Staycation in Bogor

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Although we have been doing a fair bit of travel lately, it’s always good to get away for the weekend with the three of us to enjoy some time together away from home and the office (which is also located at home!). We decided at the last minute to take a break and head to […] Read more »

Treen & Tri tie the knot!

OK.. so this technically didn’t happen ‘in’ Jakarta.. but it’s all thanks to Jakarta that December held an extra super special occasion for us… Treen and Tri got married – YIPPPPPEEEEEE!! Who would have thought back when we started this blog in 2010, still struggling to find our way through this city and with the […] Read more »

100 Days of Happiness – Day 72

A month or so ago I was contacted via this blog by Peeta Planet, a Social Travel TV Show, hosted by two brothers  Mohamed Parham Al Al Awadhi and Peyman Parham Al Awadhi from UAE.  I was asked to give some suggestions of people they should interview, places to hang out, where to have good coffee, […] Read more »

100 Days of Happiness – Day 54

This morning was another early start for Samudra and I as we headed to the airport to fly back to Jogja to be with Putra and most importantly, to make sure that young Kiki is okay.  It was raining as we reached the toll road and the taxi driver started speeding as the traffic was […] Read more »

100 Days of Happiness – Day 47

Today started with an early complimentary breakfast at the Hotel of nasi goreng and tempe mendoan, followed by way too many mini croissants.. what’s with my ridiculously insatiable appetite? It was another steaming hot day in Jogja, all of it spent meeting people with Samudra at the locations where Putra was filming.  I would like […] Read more »

100 Days of Happiness – Day 46

This morning was another early start and for once I had to wake Samudra up as we were heading to the airport to fly to Jogja for a few days so Putra could film for a new short documentary.  I had forgotten how quick the flight there actually was, and no sooner had we sat […] Read more »

100 Days of Happiness – Day 27

Yesterday was an even earlier start to the day than usual… up at 3.00am and heading to the airport for an overnight stay in Singapore for my visa.  I have had to go to Singapore so many times over the years that I have been in Jakarta and was tiring of it, but it’s so […] Read more »

100 Days of Happiness – Day 18

I was awake again at 4.00am after yet another restless night with Samudra and as I couldn’t get back to sleep, we decided to have an adventure and join Putra’s family going to their villa in Bogor for the day.  We were all off on the road at 6.30am with Samudra jumping up and down […] Read more »