things that I want to achieve in my life.

When we were a child, at least in my case, we have been used to the clear life track. As we graduate from elementary school, without a doubt, we will continue our life stage to high school and college.

But once we already passed college, we may think that we will pursue our career in being an…


Productivity Hack and It’s Realisation

The Productivity Project by Chris Bailey is the first productivity book that I bought. I always wonder how people can really optimize and manage their time usage to generate more accomplishments. And this book is shown in front of the bookshelf in the book store.

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