My Traveling Gear 2018

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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.Continue reading “My Traveling Gear 2018”

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.Continue reading “Attending RT 15 RSPO in Bali”

Café Rouge in Canterbury

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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 my family in Bandung for the last 3 weeks. Many people asked how it feels back home. My answer would be pretty much the same I reckon, “not too bad”. I guess it because I have been being a nomad for the last 5 years. Continue reading “Café Rouge in Canterbury”

Grit and Life Goals

It is impressive how time flies and now my journey in the UK almost meets its end in about less than 2 months. Recently I have time to contemplating life and work although as always hoping can do more time if time allows. But anyhow we just need to do it as much as we can and work as smart as we can. To make it balanced I always try to spend meaningful time with people I care and also make many memories that I can recall back later.

Nothing is forever. I guess life for today but still remembering your ultimate life goal is the best sentence. I just saw this TED Talks about Grit by Angela Lee Duckworth. It is an old talks but I feel it is perfect reminder when you are remembering your life goals in particular long term goals. As stated by Angela, grit is the machine that fuels up your passion and perseverance. I always believe when you do everything by passion and consistency you can achieve more than anyone does in spite of your limitation.


Photo is sculpture replicate of Le Penseur by Auguste Rodin (1904) at Grand Palais, Paris last July. There was an art exhibition to celebrate 100 years of Rodin’s death. I had a terrific Summer holiday in Paris in the same time with my best friends while channeling my great art interest. I even bought a small token from the museum, a replicate of Le Penseur, as a reminder to not taking life seriously and enjoy my time while I can. Because it is okay to be pensive but we also need to enjoy present moment.

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Traveling Gear 2017

It is been a delayed post but anyhow this is my curated and updated traveling gear that I feel is wonderful and needed to be shared. You also can check my previous traveling gear post in 2016 and 2014.Continue reading “Traveling Gear 2017”

[Chevening] Choosing the Right University

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Congratulation for all of you who made it! You are probably reading this because just recently awarded as candidate for Chevening Scholarship 2017/2018 (or probably thinking to apply any scholarship). Now it’s time to complete your all your course requirement to become a fully Chevening scholar. These are tips if you want to decide which university you will attend this September or probably earlier or later than that.Continue reading “[Chevening] Choosing the Right University”

Peak District: Switzerland in England?

Dari beberapa tujuan wisata alam di Inggris ada yang wajib dikunjungi mulai dari Lake District di Cumbria, Cairngorm di Skotlandia, Snowdonia di Wales dan Peak District di Derbyshire yang acapkali disebut sebagai Swiss di Inggris.Continue reading “Peak District: Switzerland in England?”

Iceland: Wandering in Reykjavik

Second post for Iceland trip! Now in my lazy Saturday afternoon in Canterbury and it is super sunny. This reminds me on my days in the capital city of Iceland, Reykjavik. This quite touristy but small city can be visited for a day or two days trip.Continue reading “Iceland: Wandering in Reykjavik”

Iceland: in Spring Time

Happy Thursday! Another place from my bucket list to be erased, ICELAND. I was there last month for 5 days road trip with other 5 old and new friends from Indonesia. Continue reading “Iceland: in Spring Time”

All about Canterbury: The Pros and Cons

I moved here after dreaming of studying at DICE, University for quite some time. This is kinda my reflection after almost half a year lives in the UK in particular in Canterbury. Continue reading “All about Canterbury: The Pros and Cons”

The Northern Ireland (3): The Ring of Gullion

The Ring of Gullion Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (OANB) is located in the Northern Island near the border of Republic of Ireland. I had the privilege (probably) become the first Indonesian who climbed this magnificent area.

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The Northern Ireland (2): Belfast City

Belfast, the city with red bricks, terracota colour, titanic city, the troubles, old pubs around the corner and many more. Strolling across this city make you think is this England?

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