Aysgard Falls in the Yorkshire Dales of England

“ People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself. ” — MARCUS AURELIUS

Conservation Job Vs Traveling

Working in a consulting company focused on conservation and sustainability issues, I spent half of my time traveling to one to another city or country. Throughout these years, for me traveling alone (work or pleasure) is somewhat practical and sometimes even cheaper by taking flight compare taking other transportation mode.

How to be Financially Independent according to Vicki Robin

I read this book as part of my reading list this year after reading an article. Although this book concept is pretty much old since 1992 but it still considered as the best book on money. This book is about how you manage your financial life. How to be financially independent through 8 simple steps…

Jurnal Chevening #3: Welcome Home

Seharusnya tulisan pendek ini hadir awal Januari lalu. Namun karena beragam jadwal dan kegiatan baru kali ini saya luncurkan. Selepas berangkat ke Inggris September 2016 yang lalu, saya kembali berkaca kembali pengalaman saya bulan ini. Saat ini  tahun lalu di bulan Mei 2017 mungkin merupakan masa-masa mendebarkan menuju persiapan thesis untuk program Master’s saya di…

A Workshop and Plenary in Colombia

I spent a week in Medellin, Colombia in the middle of March 2018 to attend exciting workshop for capacity development for early career scientists hosted by IPBES, a joint global effort to evaluate and mainstreaming latest trends and facts of Earth’s biodiversity and nature contribution to human well beings. In the same time IPBES Plenary 6 was…

My Kindle Paperwhite Review

This is most likely a review after reading on Kindle Paperwhite after half a year. After years I had enough buying extra paperbacks and throwing my damaged books at my mom’s house. If only buying real books then I would prefer to buy some design, lifestyle, coffee table and Bahasa Indonesia books for now. 

My Best Book I Read in 2017

As I said in the previous post that I want to share my best book I read in 2017. These are 5 books I recommend to read to everyone 

My 2017 Self Review

Happy New Year! Lately it becomes so difficult for me to write down my blogpost. I feel writing on paper seems more effective and flowing instead jotting down my thought on computer. The 2017 is a year of personal growth in term of career and education. It is also a struggle and challenging year for…

My Traveling Gear 2018

Most of my stuff is pretty much the same like last year. Here I am happily share my thought of some new things that I found interesting and maybe useful for traveling and daily life.

Attending RT 15 RSPO in Bali

Recently I attended RT 15 | RSPO at Grand Hyatt Bali. Despite of volcano eruption, closed airport, and the organiser cancelled the first day of the event, Daemeter Team made it to the last days with such energetic and productive week bringing new and strengthen existing collaboration.

Café Rouge in Canterbury

This post is more likely for nostalgia. I do remember walking through this area at High Street in Canterbury and then have Latte or English Breakfast tea while working on my work at Café Rouge.  Today I am back to my routines in Bogor, working from 9 to 5, and get back in touch with…