Browsing Category 'Local Experience'


  • Traveling Sambil Mengajar di Pulau Pisang #NgajarItuKeren


    Waktu long weekend tiba, saya tahu saat itu saya lagi butuh sweet escape buat nge-explore keindahan alam yang ada di Indonesia. Namun, saya bersyukur karena memutuskan untuk menggunakan waktu saya untuk traveling sambil melakukan kegiataan bermanfaat bersama sebuah NGO, yaitu Generasi Emas Nusantara (Gen Indonesia) melalui kegiatan Pekan Nusantara di Pulau Pisang, Lampung Barat.   Kami melakukan kegiatan Pekan Nusantara, yaitu volunteering […]


  • Culture,Local Experience,South Korea / December 28, 2015

    Living with a Korean Family in Incheon, South Korea


    During my participation in Jakarta Sister City program in Seoul, South Korea, we—as participants—were lucky enough to had the chance to live with a local host family in Incheon, South Korea. This kind of local experience can make your travels more valuable than just becoming a tourist, as you can really learn the local culture directly, exchange authentic stories, and learn […]


  • Culture,Local Experience,Thailand / November 27, 2015

    Living Like a Local Student in Ubon Ratchathani


    Ubon Ratchathani, a city located in Northern Thailand has a regional university known as Ubon Ratchathani University. The university was the host of UBU ASEAN Festival 2015 program I got to participate.  Ubon Ratchathani University is actually located very near to the border of Laos and Cambodia. It’s even very near to Vietnam. Even so, A few tourists travel through Ubon […]


  • Culture,Local Experience,Thailand / November 26, 2015

    Embracing Culture: UBU ASEAN Festival 2015


    In November, I was chosen by my university to be an Indonesian delegate in an annual ASEAN Festival held by Ubon Ratchathani University, along with my partner Doni in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand.  At first I was like – Ubon Ratchathani – let me check where that exactly on Google. I’ve heard of Bangkok, Pattaya and Chiang […]


  • Flores Overland Part II: Wae Rebo “Village Above the Clouds”


    The Flores overland road-trip continued for around 12 hours from Kelimutu to Manggarai, as we are about to visit one of the most iconic local treasuries in the country, Wae Rebo Village — known as “The Village Above the Clouds”. Staying at Wae Rebo Lodge in Dintor We arrived near the foot of Wae Rebo mountain at […]


  • Local Experience,South Korea / December 1, 2014

    Jakarta Sister City Youth Program to Seoul, South Korea Highlights


    Tidak ada hasil yang mengkhianati usaha Begitu kalimat yang saya yakini ketika akhirnya sampai pada hari H keberangkatan program. Saya merasa beruntung bisa terpilih menjadi salah satu dari 11 Youth Delegate dari ratusan pendaftar untuk Jakarta Sister City International Youth Program ke Seoul, South Korea. Tahun 2015 ini, program yang berada dibawah naungan Dinas Olahraga dan Pemuda […]