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 Advertisements

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 … Continue reading How to be Financially Independent according to Vicki Robin

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 … Continue reading A Workshop and Plenary in Colombia

More about early 2018 reflection: Living in Indonesia after a year in the UK

So here I am again babbling about myself because I can do this with my blog. Besides blog is a place to put ideas, connect with other people, and give answers to what usually people ask at me. You can call this writing is more in-depth reflection from 2017 and how I can update everyone. … Continue reading More about early 2018 reflection: Living in Indonesia after a year in the UK

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 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 … Continue reading My 2017 Self Review

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 … Continue reading Café Rouge in Canterbury