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Parenting: Nurture Good Reading Habits

29 October 2016 – 11:39 pm |

Here is one sad truth about Indonesia’s literacy level:
Indonesia is the second worst among the world’€™s 61 most literate nations, only higher than Botswana, according to a new study conducted by Central Connecticut State University …

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Checking Out: Tanjung Karang Beach, Central Sulawesi

24 August 2016 | Posted in: Places to Visit | 4 Comments
pantai tanjung karang sulawesi tengah

If you happen to be in Central Sulawesi, you may want to check out this beach!
It’s called ‘Pantai Tanjung Karang’ (read: Tanjung Karang beach)

It’s only some 45km away from Palu, the capital city of Central …

Checking Out: Pine Forest, Gunung Pancar, Sentul

11 July 2016 | Posted in: Mobile Blogging, Places to Visit | No Comment
hutan pinus sentul karang tengah

This is one of the wonderful things about living in Jakarta: within just 40km, we can enjoy the great outdoors.
Lots of green.
Yesterday, we drove towards Sentul City and we checked out this pine forest at Mount Panjar …

Checking Out: Highland Park Resort Bogor

30 June 2016 | Posted in: Places to Visit | 2 Comments

Since it’s still the school holiday for the kids, we decided to bring them out to Bogor, some 1.5 – 2 hours drive from Jakarta.
And, we checked out Highland Park Bogor!
Fresh view of Mount Salak! Love …

Dieng, Central Java: Simple Homestay for the Family

19 June 2016 | Posted in: Mobile Blogging, Places to Visit | 4 Comments
dieng dusk sunset blue

Before we left for our Central Java trip, we googled a lot looking for a place to stay that’s simple and affordable.
In the end, we settled wih Arjuna Homestay at Dieng.
It’s a two-storey home and …

From Jakarta to Dieng, and back. By Train.

18 June 2016 | Posted in: Mobile Blogging, Places to Visit | 2 Comments
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[Gambir Station, Jakarta]

If you ever plan to visit Dieng, Central Java, it is possible (and relatively easy too!) to travel by train!
This is what we did:
1. Book our train tickets online (Jakarta – Purwokerto – …