As I mentioned on my previous post, La Alpujarra offers various ways of making my long and thrilling journey is worth taking. I might not be able to do all of it; however, on my own list, at least there are 7 possible ways to make a trip to La Alpujarra is enjoyable. Go white Wondering around the wide or narrow lanes of each small white … Continue reading 7 Possible Ways to Enjoy La Alpujarra
I’ve been in few places for this last one year. The most I’ve ever had so far. Let me count it; I’ve visited South Korea twice, Japan once, North Sumatra, Aceh, and Flores, also gone forth and back to South Borneo – East Borneo – Jakarta – Bandung (bragging here?!). Whole trips were in less than 12 months. I wanted to share each place’s stories, … Continue reading A Glimpse of La Alpujarra, Andalusia
It’s food’s time. Yes, I cannot leave this place food-less. 😀 Various reasons have driven people came to Sokco, one of which is its signature dishes. I met few Korean who lived outside Sokcho and came to the city only for its food. There even these guys who didn’t go to any ‘attraction’ spots in the city, but few restaurants, only to try Sokcho’s signature … Continue reading My 6 Picks of Sokcho’s Food
WP team notified me that it had been 5 months since I last posted something on my L.O.W. So here I am, will bring something from South Korea; Sokcho. I brought back not only thousands picture from my trip to Sokcho, but also numerous stories from that one of most northern cities in South Korea. I was roamed around the city from north to the … Continue reading My 7 Picks in Sokcho
This will be a story about a kindness of local, a food, and a warmness of an old lady who once prepared the food, instead of just selling it. Halmeoni Joah (할머니좋아), a Korean food store which was run by an old lady (halmeoni) located only steps away from a guesthouse where I stayed during my trip to Jeju. It wasn’t a real name of … Continue reading Halmeoni Joah
Both Hozenji Yokocho and Temple in Osaka appeared on my mind after reading a site dedicated for travelling spots all over Japan. Hozenji Temple is part of Hozenji Yokocho which is located only few minutes away from Dotonbori Area, but definitely gives different vibe with that one of most popular shopping and entertainment districts in Osaka. I remember that day, my friends and I just … Continue reading Hozenji Yokocho and Hozenji Temple
On May 16, 2006, I bid (temporary) goodbye to Irina and also Seoul, and then headed for Jeonju. My strongest reason for visiting that capital city of North Jeolla Province was no others than its food. It was fascinating enough to know that Jeonju was chosen as a Creative Cities for Gastronomy. I expected more experience of Korean food later, especially bibimbap (비빔밥). Jeonju bibimbap … Continue reading Hi Jeonju!
Apart from my holidays, my daily life is apparently plain. It’s a 7 to 5 work life with little myself time after dinner. Not much to do with those remains hours after working hours. Only on the weekends I get additional one or two hours depends on how early we leave the office, which is influenced by the big boss. With that additional time, I … Continue reading My Weekends