Side Trip: Singapore

When I booked my tickets to Indonesia, I was happy to have a long layover in Singapore on my way back from Surabaya. The first time I went is just a 1-hour episode of running and trying to catch the next airplane miles away from my arrival gate. Anyway, I nearly had to book another…

Destination: Java (Part III)

Day 4 – Surabaya – Bromo The downside of having a short holiday trip is that the pace of each journey is fast. I didn’t have much time absorbing the experience in Borobudur and there’s so much to take. I’ve always been a moving traveler and no lazy day since every minute of the holiday…

Destination: Java (Part II)

┬áIf you haven’t read the first part, see Destination: Java, Indonesia. Day 3 – Borobudur, Magelang, Yogyakarta 0300 – My tour transport guy came to fetch me from the hostel. I woke up ready for the day with chocolate bars and water that I bought in preparation for the adventure. We had to pass by…

Destination: Java, Indonesia

Bromo, Borobudur, Prambanan The Plan Starbucks Planner: Imagination on paper The Papal visit was all over the news when I started to plan the trip to Indonesia. Planning a trip is a serious business. It’s the most exciting stage of the entire process. When I plan trips, I use the combined force of the imagination…