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[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"]An hour by boat across the straight plus an hour by land through the gentle slopes of Bintan, hides a refuge that is Trikora.   At first, I thought it would be like the other resorts in the island of Riau Indonesia with generic stretches of average-looking...

what ubud, liz gilbert and senator sotto taught me

WARNING: Content of this article shall not be used for senate speeches. People travel and we rationalize too much about it. I myself is guilty of this---When I go to a place, most often than not, I tend to look for reasons to answer the question...

lost and found in bali

Solo traveling is a common practice. To most cases, it is preceded by a major change in life like break-ups, resignation, retirement, graduation, loss of a loved one and even as simple as being burnt-out of a routine. We travel alone to seek refuge, to...

of firsts and seconds…

It was one of those waking moments when I thought I was still trapped in la-la land because the text message that woke me up read something like, "we are being invited to guest on a TV show. Get your ass online." So I staggered in the middle...

borobudur is older than wat?!

After immersing myself in the majestic Hindu culture, my guide and I hopped on the motorcycle and went directly to Borobudur to bathe under Buddhist awesomeness. I had to revert back to my old deaf character as soon as I entered the complex. Like the temple...