Photo Diary: Cikarang & Jakarta

My sister and I finally boarded the plane to Cikarang for the first time to visit my father. For the past 9 years, he has been residing and running a business in Indonesia. As a kid, I grew up watching Bawang Merah Bawang Putih and I remember being introduced to bakso (Indonesian meatball soup), since almost every scene in the Indonesian sinetron takes place at a bakso … Continue reading Photo Diary: Cikarang & Jakarta

Photo Diary: London

After a long, gruesome semester, a little change of scenery from my everyday routine was all I needed. In which case, cold, wet and windy sounds about right. Although, San Francisco’s weather isn’t that different from London’s. Traveling to London was both exciting and different. Apart from the cold and unpredictable weather, London’s subway system will be your best friend if you are ever so … Continue reading Photo Diary: London

Point Nemo

“Point Nemo is the location in the ocean that is farthest from land. You can’t get farther away from land than ‘Point Nemo.’” – Source “Don’t choose loneliness,” Our eighty-six year old grandmother leans into me, barely whispering. I look around the dinner table, wondering if anyone heard her. Everyone around us indulging in a blissful state of eating. The mix of bowls and utensils … Continue reading Point Nemo

Photo Diary: Christmas Island

Ernest and I have been suitcase dwellers for quite some time now. So when he received a mail inviting him to Christmas Island, we didn’t quite know what to think about it. All I’ve ever seen of Christmas Island was vaguely remembering documentaries about the crab migration through the Island to spawn. Visions of crabs coloring the kampongs red, littering the roads as they were … Continue reading Photo Diary: Christmas Island