• Stay,  Travel

    The Open House Bali

    The Open House Bali was such a hidden gem. Whenever I go to Bali I prefer to stay at small intimate hotels that doesn’t cost my whole bank account. I found this eco friendly boutique hotel while I was searching for accommodations during my Java-Bali Touring in November 2019.   The Hotel The Open House Bali is at Jl. Pemelisan…

  • Lifestyle,  Living

    Life Mapping 2020

    Time to do a life mapping for year 2020. This year I settled on twenty goals to celebrate the beginning of a new decade. I decided the year’s theme will be “Reinventing“. I am going to reinvent myself. I would like to learn more skills, be more mindful of who I am and yes, I want to lose weight. I would…

  • Lifestyle,  Living

    Year In Review: 2019

    Time for a year in review: 2019. Each year I do a simple mapping of my life. It’s a strategy that allows me to see the direction I want my life to go. At the end of each year it’s easier for me to do a year in review based on this. I divided my attention into different main focus;…

  • Stay,  Travel

    Bobobox Dago

    When I went on a road trip with my husband, Bandung was our first stop. It seemed like the perfect opportunity to try Bobobox Dago. The Hotel   With a fully integrated system, Bobobox Dago stands out amidst similiar hotels. Everything is app-based from booking in to checking out. To gain access to their rooms a.k.a pods, guests are required…

  • Fitness,  Wellness

    Ride Jakarta

    For months I have been dying to try the classes at Ride Jakarta. As Indonesia’s first boutique indoor cycling studio, I have heard people raved about it. So when Tiara Soemakno, one of the instructors, invited me to try one of her classes I jumped at the opportunity. With branches at Plaza Indonesia and Colony Kemang, Ride Jakarta just opened…

  • Leisure,  Lifestyle

    Lotte Cinema

    Established in South Korea since 1999, Lotte Cinema expanded to Indonesia in late 2018. Lotte Cinema Indonesia opened its first Jakarta branch at LotteMart Building, Jl. Fatmawati (formerly D’Best Supermarket Building), about 75m from Cipete MRT Station. If you reached Lotte Cinema with your own vehicle, you would want to park near the lobby in front of Happy Puppy Karaoke.…

  • Stay,  Travel

    Yello Paskal Hotel

    Last Eid Season, I was in Bandung for my husband’s annual family gathering. We stayed at Yello Paskal Hotel, a bargain hotel under Tauzia Management who also manages multiple brands such as Harris, Harris Vertu, Fox and Pop! – to name a few. The Hotel Yello Paskal Hotel is only about five minutes away from Bandung train station. It is…

  • Stay,  Travel

    Tijili Seminyak Hotel

    My sister in law came back from her honeymoon raving so much about Tijili Seminyak Hotel that when the opportunity arose I just had to experience it myself. My husband wanted a short getaway before Ramadhan season so off we flew to Bali. There are two Tijili Hotels in Bali; one in Benoa and one in Seminyak. I decided to…

  • Health,  Wellness

    During Laparoscopy Surgery

    This is the second part of my experience with laparoscopy. You can read the first part right here. And the third part is here. And the fourth part is here. Surgery Day The day of the surgery was finally here. Mine was scheduled Monday, September 24th 2018 at 16.00. I have been on a plain porridge diet since Saturday. My…

  • Health,  Wellness

    Laparoscopy Surgery Preparation

    Here is a blog post about preparing for laparoscopy that many of you requested. In 2011 my husband and I married. It has been seven years and yet we were unable to conceive naturally. After much research we decided to see dr. Luky Satria, SpOG at RS Mayapada Lebak Bulus, Jakarta. Meticulous investigation deduced that my endometriosis state interferes with…